Addonjet is a simple adware extension to such browser as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and so forth. It is considered as a potentially unwanted program. It uses deceptive and tricky methods to be installed into the system and start to show you advertisements and annoying pop-ups in your browser window. If you”re worried about your privacy and Internet browsing safety, you should get rid of Addonjet adware as soon as possible.
The most common and effective ways of the installation, in this case, are bundling method and email spam messaging. Addonjet adware is fooling users by pretends something else and then installs into your system without your permission. But this program also has its own website where it is promoting as a legit software.
After successful installation, Addonjet will start to generate ads and pop-ups with special offers and “discounts”. To generate these adverts, your computer will waste its resources, slowing your system down. And once you left click them, you will be rerouted on a potentially viral links. Visiting such web pages can only lead to further infections, you can catch a lot of different malware and trojan viruses that will do some serious damage to your system. Some of them can create a backdoor for cyber criminals and they will use it for malicious purposes. And that is why we advised you to remove Addonjet adware and scan your computer for any other potential threats as soon as possible. Follow the instructions below to do that.
Addonjet automatic removal tool:
Addonjet removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Addonjet in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):