What is Joke Vault?

Joke Vault – is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Joke Vault can hijack the popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The main objective in Joke Vault – is to promote the products and services of partner sites and companies. Once it infects a computer, it displays the countless banners, coupons, pop-ups and stuff. Joke Vault may seem a useful program, but it is not. Joke Vault can offer you those products that do not exist. Joke Vault also collects information about your browsing and other private data. Because of this, this potentially unwanted software can continuously display advertising during your browsing. Joke Vault significantly reduces the performance of your PC. It can change your browser settings, home page, and more. Joke Vault – this is a very malicious program, so you should remove it immediately.

How Joke Vault gets on your PC?

Joke Vault refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Joke Vault.

How to remove Joke Vault from your computer?

To uninstall Joke Vault remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Joke Vault in their database. You can try to use them for removing Joke Vault.

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You can try both of these products to remove Joke Vault

Or uninstall Joke Vault manually.

Step 1: Remove Joke Vault from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Joke Vault.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Joke Vault and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Joke Vault, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Joke Vault and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Joke Vault from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Joke Vault from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Joke Vault.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Joke Vault.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Joke Vault.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Joke Vault:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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