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A guide to uninstall Web Companion from your system

Web Companion is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is produced by Lavasoft. Further information on Lavasoft can be found here. Click on to get more facts about Web Companion on Lavasoft's website. Usually the Web Companion application is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application directory, depending on the user's option during install. The full command line for removing Web Companion is C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Installer.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. WebCompanion.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 1.32 MB (1381648 bytes) on disk.

Web Companion installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 9.64 MB (10112704 bytes) on disk.



  • Ad-Aware Web Companion.exe (620.27 KB)
  • Installer.exe (7.71 MB)
  • Lavasoft.SearchProtect.WinService.exe (14.85 KB)
  • WebCompanion.exe (1.32 MB)


The current page applies to Web Companion version 1.0.757.1446 only. For more Web Companion versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you remove Web Companion.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Web Companion:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion
  • C:\UserNames\UserNameName\AppData\Roaming\Lavasoft\Web Companion

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Web Companion:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\App.config
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\de-DE\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\en-US\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\es-ES\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\fr-CA\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Installer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Interop.LavasoftTcpServiceLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Interop.SHDocVw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\it-IT\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\ja-JP\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.AdAware.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.Automation.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.CSharp.Utilities.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.Filtering.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.IEController.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.PUP.Management.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.SearchProtect.Business.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.SearchProtect.Repositories.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.SearchProtect.Service.Logger.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.SearchProtect.WcfService.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.SearchProtect.WinService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.SysInfo.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.Utils.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.Utils.SqlLite.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\log4net.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\pt-BR\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\ru-RU\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\System.Data.SQLite.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\tr-TR\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\WebCompanion.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\WebCompanionIcon.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\x86\SQLite.Interop.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\zh-Hans\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\freebl3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\LavasoftLSPInstaller.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\LavasoftLSPInstaller.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\LavasoftLSPInstaller64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\LavasoftTcpService.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\LavasoftTcpService.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\LavasoftTcpService.tlb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\LavasoftTcpService64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\LavasoftTcpServiceCert.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\libnspr4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\libplc4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\libplds4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\nss3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\nssckbi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\nssdbm3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\nssutil3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\PCProxy.tlb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\smime3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\softokn3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\sqlite3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\TcpService\2.2.9.5\ssl3.dll
  • C:\UserNames\UserNameName\AppData\Roaming\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Options\Language.txt

Usually the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • 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.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.Filtering.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\30EC02ED1C4DF3C4CABE687F131E3A85
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Lavasoft\Web Companion
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{DE20CE03-D4C1-4C3F-ACEB-86F731E1A358}_WebCompanion

Additional values that are not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\30EC02ED1C4DF3C4CABE687F131E3A85\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SearchProtectionService\ImagePath




A way to remove Web Companion with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Web Companion is an application by the software company Lavasoft. Some users try to remove it. This is hard because uninstalling this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. The best EASY procedure to remove Web Companion is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

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

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Web Companion or simply click the Search field and type in "Web Companion". If it exists on your system the Web Companion program will be found very quickly. After you select Web Companion in the list , some data about the program is available to you:


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


  • The software company is: http://www.Lavasoft.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Installer.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Web Companion.
Uninstall Web Companion


8. After removing Web Companion, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a 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 uninstalling Web Companion with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Web Companion by Lavasoft from your PC, nor are we saying that Web Companion by Lavasoft is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Web Companion supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-27 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 12:34:23.520