Danger level 6
Type: Browser Plugins


WajamUpdater.exe is the file which shows that you have Wajam application on your system because it is one of its elements. This process runs in the background of Windows and starts automatically; thus, you might not even notice its presence. However, it is very probable that you will find it if you follow this path: C:\Program Files\wajam\updater\wajamupdater.exe. Even though WajamUpdater.exe might not cause harm to your system, we still recommend deleting Wajam entirely. If you do so, it is very probable that all of its components, including WajamUpdater.exe will disappear as well.

Even though Wajam acts as a really decent tool, you should definitely not trust it. It has been observed that this application is capable of collecting data from your social networking accounts. Even though it claims to be able to provide you search results according to what your friends share on different social websites, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn, you should know that you might be forced to experience different annoying activities of Wajam. Actually, we urgently recommend erasing it if you have not downloaded it from its official website wajam.com. It might be true that software downloaded from unreliable sources might contain malicious elements.

If you are still wondering how WajamUpdater.exe (106.51 KB) is associated with Wajam, you should know that it is an application that is responsible for various updates. Therefore, it is called Wajam Auto Updater Service. It checks whether there are no new updates for Wajam and then downloads and installs them on your PC. Of course, you might not even notice this process because it does not require your permission. Updates are important for all the programs because they contribute to the improvement of service to a great extent. As WajamUpdater.exe comes bundled with Wajam and rather acts behind your back, you should not keep it on your PC.

It is very probable that you will be able to get rid of WajamUpdater.exe if you remove Wajam itself from the system. You can do that manually by using the instructions provided below. However, you should definitely scan your system with a reliable malware remover like SpyHunter. It will scan your system and find out whether WajamUpdater.exe has been removed from your PC.

How to erase Wajam

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Click on the application and then select Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. When Start menu opens, select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Find Wajam on the list and select it.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Access the Metro UI menu.
  2. Move the cursor to the bottom-right corner.
  3. When Charm bar appears, select Search.
  4. Type in control panel and click OK.
  5. Select it and then go to Uninstall a program.
  6. Select the unwanted application.
  7. Click the Uninstall button.

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons.
  3. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Click on the undesirable extension.
  5. Select Disable.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser and tap Ctrl+Shift+A simultaneously.
  2. Select Extensions from the menu on the left.
  3. Locate the extension that you wish to erase.
  4. Click Remove/Disable.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Tools and then move to Extensions.
  3. Locate extension related to Wajam and then click the recycle bin button.
  4. Click Remove.
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