AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard is classified as a PUP that enters the user’s PC bundled with freeware and shareware. AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard is the installer for AnyProtect, but in case you choose to skip the programs installation, you will be presented with a shortcut on your desktop “Continue to live installation”. The AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard appears every time Windows is started, along with other annoying pop-ups by the same program.
How Does AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard End Up on Your PC?
Many free programs the users download online do not disclose adequately that additional software will also be installed. This is how users may end up installing AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard without realizing it. The method is called “bundling” and is commonly used these days. Users can avoid the additional programs and applications by selecting the Advanced installation options and un-checking any software they do not want on their computers.
AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard is usually bundled with the installers for Softonic and Cnet.
AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard Symptoms
As the AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard pop-up box appears on the user’s desktop, the following behavior of the program is reported:
→”If I agree and click next I will install some “antivirus” called Anyprotect. If I just exit setup, it will make removable desktop shortcut called “Continue live installation.” Even after uninstalling Anyprotect, this setup wizard just appears after once in the while with no quite reason, not some specific action is needed to activate it.”
Users may also experience intrusive online advertisements along with browser and system slowdowns.
Adware and potentially unwanted programs are also associated with data collection and random redirects to third-party websites.
How to Remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Your Computer?
Some adware programs can be quite aggressive and hard to remove. If you have difficulties removing AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard manually, you are advised to rely on a competent anti-malware solution that will delete AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard and any related software permanently. Follow the steps in the manual below to remove the potentially unwanted program from your machine.
- Guide 1: How to Remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard
Step 2: Uninstall AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard will be removed.
Eliminate AnyWhereAccess Setup Wizard from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.