Thursday, December 24, 2015

Completely Get Rid of Wajam Ads from IE/ Chrome/ Firefox/ Safari/ Edge

What is Wajam?

Wajam is an ad-supported browser extension that is able to constantly display multiple ads when users use IE, Chrome, Firefox, Edge and other popular browsers. It can be downloaded from its official site, but it is often promoted via third party software.

When installed, unauthorized modifications will be made on your browser settings, which can cause homepage hijacking, unwanted redirects, pop-up ads, etc. You will be redirected to unreliable sites after clicking its ads or search something via its search engine. As an ad platform, Wajam accepts all paid ads, which will make your chance to get infected with malicious threats increased.

In a word, having Wajam only means that you can no longer browse the web efficiently and safely. Therefore, if it wasn't your intention to install Wajam on your PC, it is better for you to remove it as soon as possible.

How to remove Wajam easily and thoroughly?

STEP 1: Remove Wajam
STEP 2: Speed up Your PC Using RegCure Pro

STEP 1: Remove Wajam

Before performing the removal steps, you will need to end the running process of Wajam first. Try pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open Task Manager, locating Wajam's running process, clicking End Process.

  • Manual Removal

Method A: Wajam Uninstaller
  1. In the Start Menu, go to All Programs->Wajam->Uninstall Wajam
  2. Click "Uninstall"
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. Wait for the installation process to complete.
  5. After the uninstaller has finished, close it.
  6. Clear your browser cache to ensure that no remnant information from Wajam is present.
Method B:

Step 1: Windows Control Panel
  1. Open "Start" menu
  2. Click on "Control Panel"
  3. Click "Programs" > "Add/Remove" or "Uninstall"
  4. Select "Wajam"
  5. Right-Click and select "Uninstall"

Step 2: Remove Wajam browser extension

Internet Explorer:
  1. Open "Tools" menu
  2. Click Manage Add-ons
  3. Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  4. Click Remove or Disable
  1. Open the Chrome "Settings" menu
  2. Open "Extensions"
  3. Click on the "Trash" icon
  1. Open the "Tools" menu
  2. Select "Add-ons"
  3. Click "Remove"
  1. Open the "Preferences" menu
  2. Select the "Extensions" tab
  3. Click "Uninstall"
Step 3: Delete all the malicious registry entries
  • Press Win + R keys to open the Run dialog box
  • Enter "regedit" in the box and tap Enter
  • Navigate to the following files and remove them completely:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”
HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\[adware name]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[adware name]

Step 4: Restart your computer to take effect.

If you have already tried the method above and are still having trouble, you may wish to try this automatic removal.

What can SpyHunter do for you?
  • Give your PC intuitive real-time protection.
  • Detect, remove and block spyware, rootkits, adware, keyloggers, cookies, trojans, worms and other types of malware.
  • Spyware HelpDesk generates free custom malware fixes specific to your PC
  • Allow you to restore backed up objects.
Here shows how it works. You can read this for reference.

1. Click on the below button to free download SpyHunter on your PC.

SpyHunter download button

2. Click the "Run" button to install the program step by step until setup is complete.

the screenshot of security warning when opening file

the screenshot of final step of SpyHunter Setup

3. If SpyHunter does not automatically start, click the icon on your desktop or Start menu to open it.

the screenshot of SpyHunter shortcut on desktop          the screenshot of finding SpyHunter on Start Menu Bar

4. Allow the program to scan by clicking the "Scan Computer Now!" button. If you would like to have a quick scan on your PC, please check the "Quick Scan" box; otherwise, uncheck it.

the screenshot of SpyHunter's Satrt New Scan tab

5. The first scan will take some time, please be patient while waiting for the scanning result.

6. After the scan is done, you can see that all threats are successfully detected. Check the "Select All" box and then click the "Fix Threats" button to fix all threats in your PC.

Note: SpyHunter's free version is only for malware detection. To remove the malware threats on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware removal tool.

STEP 2: Speed up Your PC Using RegCure Pro

What can RegCure Pro do for you?
  • Fix system errors
  • Remove malware
  • Improve startup
  • Defrag memory
  • Clean up your PC
You can download and use RegCure Pro with confidence for it doesn't contain any additional items and conflict with your current used antivirus program. Here shows how it works.

1. Click the below button to download RegCure Pro to your PC.

RegCure Pro download button

2. Click the "Run" button to enter in installation process and then follow the instruction to install the program step by step.


3. When the program is successfully installed, double click on its desktop shortcut to open it. On the Overview tab, check all the scan settings and then click on the "Click to Start Scan" button to run a system scan on your computer.

the screenshot of RegCure Pro's Overview tab

4. The first system scan will take some time, please be patient. The screenshot of the system scan progress is shown below.

the screenshot of System Scan of RegCure Pro

5. When the system scan is done, click on "Fix All" button to completely remove all the performance problems in your computer.

the screenshot of scan result of RegCure Pro

Note: The free version of RegCure Pro is only for malware detection. To use its functions, you will need to purchase its full version.

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In Summery:

Wajam is potentially unwanted and should be kicked out of the infected PC immediately in case of further troubles.

Download SpyHunter to remove Wajam quickly.

Download RegCure Pro to optimize your PC easily.

Good Luck and be safe online.

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