Magic Jigsaw Puzzle is an adware program that will generate huge amounts of advertisements and bombard your screen with them. Adware is short for advertising-supported software and it aims to make pay-per-click revenue. It is not a malicious computer virus but it may as well be, with the way it’s acting. It is quite easy to notice an adware infection as you will see an increase in ads.
However, adware symptoms can be confused with those of malware, especially by those who do not know how adware acts. This particular adware is advertised as a Settings Manager tool that allows you to change the volume, brightness, take screenshots, turn off WiFi and and set a timer. These things are easily done without some questionable tool. You got the adware when you were installing free software, and probably did not pay enough attention to how you did it. If you want to remove Magic Jigsaw Puzzle Ads, you will need to get rid of adware.
Magic Jigsaw Puzzle automatic removal guide
If something went wrong or you just want to see the fast result, please use the help of professional malware eliminator – GridinSoft Anti-Malwre. Moreover, even you have managed to remove Magic Jigsaw Puzzle from your computer and browser, we recommend you to download this tool and use it as a free antimalware scanner to see whether any other malicious program has penetrated into your system. Please note, that GridinSoft Anti-Malwre is a shareware program with a 15-days trial period with limitation of the threats number. If it find more than two infected items in your system, they can be removed only when you upgrade the program to the full registred version.
Download free antimalware scanner:
After downloading is completed, please install it and run the full scan. Yeah, it will take a time, but security experts always recommend to choose a full scan as your first scan, especially if you suspect that your PC could be infected. Take a look at the screenshots below: it will help you understand what’s going on.
Step 1. Run a full scan of your system
…and go drink coffee until the end of it! 🙂
At the end of the scan, the program will offer you to move all malicious items to the quarantine. Just do it clicking on the “Fix Now” button and set your system free from the Magic Jigsaw Puzzle infection!
Step 2. Reset your browser settings using an appropriate tool:
Check all browser boxes, which might be infected with the Magic Jigsaw Puzzle, on a settings tab:
Then just press the “Reset” button. Voila! It is a good idea to restart your computer after all this manipulation and check if these annoying Magic Jigsaw Puzzle pop-up ads leave you in peace:
Magic Jigsaw Puzzle manual removal steps:
Step 1. Delete Magic Jigsaw Puzzle from the system.
To delete Magic Jigsaw Puzzle extension from your PC, you should use “Uninstall the program” tool depending on your operation system.
Windows XP: Start —> Control Panel ––> Add/Remove Programs. Choose the Magic Jigsaw Puzzle extension in the list of installed programs by a right-click and press “Remove”.
Windows 7: Start ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Just the same actions: right-click on the Magic Jigsaw Puzzle extension in a software list and press “Uninstall”.
Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start ––> Quick Access Menu ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Choose a Magic Jigsaw Puzzle extension among a listed here programs, right-click on it and then press “Uninstall”.
Step 2. Reset your browser settings.
It is necessary to reset browser settings after the deletion of the program from the list of software installed on your PC. For this, use the following tips depending on what browser are you currently using:
- Google Chrome Browser: Settings —> Show advanced settings. Click on “Reset settings” in the bottom of the page.
- Mozilla Firefox: press “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
- Opera: delete “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\” on your computer.
- Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet options —> click on the “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.
Step 3. Celebrate your victory!
Either you choose the manual or the automatic removal solution, congratulations! You won this battle with unfair malware developers. Your computer is clean now, so you should be proud and do something nice for yourself as a gift. Foam bath or tickets for the game? It’s up to you! 😉