This post is going to provide instruction on uninstalling or removing Web Connect pop-up coupon ads from web browser that includes Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome. If you have the same issue, please refer guide below to get rid of the annoying Web Connect adware.
What is Web Connect?
Web Connect is a free program that enables you to get discount coupons according to your search and habit and enable you to save money when you shop online. It is a free browse add-on that is compatible with most common web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox.
Web Connect browser add-on can be downloaded and installed via its official website, but it is often promoted via free downloads, especially video player and download manager program. It is not malicious related, but due to their stealthy behavior such as installing itself automatically on your web browser without obvious notification, people rank in low acceptance of this software.
Web Connect is not safe either. Technically speaking, it is classified as unwanted application, namely adware. When install on your computer, it starts to display pop-up coupon in text box when you visit websites like, Expedia, Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon and many of other sites. Furthermore, it also creates a folder named Web Connect in %ProgramFiles% and installs the following files there:
• C:\Program Files\WebConnect\ieakfmpjhljbpbfpldjkddkjmmgjmgon.crx
• C:\Program Files\WebConnect\sqlite3
• C:\Program Files\WebConnect\updateWebConnect
• C:\Program Files\WebConnect\WebConnect
• C:\Program Files\WebConnect\WebConnectUninstall
Below are screenshots of Web Connect pop-up coupons, see for your reference.
How to Get Rid of Web Connect Adware? (Web Connect Pop-up Coupon Removal Instruction)
To get rid of Web Connect from your web browser, please follow instruction below. Should you have any problem, please leave a reply below. We will try our best to reply you as soon as possible.
Follow the instruction that corresponds to your operating system to uninstall “Web Connect” adware.
• Windows XP: Go to Start> Control Panel> Add Remove programs> Look forWeb Connect > Click on Remove.
• Windows 7/Vista: Go to Start> Control panel> Uninstall a program/Programs and Features> Look for Web Connect > click on Uninstall.
Remove Web Connect supported add-on from Firefox:
Open Firefox, and navigate to Tools -> Add-ons.
Select Web Connect you installed from the list of add-ons, and click Uninstall.
Remove Web Connect pop-up coupon from Google Chrome:
Open Chrome, click on the Settings icon, and navigate to Tools -> Extensions.
Select Web Connect installed from the list of extensions, and click Uninstall.
Important Notice: If the extension Web Connect is managed on Google Chrome and you are unable to remove or disable it, please check tutorial guide on How to Uninstall a Managed Extension from Google Chrome.
Remove Web Connect supported adds-on from Internet Explorer:
Click on the Tools (gear icon for Windows XP users), choose Manage add-ons.
On the Toolbars and Extensions tab search for Web Connect related extensions and any other unknown add-ons and disable it.
After you removed Web Connect manually, you are still highly encouraged to use Cloud System Booster to clean any possible invalid and junk files to prevent the annoying unwanted toolbar come back again.
Cloud System Booster Download
To use Cloud System Booster, please click on the blue “Booster” button, it will search and find out all kinds of junks. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button there to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.
Malware Prevention Tips:
Never want such annoying toolbar getting into your computer? Let’s build your PC a solid and powerful environment with following tips to prevent potential malware infections.
• Install and use an up-to-date antivirus program and antimalware program (such as Kaskpersy Internet Security, Antimalware Anvi Smart Defender)
• Timely install system security patches released by Microsoft.
• Use normal sense when browser online, take special care when click on links or open attachments from untrusted sources
For more tips information, Please follow these general security tips to better protect your computer.