Remove Qwiget – Potentially Unwanted Program – Removal Guide


Qwiget is a Potentially Unwanted Program, often mistaken by Adware or a virus.Qwiget infiltrates your systems during installation of other software, for this reason, it is known as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP).

The bad side of Potentially Unwanted Programs is they are installed with Adware. You should scan your computer with comprehensive anti-malware software to clean your computer from these infections.

Potentially Unwanted Programs should be removed as fast as possible. PUPs are known to collect Personal Identifiable Information and display intrusive advertisements while surfing the web. The collection of Personal Identifiable Information, such as your IP-address, your location and browser history, can lead to serious privacy issues or even identity theft.


Remove Qwiget – Potentially Unwanted Program – Removal Guide

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Remove or Uninstall Qwiget from Windows 10Uninstall Unwanted Software from Windows 10

  • Right-click the Start button in the left bottom corner

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  • Select Control Panel from the menu

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  • Select Uninstall a program
  • Tap or click [Qwiget], and then tap or click Uninstall.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen. Make sure when you uninstall the malware that there is no extra software is offered during removal and read every pop-up before clicking any button.
    important Remove all recently installed software, sort by “Installed on” to easily find recently installed software.

Remove or Uninstall Qwiget from Windows 8Uninstall Unwanted software from Windows 8

  • Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search.
    (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.)
  • Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel.

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  • Under View by : select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features.
  • Tap or click [Qwiget], and then tap or click Uninstall.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen. Make sure when you uninstall the malware that there is no extra software is offered during uninstallation and read every pop-up before clicking any button.
    important Remove all recently installed software, sort by “Installed on” to easily find recently installed software.

Uninstall Qwiget from Windows 7Uninstall Unwanted software from Windows 7

  • Open Programs and Features by clicking the Start button,Picture of the Start button clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Programs and Features.

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  • Select [Qwiget], and then click Uninstall.
    important Remove all recently installed software, sort by “Installed on” to easily find recently installed software.

errorAny Problems removing software?

If you have problems uninstalling software, you may want to remove Adware or Potentially Unwanted Programs using Revo Uninstaller Pro
Revo Uninstaller Pro will uninstall the unwanted software and its traces.

Remove Qwiget with MalwareBytesRemove Potentially Unwanted Programs and Adware with MalwareBytes 3


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Malwarebytes works great alongside Antivirus software, both Malwarebytes and Antivirus software go along and provide the best protection for your computer.

  • Run the Malwarebytes installation file.
  • Select Scan Now to perform an Anti-Malware scan.

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  • Malwarebytes is scanning the computer for any viruses, trojans, adware, spyware, ransomware, and potentially unwanted programs.
    Please wait for Malwarebytes to finish the anti-malware scan, the anti-malware scan usually takes around 2 to 5 minutes to complete.

Malwarebytes 3.2.2 scanning for malware

  • When the anti-malware scan is finished, Malwarebytes will show the results of the anti-malware scan.
    To remove the detected malware from your computer, select the Quarantine Selected button.

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  • All found malware will be moved to quarantine. Malwarebytes requires a reboot to complete the removal process.
  • Restart your computer.

Malwarebytes 3.2.2 detection results

  • After the reboot, all the malware detected by Malwarebytes is moved to quarantine. The removal process is finished.
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