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I wrote this article to help you remove CheapNEnjoy Virus. This CheapNEnjoy Virus removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

CheapNEnjoy has been promoted as a tool that will help you save money by offering you selected coupons, deals, and various online bargains. However, despite being presented as useful, actually it is nothing more than intrusive adware which might cause you security-related issues. For that reason, CheapNEnjoy is categorized as a potentially unwanted program and it shouldn’t be kept on your PC.

One the adware application enters your system without asking for your permission, it floods your monitor with numerous pop-up advertisements. These pop-ups are really annoying, as they show up every time you attempt to open your web browser. The only way these advertisements to be terminated is by removing CheapNEnjoy from your computer. As the program is classified as malicious, deleting it from the system will help you avoid any problems with your virtual security as well.

CheapNEnjoy uses various methods to infiltrate your machine. It is capable of sneaking past you while still getting your approval for its installation. Most often, the adware tricks you into letting it in by hiding behind a new freeware which you set up on your PC. Besides, CheapNEnjoy can also pose as a false system or program update, or group together with corrupted links, corrupted websites, and spam email attachments. In order to avoid letting such programs on your system, you should be much more attentive when installing new software, or opening untrusted email attachments you’ve received.

As soon as CheapNEnjoy enters your computer, it immediately slows down its performance to a crawl. Additionally, it causes frequent system crashes, and, the worst of all, it will threaten your personal security. This happens because the application’s main purpose is not helping you save money, but making money off of you which confirms that it the program is potentially unwanted.
CheapNEnjoy is an advertising-supported application whose aim is to generate pay-per-click revenue in order to continue its operations. Thus, every ad that you click on, is profit for the unknown third parties hiding behind it. That is the reason why CheapNEnjoy floods your browser with so many pop-ups.

CheapNEnjoy is also developed to monitor your browsing activities, record every move you make, and then share the collected data with the aforementioned third parties. Be aware that once they have the information, they can use it for malicious purposes. For that reason, you should not take the risk to keep CheapNEnjoy on your PC and delete the program as soon as possible.

Luckily, the CheapNEnjoy removal is not a hard process. You can delete the program either manually, or automatically. The manual removal instructions are provided bellow this article. Though, even if you have completed the manual removal process, you still have to run a full scan of your PC in order to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files. You can do this by installing a reputable antimalware tool which will erase all the existing threats at once and will protect your system against malware 24/7 a day.

CheapNEnjoy Virus Removal

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Here are the steps you must perform to remove the hijacker from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.

STEP-3

Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-5

Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove CheapNEnjoy Virus from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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