How to remove (uninstall) Yourlink.online

This guide is devoted to an advertising software called Yourlink.online and methods to eliminate it. If you suffer from annoying ads on each website, and the efficiency of your machine has greatly decreased - this item will explain you what advertising utilities are, identify the main problem and sweep the laptop of undesired software.

Yourlink.online

There are three main sorts of advertising software that spread through the Web nowadays: browser hijackers, browser toolbars and adware. You have to understand that they are noy the fine tools that advertise other useful software - they were created to spam with ads and pop-ups. Many users mistakenly think that these programs are good, being deluded by impressive catalogues of their advantages, but all these features either aren't working, or do not exist at all. What do these utilities actually do?

  • Browser toolbars also perform advertising functions, but not as active as the previous two sorts of adware. Except that they gather info about user's search queries and visited pages, which are then transmitted on to scammers for further usage. Suchlike information can be used to trick its owner or sold to third parties for a solid price.
  • Browser hijackers do not expose ads on the reliable websites. Hijackers, from time to time open a scammer's webpage in victim's browser that passes to one of the dangerous websites.
  • Adware differs in that it inserts useless ads on each website that the victim visits and sometimes, on the desktop. Web-criminals try to make adware seem decent, so it may be disguised as one of many reliable tools for web-browsing, data archiving, text redacting, etc. Offers which are shown by advertising tools aren't reliable and we strongly suggest you not to click on them.

Adware is numerous and use special techniques to get into the workstation and to work inside of it. These tools have one common feature - they all provide inconvenience to the user and prevent him from using the Internet. Besides the apparent nuisance, such as abundance of ads and links, there is a hidden property of Yourlink.online: the significant decrease of computer's defense.

 

So, you understand what purposes are targeted by malware and, you should understand how to find it. Now you know that the principal red flag of advertising tools is the rise in the quantity of pop-ups. Another sign is the emersion of additional software on your machine that you haven’t installed. This might happen if customer passes the link to download of the viral file. Suchlike tools behave stealthy and you cannot understand that you actually downloaded them.

Another red flag is a strong retardation of the machine, and an enlargement in its loading time. You should know that these issues often arise for other reasons, not related to advertising software. The reason for this lag is that in contradistinction to ordinary software, adware acts all the time, displaying advertising and redirecting customer to undesired websites. It means that the program is running at PC's startup and shutting down only with the whole computer. If 3 or more such tools will get into your computer, their contemporaneous operation overburdens the system, and takes so many resources that good utilities simply cannot run. This can cause emergency turn-offs, retardation and fatal errors of different services. If you see any of these signs - you have to scan the machine via reputable antiviral tool or clean it of harmful software by hand.

Methods to remove Yourlink.online

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Yourlink.online manually

Step 1. Uninstall Yourlink.online from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Yourlink.online from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

If you see that your machine is in danger and want to browse the Internet freely, you should fully remove Yourlink.online. In current situation it's not only about eliminating Yourlink.online, but also about complete clearing of system. Victim can perform it in manual mode, but it will require lots of time and efforts, and have a big possibility of failing. Yourlink.online and other suchlike programs do as much as possible to defend themselves from removal and make it as complex as possible. They keep backup copies everywhere on hard drive, set scheduled tasks for reinstalling after removal, hide their root folders etc. If you are not skilled enough in such matters, the probability of failing and following difficulties is very high. The plainest and the very efficient method to eliminate malware is to apply Spyhunter Antivirus. This antivirus is able to fast and clean get rid of Yourlink.online from the machine, but also guard it from attacks hereafter. Spyhunter has a number of advantages, among which are compatibility with other anti-virus software, low price, round-the-clock tech-support, high quality of scanning and deletion and daily updating of the signature database. If you are interested, and want to buy Spyhunter, or learn more about it - click on the button below.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall Yourlink.online from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Yourlink.online and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Yourlink.online
  • C:\ProgramData\Yourlink.online
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Yourlink.online

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Yourlink.online" and delete these elements

 

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Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Yourlink.online and press Uninstall

 

Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Yourlink.online from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Yourlink.online and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove Yourlink.online from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Yourlink.online

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Yourlink.online

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove Yourlink.online

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into Home page field

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Yourlink.online and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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