What is Wajam?

Wajam is described by its developers as a search engine that adjusts the search results due to the user’s friends’ preferences on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Nevertheless, one shouldn’t take Wajam as something but an adware. The amount of displayed by Wajam ads increases on online shopping websites, where Wajam offers you fake coupons or discounts, however ads can be seen on the sources that haven’t placed advertisement before. It produces advertisement, that is based on your previous search queries. Apparently, Wajam gathers the information on your clicks, search queries, and basically your behavior on the web pages. If you are concerned with your privacy and wish to get rid of annoying pop-ups, you should remove Wajam from your PC.

Wajam ads

How Wajam gets on your PC?

The most important thing that you have to learn about avoiding malware on the Internet is precautions while trusting the web source. If you’re not sure of the product you want to download then check its reviews on the Internet. It is also a good practice not to use side file sharing sources but always go to the official website. As many other pieces of malware, Wajam is broadly distributed bundled with freeware and shareware. You always can avoid unwanted software by choosing Custom or Advanced installation type and deselecting them.

How to remove Wajam from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Wajam

Or uninstall Wajam manually.

Step 1: Remove Wajam from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Wajam from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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