Anyone know how I can STOP permanently, the annoying “drop down” in the upper right corner of my screen for “WebCake Deals”? It’s driving me crazy… and I will be eternally grateful for any effective advice.
This post will guide you to remove WebCake Deals from your computer and restore the settings of your installed internet browser (IE/FF/Chrome).
What Is WebCake Deals?
WebCake Deals is a notorious adware that featured with Compare, Deals, Inline, Related and Search. Once installed, it will display ads in your search results and will present a drop-down deal box containing various coupons and sponsored links in the upper right corner of your browser when you are browsing commercial websites. What’s more, when you highlight text on the webpage, a tiny search menu from WebCake will pop up. If you hover over hyperlink, you will see a dialog box containing advertisements related to that keyword. All these interfere computer users’ browsing experience, so most of computer users would like to get rid of this annoying program.
Screenshot of WebCake Deals Drop-down box:
WebCake on Google:
WebCake Deals can be downloaded and installed willingly from its official websites and many other websites. But, in most cases, it is bundled with and installed by free software without obvious notification. So in that sense, you need to be attentive when install such programs and always opt for Custom/Advanced installation.
How to Remove WebCake Deals and WebCake Ads? (Removal Guide)
As mentioned above, WebCake Deals is usually installed along with other free software, so you need uninstall WebCake 3.00 and any other suspicious applications first. And then you need to check and restore the settings of your installed web browser.
Step 1 Uninstall WebCake 3.00 and related malicious programs
Option 1 > Uninstall automatically with Anvi Uninstaller
Anvi Uninstaller is a tool integrated in Cloud System Booster which is a system cleaner and optimizer. Anvi Uninstaller will scan and delete leftovers after uninstall a program.
1. Download and install Cloud System Booster Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html
2.To uninstall WebCake Deals and related malicious program: Launch Cloud System Booster → switch to Expert mode → select Toolbox → download and Run Anvi Uninstaller → locate malicious application → hit Uninstall to remove
Please kindly note that downloading Anvi Uninstaller won’t take you much time.
Please note that the Prefect Scan function is only available for Cloud System Booster Pro version users. You can use this function by getting a trail license or upgrade to pro version.
Cloud System Booster purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php
3. To clean residual files: Switch to Home tab → click Boost button → click Clean button after scan finished
Option 2 > Uninstall manually through Control Panel
For Windows 8 Users:
Move the mouse pointer to the right side corner → select Search → search for “control panel” to get Control Panel→ click on Uninstall a Program → locate WebCake 3.00 and any suspicious application → click on Uninstall button
Or, move the mouse pointer to bottom left corner → right click on the bottom left hot cornet → select Control Panel from the list → click on Uninstall a Program →locate WebCake 3.00 and any suspicious application → hit Uninstall button
For Windows 7/Vista Users:
For Windows XP Users:
Click on Start button → Select Control Panel → Click on Add/Remove Programs → locate WebCake 3.00 and any suspicious application → Click on Remove button
Please note after uninstall malicious programs, there will be many residual files – like invalid registry entries still on your computer. These junk files occupy disk space of your computer and may degrade your computer performance over time. It is complicated to delete them manually, so you may need the help of a system cleaner or system optimizer. We recommend you Cloud System Booster.
Step 2 Repair the residual damages to your browser
In most cases, after uninstalling this application, the extension added would have been removed. If you are still seeing WebCake Deals and WebCake Ads when surfing the Internet, you should go through the steps below to check and restore your browser settings.
• Repair your installed browser with Anvi Slim Toolbar
Anvi Slim Toolbar is a tool developed to manage extensions and toolbars on your web browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome). With Anvi Slim Toolbar you can modify the homepage and default search engine of your installed web browser easily.
1. Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar by clicking the link below.
Anvi Slim Toolbar download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/ast/
2. Delete unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons:
Launch Anvi Slim Toolbar → Switch to Manage tab → Chech or tick unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons → hit Remove button
3. Empty trash bin:
The removed toolbars and extensions are placed in the trash bin in case you want them back, so you need to empty the trash bin regularly.
Click on the trash bin icon, then you can restore or remove toolbars and extensions there.
• Repair your installed browser manually
For Internet Explorer Users:
To remove extension: click on the gear icon or Tools → select Manage Add-ons → go to Toolbars and Extensions tab → right click on WebCake Api and WebCake → choose Disable in the drop-down menu → close the window and click on OK button
For Mozilla Firefox Users:
Switch to Plugins tab → locate malicious plugins → Click on Disable button
For Google Chrome Users:
Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) → move the mouse pointer to Tools → select Extensions from the sub-menu → remove WebCake by clicking the recycle bin
Now, WebCake Deals and WebCake ads should have been removed completely from your computer. If you have encountered any problem in removing this virus, please feel free to contact us.
Recommended—Optimize your computer disk with Anvi Ultimate Defrag
You are experiencing a incredibly slow and computer and browser performance even if you clean up your computer system regularly? Maybe you should consider if the poor performance is caused by disk fragmentation. Files get split up into fragments as you use computer and this theoretically slows down your computer. Thus to optimize the disk performance, you need a disk defragment program, such as Anvi Ultimate Defrag, to make the fragments as contiguous as possible.
Download Anvi Ultimate Defrag by clicking this link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_aud.html
Purchase Anvi Ultimate Defrag by clicking this link: http://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php
Double click audsetup.exe file to install Anvi Ultimate Defrag
Launch Anvi Ultimate Defrag and check the disks and operations you want, then click on Start
This will take a long period of time, so you could tick “Shut down Windows after complete”.