Wajam actually is a social search engine that offers add-ons for different browsers to enhance the search experience of the internet users by showing them search results which are related to what their friends have shared on Facebook, Google+ or Twitter. It is really very popular browser plug-in but some of the computer users have reported that they have seen ads by Wajam even though they haven’t installed it on their PC. So, Wajam is not any virus or malware infection, it is rather a legitimate browser add-on. Since it gets installed on user PC automatically without their consent, possibly it may cause several different accidents like it may get installed with free software’s bundled with malicious stuffs, it may pave path for dangerous virus to reside in PC and so on. In order to avoid installation of unwanted browser add-ons like Wajam it is advised that you better pay attention while installing any application and make sure you do not install any free program comes with it. Some developers do provide free software’s with genuine program and extensions to monetize their purpose of earning money. So, every time you install any downloaded software inspect it closely.
Wajam Browser Add-on Screenshot!
Attack Symptoms of Adware!
- It may hijack, redirect and change user’s browser and internet settings.
- It displays several annoying popup and adverts while user surfs the web.
- It resists all the procedures and methods of its removal.
- It installs itself or gets in to the user’s PC without their consent.
- It steals valuable critical user data and sends it to any unreliable source.
- It paves path for the other spywares/adware to the PC.
- And so on.
How to Remove Wajam Add-on from PC Automatically?
You can easily remove Wajam add-on from browser using the conventional method of uninstallation i.e. from the Control Panel and then from the respective browsers. But in case it keeps coming backing again and again and you find it difficult to remove it completely from the PC, then it is better you uninstall it automatically and download the free program provided below. It will automatically detect all the infectious file and remove them from the PC completely. Just download the program for free and run a scan to get rid of Wajam add-on.
To view complete installation process, check out Installation Guide.
Manual removal methods of Wajam tends to be little less reliable & effective, but still those methods are explained below :
Step 1 – Start your Windows system and keep pressing ‘F8’ button on your keyboard until Windows Advanced Option menu shows up. Then select the ‘Safe Mode with Command Prompt’ option from the list and press ‘Enter’.
Step 2 – Click Start > Control Panel, under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
Step 3 – Look for the name Wajam select it and click Uninstall. If this action prompts for confirmation, click OK.
Step by step procedure to remove Wajam from various browsers including Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox.
Step 1 – Start Internet Explorer, navigate to Tools (on top menu) > Manage Add-ons.
Step 2 – Now select the add-on you don’t want on your browser.
Step 3 – Now look at the bottom for the button ‘Disable’, click the button to disable the add-on. Moreover you can also remove the add-on completely from your PC.
Step 1 – Launch Mozilla, navigate to Tools (on top menu) > Add-ons or you can also use the shortcut ‘Ctrl+Shift+A’.
Step 2 – Navigate to section says ‘Extensions’ and then select and remove the add-on that you don’t want on your browser.
Step 1 – Start Google Chrome and click the customization button on top right corner of the browser.
Step 2 – Then navigate to Tools > Extensions
Step 3 – From the list of add-ons select the one you want to remove and click on dustbin icon.