Thursday, September 12, 2013

Help Yourself Get Rid of WebCake 3.00—Step by Step Removal Instruction

What is WebCake 3.00? Is it a virus?

WebCake 3.00 belongs to the adware family that helps cyber criminals to earn money. The creator of this virus is so tricky that put the installation packages of Webcake3.00 into some free software, such as Superfish, Yontoo, ClickDownload, DealFinder, Yontoo or FBPhotoZoom. Those softwares are always bundled with WebCake.  WebCake will infiltrate the computer secretly if you have downloaded these applications into your PC.
When the Webcake adware is installed on a computer, each time you visit an e-commerce website sites like Ebay, Amazon and Walmart, you will see a “See Similar” button on product images. If you click this button, it will redirect you to the affiliated sites of Webcake that promoting all kinds of products.
WebCake 3.00 also reveals itself by producing all kinds of pop-up ads. Usually, WebCake pop-up ads will be shown as boxes containing various coupons that are available or as underlined keywords which when clicked will display an advertisement that states it is brought to you by WebCake shop at first sight.

Meanwhile, WebCake 3.00 also runs in the background to monitor your online activities, collect your search queries, web history and online banking details and then send them to the cyber criminal to analyze your habits and personal information.
If you keep WebCake 3.00 any longer in your PC, you will notice that the performance of the infected PC declines day after day. This is because WebCake 3.00 has occupied a lot of computer sources and at the same time provides backdoor for other malware to invade into the compromised PC.
In conclusion, WebCake 3.00 is a malicious adware program which will cause a huge harm to the infected PC. You should remove it without any hesitation once you have found that this notorious virus invaded into your PC.

The screenshot of Webcake 3.00:

Effective methods to get rid of WebCake 3.00 :

Method one: Manually remove WebCake 3.00

Method two: Automatically remove WebCake 3.00 easily with SpyHunter

Detail instruction (please perform all the steps in correct order)

Method one: Manually remove WebCake 3.00

1. End all the running processes of WebCake 3.00 Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.

Stop all the running processes about WebCake 3.00.  

2. Remove malicious add-on and extensions from your web browsers.
Internet Explorer: 
(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons 
(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard 
(3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.

(1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on  
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.

Google Chrome: 
(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions

3.Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by WebCake 3.00

Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu→type msconfig in the search bar → open System Configuration →Disable all possible startup items generated.

4. Clean cookies 
Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete. 

Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

Opera: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies. 

5. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files about WebCake 3.00 (1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.
(2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).  

(3). Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

6. Delete malicious registry entries related to this virus.

Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

Delete all the vicious registries as below:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\random.exe"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run \Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Method two: Automatically remove WebCake 3.00 easily with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. It is important to note that SpyHunter removal tool works well and should run alongside existing security programs without any conflicts.

Step one: Click the Download icon to install SpyHunter in your PC.  

Step two: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC.  

Step three: Choose Select all>Remove to get rid of all the threats on your PC.

Video on how to remove WebCake 3.00:

Note: WebCake 3.00 should be removed as soon as possible, otherwise, you will not only have to receive pop-up ads all the time, but also suffer from poor running speed, unstable internet connection and many other kinds of PC issues. If you haven’t sufficient expertise in manually dealing with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, it may lead to mistakes damaging your system permanently. If you are not very good at computer, you are recommended to download Spyhunter to automatically remove WebCake 3.00 from your PC.

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