Should I remove Web Protect License?
What percent of users and experts removed it?
73% remove it27% keep it
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Web Protect License
from Montiera Technologies LTD
What is Web Protect License?
WebProtect is a potentially unwanted software program ads a default home page and search engine provider to the user's web browser and protects the settings in order to collect search revenues. It also tracks the user's searching and web browsing behaviors by tracking the search terms the users enters and web pages and domains the user visits and reports back to a remote server at reports.montiera.com.
In Internet Explorer, WebProtect adds a Zone mapping to prevent IE from blocking its requests as well as disables any installed proxy server. It also connects to cnfg.toolbarservices.com through a schedules task it creates called Web Protect License that triggers the action C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\webprotect\webprotect\18.104.22.168\webprotect.exe\"" /sc minute /mo 10
It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named webprotect.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 853.94 KB (874,430 bytes).
- Malware detected in the program
- Automatically starts with Windows
- Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
- May modify the web browser's home page
- The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Web Protect License.
|webprotect.exe (d6cce6da966ae5860f6fdd099ca5fd12) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:|
||a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.Q
||Trojan ( 004a07831 )
View all 17 all detections
Web Protect License has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Displayed publisher: webprotect
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\webprotect\webprotect\22.214.171.124
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\webprotect\webprotect\126.96.36.199\webprotect.exe" /uninstl
Estimated size: 853.94 KB
Files installed by Web Protect License
|Program executable:||webprotect.exe (Malware detected)|
- webprotect.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Web Protect License' (Next runs on 8/29/2014 at 7:35 AM).
Startup File (User Run)
- webprotect.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'webprotect' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\webprotect\webprotect\188.8.131.52\webprotect.exe.
How do I remove Web Protect License?
Quickly and completely remove Web Protect License from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Web Protect License from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
- On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
When you find the program Web Protect License, click it, and then do one of the following:
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
- Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Web Protect License.
If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
- Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
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Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
WHEN IT STARTS
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 73%
Keep it 27%
Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Which OS releases does it run on?
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Windows Vista Home Premiu...
100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
|TOSHIBA Satellite L755D
|Dell Inspiron 570
|Dell Inspiron 1545
|Dell Dimension E521