How to Remove Webcake 3.0 Thoroughly in a Flash?

By | February 16, 2015

Information about Webcake 3.0

Webcake 3.0 is a malicious adware that can slip into the computer along with the third-party programs you can download from the Internet, such as browser update, Java update, Flash Player update, Video Player update, video recording, download-managers or PDF creators. Once Webcake 3.0 gets into the computer successfully, it will change the browser setting and attach itself as the extension on the browser like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.

When you surf the Internet, Webcake 3.0 will display a lot of pop-up ads, coupons, banners and  sponsor links on all your browser without your permission. It may highlight some words on the site you are visiting and display boxes which contain various ads and deals. Some pop ups may redirect you to download and install malware. It is suggested to remove Webcake 3.0 from the computer as soon as possible. It is suggested to scan your computer with a powerful antivirus program like Spyhunter to check out the problem and remove viruses.

Impacts of Webcake 3.0

It will compromise the browser and read/modify/adds browser cookies。
It will display excessive targeted advertisements and commercials.
It changes the browser settings and hijack browser’s homepage and new tab.
It will add unnecessary extension or add-on and toolbar installation.
It will silently track the browsing behavior of the user for marketing.
It will collect confidential user information and dispatches them to cyber criminals.

Two effective methods to remove Webcake 3.0 permanently from your computer system

1. Remove Webcake 3.0 manually.

2. Remove Webcake 3.0 by using SpyHunter anti-malware.

Detail instruction:

Method one: Manually remove Webcake 3.0

Step 1: Go to Task Manager with Alt+Ctrl+Delete, click on process tab to find out malicious processes. Select the process and click the end process button

Windows-Task-Manager

Step 2. Remove Webcake 3.0 related programs from control panel

Windows 7/Vista
Start>Control Panel> Uninstall a program/Programs and Features
Uninstall Tasearch.com related programs.

Add or Remove Programs win7 control panel

Step 3: Remove Bestonlinebounty.com from your Browsers

Remove Bestonlinebounty.com from Internet Explorer

1 Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon , then click on Internet Options.

Internet Options
2 In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.

Reset browser

3 In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset.

Reset browser2

Remove Bestonlinebounty.com from Mozilla Firefox

1 Open Firefox, click the Firefox button, go to the Help sub-menu, and select Troubleshooting Information.

Troubleshooting Information

2 Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.

Reset Firefox

3 Then click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens. Firefox will close and be reset.

confirmation

Remove Bestonlinebounty.com from Google Chrome

1 Click on the icon ‘Customize and control Google Chrome’, select ‘Settings’, at the bottom of this page, click on ‘Show advanced settings’.

show advanced settings
2 Find the Reset browser settings option, click on Reset button to reset your Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting

Step 4. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files.

(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.

(2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

Step 5. Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.

%AllUsersProfile%\{random.exe\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

Step 6. Delete related malicious registry entries.

Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

registry editor

Delete all the vicious registries as below:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\<random>Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Default_Page_URL" = 
"http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"

Method two: Automatically get rid of Webcake 3.0 with Spyhunter

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. To keep SpyHunter Anti-malware on your computer is an important way to protect your computer in a good condition. Please find the instruction as follow.

Step one: Click the icon to download SpyHunter removal tool

download Spyhunter2

Step two: Install Spyhunter.

Open spyh File sph-setup-win7 spyhunter installed

Step three: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC.

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Step four: Select the detected malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses.

remove all threats

Speed up and optimize your computer with RegCure Pro

RegCure Pro thoroughly cleans away system errors that cause freezing, crashes, slowness and general poor PC performance. It restores speed and performance. RegCure Pro gets rid of temporary items, junk files and other clutter that slow you down. It also deletes privacy files that contain confidential data. This advanced program cleans your PC in many ways.

Step 1.Download RegCure Pro by clicking the icon

download RegCure Pro

Step 2. Run the file of RegCure Pro.

IE browserdownload message

Step 3. Follow the Setup Wizard and install the RegCure Pro on your desktop:

RegCure Pro 2

RegCure Pro icon

Step 4 . Run a scan and fix any detected problems.

RegCure Pro 3

regcure scan

Note: Manually removal Webcake 3.0 is not an easy job. To completely remove it, we need to find out the process, files and registry entries of the virus. If you haven’t sufficient expertise in dealing with program files, processes, dll files and registry entries, it is not recommended to delete the infections by hand. You are highly recommended to download Spyhunter antivirus software to remove Webcake 3.0 and other threats from your system once for all. And Download RegCure Pro to help you clean up unneeded registry entries and optimize your computer.

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