Word Anchor – Adware Removal Steps
WordAnchor adware affect on your online browsing and might present a real threat to your system security. Third parties might use adware components to gather your sensitive information and steal important data, or infect your PC with harmful programs. This guide will help you to uninstall WordAnchor from your machine.
Ads by WordAnchor is an unpleasant adware program. This is new unwanted application will display innumerable ads, commercial banners, suspicious links and other kinds of advertising. Users will be nervous when their computers get infected with this harmful adware. Usually, this adware is distributed via malicious software and other potentially unwanted programs. Once install WordAnchor appears on your PC, it will run in the system background quietly. You will not know about this adware until it creates pop-up ads marked as “Ads by WordAnchor”. In general, these unpleasant ads often show up on various websites and offers users various products or services.
- uses safety vulnerabilities to spread viruses.
- installs extra unpleasant programs to computers.
- generates numerous unwanted pop-up advertisements on internet browsers.
- alters system start-up items and browser settings.
- tracks users’ browsing traces for collecting personal information.
Thus, WordAnchor virus is able to slow down computer performance and cause more unexpected problems. Namely therefore we recommend you remove WordAnchor as soon as possible.
How to uninstall Word Anchor?
Antivirus software, such as Trojan Killer, will help you to uninstall any malicious programs, including Ads by WordAnchor. GridinSoft company offers reliable protection of your system at an acceptable cost. You can always write or call our manager. We will answer all your questions.
Removal tool for Word Anchor:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Word Anchor in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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):