What is Javaapx.com?
Javaapx.com is a browser hijacker that was created in order to generate web traffic of certain pages and thus make profit. You may have infected your system with Javaapx.com if you have recently downloaded freeware or shareware and did not pay much attention to the installation process.
You may also have clicked on a fake ad that was promoting a different tool, but installed Javaapx.com instead. The hijacker changes your browser settings and makes ads appear in all of your browsers. We strongly recommend staying away from them. If you value your Internet safety, we suggest you remove Javaapx.com.
How does Javaapx.com work?
Once Javaapx.com gets access to your PC, it modifies your browser settings so that other threats can get access to it as well. That is why you see Javaapx.com ads, pop-ups, sponsored links, banners and so on. The hijacker may also alter your home page. You need to be especially careful with the provided adverts as they may infect your computer with malware even if you click on them accidentally. If you infect your system you will cause it serious harm. Some of the files may be lost and you will experience malfunctions like freezes, slow downs and other erratic behavior. That is why it is important to get rid of Javaapx.com as soon as possible.
Avoiding potentially unwanted programs may be difficult as they use a sneaky distribution method called ‘bundling’ to enter your PC. They attach themselves to free software and get installed automatically unless you choose Advanced or Custom Installation. Computer users tend to go with Quick or Recommended Installation option and that is how they allow these programs to access their PCs. You should not be tricked by these tactics. Always check all information presented in the installation wizard and if Advanced installation option is not available. it might be best to just discontinue the installation process altogether. You can never be too careful when it comes to your computer and personal data safety.
How to remove Javaapx.com?
The easiest and most reliable way to uninstall Javaapx.com from your browsers is by implementing a powerful anti-malware utility that will allow you to scan your PC and terminate Javaapx.com and other threats that may be in the system. With the malware remover you will not only return to normal browsing, but also have your computer protected from similar and more severe online infections. However, if you want to remove Javaapx.com manually, that is possible as well. All you need is to follow the instructions in the manual Javaapx.com removal guide below.
Terminate unwanted software
- Click Start and open Control Panel
- Move to Add or remove programs
- Select the program and click Remove
- Tap Win+R and enter Control Panel
- Click OK and go to Uninstall a program
- Delete the suspicious software
- Reset your browsers
- Press Alt+T and open Internet Options
- Go to the Advanced tab and click Reset
- Mark Delete personal settings
- Click Reset and then Close
- Tap Alt+H and open Troubleshooting Information
- Click the Reset Firefox button
- Confirm your action and click Finish
- Press Alt+F and select Settings
- Click Show advanced settings at the bottom
- Select Reset browser settings and click Reset.