What is NJax?
Njax is an application that has aroused various discussions along security experts and Internet users. At the moment of writing, it is actively distributed on the Internet with the help of various freewares and sharewares and due to this it has been categorized as a potentially unwanted programs (PUP). It should be noted that such and similar PUPs typically do not pose any harm to your computer's operating system; however, you still need to worry if you have already noticed 'Ads by NJax' on every web browser that is present on your computer. We say so because this questionable application may implement suspicious activities and may force you to visit unsafe websites. It goes without saying what consequences you may experience after landing and surfing thru unsafe third party websites. NJax has been labeled as an adware, but is should be noted that it's not a typical one. Even though it displays ads, it may show only several ads a day and you may even not notice them. It also does not pretend to be a time and money saving tool. Instead, it may redirect your Google search to Yahoo search constantly. Even though it sounds harmless (Yahoo is known as a reliable search engine), having in mind that your search results may be affected by various third parties that sponsor NJax, you should not rely on the search results delivered this way. It is well-known that such and similar programs may be used as tools in corrupted online marketing schemes, so NJax redirects may force you to visit unsafe websites. By the way, if you are not fond of sharing non-personally identifiable information related to your browsing habits with various third parties, rush to remove NJax virus as it is capable of doing so. For that, we recommend relying on a reputable anti-spyware, such as Reimage.
How can NJax hijack my computer?
NJax spreads in the same manner as the majority of potentially unwanted programs, i.e. using bundling. It means that this browser add-on is inseparable from various freewares and sharewares. Thus, you can easily avoid installing such and similar programs if you would employ safe web browsing habits. Our security experts have found that NJax mainly targets at the computers that are located at Portuguese, Brazil and the USA. Basically, it is mainly bundled to various programs that are mainly popular in these regions; however, it does not mean that users from other countries are absolutely safe. The only way to prevent your computer from inconveniences that we have mentioned above, you have to install every freeware very carefully. You should avoid Quick or Basic installation option because it, usually, hides check boxes that promoted 'optional' downloads and install the automatically. Instead, opt out for Advanced or Custom installation and monitor the entire process. Look for check boxes that appear out of context and suggest to install additional programs, such as plug-ins, add-ons, toolbars or extensions and make sure that you deselect them. If you have already experienced suspicious NJax redirects to Yahoo, you shouldn't ignore this.
How to remove NJax virus?
If you seek to remove NJax virus, you may follow manual removal guidelines that are provided below. However, it is more reliable to use a reputable anti-spyware and remove it will along with other PUPs and registry entries that hide on your computer.