Well, many pop-ups, ads, links and message banners are coming from this Simplejavaupdates.net. Every time when launch my Internet Explorer, it always brings me to this website. And then my screen will be bombed by those unstoppable ads, pop-ups. And it is very annoying. Browser also becomes slow and even sometimes cannot load up the tab. It often pops up message about asking me to update Java or Video Player. I know my IE is infected with some kind of adware or malware, but don’t know how to catch and process this Simplejavaupdates.net. Could you please give me some guides or advices on this issue?

Description of Simplejavaupdates.net Hijacker

When you see many pop-ups are coming from Simplejavaupdates.net, you need to notice that your internet browser has been hacked by this malicious website. Yes, now you will know that Simplejavaupdates.net is a browser or redirect infection which always is created by hackers to attack different Internet browser on windows computer or Mac. This problem is caused by this redirect infection’s malicious extension or plugin that has been inserted into system and the browser. So technically, this browser hijacker cannot be said a virus but an extension. Therefore, this hijacker can come to the targeted computer without any antivirus program’s detection. This is to say, there is no antivirus program that can catch this hijacker or delete it. Browser hijacker is usually spread on the web. Many websites are malicious and controlled by remote hacker who has inserted malicious virus into those websites. Many PC users usually get this Simplejavaupdates.net hijacker from malicious websites by clicking on something wrong.  Also this hijacker can be added its executable file into free software downloading from unlicensed resource. When you download and install the program you need, this redirect infection also comes. To prevent this hijacker from installing into your computer, please don’t recklessly visit or click on anything attractive. And when you install new programs, please keep an eye on all processes of installation, and don’t let the browser hijacker get the chance to enter your machine.

At the beginning, Simplejavaupdates.net hijacker doesn’t do severe damages on your computer. However, if you cannot completely delete it timely, this hijacker will gradually create more and more damages to system. It redirects your internet browser to take all control of your online activities. Simplejavaupdates.net aims at redirecting you the websites where pop-ups are over there to attract you click on something, and then some other threats will come on computer. Those other threats will include Trojan horse, worms, ransomware or spyware.  If your machine gets infected with other more viruses, your computer will gradually run improperly. For example, the DNS and internet setting will changed to block you to access the Internet. Crucial System files will be compromised with other viruses, system files may be changed, disabled. And then your system will show up many error codes. Programs on your computer cannot run at the same time, otherwise computer will get stuck or get a blue screen of death. Computer may shut down automatically when you still perform tasks on it. Many junk files are created to occupy the reset capacity of system.  The more files are loaded, the slower the computer runs. Even worse, with the help of this Simplejavaupdates.net hijacker, hackers can steal your sensitive data for illegal purpose. In a word, this redirect infection only brings dad effects and damages on computer.

Main Traits of Simplejavaupdates.net Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Simplejavaupdates.net and it totally prevents you from changing them back

-Can always redirect you to other websites

-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities

-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive

-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.

-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.

-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this browser hijacker.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Simplejavaupdates.net hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker virus for you.

Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Simplejavaupdates.net hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to Simplejavaupdates.net hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.

IE tools

Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK


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Simplejavaupdates.net hijacker is a harmful redirect infection to the computer. It changes the homepage and search engine totally and prevents online users from changing back, redirects them to its URL or other malicious websites, steals their personal data and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Don’t think Simplejavaupdates.net redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since this redirect can also bring those harmful viruses to infect the computer, which will greatly slow down PC and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system severely.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Simplejavaupdates.net hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on January 15, 2015 8:39 pm

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