What is Jgr.makepath.net?
Jgr.makepath.net is a malicious domain that generates various fake pop-ups that could appear in all of your browsers. If you keep seeing these pop-ups, your computer is probably infected with a potentially unwanted application. PUAs usually come bundled with freeware and are installed silently. You may not even have noticed that you installed the program. If you get redirected to this page, do not believe a word it says.
The website is fake and so is the “Media Player” or some other software or update that it tries to offer you. If you download the program that is promoted you may infect your PC with malware. You should terminate Jgr.makepath.net as soon as you can.
How does Jgr.makepath.net work?
The main purpose of Jgr.makepath.net is to infect your PC with unwanted programs. It could infect your system with other potentially unwanted application or even malware. If you get infected with malware your PC will be seriously damaged and you may lose some of your files. Potentially unwanted applications are not much better than that as they will affect your browsers and expose you to other online threats. In order to avoid this, you should delete Jgr.makepath.net from your computer.
If you are not sure how you ended up with Jgr.makepath.net in the first place, you should think about your recent downloads. If you downloaded a free third-party application and did not pay much attention to the installation process that is how you acquired Jgr.makepath.net. You need to be especially careful with freeware and shareware as those programs tend to travel with unwanted companions. Next time pay more attention to EULA and choose Advanced Installation to have control over what gets installed onto your PC.
How to remove Jgr.makepath.net from my system?
The best solution to Jgr.makepath.net removal would be to install a powerful anti-malware tool that would delete Jgr.makepath.net automatically. The malware removal utility would scan your PC and detect the program that caused the website to appear. It would then eliminate Jgr.makepath.net along with that application. Moreover, your computer would stay protected from then on, because the anti-malware works as a prevention tool as well. Alternatively, you can remove Jgr.makepath.net manually. You can use the instructions below in order to complete this task. If you are not sure which program to delete from your system you can use a malware scanner that will detect the application for you.
Uninstall Jgr.makepath.net or other unwanted software:
- Move cursor to the bottom right
- Click on Settings once the Charm bar appears
- Go to Control Panel
- Select Uninstall a program under Programs
- Pick the unwanted app and click Uninstall
Windows XP/7 and Vista
- Open Control Panel via the Start menu
- Click Add or remove programs/Uninstall a program
- Select the unwanted application
- Click Remove/Uninstall
Reset your browsers:
- Gear icon → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset → Close
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox → Reset Firefox → Finish
- Google Chrome menu → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset browser settings → Reset.