Ad-Aware Web Companion Ad-Aware Web Companion

A way to uninstall Ad-Aware Web Companion from your computer

Ad-Aware Web Companion is a computer program. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was coded for Windows by Lavasoft. More info about Lavasoft can be seen here. You can see more info about Ad-Aware Web Companion at . The program is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application folder. Take into account that this path can vary being determined by the user's decision. The full command line for uninstalling Ad-Aware Web Companion is MsiExec.exe /I{7ADC1B3B-06CB-4EC2-80A7-F063B2C5FE42}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 1.31 MB (1376016 bytes) on disk and is named WebCompanion.exe.

Ad-Aware Web Companion is composed of the following executables which take 9.64 MB (10111680 bytes) on disk:

  • Ad-Aware Web Companion.exe (620.27 KB)
  • Installer.exe (7.71 MB)
  • Lavasoft.SearchProtect.WinService.exe (19.35 KB)
  • WebCompanion.exe (1.31 MB)

The current web page applies to Ad-Aware Web Companion version 2.0.1013.2086 alone. You can find below info on other application versions of Ad-Aware Web Companion: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you uninstall Ad-Aware Web Companion.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Ad-Aware Web Companion from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application

The files below are left behind on your disk by Ad-Aware Web Companion when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Ad-Aware Web Companion.exe
  • 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

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7ADC1B3B-06CB-4EC2-80A7-F063B2C5FE42}

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Ad-Aware Web Companion.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7ADC1B3B-06CB-4EC2-80A7-F063B2C5FE42}\InstallLocation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7ADC1B3B-06CB-4EC2-80A7-F063B2C5FE42}_WebCompanion\DisplayIcon
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{7ADC1B3B-06CB-4EC2-80A7-F063B2C5FE42}_WebCompanion\InstallLocation

How to erase Ad-Aware Web Companion from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Ad-Aware Web Companion is an application by the software company Lavasoft. Some computer users decide to uninstall it. This can be difficult because uninstalling this by hand takes some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK solution to uninstall 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 Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Ad-Aware Web Companion or simply activate the Search field and type in "Ad-Aware Web Companion". If it exists on your system the Ad-Aware Web Companion application will be found automatically. After you select Ad-Aware Web Companion in the list , some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Ad-Aware Web Companion, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Ad-Aware Web Companion:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{7ADC1B3B-06CB-4EC2-80A7-F063B2C5FE42}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Ad-Aware Web Companion.
Uninstall Ad-Aware Web Companion

8. After removing Ad-Aware Web Companion, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Ad-Aware Web Companion that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Ad-Aware Web Companion using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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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 text simply contains detailed instructions 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 our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 06:17:47.380