Jokerlivestream.com Jokerlivestream.com. is an app capable of attaching itself to different browsers like Chrome, IE and Firefox (maybe even Safari!) and able to flood their tabs with different obstructive commercials. What you can expect from Jokerlivestream.com as well as from other similar apps is for them to generate excessive amounts of advertising materials inside the browser. Having too many browsing ads getting displayed on your main browser is always an irritating annoyance and oftentimes the cause for this could actually be a software that you have unknowingly allowed to get installed on your computer.\u00a0 This includes redirects to pages and sites that the users didn\u2019t try to visit as well as generation of pop-ups, pop-unders, screen-wide banners, new-tabs and many more. It\u2019s also likely that the search engine service of your browser as well as its toolbar and homepage could also get affected by the presence of the browser hijacker (that\u2019s what apps like Jokerlivestream.com are referred to as) in your system. And, what\u2019s even worse, any changes that this annoying app may make to your browser are likely going to be impossible to override as long as the hijacker is still operational. This is why the best method of dealing with any browser is to simply uninstall it from the system so as to restore the normal functionality of your browser. This, however, may be easier said than done due to the usual lack of any built-in uninstallation options in most hijackers. This really leaves you with two main options - locate and manually remove everything related to the unwanted software that\u2019s in your computer or use the help of a specialized tool that will help you automatically get rid of the hijacker. Examples of both of these options are available in the guide that you will find right below. Joker Live Stream\u00a0 The best course of action if you notice a software like Joker Live Stream messing with the settings of your browser is to immediately have the annoying app taken away. This won\u2019t only put an end to the otherwise ceaseless stream of annoying advertisements but will also make your system safer. The reason for this is related to the advertising and commercial materials that browser hijackers are known for spamming their users with. You can\u2019t really be sure about what may wait for you on the other side of any given advert - it could indeed be the offer that is being advertised or it could be a shady website in which you may encounter fake offers, more unwanted and annoying software or maybe even threats like Trojan Horse programs, Ransomware encryption viruses and other similar hazardous programs. If you don\u2019t want to have your files locked by some insidious Ransomware or your system corrupted by a malicious Trojan, we advise you to avoid touching any of the ads displayed on your screen by the hijacker and also to remove the ad-generating software ASAP. SUMMARY: Name Jokerlivestream.com Type \u00a0Browser Hijacker Danger Level Medium\u00a0(nowhere near threats like Ransomware, but still a security risk) Symptoms Due to their annoying behavior, apps like Jokerlivestream.com really can't stay unnoticed for long.\u00a0 Distribution Method Random spam messages, misleading web requests, different updates and software bundles. Detection Tool Remove Jokerlivestream.com\u00a0 If you have a Windows virus, continue with the guide below. If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide. If you have an Android virus, please use our Android Malware Removal guide. If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference. Reboot in\u00a0Safe Mode\u00a0(use this guide if you don't know how to do it). WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING! Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time\u00a0and\u00a0go to the\u00a0Processes Tab (the "Details" Tab on Win 8 and 10). Try to determine which processes are dangerous.\u00a0 Right click on each of them\u00a0and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner: After you open their folder,\u00a0end the processes\u00a0that are infected, then delete their folders.\u00a0 Note:\u00a0If you are sure something is part of the infection - delete it, even if the scanner doesn't flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections.\u00a0 Hold together the Start Key and R. Type\u00a0appwiz.cpl -->\u00a0OK. You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries.\u00a0Uninstall it\/them. Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter.\u00a0A\u00a0window will pop-up: Startup --->\u00a0Uncheck\u00a0entries that have "Unknown" as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious. Hold the Start\u00a0Key\u00a0and\u00a0R\u00a0- \u00a0copy +\u00a0paste the following and click OK: notepad %windir%\/system32\/Drivers\/etc\/hosts A new\u00a0file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below: If there are suspicious IPs below "Localhost" -\u00a0write to us in the comments. Open the start menu and search for Network Connections (On Windows 10 you just write it after clicking the Windows button), press enter. \tRight-click on the Network Adapter you are using --->\u00a0Properties --->\u00a0Internet Protocol Version 4 (ICP\/IP), click \u00a0Properties. \tThe\u00a0DNS line should be set to Obtain DNS server automatically. If it is not, set it yourself. \tClick on Advanced --->\u00a0the DNS tab. Remove everything here (if there is something)\u00a0--->\u00a0OK. \tAfter you complete this step, the threat will be gone from your browsers. Finish the next step as well or it may reappear on a\u00a0system reboot. Right click\u00a0on the browser\u2019s shortcut --->\u00a0Properties. NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but\u00a0you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge). Properties \u2014\u2013> Shortcut.\u00a0In\u00a0Target, remove everything\u00a0after\u00a0.exe. \u00a0\u00a0Remove Jokerlivestream.com\u00a0from Internet Explorer: Open\u00a0IE, click\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0\u2014\u2013>\u00a0Manage Add-ons. Find the threat\u00a0--->\u00a0Disable. Go to\u00a0\u00a0\u2014\u2013>\u00a0Internet Options --->\u00a0change\u00a0the\u00a0URL\u00a0to whatever you use (if hijacked) --->\u00a0Apply. \u00a0Remove\u00a0Jokerlivestream.com\u00a0from Firefox: Open\u00a0Firefox,\u00a0click\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0 \u2014\u2014->\u00a0Add-ons\u00a0---->\u00a0Extensions. Find the adware\/malware\u00a0--->\u00a0Remove. Remove\u00a0Jokerlivestream.com\u00a0from Chrome: Close Chrome. Navigate to: \u00a0C:\/Users\/!!!!USER NAME!!!!\/AppData\/Local\/Google\/Chrome\/User Data.\u00a0There is\u00a0a Folder called "Default" inside: Rename it to Backup Default. Restart Chrome. Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter. Inside, press CTRL and F together and type the threat's Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don't show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete\/uninstall them: \tHKEY_CURRENT_USER----Software-----Random Directory. It could be any one of them - ask us if you can't discern which ones are malicious. HKEY_CURRENT_USER----Software---Microsoft----Windows---CurrentVersion---Run-- Random HKEY_CURRENT_USER----Software---Microsoft---Internet Explorer----Main---- Random If the guide doesn't help, download the\u00a0anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!