Hajoopteg.com POP-UP Redirect

Also Known As: hajoopteg.com pop-up
Type: Adware
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Medium

Hajoopteg.com redirect removal instructions

What is hajoopteg.com?

hajoopteg.com is one of many rogue websites on the internet. Other examples include lythenheckwo.info, time2notification.com, and push-checking.com. Note that hajoopteg.com redirects visitors to other potentially malicious, untrustworthy websites. People do not generally open this site intentionally - they are redirected to it by potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) that they install unintentionally. PUAs often perform more than one function and can gather information and deliver advertisements.

hajoopteg.com pop-up redirects

Potentially unwanted apps force users to visit hajoopteg.com by frequently opening this website in a new browser window or tab. When visited, it displays dubious content or forces the browser to open even more (about 2-3) untrustworthy websites. Typically, its behaviour depends on the visitor's geolocation, which is determined by checking the IP address. Another problem is that most PUAs collect data that usually includes IP addresses, geolocations, entered search queries, URLs of visited websites, and other information relating to users' browsing habits. These apps might also gather personal details. Developers send all recorded data to other parties (often cyber criminals) who misuse it to generate revenue. Furthermore, these apps often feed users with intrusive ads such as coupons, banners, surveys, pop-ups, and so on. These conceal underlying content of visited websites and, if clicked, often cause redirects to dubious (potentially, malicious) websites. Some of these ads can run scripts that download and install various unwanted applications. Thus, having PUAs installed can lead to problems with online privacy, browsing safety, or even identity theft and computer infections.

Threat Summary:
Name hajoopteg.com pop-up
Threat Type Adware, Unwanted ads, Pop-up Virus.
Symptoms Seeing advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. Intrusive pop-up ads. Decreased internet browsing speed.
Distribution methods Deceptive pop-up ads, free software installers (bundling), fake Flash Player installers.
Damage Decreased computer performance, browser tracking - privacy issues, possible additional malware infections.
Removal

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There are many potentially unwanted apps on the internet that claim to be legitimate and supposedly provide 'useful features'. In fact, most are designed only to generate revenue by delivering ads, causing redirects, collecting data, and so on. In summary, most PUAs deliver none of the functionality promised or give any other value. They simply cause various problems. For these reasons, we recommend that you uninstall all PUAs immediately.

How did adware install on my computer?

People who have unwanted apps installed on their systems often download and install them unintentionally. This happens when they click dubious, intrusive advertisements or download/install software without paying enough attention. To trick people into these unwanted installations or downloads, developers use a deceptive marketing method called "bundling". They hide unwanted apps in software download or installation settings such as "Advanced", "Custom", etc. Furthermore, many people download and install software without checking the settings (within the set-ups), thus allowing unwanted apps to be downloaded and installed.

How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?

Be cautious when browsing the web and downloading or installing software. Do not download software from unofficial/untrustworthy websites, using torrent clients, eMule (or other Peer-to-Peet networks), third party downloaders, and so on. The safest way to download is from official websites and using direct links. Check all available "Custom", "Advanced" and other similar options when downloading and installing software, and to opt-out of additionally-included apps. When clicked, many intrusive ads open adult dating, pornography, gambling, and other untrustworthy, deceptive websites. Some might be designed to download and install other unwanted apps. If these redirects happen randomly, or intrusive ads appear, they are probably caused by PUAs. Check installed extensions, add-ons, and plug-ins on the browser and uninstall suspicious/unwanted apps immediately. Additionally, ensure that there are no unknown/unwanted programs installed on the operating system. If your computer is already infected with rogue applications, we recommend running a scan with Spyhunter for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Appearance of hajoopteg.com website (GIF):

hajoopteg.com website appearance (GIF)

Browser notifications delivered by hajoopteg[.]com website:

hajoopteg[.]com website browser notifications

As mentioned above, this website redirects users to a variety of rogue sites, including those that display scam error messages, encourage to download rogue applications, promote fake software updaters, and so forth. Hajoopteg.com is also known for delivering the same unreliable content:

hajoopteg.com website delivering unreliable content

IMPORTANT NOTE! This deceptive site asks to enable web browser notifications.

Therefore, before commencing, perform these steps:

Google Chrome (PC):

  • Click the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen
  • Select "Settings", scroll down to the bottom and click "Advanced"
  • Scroll down to the "Privacy and security" section, select "Content settings" and then "Notifications"
  • Click three dots on the right hand side of each suspicious URL and click "Block" or "Remove" (if you click "Remove" and visit the malicious site once more, it will ask to enable notifications again)

Disable pop-up' notifications in Google Chrome web browser

Google Chrome (Android):

  • Click on the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen and click "Settings"
  • Scroll down, click on "Site settings" and then "Notifications"
  • In the opened window, locate all suspicious URLs and click on them one-by-one
  • Select "Notifications" in the "Permissions" section and set the toggle button to "OFF"

Disable pop-up' notifications in Android Google Chrome web browser

Mozilla Firefox:

  • Click the Menu button (three bars) on the right upper corner of the screen
  • Select "Options" and click on "Privacy & Security" in the toolbar on the left hand side of the screen
  • Scroll down to the "Permissions" section and click the "Settings" button next to "Notifications"
  • In the opened window, locate all suspicious URLs, click the drop-down menu and select "Block"

Disable pop-up' notifications in Mozilla Firefox web browser

Internet Explorer:

  • Click the Gear button on the right upper corner of the IE window
  • Select "Internet options"
  • Select the "Privacy" tab and click "Settings" under "Pop-up Blocker" section
  • Select suspicious URLs under and remove them one by one by clicking the "Remove" button

Disable pop-up' notifications in Internet Explorer web browser

Microsoft Edge:

  • Click the menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the Edge window
  • Scroll down, find and click "Settings"
  • Scroll down again and click "View advanced settings"
  • Click "Manage" under "Website permissions"
  • Click the switch under each suspicious website

Disable pop-up' notifications in Microsoft Edge web browser

Safari (Mac):

  • Click "Safari" button on the left upper corner of the screen and select "Preferences..."
  • Select the "Websites" tab and then select "Notifications" section on the left pane
  • Check for suspicious URLs and apply the "Deny" option for each

Disable pop-up' notifications in Safari web browser

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Quick menu:

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 in Windows XP

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

Windows 10 and 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 Programs and Features.

Mac OSX users:

Uninstall app in OSX (Mac)

Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.

hajoopteg.com adware uninstall via Control Panel

In the uninstall programs window, look for any potentially unwanted applications, select these entries and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".

After uninstalling the potentially unwanted application that causes hajoopteg.com redirects, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.

Remove adware from Internet browsers:

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

Internet Explorer logoRemove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:

Removing hajoopteg.com 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 any recently-installed suspicious browser extensions, select these entries and click "Remove".

Removing hajoopteg.com ads from Internet Explorer step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the hajoopteg.com pop-up, 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 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 malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

Removing hajoopteg.com  ads from Google Chrome step 1

Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "More tools" and click "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and remove them.

Removing hajoopteg.com ads from Google Chrome step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the hajoopteg.com pop-up, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.

Google Chrome settings reset step 1

After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 2

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

Google Chrome settings reset step 3

Mozilla Firefox logoRemove malicious plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:

Removing hajoopteg.com 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 "Extensions", in the opened window, remove all recently-installed suspicious browser plug-ins.

Removing hajoopteg.com ads from Mozilla Firefox step 2

Optional method:

Computer users who have problems with hajoopteg.com pop-up removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.

Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, firefox menu icon in the opened menu, click Help.

Accessing settings (Reset Firefox to default settings step 1)

Select Troubleshooting Information.

Accessing Troubleshooting Information (Reset Firefox to default settings step 2)

In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.

Clicking on Refresh Firefox button (Reset Firefox to default settings step 3)

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

Confirm your want to reset Firefox settings to default (Reset Firefox to default settings step 4)

safari browser logoRemove malicious extensions from Safari:

removing adware from safari step 1 - accessing preferences

Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....

removing adware from safari step 2 - removing extensions

In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.

Optional method:

Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...

resetting safari step 1

In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.

resetting safari step 2

Microsoft Edge logoRemove malicious add-ons from Microsoft Edge:

Removing browser hijackers from Microsoft Edge step 1

Click the three horizontal dots icon edge more icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Look for any recently-installed suspicious extensions, right click your mouse on these entries and click "Uninstall".

Removing browser hijackers from Microsoft Edge step 2

Optional method:

Click the three horizontal dots icon edge more icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), and select Settings.

Resetting Microsoft Edge settings step 1

In the opened tab, click the "Choose what to clear" button.

Resetting Microsoft Edge settings step 2

Click Show more and select everything, and then click the "Clear" button.

Resetting Microsoft Edge settings step 3

  • If this didn't help, please follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset Microsoft Edge browser.

Summary:

declining installation of adware while downloading free software sampleCommonly, adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate Internet browsers through free software downloads. Note that the safest source for downloading free software is via developers' websites only. To avoid installation of adware, be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. When installing previously-downloaded free programs, choose the custom or advanced installation options – this step will reveal any potentially unwanted applications listed for installation together with your chosen free program.

Removal assistance:
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Malware activity

Global virus and spyware activity level today:

Medium threat activity
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Increased attack rate of infections detected within the last 24 hours.

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