WAPageViewer is an extension to your internet browser. This add-on is considered as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. There are few reasons for that. Firstly, it uses not very decent ways sneak in your system and secondly, it messes with your browser by injecting ads and pop-ups in it.
After the successful installation of WAPageViewer, it will start to generate adverts and pop-up that will be signed as “Ads by WAPageViewer“, “WAPageViewer ads” and so forth. The problem is that these ads are very annoying and some of them will redirect you on a viral website where you will be infected with more malicious programs. Visiting such web pages can only lead to further infections, you can catch a lot of different malware and trojan viruses that will do some serious damage to your system. Some of them can create a backdoor for cyber criminals.
How does WAPageViewer get into my system?
There are a lot of different ways to break the defence of the user. The most common and effective method of breaking, in this case, is called bundling. Users are downloading a software from a shady and unreliable website and it leads to the installation of bundled soft like WAPageViewer adware. But besides that they are using viral advertising and junk emails to spread this soft. And that is why we advised you to remove WAPageViewer adware and scan your computer for any other potential threats as soon as possible. Follow the instructions below to do that.
Removal tool for WAPageViewer:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with WAPageViewer in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):