Wild West Removal Guide

Do you know what Wild West is?

Our researchers have classifiedWild West as an adware application that shouldn’t be trusted, for various reasons that we shall discuss in this article. From the very outset, we can confidently state that you should remove the program, because it might seriously corrupt your computer via the advertisements that it promotes. In addition, the app has other issues, such as collecting information about a user’s browsing habits, which is a clear violation of privacy and should not be tolerated. You should remove it because the developers of Wild West might share information about you with other entities.

Wild West has been developed by SuperWeb LLC., an infamous company credited with developing numerous adware programs that supply unreliable ads. Nevertheless, the adware offers nothing new in regard to advertising, as it is another clone of previous adware applications developed by the aforementioned company. Wild West has a website called Mywildwestapp.com, which features a download button and other information. The layout of the website is typical for all clones created by SuperWeb. The site also features information praising the app for its ability to “enhance browsing experience,” which is laughable. The text doesn’t say anything concrete, and it will furrow the brows of many users trying to grasp what the application is designed to do.Wild West Removal GuideWild West screenshot
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Wild West cannot be downloaded from its website, but you can still get infected with it as it is known to be distributed via freeware bundles that are up for download at many freeware distribution websites. However, you will most likely have the opportunity to opt out of the installation of Wild West by choosing custom or advanced installation settings and unchecking the checkbox offering to include the malicious program.

You should always try to avoid getting infected with adware such as Wild West, because applications like it often put your computer’s security at risk. You should remove this app, because it displays unreliable advertisements provided by third parties. The ads usually come in the form of coupons, banners, pop-ups, in-text ads, and so on. Your computer could be infected with malware if you unintentionally click an ad. Furthermore, Wild West has the ability to collect information, such as browsing and search history, browser settings, IP addresses, and so on.

All in all, Wild West is an adware app that you should remove ASAP. It features a lot of malicious traits, such as collecting sensitive information and displaying unreliable third-party advertisements, that could infect your computer with malware – malware that will undoubtedly jeopardize your system's security. So we recommend that you remove Wild West from your PC, because there is no way of knowing what might be lurking behind that attractive ad.

How to remove Wild West from your operating system

Windows 8/Windows 8.1

  1. Open the Start Screen.
  2. Type Uninstall in the search box and then go to Settings.
  3. In the search results, click Uninstall a program and find Wild West.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Windows Vista

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program and find Wild West.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs and find Wild West.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Remove the Wild West browser extension

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X.
  2. Click Manage Add-ons.
  3. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Click Remove Wild West and click Close.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Click More tools.
  3. Click Extensions.
  4. Click Remove Wild West.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Click Extensions.
  3. Click Remove Wild West.

In non-techie terms:

Wild West is an adware application that might infect your computer via software bundles if you don’t remove it from the installation process. It displays unreliable advertisements provided by third-parties that could infect your computer with malicious applications. The app also collects information about the user's browsing habits, which is an infringement of privacy. Therefore, you should remove Wild West ASAP.