Removal guide for Sound Junkies adware extension

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Sound Junkies extension is presented as a tool that opens you a quick access to the radio, music, news from this industry and so forth. But this application is also a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program. It has already spread to a lot of computers from all over the world.

Sound Junkies
Sound Junkies

Sound Junkies uses a lot of ways to be installed into you system. It has its own website where this extension is spreading as a legit software. It is also using bundling method and email spam messaging. Sound Junkies attaches to browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer.

Once Sound Junkies is installed it will mess with browser settings. You homepage and default search engine will be changed and you won”t be able to reset it manually, this adware will lock any access to it. Besides that, Sound Junkies will start to track information like search requests and send this information to a third-party people without your concern. It is advised to uninstall Sound Junkies extension from your browser and check your system fro more malicious programs. Follow the removal guide below.

Sound Junkies automatic removal tool:

Sound Junkies 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:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to 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:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Sound Junkies 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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