Do you know what WinExpand is?
Did you download WinExpand purposefully or was it installed as a free attachment along with other programs? In both cases, this program is identified as unreliable adware, and the sooner you delete it from your operating system, the better. Of course, the removal of WinExpand poses many questions, and we have created this report to answer them for you. First, we discuss the distribution of this advertisement-supported program. Next, we analyze the security issues associated with it. Finally, we talk about different methods that can be used to remove this adware from your operating system. If you are interested in all this, please continue reading.
JS Communications Corp is the official publisher of WinExpand; however, different parties could be responsible for the distribution of this adware. Our malware research team has found that WinExpand is primarily targeted at users living in Korea, which is not surprising, considering that winexpand.kr is a Korean website. Even though the official installer on this site works, most users acquire this program using third-party installers introducing other software. Which programs were installed onto your PC along with WinExpand? If you cannot identify them all yourself – and that might be hard to do – use a malware scanner that will examine your system and let you know if you need to delete dangerous threats.WinExpand screenshot
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Once installed, WinExpand records information about your activity possibly to help advertisers introduce you to more attractive deals and offers (banners and pop-ups). Data-tracking technologies can be quite intrusive, and you might have to remove them to keep your personal data safe. Furthermore, if you do not delete WinExpand from your operating system, you could be exposed to unreliable ads. Treat every online ad as a potential security backdoor that could be used by unreliable parties to introduce you to scams and malware. If you keep this in mind, we are sure that you will rush the removal of WinExpand.
If WinExpand was installed onto Internet Explorer, you will see a browser extension. Chrome and Firefox browsers, on the other hand, are served using a process running in the background. Fortunately, the removal of WinExpand is the same regardless of which browser you are working with. Follow the guide right below to uninstall this suspicious program from your operating system if you choose to proceed with manual removal. If you are dealing with more suspicious programs, it is best to follow the automatic removal method. Install a security tool that will be able to clean your system automatically.
Remove WinExpand from Windows
Remove from Windows 10/Windows 8
- Launch RUN (simultaneously tap Win+R).
- Type Control Panel into the Open box and click OK.
- Move to Uninstall a program.
- Right-click the program you want to delete and click Uninstall.
Remove from Windows 7/Windows Vista
- Move to the left of the Taskbar and click the Windows icon.
- Open the Control Panel menu and select Uninstall a program.
- Right-click WinExpand and select Uninstall to delete it.
Remove from Windows XP
- Open the Start menu from the Taskbar and click Control Panel.
- Double-click the Add or Remove Programs icon.
- Select the undesirable program and click the Remove button.
In non-techie terms:
WinExpand is a program that you can remove with a few simple clicks. Of course, not all computer users realize that this adware requires removal. Although the services of this adware might be attractive, you should delete this program without any hesitation to block any security backdoors that could be opened using advertisements. If you find that you need to delete WinExpand-related malware, we suggest relying on automated malware removal software to eliminate it.