Remove Win Tonic (Uninstall Guide)

Win Tonic is promoted as malware and web protection software for Windows. Upon checking, we noticed that it belongs to a group of Potentially Unwanted Program. Aside from that, the program is also linked to a variety of adware that was used to deploy a copy of Win Tonic and have it installed on the computer without user’s full knowledge.

Free games, media players, download manager, and utilities are just some carriers of Win Tonic. Therefore, it is vital to stay away from such freeware. Instead, download and install software that are reputable and those that are being serve on trusted websites.

In the event that dubious free software was downloaded and executed, the process will not only load the main program. Win Tonic and other unwanted applications may also take place on the computer without a notice. The progression is discrete and it can even evade detection from some security software.

Once Win Tonic is installed, it immediately runs a scan on the computer. It will send catchy messages and warnings to get users attention. Things like infected files, security issues, and performance concern are just some factors that will be raise by Win Tonic in order to convince user into purchasing the full version of the program.

It is a common scheme by rogue software to scan and detect false issues. It will only allow user to fix the problems after purchasing the registration key and program has activated. Thus, every attempt of user to repair the computer using this program will redirect them to a merchant webpage prompting for payment to activate Win Tonic.

Screenshot of Win Tonic

Instead of being a victim to this rogue application, we recommend that you remove Win Tonic from the computer as soon as you can. Below are simple guide and tools to help you eliminate this threat.

Win Tonic Removal Procedure

Below is a systematic instruction that is very useful in getting rid of rogue program on compromised Windows computers. Aside from removing the unwanted application, this guide is also helpful for deleting associated adware and malware. In order to totally eliminate the threat, it is vital to follow the process in exact manner.

Step 1 : Scan the PC with Combo Cleaner for Windows

Combo Cleaner is a trusted PC security and optimization tool equipped with a powerful virus and malware detection engine. This program can get rid of adware like Win Tonic through this procedure.

1. Download the application from the following page:

2. Save the file to your preferred location.

3. Double-click the downloaded file CCSetup.exe and install with the default settings.

4. At the end of the setup process, click Finish to run Combo Cleaner.

5. The tool will update the database file; please wait for this process to complete.

6. To begin checking for threats like Win Tonic, click on the Start Scan button. Wait for this scan to finish.

Screenshot of Combo Cleaner PC

7. At the end of the scan process, click on Remove all threats to delete Win Tonic hijacker, including all malicious objects from the computer.

To fully optimize the features of antivirus and privacy scanners, users may have to upgrade to the premium version.

Please continue with the succeeding removal procedures if you are comfortable manually getting rid of the threat and malicious items linked to it.

Step 2 : End the running process of Win Tonic

1. On your keyboard, press Ctrl + Alt + Del to open Task Manager. Alternatively, you can right-click on the Windows Taskbar and click on Task Manager from the list.

2. When Task Manager opens, be sure that you are viewing the Processes tab. Select Win Tonic or a suspicious item. If it is in disguise as a different program, please take note of the malware name, as we will have to uninstall it later.

Screenshot of Task Manager

3. Next, click on End Task button located on the upper part of the window.

4. You may now close Task Manager and proceed with the next step.

Step 3 : Uninstall Win Tonic from Windows

1. On your keyboard, press Windows Key + R. Type the appwiz.cpl command and click OK.

Screenshot of Run Command

2. The Program and Features window will open. Arrange the list in a chronological manner, with recently installed applications on top. To do this, click on the 'Installed On' column.

Screenshot of Program and Featires

3. Select Win Tonic or a recently installed suspicious entry from the list.

4. Click on Uninstall to remove it from the Windows system.

Step 4 : Verify by Running Sophos Home

Ensure that the computer is already free from adware, malware, or viruses by running another scan using Sophos. This is an effective antivirus tool that can detect malicious items other security software failed to identify.

1. Please click on the link below to download the program.

2. After downloading, locate the file SophosInstall.exe in the Downloads folder.

3. Install by double-clicking on the file.

4. If it prompts "Do you want to allow this app to make changes on your device?" please click Yes.

5. Next, it will display the Terms and Conditions page. Click the Install button to begin.

Screenshot of Terms by Sophos Home

6. Run the installation with the default settings. Please note that an internet connection is required in order to download important updates.

7. After finishing the installation, you must login to the dashboard. If you already have a Sophos account, please login. Otherwise, please enter your details and click on the Create Account button.

8. Once you are in the Sophos Home console, click the Scan button to start checking the computer for Win Tonic components.

Screenshot of Sophos Home

9. Scanning may take a while; please wait for this process to finish.

10. After scanning the computer, Sophos Home will start cleaning or deleting files infected with Win Tonic.

11. You may now close Sophos Home. The computer is now free from Win Tonic, as well as associated malware and viruses.

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  1. I have been dealing with Win Tonic, & Driver Tonic for so long now. They’re annoying, I wat to get rid of them for good. please let me know, how to do this.

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