Remove WebFox adware

WebFox is a fork of the Chromium Browser based on Google Chrome, identical to WebNavigatorBrowser, and WebDefence. WebFox is installed using adware bundler software, meaning it is most likely installed without the consent of the user.

WebFox is usually recommended on the internet as a helpful browser by intrusive pop-ups that are associated with adware applications and advertising networks.

WebFox advertisement

However, in reality, WebFox is a browser that collects all kinds of browsing data from your browser settings and installs a toolbar in Microsoft Windows.

WebFox toolbar

The web browsing data collected by the WebFox adware is used for advertising purposes. The browsing data is sold to advertising networks. Because WebFox gathers browsing data from your browser, WebFox is also classified as (PUP) Potentially Unwanted Program by malware investigators.

WebFox adware

WebFox will install itself in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. No operating system protection such as Windows Defender notices this Chromium-based browser as dangerous.

Remove WebFox

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Click the “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
  4. Select WebFox by WebFox media software and click Uninstall.
  5. Follow WebFox uninstall instructions.

WebFox browser by WebFox Media

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I recommend removing WebFox with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.

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Remove WebFox

  • Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
  • Once completed, review the WebFox detections.
  • Click Quarantine to continue.

WebFox

  • Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.

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You have now successfully removed WebFox malware from your device.

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Maxim is the owner and publisher of malware.guide. He blogs on malware.guide about malware and computer virus threats as they are released. In his spare time, he researches malware for various computer support forums.

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