Ad-Aware Web Companion Ad-Aware Web Companion

A guide to uninstall Ad-Aware Web Companion from your system

You can find below details on how to remove Ad-Aware Web Companion for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Lavasoft. Further information on Lavasoft can be found here. You can get more details related to Ad-Aware Web Companion at . Ad-Aware Web Companion is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application folder, depending on the user's decision. The full command line for uninstalling Ad-Aware Web Companion is MsiExec.exe /I{8FD9BD1E-B26C-4688-9840-75E6F9EA4E3A}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file is called WebCompanion_IObitDel.exe and it has a size of 1.16 MB (1214784 bytes).

Ad-Aware Web Companion contains of the executables below. They occupy 1.17 MB (1229992 bytes) on disk.

  • Lavasoft.SearchProtect.WinService_IObitDel.exe (14.85 KB)
  • WebCompanion_IObitDel.exe (1.16 MB)

The current web page applies to Ad-Aware Web Companion version 1.0.702.1343 only. For other Ad-Aware Web Companion versions please click below: to view all...

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

Ad-Aware Web Companion is a program released by the software company Lavasoft. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this manually requires some experience related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK action 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 on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Ad-Aware Web Companion or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Ad-Aware Web Companion". The Ad-Aware Web Companion application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Ad-Aware Web Companion in the list , some information about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about Ad-Aware Web Companion, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Ad-Aware Web Companion:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{8FD9BD1E-B26C-4688-9840-75E6F9EA4E3A}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will 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 detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Ad-Aware Web Companion with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to remove Ad-Aware Web Companion by Lavasoft from your computer, nor are we saying that Ad-Aware Web Companion by Lavasoft is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove Ad-Aware Web Companion supposing 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.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 17:45:35.000