Jollywallet Adware

Also Known As: Jollywallet Virus
Type: Adware
Damage level: Medium
Distribution: High
Damage Level

Jollywallet removal instructions

What is Jollywallet?

Jollywallet is a browser plug-in created by Radyoos Media Ltd. It promises to save users money whilst shopping online (by recouping a percentage of any money spent). This browser add-on is not technically a computer virus or related to malware infections, however, computer users have recently reported that Jollywallet was installed on their computers without their consent. Many also complain that they feel annoyed by pop-ups ads generated by this browser add-on and prefer to shop online without the imposition of these offers. Unwilling or inadvertent installations such as these may occur as a result of Jollywallet's use of a deceptive marketing method called bundling. Commonly, Internet users inadvertently install browser extensions such as these together with free software downloaded from the Internet.

Today, many download websites and freeware developers use so-called 'installers' or 'download clients' to monetize their free services - when installing free software, they offer installation of additional promoted software, browser toolbars, or plug-ins. To avoid unwilling installation of Jollywallet and other potentially unwanted software, always closely inspect each freeware installation step, opting-out of any additional installations and disallowing any suggested changes to your browser homepage, default search engine settings, etc.

Jollywallet adware

Whilst Jollywallet is not malware, it can be categorized as adware due to the deceptive promotion techniques employed. If you feel that Jollywallet was installed on your Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla FireFox) without your consent, use the removal guide provided to eliminate unwanted ads when visiting online shopping websites. To avoid adware or PUP (potentially unwanted program) installation in the future, only visit legitimate websites for your freeware downloads and always select the 'Custom Installation' option, rather than 'Typical Install', when installing any free software (this allows you to opt-out of additional software installation).

Deceptive free software installers used in Jollywallet adware distribution:

jollywallet adware installer sample 2

jollywallet adware installer

Ads generated by Jollywallet adware:

Jollywallet generated ads

Quick menu:

Jollywallet adware removal:

Windows 7 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 7

Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs" and click "Uninstall a program".

Windows XP users:

Accessing Add or Remove Programs (uninstall) in Windows XP

Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs".

Windows 8 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 8

Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose "Uninstall a Program".

Jollywallet adware uninstall via Control Panel

In the uninstall programs window, look for "Jollywallet", select this entry and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".

After uninstalling the potentially unwanted program (which causes Jollywallet ads), scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.

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Remove Jollywallet adware from Internet browsers:

Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:

Internet Explorer logoRemove Jollywallet ads from Internet Explorer:

Removing Jollywallet ads from Internet Explorer step 1

Click the "gear" icon Internet Explorer options icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for "Jollywallet", select this entry and click "Remove".

Removing Jollywallet ads from Internet Explorer step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of Jollywallet ads, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.

Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl" In the opened window click the "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows XP

Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click the "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 7

Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click the "gear" icon. Select "Internet Options".

Reseting Internet Explorer settings to default in Windows 8 - accessing

In the opened window, select the "Advanced" tab.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - Internet options advanced tab

Click the "Reset" button.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - click the Reset button in the Internet options advanced tab

Confirm that you wish to reset the Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the "Reset" button.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - confirm settings reset to default by clicking the reset button

Google Chrome logoRemove Jollywallet ads from Google Chrome:

Removing Jollywallet ads from Google Chrome step 1

Click the Chrome menu iconGoogle Chrome options icon(at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate: "jollywallet", select this entry and click the trash can icon.

Removing Jollywallet ads from Google Chrome step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of Jollywallet ads, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu iconGoogle Chrome options icon(at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select "Tools". From the opened menu, select "Extensions". In the opened window, select "Settings" (at the left corner of the screen). Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the "Show advanced settings…" link.

Resetting Google Chrome setting to default - accessing settings

After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the "Reset browser settings" button.

Resetting Google Chrome settings to default - advanced settings

 In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset your Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the "Reset" button.

Resetting Google Chrome settings to default - confirm that you want to reset Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button

Mozilla Firefox logoRemove Jollywallet ads from Mozilla Firefox:

Removing Jollywallet ads from Mozilla Firefox step 1

Click the Firefox menu firefox menu icon(at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions", in the opened window remove "jollywallet official extention".

Removing Jollywallet ads from Mozilla Firefox step 2

Optional method:

Computer users who have problems with removal of Jollywallet ads can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.

Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window click the Firefox menu,firefox menu iconin the opened menu, click the "Open Help Menu" icon,firefox help menu

Resettings Mozilla Firefox settings to default - accessing

Select "Troubleshooting Information".

Resetting Mozilla Firefox settings to default - accessing

In the opened window click the "Reset Firefox" button.

Resetting Mozilla Firefox settings to default - clicking the

In the opened window confirm that you wish to reset the Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the "Reset" button.

Resetting Mozilla Firefox settings to default - confirming settings reset by clicking the

Summary:

Jollywallet Adware is an adware program that tracks user's Internet browsing and generates intrusive online advertisements. Most commonly adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate user's Internet browsers through free software downloads. Internet users should know that nowadays most of free software download websites are using download clients to manage their freeware download process, unfortunately some of the mentioned download clients don't properly disclose the fact that advertised browser plugins or toolbars will be installed together with the free program that users have decided to download.

Download clients and installers that are used to distribute adware commonly hide the “decline” button that can be used to opt-out of installing the advertised potentially unwanted applications. Some of the malicious free software download websites doesn't allow to download the chosen freeware if users decide to decline the installation of promoted software. Notice that the safest source for downloading free software is it's developers website. Screenshot of the free software download clients that are used in Jollywallet Adware distribution:

Free software download clients used in adware distribution

To avoid installation of Jollywallet Adware be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. If your download is managed by a download client be sure to decline installation of promoted browser plug-ins and toolbars:

Using decline button to avoid installation of adware

When installing the already downloaded free program choose “custom” or “advanced” installation options – this step will reveal all of the potentially unwanted applications that are being installed together with your chosen free program:

Using custom installation when downloading free software
If you are experiencing problems while trying to remove Jollywallet Adware from your computer, please ask for assistance in our malware removal forum.

If you have additional information on Jollywallet Adware or it's removal please share your knowledge in the comments section below.

Comments 

 
#4 admin 2014-04-19 04:58
Hi Rose, Jollywallet ads can be generated by other adware. Try searching for recently installed software in your Control Panel. You should also check your Internet browsers extensions for unwanted applications.
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#3 Rose 2014-04-18 23:43
How do you remove an imbedded adware? Jollywallet does not show up in the Control Panel's list of programs to be uninstalled.
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#2 admin 2014-04-10 07:08
Hi Yathi, if you can't remove Jollywallet from Google Chrome, please follow these instructions - http://www.pcrisk.com/computer-technician-blog/general-information/7734-remove-chrome-extension-installed-by-enterprise-policy
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#1 Yathi 2014-04-10 06:17
still am unable to remove the Jollywallet and the option got hide i could not able to do. i uninstalled in the program and features then i delete Jollywallet folder in the program directory still its showing in the manage add-ins
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