What is Junker?

Junker is a potentially unwanted software that comes on your PC without yours consent. Junker hijacks your browser, it can modify the browser settings and change the homepage. Junker also can modify the search results and redirect user to ad sites. This program deals with the dissemination of advertisements. Junker displays coupons and banners with a ton of ads. Many of the proposals of this program does not real, that’s why users risk spending money for nothing. Junker created to make money, it’s a useless program. In addition, this program can collect your personal data and transmit it to third parties. Junker can become a conduit for other malicious programs. This is not a virus, but this program can deliver a lot of trouble, so we recommended you to remove it right now.

How Junker gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Junker, come on PC bundled with free downloads and applications. Often, such software comes on a computer without the user’s consent. However, in most cases, users can prevent contamination of the system. To do this, you must be careful. Always read the user agreement. Take your time and do not press the “Next” if you are not sure that the program is safe. Also, you need to select Advanced installation type. Read reviews about the program. Do not expose your computer at risk. If your system has been infected by Junker, then read our detailed instructions to destroy it right now.

How to remove Junker from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Junker.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Junker

Or uninstall Junker manually.

Step 1: Remove Junker from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Junker.
  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 Junker 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 Junker, 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 Junker 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 Junker from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Junker from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Junker.
  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 Junker.
  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 Junker.
  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 Junker:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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