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How Can I Uninstall WhiteSmoke Toolbar - Learn Step-by-Step WhiteSmoke Removal Guides in Windows

Have you ever tried to uninstall WhiteSmoke toolbar because you install it by mistake?
Are you disappointed to remove WhiteSmoke toolbar through "Add or Remove Programs" in Windows Control Panel, but you failed?
Have you ever been confused that you have deleted WhiteSmoke normally, but it is still there?
To avoid this trouble, you could learn and follow WhiteSmoke toolbar uninstall instructions in this article.

How to fully uninstall WhiteSmoke toolbar from your PC?

Method 1: Remove WhiteSmoke with Windows Control Panel
Method 2: Remove WhiteSmoke with program removal tool called Perfect Uninstaller

Tips 1: How to delete WhiteSmoke through Windows Uninstall applet

Most of you would like to get rid of program through Windows Control Panel. However, you might miss some steps so that you are not able to delete WhiteSmoke. Here are the removal guides:
You should reboot your PC and press F8 key on your keyboard. This will open up the Advanced Boot Options screen, in Windows 7 or Vista, or the Windows Advanced Options Menu in Windows XP. Using the arrow keys on your keyboard, highlight the option labeled Safe Mode with Networking. Once it is highlighted, click on the Enter key on your keyboard.

Click “Start Menu” > Select Control Panel option > “Uninstall a Program” (Programs and Features) > Find WhiteSmoke on the currently installed programs list and its related entries > Click “Uninstall or Change” to delete the application.

And then, you should go back and click “Start menu” button and select “Run.” > Type “regedit” into the box and click “OK” to open Registry Editor > search and locate all registry entries related to WhiteSmoke.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

How to Manually Get Rid of WhiteSmoke

Step 1: stop all the related processes in Task Manager

Guide: Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.

Disable all the malicious processes

Step 2: show hidden files and folders and delete all the following files.

Guide: click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it. In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

Delete all the following files related to WhiteSmoke

C:\Program Files\

Step 3: open Registry Editor to delete all invalid registries entries as below
Guide: open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )
Delete all the related registries as below:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%AppData%\.exe"
After that, you should manually remove WhiteSmoke Toolbar from browsers such as Chrome, Firefox and IE.

For Chrome:

1. Open Chrome.
2. Click on the Chrome menu and select Settings.
3. Click on Extensions in the left side menu.
4. Remove/Disable the WhiteSmoke Toolbar.
5. In the Search section, click Manage search engines and remove WhiteSmoke from the default search engines list.
6. Click OK to save the changes.
7. In the Chrome menu, select Settings.
8. In the On Startup section, Click on Set Pages and delete the WhiteSmoke URL (you can set a different home page by entering a URL of your choice).
9. Click Ok to save the changes.
10. In the Appearance section, click on Change and delete the WhiteSmoke URL (you can set a different home page).
11. Click Ok to save the changes.

For Internet Explorer

1. Click on “Tools” and select Manage add-ons.
2. Under Add-on Types, select Toolbars and Extensions.
3. In the right pane, select WhiteSmoke Toolbar and click on the Disable button.
4. Under Add-on Types, select Search Providers.
5. Select WhiteSmoke and click the Remove button.
6. In the General tab, delete the WhiteSmoke URL from the Home page text box.
7. Click OK to save the changes

For Firefox

1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
2. From the Firefox orange button (or from the standard Tools menu), click on Add-ons.
3. Make sure Extensions is selected in the Add-ons manager left side menu bar
4. Disable or remove the WhiteSmoke Toolbar add-on
5. In the General tab, delete the WhiteSmoke URL from the home page text box.
6. Click OK to save the changes.
If you open a new tab in Firefox and WhiteSmoke as home page, do the following:
Type: about:config in the address bar and press enter
Confirm the message.
Type: browser.newtab.url in the Search text field
Right-click on the result and select WhiteSmoke (or Reset in older versions)
After you finish steps, you should restart your pc to confirm the WhiteSmoke removal. If you are not good at handling this method, you could try Tips 2 as following.

Tips 2: How to force uninstall WhiteSmoke with Perfect Uninstaller?

If you can not follow the removal guides above, it is advised you to get rid of WhiteSmoke with Perfect Uninstaller as following.
2.       Close all running processes including programs and browsers in the Task Manager before you run Perfect Uninstaller
3.       Find and locate the program on the currently installed programs list
4.       Click “Uninstall” button on the right side to remove WhiteSmoke.
Alternatively, you could right-click the folder of the unwanted program (normally, in C:\Program Files)  or C:\Program Files (x86) in Windows 7 system 64 bits and then select “Force Uninstall with PU” to apply the “Force Uninstall” utility.
5.       Follow the prompt “Next” steps to delete WhiteSmoke.

After you finish the onscreen removal steps, WhiteSmoke has been deleted from your PC.
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