Joyic is classified as an adware and potentially unwanted program. If you have found this application on your computer and you have no idea how it got inside, you probably installed some freeware program not so long ago and forget to remove some tick during the installation process of this freeware. This method of breaking in is called bundling. Joyic adware uses this method to sneak into your system and start to generate adverts all over your browser screen. Of course, some users may think of this app as a useful, but most of these ads are bogus and once you left click them you will be redirected to a malicious website.
Joyic adware installs as a browser extension to such browsers as Google Chrome, Mozilla, Opera, Edge, Safari, Internet Explorer. Keeping this add-on in your PC will only bring you more problems and more malicious programs, that can do some real damage to your system, that is why we advise you to locate and remove every file connected to Joyic adware. We created the removal guide below to help you to deal with this problem, you just need to follow the instruction.
How does Joyic get into my system?
Adware like Joyic can appear after you install software from suspicious site. Never skip the installation process and always check the “Advanced” settings, so you can see what exactly will be installed. This simple step can save your computer from the viruses and unwanted installations.
Removal tool for Joyic:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Joyic in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):