April 27, 2014

How To Remove Web Internet Security

I was testing a few free downloads this morning and stumbled upon a new adware called Web Internet Security. This is how the installer looks like:


Web Internet Security installation screenshot


The Web Internet Security software may not immediately appear as adware, but looking more in detail in the Terms of Service the following appears:

Quote from the Web Internet Security Terms of Service
some services and/or software provided by Web Internet Security contain advertising. Additionally, we may supply advertising from time to time on websites that you visit.

Usually I show how to remove unwanted software with the FreeFixer tool, but since Web Internet Security modifies your proxy settings, you are probably better off uninstalling Web Internet Security using the Add/Remove programs dialog:


WebInternetSecurity removal

 Hope this helped you figure out what WebInternetSecurity is and how to remove it.