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How to uninstall Ad-Aware Web Companion from your PC

Ad-Aware Web Companion is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It is produced by Lavasoft. Additional info about Lavasoft can be seen here. Click on to get more info about Ad-Aware Web Companion on Lavasoft's website. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ being determined by the user's decision. You can uninstall Ad-Aware Web Companion by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{D5116390-5C95-4FEA-A719-78C3C8B5DFB5}. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. WebCompanion.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 1.30 MB (1367360 bytes) on disk.

Ad-Aware Web Companion installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 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 page applies to Ad-Aware Web Companion version 1.1.844.1586 alone. You can find below info on other versions of Ad-Aware Web Companion: to view all...

How to remove Ad-Aware Web Companion with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Ad-Aware Web Companion is an application released by the software company Lavasoft. Frequently, computer users want to erase this application. This is difficult because removing this manually requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY procedure to erase Ad-Aware 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

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

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

5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Ad-Aware Web Companion or simply click the Search field and type in "Ad-Aware Web Companion". The Ad-Aware Web Companion app will be found automatically. When you click Ad-Aware Web Companion in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:

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

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{D5116390-5C95-4FEA-A719-78C3C8B5DFB5}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Ad-Aware Web Companion.
Uninstall Ad-Aware Web Companion

8. After uninstalling Ad-Aware Web Companion, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Ad-Aware Web Companion which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Ad-Aware Web Companion with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


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)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Ad-Aware Web Companion by Lavasoft from your PC, we are not saying that Ad-Aware Web Companion by Lavasoft is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Ad-Aware Web Companion in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 20:21:35.943