What is Jogostempo?
Jogostempo is a categorized as browser hijacker which targets mainly Brazilian users. This hijacker changes your home page in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome browsers. While the provided search engine may look useful and trustworthy, we warn you that the search results provided by it are unreliable and even dangerous. The website also prsents various shortcuts like facebook.com, google.com, youtube.com, etc. Unfortunately, some of the links are untrustworthy and can cause you a lot of trouble, if you click them. Read the following article to find more about this intruder and to learn how to terminate Jogostempo from your PC.
What does Jogostempo do?
It is very likely that this search engine will present you with a bunch of sponsored links scattered among your search results. After choosing any of these links, you can get directed to untrustworthy or even malicious website where you may get infected with malware. Additionally, it is possible that you will be forced to observe numerous annoying advertisements which, unfortunately, can be just as dangerous as the sponsored links. We recommend to ignore these ads and to avoid clicking any of them no matter how interesting they look. To remove the temptation, you should uninstall Jogostempo.
You need to know that the hijacker also represents another search tool called Baidu which you can choose to use instead of the Yahoo powered search engine. We, however, strongly advise to keep your distance from both of these search providers, since neither of them is trustworthy. It is in your best interest to remove Jogostempo in order to get rid of the unreliable search tools.
Also, you should know that very often another, just as unreliable application called Gamegogle is installed alongside Jogostempo. Luckily, it is not difficult to eliminate this software using Control Panel, however Jogostempo removal requires much more effort. It turns out that after you eliminate Jogostempo, you will also have to deal with the leftover files labeled by Beijing Gaojiaoxintu Technology. Only the total removal of these files will ensure that all the services that control this hijacker are disabled. The hijacker is clearly a threat to your system’s safety and you should not tolerate its existence. We advise not to delay any longer and to eliminate Jogostemp.
How to remove Jogostempo?
It is rather obvious that you must not trust this application and that you should perform Jogostempo removal as soon as you can. You can choose either automatic or manual option. For the automatic option you will need a legitimate and up-to-date computer security software which will be able to clean your entire PC and to eliminate Jogostempo. If you wish to get rid of Jogostempo by yourself, you should follow the instructions provided bellow.
Alter the Target line
- Right-click the shortcut and open Properties.
- Go to the Shortcut tab and move to Target.
- Delete the text after chrome.exe”, iexplore.exe” or firefox.exe” (depending on the browser). Tap OK.
Uninstall browser virus from Windows 8
- Navigate to the right corner of the desktop.
- Choose Settings.
- Click Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall Jogostempo.
Uninstall browser virus from Windows XP
- Tap Start to open the menu
- Select Control Panel.
- Access Add or Remove programs.
- Remove Jogostempo.
Uninstall browser virus from Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Tap Start button.
- Press Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall Jogostempo from your PC.
Erase Jogostempo form your browsers
Delete Jogostempo from Internet Explorer
- Tap the Gear icon and access Internet Options.
- Replace your current home page with the one you prefer (in the General tab).
- Open the Gear icon again and choose Manage Add-ons.
- Move to Toolbars and Extensions and delete the unwanted add-ons.
- In Search Providers, overwrite search engine.
Jogostempo.com removal from Mozilla Firefox
- Open the menu and select Options.
- Access General tab and replace your home page with the one you prefer.
- Move to Search tab and change your search provider. Delete the old search tool.
- Tap the menu again and press Add-ons.
- Eliminate the suspicious extensions.
Remove Jogostempo.com from Google Chrome
- Access the menu and tap Settings.
- Open Set pages, remove you current home page and choose another one.
- Under Search, click Manage search engine and select a new search tool.
- Navigate to Extensions and eliminate unknown add-ons.