Jewel Quest is an program used for advertising and playing online games. It is often installed with other freeware and might be bundled with other adware that displays ads in your Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Adware is spying on your browsing history for displaying ads that reflect it and help to attract more of your clicks and downloads paid off by business partners. Installing Jewel Quest is outsourced to freeware distributors that are paid for installed adware programs and use deceptive strategies for their installation. Jewel Quest . That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. Jewel Quest is bundled with popular free programs and set for being automatically installed unless you notice and disable this optional adware. While Jewel Quest is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of Jewel Quest ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove Jewel Quest extensions, add-ons, and browser helper objects installed in these web browsers. You also need to remove similarly named Windows application just as you would remove any other Windows program. You can remove Jewel Quest components manually by following this guide. However, other adware that might be present in a bundle or installed somehow else can bring you a hard time since you need to see what to kill first. SpyHunter offers a free scanner that shows you all you need, and it can automatically remove Jewel Quest and other malware form your infected computer.
This removal guide will help you to remove Jewel Quest manually or with a help of special software that removes Jewel Quest and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers quality detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against malicious programs.
What is Jewel Quest?
Jewel Quest is a program and the set of web browser adware extension combined in one product used for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. This one is related to computer games. Jewel Quest adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins installed in your web browser as extensions, add-ons, or BHO (browser helper object) depend on browser. These Jewel Quest have to be removed if you want to eliminate Jewel Quest adware and get rid of ads. Your clicks on Jewel Quest ads help to make money on a pay-per-click basis, and this way on monetizing is attractive to websites that distribute free software of develop such products. For users such installation of bundled adware is quite deceptive. If you fail to notice adware presence and disable Jewel Quest before installing a free program, then your computer will be infected with Jewel Quest. You need to be careful because some adware is difficult to uninstall, and more adware might be bundled and installed along with Jewel Quest while removing it is not the thing that one would like.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware products like Jewel Quest, then you need to remember that adware programs are delivered with other free programs, set for automatic installation, and installed unless you disable such optional items. Pay attention to marked check boxes placed in setup wizard screens and disable additional software unless you know it. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs. Read EULA that might inform you about adware programs and terms of their use.
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Remove Jewel Quest from Windows
You need to uninstall all the Jewel Quest components manually. First you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to Jewel Quest.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-malware and anti-virus software to make sure that other threats are found and removed.
Uninstall Jewel Quest on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "Jewel Quest" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall Jewel Quest on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight Jewel Quest program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Jewel Quest on Windows XP
Uninstalling Jewel Quest from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on Jewel Quest program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Jewel Quest from Chrome
Remove Jewel Quest extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find Jewel Quest extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Jewel Quest from Firefox
Remove Jewel Quest add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find Jewel Quest add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Jewel Quest from Internet Explorer
Remove Jewel Quest extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on Jewel Quest, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can make a check for presence of suspicious programs with the list of adware removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. This checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.
Remove Jewel Quest Adware Infection Completely
Jewel Quest adware might be spread in a bundle with malicious programs used by cyber criminals as spyware for stealing your money or a bot for illegal internet scams. After you remove Jewel Quest you need to run full antivirus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter for removing threats that are not accessed by anti-virus products.