How to Remove Jewel Quest Solitaire Adware Completely

What is Jewel Quest Solitaire?

Jewel Quest Solitaire is identified as a adware that has the ability of attracting users to download malicious programs. Once Jewel Quest Solitaire installed successfully, Jewel Quest Solitaire generates a large number of pesky ads and fake massages on target computer without users’ permission. It claims that it is capable of helping users to play Jewel Quest Solitaire for free. Users just need to download the related programs offered by Jewel Quest Solitaire ads. Actually, this is a tricky way for Jewel Quest Solitaire to sneak into target computer deeply. Users should not believe that. It can put high risks into the system in the background.

Moreover, Jewel Quest Solitaire also changes browser settings of the infected computer. The nasty program can modify the DNS setting significantly. Accordingly, users’ homepage can be altered at the same time, in most cases, when users open websites, Jewel Quest Solitaire will redirect users to other unwanted and questionable websites as a return. Whenever users open the websites, Jewel Quest Solitaire can mislead users to malicious websites randomly if Jewel Quest Solitaire cannot be removed promptly. In addition, as soon as Jewel Quest Solitaire compromises the infected computer, the computer performance will be affected obviously, and it will run slower and slower, even the terrible behaviors can make users crazy easily.

Besides, Jewel Quest Solitaire Always changes its characteristics and without users’ notifications. Thus, it has strong ability of bypassing the detection of antivirus software. If users do not pay attention to the nasty stuff, it has the ability to allow other dangerous malware to get closed to the infected computer. The longer Jewel Quest Solitaire stays in target computer, the more threats will be made by it. Obviously, it is urgent for users to remove Jewel Quest Solitaire from infected computer completely.

How does Jewel Quest Solitaire destroy infected computer?

1. Jewel Quest Solitaire displays a number of fake massages and ads on infected computer
2. Jewel Quest Solitaire modifies compromised computers’ default settings secretly
3. Jewel Quest Solitaire redirects users to unwanted websites without any notification
4. Jewel Quest Solitaire allows other dangerous infections to access to infected computer silently
5. Jewel Quest Solitaire has the ability of slowing down computer speed considerably

How to remove Jewel Quest Solitaire step by step now?

(Please carefully read the notes before you start to remove any file :This guide is based on the first version of Jewel Quest Solitaire but this infection keeps adding its features and updating its codes, files and locations, thus you may not be able to find out all its related files listed below. It requires expert skills and experience to identify all the files of Jewel Quest Solitaire infection, if you are not familiar with it, do not risk to delete any file by yourself, since you may disable your PC for deleting wrong files which are crucial for your system. This guide is just for reference, we do not promise it will work for all the victims of different PCs in varied situations and conditions. Any problem and consequence incurred by your mistake should be borne by yourself.)

Step 1: Stop Jewel Quest Solitaire relevant processes in the Windows Task Manager :

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On Windows XP

  • Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to open Windows Task Manager ;
  • Under the Processes tab, right-click on the processes related with the virus and click End Process

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On Windows 7 / Windows Vista

  • Right-click on Task Bar and click click Task Manager;
  • Under the Processes tab, right-click on the processes related with the virus and click End Process

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On Windows 8 / 8.1

  • Right-click on Task Bar and click click Task Manager;
  • Under the Processes tab, right-click on the processes related with the virus and click End Process

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Step 2: Uninstall Jewel Quest Solitaire associated programs or suspicious program from Control Panel:
(Unknown free software installed recently)
Windows 8 users

1. Press Windows key and I key together on your keyboard to open the Settings Charm Bar:

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2. Click Control Panel on Settings Charm Bar and then click Uninstall a program in Control Panel:

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3. Find out and Uninstall associated programs from the Programs and Features list:

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Windows Vista and 7 users

1. Click Start button and then click Control Panel on the Start Menu:

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2. Click Uninstall a program in Control Panel:
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3. Find out and Uninstall associated programs from the Programs and Features list:

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Windows XP users

1. Click Start button >> click Settings on Start Menu >> Click Control Panel

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2. Click Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel and remove associated programs:

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Step 3: Remove Jewel Quest Solitaireand other suspicious add-on, toolbar, extension from IE, Firefox and Chrome.
Internet Explorer (IE)
• Open Internet Explorer, click on the “gear icon” at the top right corner, then click on “Manager add-ons”.

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• At the tab of “Toolbars and Extensions”, right click on unknown and suspicious extensions like Solid Savings, and click on “Disable” to uninstall the malicious add-ons.

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* Mozilla Firefox
• Click the “Tools” at the top of the Firefox window and Select Add-on

• At the tab of “Extensions”, click on the “Remove” to uninstall unknown and suspicious extensions like Speed Analysis, BrowserProtect,and Webcake.

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* Google Chrome
• Click to the Menu button on top right corner of Chrome >> select “Tools” and click “Extensions”;

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• At the tab of “Extensions”, click on the Recycle Bin to uninstall unknown and suspicious extensions like Lucky Leap, Webcake and Searchnu.

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Step 4: Set Your DNS as Google’s public DNS (8.8.8.8):

Step 5: Clear browser cookies associated with Jewel Quest Solitaire:
*Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.

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*Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete

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*Firefox: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”

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Step 6: Press Windows + R on the keyboard, run msconfig, click Startup tab and disable Jewel Quest Solitaireif it is there

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Step 7: Show all hidden files:
On Windows XP

  • Close all programs so that you are at your desktop.
  • Click on the Start button. This is the small round button with the Windows flag in the lower left corner.
  • Click on the Control Panel menu option.
  • When the control panel opens click on the Appearance and Personalization link.
  • Under the Folder Options category, click on Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  • Under the Hidden files and folders section, select the radio button labeled Show hidden files, folders, or drives.
  • Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide extensions for known file types.
  • Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
  • Press the Apply button and then the OK button.

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On Windows 7 / Vista

  • Click and open Libraries
  • Under the Folder Options category of Tools , click on Show Hidden Files or Folders.
  • Under the Hidden files and folders section, select the radio button labeled Show hidden files, folders, or drives.
  • Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide extensions for known file types.
  • Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
  • Press the Apply button and then the OK button.

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On Windows 8 /8.1

  • Click on Windows Explorer ;
  • Click on View tab;
  • Check the “Hidden Items” box

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Step 8: Delete Jewel Quest SolitaireVirus associated files

%Temp%\Jewel Quest Solitaire.exe
%Appdata%\Jewel Quest Solitaire.reg 
%Homepath%\[Random].bat
%Allusersprofile%\[Random].ini
%Localappdata%\[Random].dll
%Windir%\SysWOW64\[Random].dll
%Systemroot%\Jewel Quest Solitaire\[Random].exe
%CommonProgramFiles%\Jewel Quest Solitaire.ini
%Homedrive%\Jewel Quest Solitaire\[Random].exe
%Windir%\System32\[Random].dll
%Systemroot%\System32\[Random].dll
%Windir%\System32\drivers\[Random].sys

Step 9: Open Registry Editor:
Method 1 (Available on Windows XP, Windows 7 /Vista, and Windows 8 /8.1):

  • Call out “Run” box by pressing “Windows” key + “R” key on your keyboard;
  • Type “Regedit” into the Run box and click OK to open Registry Editor

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Method 2 (Available on Windows 7/ Vista):

  • Click on Start button to open Start Menu
  • Type “Regedit” into the search box and click on Regedit to open Registry Editor

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Step 10: Terminate these Registry Entries created by Jewel Quest Solitaire

 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ‘1′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ‘1′
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = ‘1′
 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “Hidden” =  ‘0′
 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “ShowSuperHidden” = 0′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run: [avsdsvc] %CommonAppData%\ifdstore\security_defender.exe /min
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\random

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Note: The manual method is required high level computer skills, any mistakes made by you will lead to your computer crash. If you are not good at removing computer virus; please Live Chat with MiTechMate Online Expert Now, your computer will be fine with us.
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