Jammennaps.com Pop-up Virus Removal Guide

Written by Valdis Koks

Jammennaps.com search hijacker is a type of malware that injects into your computer, and after that modifies the search engine settings in your web browser to one which it wants. It additionally makes different unwanted modifications that may cause personal information leaks, as well as to various other malware injection. In this post, you will read the guideline of Jammennaps.com hijacker removal in a couple of strategies, and also the method of making your web browser like new.

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Jammennaps.com info

Name Jammennaps.com extension
Type Browser hijacker1
Short Description The unwanted software that amends important browser settings without the user’s permission.
Symptoms The Jammennaps.com hijacker replaces the browser parameters set by the users and replaces these settings with its own values.
Distribution Method Bundling with Freeware or Shareware, misleading pop-up ads produced by adware.
Detection Tool Inspect If Your System Has Been Affected by the Jammennaps.com hijacker.

The ways of injection of Jammennaps.com search hijackers are various. The majority of them belong to the malware spreading via the malvertising or malevolent web links of different sites. Sometimes, your personal computer can be infected with this virus through the trojan-downloader, which is utilized to disperse various other malware. There is a single form of this undesirable program – browser plugin that may build into any internet browser which supports the add-on setup2.

You will not likely setup this plugin by yourself, due to the fact that their names are quite suspicious, and the usefulness is extremely questionable. The “developers” of Jammennaps.com hijacker generally state that it can save the .doc/.docx documents from the sites already to .pdf format, or to save the entire site on your disk. It is very hard to imagine if somebody may be needed in such functions in 2022, when the Web access is not time-limited as well as every computer is able to start the needed .docx documents at Google Docs.

However, besides their impracticality, they may simply be located in the Chrome Web Store. Naturally, virus analysts sound the alarm concerning such spam into the official source of browser extensions, demanding the Google reaction – eliminating these extensions from their place. But they are still not hurrying to fix that security problem.

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Is the Jammennaps.com virus?

At the first blush, you may assume that these redirects are just irritating, but not dangerous. Because of this factor a number of users are simply playing for time as opposed to eliminating this malware, obtaining much more possibilities of being contaminated with different other viruses, which are a lot more serious than Jammennaps.com is.

Besides the modified search engine or search engine result, you may likewise see various advertisements even on those websites that do not have any advertisements on it by default. And you may unintentionally misclick while closing the advertisement, and launch the downloading of an unfamiliar file, which can be a malware, or a potentially undesirable application, or even ransomware – whatever the maintainers of this hijacker desire.

If your browser is corrupted due to the Azorult trojan activity, the system can begin malfunctioning in a short time – this symptome is one of the most common in case of trojan penetration.

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How to remove Jammennaps.com?

First, let me say several words about prevention the Jammennaps.com malware penetration. It is extremely simple to discuss the techniques of securing your PC from such frustrating things as browser hijackers, however, it is quite simple to be caught on this lure even being a skilled user. As it was stated above, this malware may hide after the attractive (at the first sight) promotion, or in packs with various other adware you may get in dozens of ways. But despite the typical intricacy of the penetration approaches, it is very easy to avoid the Jammennaps.com hijacker appearance in your system:

  • Do not follow the dubious links;
  • Restrict the usage of pseudo-free software (one which is offered as free, but has an additional unwanted programs in its pack);
  • Leave the habit of clicking advertisements on the web. If you need to buy something, it is better to google it;
  • Avoid downloading the files from dubious sources, like forums or file sharing websites.
Jammennaps.com may remain persistent on your system and may re-infect it. We recommend you to download Trojan Remover and run free scan to get rid of all infected files on your device. This saves you a lot of time and efforts compared to the manual malware removal.

Preparation before removing Jammennaps.com.

Before starting the actual uninstall procedure, we recommend that you do the following introductory milestones.

  • See to it you have this hand-operated tutorial always all set to make use of.
  • Execute a back-up of every one of your information, consisting of the stored logins, passwords as well as other qualifications. You should support your details with a cloud backup solution and also make sure your files are safeguarded from any kind of kind of loss, also from the most extreme infections.
  • Wait until the durable back-up procedure mores than.

Step 1: Uninstall Jammennaps.com and related software from Windows

Here is a technique in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most applications. Either you use Windows 11/10 or 7, these milestones will work well. Moving the app or its folder to the Trash can be a very wrong idea. In case you do that, remnants of the app may remain, and that can cause the unstable performance of your system, malfunctions with the file type associations and other unpleasant behavior. The effective solution to get an app off your device is to remove it manually. To do that:

1. Keep holding the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will soon arrive.

Windows keyboard R

2. In the field that appeared, type in “appwiz.cpl” -1  and choose OK – 2.

Run appwiz.cpl

 

3. This will open a window with all the apps available on the device. Choose the app that you want to get rid of, then choose “Uninstall

Follow the steps above and you will successfully get rid of most unwanted apps.

Step 2: Get rid of Jammennaps.com from all your available browsers.

Mozilla FirefoxGoogle ChromeInternet ExplorerMicrosoft Edge

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox. Go to its menu window

2. Choose the “Add-ons” icon in the menu.

3. Find the unwanted extension and select “Remove

Mozilla Firefox Add-ons Remove

4. Upon deleting the extension, reload Mozilla Firefox, closing it with the help of a red “X” button in the upper right corner and start it again.

1. Launch Google Chrome and go to its drop menu

Google Chrome drop menu click

2. Click on “Tools” and then in the extended menu select “Extensions

Google Chrome Tools select Extensions

3. In the “Extensions” menu find the unwanted extension and apply the “Remove” button related to it.

Google Chrome Extensions Remove

4. As soon as the extension is deleted, reload Google Chrome by closing it by means of the red “X” button at the top right corner and launch it again.

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click on the gear icon marked ‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and choose ‘Manage Add-ons’

Manage-add-ons

3. In the “Manage Add-ons” window, locate the extension you want to delete and then click “Remove”. A pop-up window will come up to inform you that you are about to delete the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and choose “Remove”.

Internet Explorer extension removal

4. Once the unwanted extension is deleted, reload Internet Explorer by shutting it down from the red “X” button located at the top right corner and launch it again.

1. Launch Edge

2. Access the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.

3. From the drop menu choose “Extensions”.

Microsoft Edge menu Extensions

4. Locate the suspected dangerous extension you want to delete and then click on the Remove button.

Microsoft Edge Extensions Remove

Step 3: Clean any registries that could be added by Jammennaps.com on your device.

The usually attacked registries of Windows machines are the following:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

You can access them by going to the Windows registry editor and getting rid of any values added by Jammennaps.com. Follow the steps below:

  1. Start the Run Window command once again, type “regedit” and click OK.Window command regedit
  2. As soon as you open it, you can freely go to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are displayed above.Window command Run and RunOnce keys
  3. You can delete the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and deleting it.Window command regedit delete the value virus

Tip: To locate a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and select “Modify” to find which file it is set to run. If this is the malware file location, delete the value.

IMPORTANT!
Before starting “Step 4”, please boot back into Normal modein case you are currently in Safe Mode.
This will enable you to install and use Loaris Trojan Remover successfully.

 

Step 4: Scan for Jammennaps.com with Loaris Trojan Remover

1. Click on the “Download” button to proceed to Loaris Trojan Remover download.

It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by Trojan Remover. Click on the corresponding links to check License AgreementPrivacy Policy.

2. Click “Install” to start.

Loaris Trojan Remover Install

There were 4 scan types suggested:

  • Standard Scan.
  • Full Scan.
  • Custom Scan.
  • Removable Scan.

 

3. After the installed has finished, click on the ‘Scan’ tab. Click on ‘Full Scan’.

Loaris Trojan Remover Full Scan

4. Once the scanning is started, Loaris will initiate the thorough analysis of your device and may soon identify specific threats currently slowing down the performance of your system. Make sure to wait until the scanning is completed to let the software fully evaluate the safety of your workstation.

Loaris Trojan Remover - scan in process

5. After Loaris Trojan Remover has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button. There were options to move the files to quarantine, ignore or delete them.

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If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.

 

  1. About browser hijackers on Wikipedia
  2. Possible danger of free browser extensions

About the author

Valdis Koks

Security engineer, reverse engineering and memory forensics

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