About this threat

Wajam Yahoo Search is a hijacker not classified as a high-level infection. Most of the users may be baffled about how setup occurs, as they do not realize they themselves by accident installed it. It travels attached to freeware so if you discover it occupying your device, you probably recently set up free applications. A hijacker is not a malicious virus and should not do any direct damage. You will, however, experience regular reroutes to promoted web pages, because that is the prime reason they even exist. Those pages aren’t always safe so if you entered a unsecure web page, you may end up infecting your PC with malware. You will gain nothing by keeping the hijacker. Terminate Wajam Yahoo Search for everything to go back to normal. Wajam_Yahoo_Search-6.png
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Hijacker travel ways

Not many people are aware of the fact that added items usually install with free applications. The list includes advertising-supported software, browser hijackers and other kinds of undesirable utilities. Those extra items could only be located in Advanced (Custom) mode so opt for those settings to evade installing all types of unwanted clutter. If something has been attached, it will be visible there, and you ought to unmark everything. They will install automatically if you use Default mode as you will not be informed of anything being added, and that allows those items to set up. Unmarking a couple of boxes is much faster than having to delete Wajam Yahoo Search, so take that into account the next time you’re flying through installation.

Why must I uninstall Wajam Yahoo Search?

Your browser’s settings will be modified as soon as the reroute virus manages to install onto your operating system. The browser intruder’s executed modifications include setting its sponsored site as your homepage, and this will be done without your permission. Whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, they will all be affected. And it can prevent you from altering the settings back without you first having to erase Wajam Yahoo Search from your computer. A search engine will appear on your new home web page but we do not encourage using it as it will embed sponsored content into the results, in order to reroute you. Hijackers want to make as much traffic as possible for pages so that owners get revenue, which is why you will be repeatedly redirected. You will quickly grow tired of the browser intruder because it will repeatedly redirect you to strange sites. While the hijacker is not malicious itself, it can still cause serious trouble. You could experience the ‘pleasure’ of bumping into damaging program when being redirected, so don’t expect the reroutes to always be harmless. If you wish to shield your OS, abolish Wajam Yahoo Search as soon as you see it.

How to eliminate Wajam Yahoo Search

It should be easiest if you got spyware elimination software and used it terminate Wajam Yahoo Search for you. If you opt for by hand Wajam Yahoo Search termination, you will need to locate all related programs yourself. You will notice instructions to help you erase Wajam Yahoo Search below this article.Download Removal Toolto remove Wajam Yahoo Search

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Learn how to remove Wajam Yahoo Search from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Wajam Yahoo Search

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Wajam Yahoo Search from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Wajam Yahoo Search from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Wajam Yahoo Search from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search

Step 5. Remove Wajam Yahoo Search from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search

Step 6. Remove Wajam Yahoo Search from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to delete Wajam Yahoo Search
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

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