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Winsysalert.com Removal

22 Jan 2016

What is Winsysalert.com?

Winsysalert.com removal

Winsysalert.com is adware that has recently begun infecting PCs. It often gives ads or pop-ups point to http://winsysalert.com. They try to convince you their is some kind of error or virus on your computer, but this is false, their adware/malware is likely the only cause of problems on your PC. The purpose of this scam is to get you to call their fake phone support number and purchase phony tech support. Please do not fall for this or purchase anything from their advertisements. While it may be tricky to remove, it certainly is possible to rid yourself of the winsysalert.com pop-ups and ads. When attempting to remove winsysalert.com use caution and make sure to fully delete it, or else it may begin appering again. To read instructions on how to best remove this either by hand or with software scroll down.

How to Uninstall Winsysalert.com Manually

Windows 10 or Windows 8 Uninstalling

To start, we will locate and uninstall any unwanted software or malware that may be installed on your PC.

1. To begin uninstalling a program on Windows 10 or Windows 8 right-click on Windows Start button and select the “Control Panel” option.

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2. After your reach “Control Panel” click “Uninstall a program”, found under “Programs”.

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3. Now you will see a screen called “Programs and Features”. Find the program “Winsysalert.com” from the list of currently installed software and uninstall it. To make it easier to find recently installed software, click the “Installed On” column to place them in order of installation.

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Windows 7 or Windows Vista Uninstalling

1. If you have Windows XP, Vista or 7, begin by clicking the Windows “Start” button and choose “Control Panel”.

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2. After your reach “Control Panel” click “Uninstall a program”, found under “Programs”.

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3. Now you will see a screen called “Programs and Features”. Find the program “Winsysalert.com” from the list of currently installed software and uninstall it. To make it easier to find recently installed software, click the “Installed On” column to place them in order of installation.

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After removing the software from Windows it is important to check all browsers extensions and see if the malware added any unwanted extensions. Here are instructions for each of the popular web browsers:

Internet Explorer

1. Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
2. Select Manage Add-ons and open Toolbars and Extensions.
3. Select the extension and then get rid of it.

Google Chrome

1. Open your browser.
2. Tap Alt+F.
3. Select Tools and click Extensions.
4. Select the extension and click the trash button.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open your browser.
2. Tap Ctrl+Shift+A and then open Extensions.
3. Select the unwanted software.
4. Click Remove.

Removing Winsysalert.com With AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner is an open-source adware cleaner that will find all unwanted installations, registries and extensions that Winsysalert.com has placed on your computer. This is the simplest way to remove Winsysalert.com that we have found.

1. To start, click on the following link to download AdwCleaner from its original site: AdwCleaner Download(this link will open a new, safe website to download AdwCleaner)

2. After it is downloaded and you have found the AdwCleaner Icon, you will have to close all open programs and internet browsers in order for it to work. Double click the AdwCleaner icon and if Windows asks for permission to run the file, allow it.

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3. When AdwCleaner is open, click the “Scan” button to search your computer for Winsysalert.com.

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4. When AdwCleaner is done scanning, click the “Clean” button to remove anything Winsysalert.com (and potentially other malware) has added.

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5. AdwCleaner will now tell you to save any edited files or documents because it needs to reboot the computer. Do so and allow the computer to reboot.

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When your computer is rebooted it will be clean of all traces of Winsysalert.com. AdwCleaner will automatically open a log text file to let you know what it cleaned.

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