I wrote this article to help you remove Jurnal-life.org. This Jurnal-life.org removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
If the Jurnal-life.org page has taken over your browsing, you have a cyber infection on board. A browser hijacker, to be precise. This nasty tool has managed to slither in your system and it will keep on wreaking havoc unless you delete it. This is exactly what you need to do. The more time the hijacker spends on board, the more problems it will cause. Don’t be misled by the fact that hijackers are not the most dangerous type of infections out there. If given enough time, they can and will cause some irreversible damage. These infections are mostly infamous for being incredibly annoying and effectively destroying your online activities. This is absolutely true but there is more. The online intrusions may even be considered the minor inconveniences.
In fact, what you need to be more worried about is the security risk you take by having this pest on your PC. The hijacker spies on your and monitors your every online move. It keeps on collecting valuable information and when it deems it has enough, it sends it to the crooks who published it. Then these cyber criminals have access to your personal data and they can use it as they see fit. The question is are you going to let them? Are you going to sit idly by while your privacy is being exposed to hackers? Your answer better be “no” as if it is “yes”, it won`t be long before you regret it.
Once the hijacker enters your previously safe and pleasant web surfing ends. You start suffering constant intrusions because of this pest. For starters, the Jurnal-life.org page is everywhere. It appears all the time. You get redirected to it constantly. Of course, you are forced to visit many others just as shady sites as well but Jurnal-life.org is hackers` favorite. It even replaced your homepage and search engine without any permission of yours. This is because the hijacker doesn’t need your concert to modify your browsers` settings. Of course, not. Your opinion is no longer relevant. You are neither asked for not informed of the changes that appear.
The hijacker also adds a pesky extension to Mozilla, Chrome and Internet Explorer, this injecting them with ads. You get flooded with questionable commercials all the time. They take over your screen and nothing you do makes them go away. Needless to say, don’t click on anything generated by this pest unless you want to invite more infections on board. Sometimes a single click is enough to flood your PC with malware. And you already have a virus to worry about. As you can see, it completely demolishes your online experience. It exposes you to both malware and security risk. It prevents you from using your PC normally. And, it slows down your machine.
Your PC starts to lag, crash and freeze frequently. Your browsers are overwhelmed with ads so they freeze as well. Even your Internet connection may become unstable. So, put an end to this and regain control over your computer. Delete hijacker before your situation worsens. To do so, use our detailed and easy to follow removal guide at the end of this article. All you have to do is follow the steps in the exact order given.
But how did the hijacker enter in the first place? As we said, the Jurnal-life.org page pops up because the hijacker is forcing it on you. However, the infection didn’t appear as if by magic. It was installed. By you. Before you start wondering, let us explain. These infections are still programs and they need your permission on their installment. They have to ask for it and if you say “no”, they cannot enter. However, they don’t ask for permission straightforwardly as it leaves too much room for rejection. They turn to trickery and deception and pray for your distraction.
One of the most popular infiltration methods is freeware bundling. It is so successful mostly because users tend to throw caution to the wind when installing a bundle. They choose speed over safety and hope for the best. They skip the Terms and Conditions and blindly agree to everything. This is the fastest way to help a parasite infect you. Hijackers, and all other types of infections, need your carelessness. They pray for it. If you provide it, they succeed. If you don’t, they fail. So, be more cautious. Do your due vigilance and don’t help crooks by being negligent.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Jurnal-life.org from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove Jurnal-life.org from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.