Jungle Arcade Browser Hijacker Removal Tool

Jungle Arcade is a fake gaming portal that provides the PC users with various types of games, such as arcade, online and premium products. It also works as a browser hijacker and adware.

Jungle Arcade Removal Tool

 

How does it get into my PC and what are its harmful effects?

It enters your PC via spam email campaigns, freeware programs, infected USB drives etc. It tracks your online surfing activity and records all your sensitive data. And later, shares all the gathered information with the online hackers for marketing purposes.

Changes in the browser behavior:

  1. Whenever you launch the browser, you would find that your default homepage has been changed.
  2. A new toolbar has been added, with different options of online games(Action games, adventurous games).
  3. It adds different types of games as bookmarks without permission.
    Home Page

Targeted Browsers

JungleArcade typically targets the following browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox

How to Remove JungleArcade?

You can remove JungleArcade using the given two methods:

Automatic: Remove JungleArcade.com using JungleArcade_RemovalTool

Manual: Remove JungleArcade.com manually

Automated Removal Tool

Download “JungleArcade_RemovalTool”.

  1. Download JungleArcade RemovalTool by clicking on the given link:
    JungleArcade RemovalTool
  2. As soon as you will open the downloaded file a security warning pop-up will appear as shown below, click on ‘Run’ button.
    NOTE:
    You will not see this pop-up in Windows 10.

    Run Pop-Up
  3. Again a pop-up window will appear. Click on ‘Yes’.
  4. A setup window will appear. Click on ‘Next’ button to start the process of installation.
    Setup
  5. Automatically it will detect and show the active threats present in your system.
    Detection
  6. To remove all the threats which are detected, click on ‘Clean Now’.
    NOTE: If any browser are still running, close all the open browsers before proceeding.
    Clean
  7. A pop-up will show you all the infected files, folders and registry entries has been removed successfully.

Manual Method

chrome Google Chrome

Steps to remove JungleArcade from 

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. Now, in the Run box which opens up, type the following path: ‘%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data‘.
  3. Go to Default
  4. Navigate to Extensions folder inside it.
  5. Delete the folder named cnhmiiiaeddmgcbaicfmopenkojmdbcn.
  6. Go back to Google Chrome.
  7. Now, go to Menu > More Tools > Extensions and delete the extension named ‘Jungle Arcade Search
    mozilla Mozilla Firefox

          Steps to remove JungleArcade from 

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. Now, in the Run box which opens up, type the following path: ‘%appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles.
  3. Click on the folder with ‘.default‘text appended in between the folder name. For eg: ‘e6x5wbsb.default‘.
  4. In this folder, delete ‘search.json.mozlz4‘.
  5. In the same folder, click on ‘Extensions’ folder and delete ‘@junglearcade.xpi’.
  6. Now restart your browser.
    Jungle Arcade Removal Tool

Tips to Prevent Jungle Arcade Toolbar From Infecting Your System:

  1. Enable your popup blocker: Pop-ups and ads in the websites are the most adoptable tactic used by cyber criminals or developers with the core intention to spread malicious programs like Jungle Arcade Redirect. So, avoid clicking uncertain sites, software offers, pop-ups etc.
  2. Keep your Windows Updated:To avoid such infections, we recommend that you should always keep your system updated through automatic windows update. By doing this you can keep your device free from virus. According to survey, outdated/older versions of windows operating system are an easy target.
  3. Third party installation:Try to avoid freeware download websites as they usually install bundled of software with any installer or stub file.
  4. Regular Back up: Regular and periodical backup helps you to keep your data safe in case the system is infected by any kind of virus or any other infection. Thus always backup important files regularly on a cloud drive or an external hard drive.
  5. Always have an Anti-Virus: Precaution is better than cure. We recommend that you install an antivirus like McAfee or a good Malware Removal Tool like Free Malware RemovalTool. Apart from this we would suggest a regular updating of these software to detect and avoid latest infections.

 

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