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How to uninstall Web Companion from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Web Companion for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Lavasoft. Open here where you can read more on Lavasoft. More details about Web Companion can be seen at . The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application folder. Take into account that this location can vary depending on the user's preference. 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\WebCompanionInstaller.exe --uninstall. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. WebCompanion.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 90.39 KB (92560 bytes) on disk.

Web Companion is comprised of the following executables which occupy 421.17 KB (431280 bytes) on disk:

  • Lavasoft.WCAssistant.WinService.exe (21.39 KB)
  • WebCompanion.exe (90.39 KB)
  • WebCompanionInstaller.exe (309.39 KB)


The current web page applies to Web Companion version 5.0.1003.1015 only. You can find below info on other versions of Web Companion:

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

Folders left behind when you uninstall Web Companion:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Lavasoft\Web Companion

The files below remain on your disk when you remove Web Companion:
  • 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\BCUEngineS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\BCUSDK.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\de-DE\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\de-DE\WebCompanionInstaller.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\DotNetZip.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\en-US\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\en-US\WebCompanionInstaller.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Esent.Interop.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\es-ES\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\es-ES\WebCompanionInstaller.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Extension\@wcextensionff.xpi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\fr-CA\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\fr-CA\WebCompanionInstaller.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll
  • 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\Interop.Shell32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\it-IT\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\it-IT\WebCompanionInstaller.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\ja-JP\WebCompanion.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\ja-JP\WebCompanionInstaller.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.adblocker.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.AppCore.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.Automation.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.Compression.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.CSharp.Utilities.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.Events.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.IEController.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.Omni.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.Settings.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.SysInfo.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.Utils.SqlLite.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.WCAssistant.Service.Logger.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.WCAssistant.WcfService.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Lavasoft.WCAssistant.WinService.exe.config
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\liblz4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\LiteDB.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\LiteDB.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\log4net.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\LZ4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Microsoft.mshtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\MozCompressor.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\pt-BR\WebCompanionInstaller.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\css\main.css
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\fonts\Roboto-Bold.ttf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\fonts\Roboto-Light.ttf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\fonts\Roboto-Medium.ttf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\fonts\Roboto-Regular.ttf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\adblock.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\antivirus.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\antivirus_installation.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\demo.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\email_breach.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\email_breach_prawned.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\home.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\home_not_protected.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\menu.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\secure_search.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\torrentscanner.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\user_feedback.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\user_feedback_confirmation.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\web_protection.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\html\webprotection-DO NOT USE.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\about_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\adblock_color_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\adblock_header_small.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\adblock_header_small.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\adblock_headerldpi.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\adblock_headerldpi.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\adblock_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\add_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\add_icon_enable.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\arrow.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\Asset 2.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\av_color_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\av_icon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\av_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\background_progressbar.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\bg_layer.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\bg_layer.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\bg_product_panels.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\cancel_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\Cancel_Installation_Icon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\chrome_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\close_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\dashboard_icon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\eb_icon.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\email_color_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\email_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\filter_color_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\filter_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\firefox_icon.svg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavasoft\Web Companion\Application\Resources\images\forground_progressbar.png

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Lavasoft\Web Companion
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Lavasoft\Web Companion
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{18ad798d-ef40-40c3-8b96-52d6721a8da5}


A way to uninstall Web Companion from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Web Companion is a program released by Lavasoft. Sometimes, people want to remove this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because deleting this by hand requires some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK solution 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 efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Web Companion or simply activate the Search field and type in "Web Companion". The Web Companion program will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Web Companion in the list of applications, the following information about the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Web Companion, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to uninstall, 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\WebCompanionInstaller.exe --uninstall
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Web Companion.
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8. After uninstalling Web Companion, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Web Companion that 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 items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

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

2019-05-24 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-05-24 11:34:02.743