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Remove WinDealist Ads and See Similar Button (Adware.Windealist Removal Guide)

Floods of Windealist popup ads or See Similar button appear within your IE, Firefox or Chrome? Such is annoying. In this article you will find out how to get rid of Windealist ads and See Similar button pop ups.

 

Windealist is an adware, which often comes as consequences of installing some freeware downloaded from the Internet. And the See Similar button is closely associated with this Windealist adware.

Once inside the system, adware.windealist will flood your web search with floods of pop up ads. WinDealist ads shows itself when you visit some commercial websites like Amazon, Eday, Walmart, etc. When you go there and find something interesting and move your mouse towards it, this is when See Similar button appears out of blue, with further appearance of Windealist pop up window.

The screenshot of Windealist popup

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The screenshot of See Similar button

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As such, WinDealist popup is actually an ads-supporting platform. It is not strictly a virus, but definitely an unwanted app because not only it comes in a sneaky bundling way, but also it can cause a sluggish system and even bring some risks of getting infected with malware via redirecting to unreliable websites.

To get rid of Windealist adware and related PUP, you may follow below removal guide.

 

To prevent installing Windealist adware or its related PUP, take precautions:

♥ 1. Use caution during surfing secession. Make sure turn on security features of your web browser, basically. See detailed instructions to turn on security features of IE, Firefox and Chrome. Also you may utilize some tool like Anvi Ad Blocker which will be introduced below to help you filter most malicious or unwanted websites to be safer.

♥ 2. Be attentive when you are going to download some cost-free software from the Internet. Pay close inspection to the install process:

◊ Before download and install, ensure the program to download is with no extra bundling things.

◊ Always opt for custom install and uncheck any suspicious pre-checked items in the installing process.

♥ 3. At any time you find that your installed program bundled some adware to flood your online search with various ads, instantly find a solution to get rid of the adware as well as the related PUP.

 

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How to Get Rid of Windealist Ads and See Similar Button (Adware.WinDealist Removal Guide)

 

Choose an option below to remove Adware.WinDealist:

 

Option 1→ Automatic Removal with Cloud System Booster

Option 2 → Manual Removal

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Option 1- Automatic Removal with Cloud System Booster

 

Step 1. Uninstall WinDealist and related PUP

Step 2. Remove Windealist browser add-on

Step 3. Remove leftovers and maintain system performance

Step 4. Block malicious websites and popup ads using Anvi Ad Blocker

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Step 1. Uninstall WinDealist and related PUP using Anvi Uninstaller

 

Anvi Uninstaller could help you conveniently find recently installed programs and completely remove unwanted programs, including key leftovers.

To use Anvi Uninstaller, which is actually included in Cloud System Booster, to uninstall Windealist and related PUP, you may follow below steps:

1. Download  and install Cloud System Booster: www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

2. Start it and click on Toolbox at the bottom of the main screen to access where you can locate Anvi Uninstaller to Download and Run.

Anvi Uninstaller

3. Locate the Recent Installed tab and then find the WinDealist and the related PUP to uninstall.

Tips: if you are unsure about which program bundle the Windealist adware, it is a good idea to uninstall all programs installed on the date that you see the problem at the first.

Then you will see below window

Anvi Uninstall

clean leftovers of search protect by conduit uninstalled

Please note that here the process 3 is only available for Pro version users. This step can help you clean out those left files, mainly registry entries of the uninstalled PUP.

And if you want this, you can conveniently purchase the Cloud System Booster here:  http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

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Step 2. Remove related Browser Add-on from web browser

 

Toolbar Manager featured in Cloud System Booster enables you to conveniently remove unwanted browser add-on in IE, Firefox and Chrome.

When you are on the Home screen of Cloud System, you will access to Toolbar Manager by clicking the Arrow key icon at the bottom right place.

CSB 3.0-Slim Toolbar

 

While you are not on the home interface of Cloud System Booster, you will find it at the right column menu.

Toolbar manager in Cloud System Booster

Click Scan button to scan out unwanted browser add-ons in IE, Firefox and Chrome to remove.

Please note, this toolbar manager is only for Cloud System Booster Pro version. If you interests in this, you can buy the pro version here: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php


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Step 3. Remove leftovers and maintain system performance

 

A sluggish system is often a consequence of adware or malware infection. Even after the removal, necessarily system maintenance would be helpful to return a healthy and smoothing running OS.

As for this, you can also use Cloud System Booster featured Quick Care to boost your system performance.

Back to the Home page of Cloud System Booster, click Quick Care button and the system maintenance begins.

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If you want deep optimization, it is a good idea to defrag your hard disk using Anvi Ultimate Defrag:

This is a trial version of Anvi Ultimate Defrag download: www.dotfab.com/download_aud.html


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Step 4. Block malicious websites and popup ads using Anvi Ad Blocker

 

Some tools like Anvi Ad Blocker would also a good idea to help you block popup ads. Besides, it also provides a huge online database to help you filter most malicious/phishing websites and annoying advertisements.

ad blocker

Anvi AD Blocker download: www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html

Please note this is a trial version of Anvi Ad Blocker for 15 days free use. If you want it for longer time, you can conveniently buy it here.

 

Not only this tool can help you block those malicious, phishing websites and most advertisements to reduce risks of getting infected, but also it can assist you in filtering those unwanted URLs by adding the URL into its black list.

>> See more on Safer Surfing online with Anvi Ad Blocker

 


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Option 2-Manual Removal

 

Step 1. Detect and remove threat using Antimalware

Step 2. Uninstall PUPs from computer

Step 3. Remove related browser add-on from web browser

Step 4. Remove leftovers and maintain system performance

Step 5. Block malicious websites and popup ads using Anvi Ad Blocker

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Step 1. Detect and remove threat using Antimalware

 

To facilitate the afterward removal and ensure the computer is clean from any hidden components of the infection, it is necessary to use Antimalware/antivirus scan and removal. Here we use the antimalware Anvi Smart Defender as an example for demonstration purpose. You can also take a try by following below steps:

Antimalware Download: www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html

Instructions: 1. Download and install. 2. Switch to the second tab-the scan tab and click on Full Scan button. 3. Remove the malicious results scanned by Anvi Smart Defender antimalware.

ASD scan result of connect bar infection


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Step 2. Uninstall PUPs from computer

 

Some adware or PUP related will install its program to the Control Panel. To remove it, you can:

For Win 8 users: Press Windows key or hover the cursor in the bottom left of the screen to access Start Menu →locate Windealist and the related PUP → right click on the icon→ Click Uninstall from the appeared toolbar at the bottom of the screen.

For Windows 7/Vista: Click Start →Click Control Panel → Locate Programs, and click Uninstall a program→ find Windealist and the related PUP from the opened list → Locate the item you want to uninstall and right click to open the dropped menu, where you need to click Uninstall/Change. If there comes an confirmation, click Yes to proceed.

WinDealist-uninstall

For Windows xp:  Click Start → Select Control Panel → Click Add/Remove Programs → Find Windealist and the related PUP from the opened list → locate and right click the item which you want to uninstall → click Remove to proceed the uninstall.


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Step 3. Remove related browser add-on from web browser

 

> For Internet Explorer users

> For Mozilla Firefox users

> For Google Chrome users

 

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IE Internet Explorer

 

Open Internet Explorer, click Settings icon to select Manage add-on

IE manage add-on

 

Under the Toolbars and Extensions tab, find Windealist related add-on to remove it.

Note: Some PUP’s inserted add-on/plugin in IE can only be removed through control Panel, that is to say, if you uninstall it from the Control Panel, this add-on will automatically disappear in IE.

Next step>


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Firefox  Mozilla Firefox

 

Open Mozilla Firefox, click on Firefox button on the top left of the window to open a dropped menu where you need to select Add-ons to open the mange add-ons window.

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Locate the Extensions tab to locate the Windealist related add-on and click Remove button to remove it.

Next step>


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chromeReset Google Chrome

 

Open Google Chrome and click bars icon to navigate to toolbars and extensions, find the Windealist extension to locate it and click on the Trash can icon to remove it.

WinDealist on Chrome

 


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Step 4. Remove leftovers and maintain system performance

 

A sluggish system is often a consequence of adware or malware infection. Even after the removal, necessarily system maintenance would be helpful to return a healthy and smoothing running OS.

As for this, you can also use Cloud System Booster featured Quick Care to boost your system performance.

Cloud System Booster download: www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Start Cloud System Booster, click Quick Care button and the system maintenance begins.

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If you want deep optimization, it is a good idea to defrag your hard disk using Anvi Ultimate Defrag:

This is a trial version of Anvi Ultimate Defrag download: www.dotfab.com/download_aud.html


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Step 5. Block malicious websites and popup ads using Anvi Ad Blocker

 

Some tools like Anvi Ad Blocker would also a good idea to help you block popup ads. Besides, it also provides a huge online database to help you filter most malicious/phishing websites and annoying advertisements.

ad blocker

Anvi AD Blocker download: www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html

Please note this is a trial version of Anvi Ad Blocker for 15 days free use. If you want it for longer time, you can conveniently buy it here.

 

Not only this tool can help you block those malicious, phishing websites and most advertisements to reduce risks of getting infected, but also it can assist you in filtering those unwanted URLs by adding the URL into its black list.

>> See more on Safer Surfing online with Anvi Ad Blocker

 

If any question in the removal process, contact us at any time for timely help.