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How to Remove Topic Torch by WebCake Virus? ( Adware Removal Guide )

 

Have you been annoyed by the popup box named Related Searches on the left of the webpage you visit? And there are always popups from WebCake appearing when you are browsing websites? If you have encountered these situations, unfortunately, your PC has been infected by Topic Torch by WebCake virus. This article is designed to provide you an effective removal guide to help you to get rid of this virus. Please read more to follow the method step by step.

 

What is Topic Torch by WebCake Virus

 

Topic Torch by WebCake virus, also called WebCake virus, is defined as adware that is aiming at generating profits by popping up ads and coupons to mislead innocent computer victims to be the targets of internet sales. Once the virus infects PC, it will also install the WebCake 3.00 toolbar on the computer as well as hijacks your browsers in the form of WebCake 3.00 extension.

 

Symptoms of being Infected by Topic Torch by WebCake Virus

 

After the Topic Torch by WebCake virus intrudes your PC sneakily, you will receive numerous popups while browsing web.

Symptom 1: If you open the websites associated to software, it will always display an oblong box on the left of the page. It lists a string of PC security protect software, and you are promoted to download them or to click on the highlighted phrase to read the related content. Furthermore, there is an icon t at the upper-left corner of the box, when you click on it, a new page introducing Topic Torch by WebCake will pop up.

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symptom 2: WebCake 3.00 adware infiltrates your PC alongside the Topic Torch by WebCake virus. This adware produces popups like advertisements related to what content you are view. For example, if you are looking a camera in www.walmart.com, when your mouse cursor moves to this product, a box containing other camera products will pop up. Besides, when you highlight some words, a popup from WebCake will appearing and it displays several supermarkets including Walmart, Ebay etc to lead you to buy the products on these websites.

 

How Dose Topic Torch by WebCake Virus Infect Your PC

 

Typically, it is bundled with free software you download from internet, such as website download.com, softonic.com, soft32.com, CNET, Brothersoft. During the process of installing such free software, selecting Recommended Installation makes Topic Torch by WebCake virus install on your PC successfully. Therefore, you should always be attentive when download free software and also remember to choose Custom Installation to avoid being infected by Topic Torch by WebCake virus and other malware.

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How to Remove Topic Torch by WebCake Virus

 

Step 1: Uninstall Topic Torch by WebCake virus and other unknown applications installed recently from control panel

Step 2: Remove WebCake 3.00 add-on and extension from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome

Step 3: Remove residual junk files and invalid registry entries from your PC using Cloud System Booster

Step 4: Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

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Step 1: Remove Topic Torch by WebCake virus from your computer through Control Panel

 

Please note, Topic Torch by WebCake virus is installed on your PC alongside those the third party software and you are suggested to uninstall any third party program that is suspiciously related or unfamiliar for you. By the way, you’d better consider the recent installed program tracing back to time of the WebCake popups appearing.

 

For Windows XP:

 

Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for WebCake 3.00 and other unknown programs, select them and click Remove.

For Windows 7/Vista:

 

Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for WebCake 3.00 and other unknown programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

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For Windows 8:

 

Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for WebCake 3.00 and other unknown programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

 

Step 2: Remove WebCake 3.00 add-ons and extensions from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome

 

Option 1: Remove WebCake 3.00 extension and add-on form IE, FF & Google Chrome via Anvi Slim ToolBar ( Recommended )

Option 2: Remove WebCake 3.00 extension and add-on form IE, FF & Google Chrome manually

Note: If you found there is no WebCake 3.00 extension left in your browsers after you uninstall it from control panel, don’t worry, it is a normal phenomenon.

 

Option 1:Remove WebCake 3.00 extension and add-ons form IE, FF & Google Chrome via Anvi Slim ToolBar.

 

1: Download and install Anvi Slim ToolBar.

 

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

 

2. Remove toolbars from browsers

 

After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click wwwat the right bottom of box; if you use pro version, input your license key in the blank box), and click on Manage to detect toolbars in your browsers. When result is displayed, select WebCake 3.00 and any other toolbar to want to remove and then click on Remove.

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Option 2: Remove WebCake 3.00 extension and add-on form IE, FF & Google Chrome manually

For Internet Explore:

 

1. Open Internet Explorer> click on the gear icon(for window 7 users)/Tools (for Windows XP users) at the top (far right)>click on Manage Add-ons.

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2. In the Manage Add-ons box, click on Toolbars and Extensions, right click on  WebCake 3.00 extension and click on Disable.

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For FireFox:

 

1. Click on the Firefox button button, and then click on Add-ons.

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2. Click on Extensions, and click on WebCake 3.00 extension, then click on Disable.

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For Google Chrome:

 

1. Click on wrench or 3 bar icon (next to the address bar)>Tools>Extensions.

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2. Locate WebCake 3.00 extension and remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.

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Step 3: Remove residual junk files, invalid registry entries form your computer

 

There may exist some residual junk files and invalid registry entries in your computer system after uninstalling Topic Torch by WebCake virus, other related potentially unwanted programs and resetting your browser settings. Thus, Cloud System Booster is required to clean up them and save your disk space so as to increase running speed of your computer.

 

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Cloud System Booster purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

1. After you install the program, please open it, click on the BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

 

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2. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

 

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Step 4: Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi AD Blocker

 

It is possibly that adware like Topic Torch by WebCake virus will infect your computer again when you are tricked into downloading free software from unknown page or open malicious links, webpage carelessly. To avoid being infected by adware and annoyed by popups, you are recommended to install internet ads blocker—Anvi Ad Blocker to give you a real-time protection. It  protects Windows system from malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites by blocking them all. Moreover, it also speed up your webpage loading meanwhile it blocks all risky or potentially risky things from the Internet. Install Anvi Ad Blocker to protect the browsers from various pop-up ads, malicious websites. Download and install free or pro version of Anvi Ad Blocker. Then open it and it will keep running to help you to protect your computer from various online risks and annoyance ranging from spam ads, pop up ads, flash ads to phishing, hacked websites and many other malicious websites.

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html  

After installing the spam ads and malicious URLs blocker, please click on the ON button to keep it running, so it will give you a real-time protect to help you out of the annoying of popup ads and attack of various malicious URLs.

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Recommended Tips

 

Though you have remove the adware Topic Torch by Webcake successfully and other potentially unwanted programs, your disk drives may still carry a heavy load. Due to the infection of adware or even other more malicious malware, there will be some of file system errors and junks and invalid fragments in your disk drives. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk drives, clean up junk files, defrag fragments as well as optimize the performance of your disk dirves.

Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html

Purchasehttp://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php

After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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