January cash 23.com Virus

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January cash 23.com

January cash 23.com is a browser hijacker program that can integrate with most any browsing program. January cash 23.com can become part of your Chrome, Firefox, Edge or other commonly used browser. And once it is part of it, it can begin to implement certain changes.

January Cash 23.com

For instances, many users at first begin to notice that there’s been a new toolbar added to their browser. Also, January cash 23.com and others like it have a tendency to introduce a new browser homepage, as well as substitute the default search engine with their own version. And they do this for the purpose of driving more traffic to the website/search engine in question. But that’s not all. Since browser hijackers generate profit for their developers through paid ads, there’s a lot of heavy advertising that they’re involved in.

The Januarycash23.com Virus

Namely, once the Januarycash23.com virus has been installed on your computer, you will soon begin to notice that your regular browsing sessions are now spammed with popups, banners, box messages and other types of annoying online ads. Furthermore, the Januarycash23.com virus can also take such liberties as redirecting the page you’re currently on to some other sponsored web location.

Sometimes it will open a new tab or window, and sometimes it might redirect you directly in the tab that you have open. And the terrible effects don’t just end there. If you’ve tried to reset your browser configurations to their original state, then you’ve probably discovered that they were just automatically changes right back to the ones the hijacker wants. And unfortunately, as long as January cash 23.com remains integrated with your favorite browsing program, there’s nothing you can do about said changes. What you can do, however, in order to set those configurations to what you prefer is to remove this browser hijacker entirely. And this can be done in a matter of a few steps that are described in the free removal guide we have below.


NameJanuary cash 23.com
TypeBrowser Hijacker
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Please follow all the steps below in order to remove January cash 23.com!

How to remove January cash 23.com

  1. First, click the Start Menu on your Windows PC.
  2. Type Programs and Settings in the Start Menu, click the first item, and find January cash 23.com in the programs list that would show up.
  3. Select January cash 23.com from the list and click on Uninstall.
  4. Follow the steps in the removal wizard.

What we suggest you do first is, check the list of programs that are presently installed on the infected device and uninstall any rogue software that you find there:

  • From the Start Menu, navigate to Control Panel ->>> Programs and Features ->>> Uninstall a Program.
  • Next, carefully search for unfamiliar programs or programs that have been installed recently and could be related to January cash 23.com.
  • If you find any of the programs suspicious then uninstall them if they turn out to be linked to January cash 23.com.
  • If a notification appears on your screen when you try to uninstall a specific questionable program prompting you to just alter it or repair it, make sure you choose NO and complete the steps from the removal wizard.

Remove January cash 23.com from Chrome

  1. Click on the three dots in the right upper corner
  2. Go to more tools
  3. Now select extensions
  4. Remove the January cash 23.com extension
  • Once you open Chrome, click on the three-dots icon to open the browser’s menu, go to More Tools/ More Options, and then to Extensions.
  • Again, find the items on that page that could be linked to January cash 23.com and/or that might be causing problems in the browser and delete them.
  • Afterwards, go to this folder: Computer > C: > Users > *Your User Account* > App Data > Local > Google > Chrome > User Data. In there, you will find a folder named Default – you should change its name to Backup Default and restart the PC.
  • Note that the App Data folder is normally hidden so you’d have to first make the hidden files and folders on your PC visible before you can access it.

How to get rid of January cash 23.com on FF/Edge/etc.

  1. Open the browser and select the menu icon.
  2. From the menu, click on the Add-ons button.
  3. Look for the January cash 23.com extension
  4. Get rid of January cash 23.com by removing it from extensions

If using Firefox:

  • Open Firefox
  • Select the three parallel lines menu and go to Add-ons.
  • Find the unwanted add-on and delete it from the browser – if there is more than one unwanted extension, remove all of them.
  • Go to the browser menu again, select Options, and then click on Home from the sidebar to the left.
  • Check the current addresses for the browser’s homepage and new-tab page and change them if they are currently set to address(es) you don’t know or trust.

If using MS Edge/IE:

  • Start Edge
  • Select the browser menu and go to Extensions.
  • Find and uninstall any Edge extensions that look undesirable and unwanted.
  • Select Settings from the browser menu and click on Appearance.
  • Check the new-tab page address of the browser and if it has been modified by “January cash 23.com” or another unwanted app, change it to an address that you’d want to be the browser’s new-tab page.

How to Delete January cash 23.com

  1. Open task manager
  2. Look for the January cash 23.com process
  3. Select it and click on End task
  4. Open the file location to delete January cash 23.com
  • Access the Task Manager by pressing together the Ctrl + Alt + Del keys and then selecting Task Manager.
  • Open Processes and there try to find a process with the name of the unwanted software. If you find it, select it with the right button of the mouse and click on the Open File Location option.
  • If you don’t see a “January cash 23.com” process in the Task Manager, look for another suspicious process with an unusual name. It is likely that the unwanted process would be using lots of RAM and CPU so pay attention to the number of resources each process is using.
  • Tip: If you think you have singled out the unwanted process but are not sure, it’s always a good idea to search for information about it on the Internet – this should give you a general idea if the process is a legitimate one from a regular program or from your OS or if it is indeed likely linked to the adware.
  • If you find another suspicious process, open its File Location too.
  • Once in the File Location folder for the suspicious process, start testing all of the files that are stored there by dragging them to our free online scanner available below.
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    • If the scanner finds malware in any of the files, return to the Processes tab in the Task Manager, select the suspected process, and then select the End Process option to quit it.
    • Go back to the folder where the files of that process are located and delete all of the files that you are allowed to delete. If all files get deleted normally, exit the folder and delete that folder too. If one or more of the files showed an error message when you tried to delete them, leave them for now and return to try to delete them again once you’ve completed the rest of the guide.

    How to Uninstall January cash 23.com

    1. Click on the home button
    2. Search for Startup Apps
    3. Look for January cash 23.com in there
    4. Uninstall January cash 23.com from Startup Apps by turning it off
    • Now you need to carefully search for and uninstall any January cash 23.com-related entries from the Registry. The easiest way to do this is to open the Registry Editor app (type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter) and then open a Find dialog (CTRL+F key combination) where you have to type the name of the threat. 
    • Perform a search by clicking on the Find Next button and delete any detected results. Do this as many times as needed until no more results are found. 
    • After that, to ensure that there are no remaining entries lined to January cash 23.com in the Registry, go manually to the following directories and delete them:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Random Directory. 
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run/Random
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main/Random

    What are January cash 23.com’s advertising tactics?

    Many users mistakenly believe that the browser hijacker infection they’ve landed is actually a virus or malware of some sort. Thankfully, software of this type is rather far from real malware, such as Trojans, ransomware, spyware, rootkits and other dangerous viruses.
    January cash 23.com and others like it (Captcha Fair, Total ReCaptcha) merely act as advertising and promotional tools. And all they really care about is exposing you to the many ads and sponsored websites, as we already pointed out before. These pieces of software often function on the basis of popular online business models such as Pay Per Click, for example. Hence, the more times you click on a sponsored ad or link, the more profit the developers of this (or some other) browser hijacker make.
    But there are certain unsavory practices that these programs may engage in in order to maximize those profits. For instance, it’s not uncommon for them to gather browsing-related data from monitoring what you do within your browser. What you like and share on social media, what you search for and what websites you spend time on is all analyzed and this data can even be sold to third parties later on.


    About the author


    Violet George

    Violet is an active writer with a passion for all things cyber security. She enjoys helping victims of computer virus infections remove them and successfully deal with the aftermath of the attacks. But most importantly, Violet makes it her priority to spend time educating people on privacy issues and maintaining the safety of their computers. It is her firm belief that by spreading this information, she can empower web users to effectively protect their personal data and their devices from hackers and cybercriminals.

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