How to remove Wajam ads

Wajam browser extension designed to change browser settings in order to open the way to other malware attacks. Dishonest developers use frauds to accomplish their own goals, such as expanding (spreading) spam adverts online. These well-known visual advertisements display lots of information, including discount prices and sales. Developers use many supporting websites with dozens of links to other websites, and so on. Wajam is totally useless service, but is hardly recognizable from the first view, unfortunately. Malware targets the registry files and generates new corrupted ones, which eventually leads to complete system collapse. Before it is too late, we strongly recommend to remove Wajam from your personal computer or laptop right away.

Why this program?

  • It removes Wajam right now.
  • It will protect your computer against similar add-ons in the future.
  • It provides professional real-time protection from trojans, rootkits, keyloggers and other viruses.

Information about Wajam

Wajam remove

Being a typical unwanted solution Wajam is included in kits with other apps. If you don’t need Wajam – please, examine every window and don’t miss a chance to remove any strange ticks.

And after all it is really impossible to uninstall Wajam totally from control panel – one has to delete its components manually from Chrome and Firefox browsers. Wajam toolbar is very irritating and intrusive regardless of the fact that officially it is not malware.
Users usually install the toolbar automaticly with other free applications downloaded from the web.

But if you wanted to install Wajam toolbar you do not need any of our instructions.
We have developed some instructions only for the users who did not intend to install this application and now would like to eliminate all of its files.

Instructions to Remove Wajam Virus from Browsers Manually

To remove this virus, you need:

  1. Find and remove all virus files and entries from the registry and browser extensions.
  2. Change shortcut properties of all browsers, search settings, and home page to the default.

Step 1. Remove virus files from the hard disk and all registry entries

  1. Enter “Computer” on the desktop and choose “Uninstall or change a program”.
    Uninstall or change a program
  2. In the program folder, look for all programs that contain Wajam in their names. Remove them by clicking “uninstall’. And remove all suspicious programs that contain search, toolbar and others in their names.
    uninstall Wajam
  3. Download adwcleaner utility for free and run it. It’s designed for searching and removing all files and registry keys that belong to the adware virus category.
  4. Click “Scan”.
  5. When scanning is finished, click “Clean” to remove all viruses.
  6. Click “Ok” to reboot the computer. After rebooting, check if the virus is still in the browser. Perhaps, it’s already removed and everything is fine. If not, take Step 2.
    reboot computer

Step 2. Remove the virus from browsers

Remove Wajam from Google ChromeRemove Wajam from Google Chrome

  1. Right-click on the Google Chrome shortcut and choose “properties”.
    Google chrome shortcut properties
  2. In the “Target” field, remove everything after “C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” and click “ok”.
    Chrome shortcut target setting
  3. Choose “Settings” in the Chrome menu.
    Settings in the Chrome menu
  4. In the “Extensions” tab, look for any extension that contains “Wajam” in its name and remove it by clicking on the Recycle Bin. And remove all suspicious extensions that you didn’t install.
    remove Wajam extension from chrome
  5. In the “Settings” tab, find the “On startup” block, tick off “Open a specific page or set of pages.”, click “Set pages”, enter in the new field, and click “ok”.
    chrome default homepage
  6. In the “Search” tab, click “manage search engines” and remove everything except
    chrome default search engines

Remove Wajam from firefoxDelete Wajam from Firefox

  1. Right-click the Firefox shortcut and choose “properties”.
    Firefox shortcut properties
  2. Remove everything after “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” in the “target” field and click “ok”.
    Firefox shortcut target setting
  3. Enter Firefox. Tools -> add-ons.
    Add-ons in the firefox menu
  4. Remove all suspicious extensions.
    remove Wajam extension from firefox
  5. Tools options -> general. Type in the “Home page” field (“Startup” block).
    firefox default homepage
  6. Choose Google as your default search engine in the “Search” tab.
    Firefox default search engines

Remove Wajam from Internet explorerUninstall Wajam from Internet Explorer

  1. Right-click the Firefox shortcut and choose “properties”.
    Internet explorer shortcut properties
  2. Remove everything after “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe” in the “Target” field and click “ok”.
    IE shortcut target setting
  3. Enter internet explorer -> tool -> manage Add-ons.
    Add-ons in the IE menu
  4. Remove all extensions that you didn’t install. You can remove everything.
    remove Wajam extension from internet explorer
  5. Tools -> internet options, type in the upper field.
    IE default homepage
  6. Click “Settings” in the same window in the “Search” block and remove everything except and from the list.
    Internet explorer default search engines

Your PC is safe with spyhunter

Be sure that you take proper preventive measures against malicious and unwanted software because if one app like that penetrates to a computer it will make much easier for the others to do the same. With Spyhunter you will make your OS safe from any threat.

Spyhunter is a very efficient and up-to-date solution that is able to deal with any kinds of malware including hijackers, keyloggers and rats.
Protect you system and you will not have to deal with unpleasant consequences.

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About Author: Material provided by: Saveliy Klaysov

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