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A way to uninstall Web Companion from your PC

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Web Companion for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Lavasoft. Further information on Lavasoft can be seen here. Detailed information about Web Companion can be found at . Usually the Web Companion program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application folder, depending on the user's option during setup. You can uninstall Web Companion by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Installer.exe. Note that you might get a notification for administrator rights. WebCompanion.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 1.30 MB (1367360 bytes) on disk.

Web Companion contains of the executables below. They occupy 9.01 MB (9443808 bytes) on disk.



  • Installer.exe (7.69 MB)
  • Lavasoft.SearchProtect.WinService.exe (14.85 KB)
  • WebCompanion.exe (1.30 MB)


The current web page applies to Web Companion version 1.1.844.1586 only. You can find below info on other releases of Web Companion:

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If you are manually uninstalling Web Companion we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|de-DE|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|en-US|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|es-ES|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|fr-CA|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Interop.LavasoftTcpServiceLib.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Interop.SHDocVw.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|it-IT|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|ja-JP|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.AdAware.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.adblocker.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.Automation.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.CSharp.Utilities.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.SearchProtect.Business.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.SearchProtect.Repositories.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.SearchProtect.Service.Logger.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.SearchProtect.WcfService.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.SearchProtect.WinService.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.Utils.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Lavasoft.Utils.SqlLite.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|log4net.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|pt-BR|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|ru-RU|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|System.Data.SQLite.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|tr-TR|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|WebCompanion.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Lavasoft|Web Companion|Application|zh-Hans|WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0936115D59C5AEF47A91873C8C5BFD5B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{D5116390-5C95-4FEA-A719-78C3C8B5DFB5}_WebCompanion

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0936115D59C5AEF47A91873C8C5BFD5B\ProductName




A way to erase Web Companion from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Web Companion is a program marketed by the software company Lavasoft. Frequently, computer users try to erase it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand takes some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE procedure to erase Web Companion is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Web Companion or simply click the Search field and type in "Web Companion". The Web Companion app will be found automatically. After you click Web Companion in the list of applications, some data about the application is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Web Companion, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Web Companion:


  • The publisher is: http://www.Lavasoft.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Installer.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Web Companion.
Uninstall Web Companion


8. After uninstalling Web Companion, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Web Companion which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Web Companion using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Web Companion by Lavasoft from your computer, we are not saying that Web Companion by Lavasoft is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Web Companion supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:21:35.953