Wajam virus or Wajam.com virus is malicious and stubborn adware infection brought to your computer by Trojans. This infection is a multi-task malware which can hijack Firefox, chrome, Internet explorer type browsers, it may spread SPAM by showing unwanted pop-up ads on your computer, it may even monitor your browsing in order to collect private information of yours. Additionally, the Wajam virus can install further bugs from Internet. Different security software detect the Wajam virus with different names according to its characteristics. Most programs mark it as Pup.Wajam malware or Pup.Optional.Wajam virus but your antivirus may fail removing this virus in-spite the fact it could find the virus. Anyhow, you have to get rid of Wajam malware as soon as you detect it or it will cause serious damages to your system.
Common Symptoms of Wajam virus infection:
→ This kind of malwares usually change your Homepage, Search provider, Desktop Background.
→ They can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements.
→ Computer performs slower then usual, browser may crash over and over.
→ Strange websites are automatically opened on the computer after a frequent interval.
→ Disabled Folder options, Task manager, Registry editing tools.
→ Advertisements from stranger companies start to appear out of nowhere.
→ Unexpected browser behaviors such as URL/link redirects.
→ Unwanted and unknown Plugin/extension or add-ons attached with browser.
→ Useless shortcuts on desktop or creepy websites added to favorites/bookmarks without your knowledge.
How to uninstall Wajam virus
Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions, Toolbars and remove the Wajam virus if found. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search provider options, remove the Wajam virus if listed there. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Uninstall from Control Panel
Open CONTROL PANEL, then ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS or “Programs and Features”, now lookup for Wajam virus and uninstall if it is listed.
How to delete Wajam virus manually:
If the malware did not go away after uninstall procedure, try these steps. Please note, the manual removal method is a bit complex and it can go wrong if you perform its tasks incorrectly. It is advised to run an automatic virus removal software for safe and easy solutions. However, if you are good with Manual removal, do the steps below.
Possibly corrupt registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
Open then following folders or search for Wajam virus in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.
Wajam virus removal tool
It is always good and safe to use an automatic software to detect and eliminate viruses and malwares. The programs below are best for removing malwares.