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12/21/13

What Is Websteroids - Websteroids Uninstall Guide

Get infected with Websteroids? You will know something about Websteroids, and learn a guide to remove Websteroids from this passage by yourself.


General Knowledge about Websteroids 


Websteroids injects malicious files and registry entries to your system as soon as it came, and installs malicious toolbar and add-ons to your browsers. No browsers can escape attack from this Websteroids adware, according to users’ experience. Lets’ see what Websteroids will do to your computer once infected:

1. Websteroids is an adware program -> not as dangerous as Trojan or worms, and cannot be identified as a computer virus in essential
2. Websteroids hides its files deeply behind the system
3. Websteroids installs malicious toolbar, add-ons and browser extension to your browsers

Further Problems Caused by Websteroids


As an adware program, Websteroids displays ads to users, or it displays fake threat alert to users such as “ the site you were about to visit may harm your computer”, disabling users from surfing the Internet normally. It also degrades target computer performance, such as slow down the system running speed.  What is worse, Websteroids is able to collect sensitive information by reviewing histories, cookies and in-put search keywords. Users’ personal information can be revealed to hackers in this way. So users are suggested to remove Websteroids from your computer as soon as you can to protect your browsers and personal info.


What Can I Do to Remove Websteroids? 


Approach one: manually remove Websteroids from the infected computer.

 Before performing the process, we suggest you back up Windows registry at first for unpredictable damages or further usage.

1) The associated processes of Websteroids to be stopped.


2) The associated files of Websteroids to be deleted are listed below:

%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\[random].exe
%System Root%\Samples
%User Profile%\Local Settings\Temp
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\PUP.Optional.WebSteroids
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\PUP.Optional.WebSteroids

3) The registry entries of Websteroids that need to be removed are listed as follows:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PUP.Optional.WebSteroids
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\PUP.Optional.WebSteroids
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = ’0′

Approach two: automatically remove Websteroids with SpyHunter.

You may follow the manual removal procedures above step by step to get rid of Websteroids, but it is quite complicated actually. So, if you are not a computer savvy, I recommend you to handle this problem with taking the following automatic removal with SpyHunter which is easier and safer.

Step 1: Download Spyhunter antivirus program by clicking the icon below;

Step 2. Install SpyHunter on your computer step by step.


Step 3. After finishing installation,you need to do a full scanning with SpyHunter to find out every threats in your computer. After that, you should select every detected threats and remove them;

Step 4. Reboot your computer and check it again to make sure that Websteroids is gone completely.

Notes: I strongly advise using SpyHunter to remove Websteroids, because manual removal is too complicated to deal with, and it is easy to crash your system because of the mistakes made during the operation. SpyHunter is a powerful anti-virus program which can remove kinds of virus, and take preventive measures to protect the systems daily.