How to remove (uninstall) Jumbo Quiz

Usually on this site, we discuss openly fraudulent sites and programs that intentionally cause the damage to user or his computer. However, today's article is devoted to entirely normal site, called Jumbo Quiz. This site does not spread malicious software, is not a miserable copy of Google search engine, as most browser hijackers, and visiting the website does not cause harm to the user. As can be understood from the name of the site, it has quizzes, polls, horoscopes, fortune-telling, tarot cards and many kinds of tests. These things aren’t harmful in any way, but the owners of the site were obviously unhappy with income from it, or want to increase traffic using the not quite legal acceptance – browser-based applications.

Jumbo Quiz

On the website you can see the offer to download browser-based extension that will show you ads in the browser whenever you are online. It also redirects you to jumboquiz.com web page. In return, you will be able to see "premium content" which is obviously very good, if for the sake of it you will have to endure a ton of advertising. The very existence of the application can not be considered as dangerous. But the fact that the links from YouTube and other known resources lead to download page of this app is very alarming. YouTube has billions in turnover, and provides the highest level of security your site, so if you’re being redirected from YouTube to some little-known site - it means that your computer has adware that should be removed as soon as possible. In this article, we will tell you how to do it quickly and safely.

If adware succeeded to break your PC's protection, it will immediately begin to create advertising. The massive stream of ads starts to invade desktop and browsers, leaving you no chance to browse the web. As soon as you get used to the advertisement, hijacker begins to behave even more irritating, covering the whole web-sites. Any action with the ad unit can call the viral infection. Hijackers might show less spam than adware, but with hijacker you might not even find the needed web-site, because of redirections. You can remove ads only by uninstalling Jumbo Quiz from your machine immediately.

 

Methods to remove Jumbo Quiz

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Jumbo Quiz manually

Step 1. Uninstall Jumbo Quiz from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Jumbo Quiz from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

Uninstalling Jumbo Quiz is not hard task for experienced user. The skilled PC operators might know how to perform the manual uninstalling, but if you are not absolutely sure - feel free to use our instructions. Guide will ensure the safe and fast deletion of Jumbo Quiz, without unwanted consequences and unexpected problems. The advantage from hand deletion is decreasing every day that malware spends on your machine, so you should act swiftly. Every hour of procrastination means tens or hundreds of malicious banners and the undesired programs are hiding behind them all. If you failed to remove this hijacker in the first few days, you have to use the worthy removal program which can promptly and accurately cope with massive infection. We have one tool to show you, and its name is Spyhunter. You can click on the button below to download it.

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Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Jumbo Quiz from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Jumbo Quiz and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Jumbo Quiz
  • C:\ProgramData\Jumbo Quiz
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Jumbo Quiz

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Jumbo Quiz" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Jumbo Quiz from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Jumbo Quiz and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Jumbo Quiz from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Jumbo Quiz and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Jumbo Quiz from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Jumbo Quiz from the browser

How to remove Jumbo Quiz from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Jumbo Quiz

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete Jumbo Quiz from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Jumbo Quiz

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall Jumbo Quiz from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Jumbo Quiz

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete Jumbo Quiz from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Jumbo Quiz and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete Jumbo Quiz from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to remove Jumbo Quiz

 

How to protect the computer?

90% of all malware in the Web are very simple to uninstall, because they aren't very complex. The major problem is not the quality of viruses but their amount. According to this, you must know not just how to uninstall viruses, but firstly, how to avoid them. We've made a list of tips and if you'll abide them, the results will be impressive.

  • All propositions on the Internet that promise you incredible profit must be taken skeptically. 80% of them are fake, made to increase the rating of the website on which they are placed, but the last 20% of them lead to true fraud schemes that might cost you real money.
  • E-mail is very easy to use for illegal purposes. You must be aware of all e-mails with additional files, or the ones that were sent from unknown accounts.
  • Every time you install the software, you have to attentively revise all windows for viruses. User's indifference is the cause of adware's success. All annoying features of advertising software are written in the windows which users got used to overlook. Some these programs use a manner called "Partner setup" or "recommended setting", which means that in addition to the useful program you get a few others. You should decline such proposals, because malware use such way of spreading very often.

These tips are pretty easy, but every one of them gives you a chance to prevent the infection by viral programs. Even if the application of the hints is causing you inconvenience - you should remember: it is much easier to avoid infection than to experience its effects. Let your machine be fast and secure, and if you encounter some issues - please comment this item. If you need more info on Jumbo Quiz - just check the discussion on Yahoo.answers forum.

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