Remove/Get Rid of Jotzey Popup Virus from IE/Firefox/Chrome

Posted by Britt Duncan - April 4, 2014

If you receive tons of advertising popups from Jotzey when you work on your web browsers, you may have to consider tackling it immediately as it is a type of unwelcome adware program. What exactly does this malware do to your system? Please read more. This post is going to introduce a fast and easy way to uninstall Jotzey malware from Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.

Some Facts about Jotzey Adware

Jotzey is an ad-supporting program that is invented by malware makers to benefit themselves. After being installed, this program displays commercial popups, advertising banners, in-text messages and sponsored links on your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and etc. If you accidentally click on these ads, you may notice that they bring you to some dubious websites without asking permission.

In most of the cases, ads by Jotzey adware involve coupons, discounts, and other promotional offers of users’ desirable products on online stores. It may sound like a useful feature for online shoppers. However, with a second thought, this pesky stuff just snoops on your online browsing history for more targeted advertising. More irritatingly, there is no such option for you to decide whether these ads should be displayed or not. They keep showing persistently. Besides, the redirect ads may redirect you to malware infested websites.

Jotzey adware is typically added to your computer when you install some tainted shareware, such as music converter, video recorders, video players and similar programs. If you are not sure about the programs coming bundled with the ones you want, it will be more prudent for you to decline the installation to avoid unwelcome malware. If you have already noticed popups sent by Jotzey on your browsers, please follow the guide below and remove this potentially unwanted program from the system.

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Summary of Jotzey Adware :

1. It gets itself installed by taking advantage of users’ discreetness;
2. It compromises the browser by changing default settings, such as homepage, search engine and bookmark;
3. Its sole purpose is to dispense promoting information for dubious websites and build up traffic for them;
4. It displays redirecting ads and transfers unwary users to malware incubated websites;
5. It has close relation with online Trojans, browser hijackers, spyware and ransomware;
6. It spies on users’ privacy and collects confidential information.

Jotzey Malware Manual Removal Guide

It is discovered that Jotzey adware is embedded in shareware or freeware on the Internet. And to carry out its harmful campaign, this pest makes various changes to existed web browsers. As a result, the manual removal processes involve several steps, to which extra attention should be attached.

Step One: Disable the processes of Jotzey adware.
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del/ Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys to open the Task Manager.
2. Search for all the running processes of Jotzey adware then disable them one by one.

Step Two: Uninstall the unwanted programs related to Jotzey adware.

1. Open Control Panel from Start menu and click Uninstall a Program link.

2. In the Programs and Features window, select Jotzey adware and other unwanted programs and click Uninstall to remove them all.

Step Three: Eliminate Jotzey adware from browser.
Internet Explorer
1. Click Tools then select Internet Options from the list.

2. In the Internet Options dialog, move to Advanced tab and click Reset button.

3. Move to General tab, put a desirable website in the homepage column to reset the browser start-up page.

Mozilla Firefox
1. Click Help from Firefox menu and choose the Troubleshooting Information from the list to open it.

2. Click Reset Firefox button and then Finish button to restart Mozilla Firefox.

3. Open the Firefox Options from the menu. In the pop-up dialog, type in a new homepage address and confirm the changes.

Google Chrome
1. Click wrench icon and select Settings from the list.

2. Click Show advanced settings and then Reset browser settings button.

3. Move to Appearance section at the same setting page, tick Show Home Button and then click Change.

4. Reset a new homepage address and save the changes.

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