What is wajam.dll?

Wajam.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about Wajam Internet Explorer Add-on.

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Wajam.dll file information

The process known as Wajam Internet Explorer Add-on belongs to software Wajam by Wajam.

Description: Wajam.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The wajam.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 292,360 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 260,104 bytes or 301,064 bytes. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include A7A6995D-6EE1-4FD1-A258-49395D5BF99C. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The wajam.dll file is able to monitor web browsers. The wajam.dll file is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: The software vendor offers the option to visit the vendor's support site or completely remove Wajam (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wajam.dll. Therefore, you should check the wajam.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Wajam Internet Explorer Add-on has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

"Frechheit", hat sich selbständig versucht in das System einzunisten, ein abbrechen war nur durch GEWALT möglich, da ein ABBRUCH der installation nicht geduldet wird. Antivirenprogramm Stuft dies als sehr gefählirch ein.Ein eigenständiges Leben zeichnet diese Software absolut negativ aus. Weiter ist das Problem, das durch den Abbruch des Setup noch nicht Schluß ist, beim nächsten Start geht die gleiche Prozedur von vorne los. Also raus mit Schrott, was eigenständig arbeitet! Der Commander ist immer noch der Anwender !!!

Summary: Average user rating of wajam.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks wajam.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving wajam issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active wajam process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the wajam.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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