How to remove (uninstall) Iyfsearch.com

Instructions how to remove Iyfsearch.com from the computer and browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari. Detailed guide with real working removal methods!

Iyfsearch.com

Let's make it clear: Iyfsearch.com is the program which shows advertisement to you. This utility is fully in response for anything that goes wrong with your PC. In this article, we’ll define to you, how Iyfsearch.com infects the device, how it acts and how you can remove it. The elimination instruction can be found below the informational chapter. If you do not want us to explain anything – just ignore it and proceed to the deletion.

What is Iyfsearch.com

Iyfsearch.com is the latest tool in its category, but the greater part of the changes made through its lifetime were simply esthetic. There's no perforce to advance for Iyfsearch.com, since it's not counting upon any complex tech solutions in its job – it depends on customer. Advertising utilities are the simplest, but the most payable suspicious tools, letting swindlers to earn without violating any laws. Of course, it doesn't look like that for you: undesired tool infects the workstation, makes it slow, invites many other similar programs on board, and pushes an endless pile of advertising down your throat. Usually, customers have many things to say about it, but the facts are plain: Iyfsearch.com did enter the computer with your permission. We’ll get to it later, and now we will figure out what Iyfsearch.com does inside of your PC.

As we’ve mentioned before, Iyfsearch.com's not a virus, because it can’t make its clones and distribute itself through the Net and through the minor networks. It has to be downloaded, and after that – Iyfsearch.com has to be installed. The process of installation includes confirmation of EULA, where all manners of adware's action are clearly stated. Needless to say, that people don't look for Iyfsearch.com directly. Bundled installation is the most effective manner, and we will explain what it is below. Sometimes user isn't liable for hazardous program infecting the workstation, as Trojan virus carried out everything without telling user about it. But to do that, Trojan had to be let into the system too.

 

How Iyfsearch.com gets into the system

Bundled download is the fastest, very efficient and plainest manner to spread an undesired program over the Internet. Web criminals just choose a helpful gratis tool, add several hazardous programs to it, and adjoin them in a single bundle. When you’re installing a useful program, you will receive an invitation to install the bad ones as well. On occasion the installation cannot be aborted, but in most cases users simply do not notice it as they’re okaying their way to installation without looking at the information in all those useless menus. That's why we have said that you’ve invited Iyfsearch.com into the system.

How to protect the system

Now we will explain to you the ways to guard the workstation from viruses, adware, Trojans and the majority of the unwanted tools. It's not a joke. The manner involves a few habits and patterns you should exercise, but it's not that bad and you will form a habit soon. Here’s what we have to tell you:

  • Another important thing is that, you should read all info that is shown during the installation of any gratis software. We'd explain it another way: you don’t have to read all 40 pages of EULA, but you need to neglect offers to install any software except the needed utility. If you see these offers – you’d better act wisely.
  • You'd better realize that many websites are not to be trusted. Swindlers are trying to argue you into that the device is infected, by locking an open tab and making you allow an installation of any other tool. If the website's seems to be lagging – just close its process through Task Manager, and launch it once again without visiting the viral site. No webpage is capable of scanning the device for viruses within a few moments and tell whether it is infected or not.
  • You need to cease clicking. That is the habit we recommend you to create: you need information – find it through the trusted search engine. If advertisement pops up on any website or in the browser, you need to resist from clicking on it. If someone suggests you to download any tool and claims that it’s great – use Google to figure out what it is. The prime proofs come when you google it with "uninstall".
  • The advice #1 to guard your workstation will be to cease using pirated utilities. If a tool is free of charge and you know for sure that it can be trusted – just find the developer’s webpage, and there won't be any issues. In case of a pirated soft – you can only see it on unreliable file-sharing portals. Suchlike websites don't bother about protection, and each file might have adware.

How to remove Iyfsearch.com

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Iyfsearch.com manually

Step 1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

Step 2. Check hosts file

Step 3. Remove Iyfsearch.com from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari/Edge)

 

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

 

If you're going to get rid of Iyfsearch.com – we know a couple techniques to carry it out. The number one is to check the system registry, and all other places where you might find the traces of adware. You’ll have to return the browser settings to their original position,. After you do this – clean the registry from adware-supporting entries, and do the same with the Scheduled Tasks list. It might also need clearing the hosts file. If you’re sure you're able it do it – simply abide to our directions. If you aren't expert in all that PC stuff and simply wish banners to disappear – there is one more method for you. It’s way more effective than the manual one, because it provides you with the strong security against dangerous tools. The way is called Spyhunter, and it’s the very powerful antiviral tool. You may not believe us, but it’s serving us for twelve years already, and it has lots of satisfied users, whose machines work fast and don’t show ads. If you’re interested – click the button below to try Spyhunter and feel its vantages.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

2. Check the following folders for the suspicious elements

  • C:\Program Files\
  • C:\ProgramData\
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Local\

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Iyfsearch.com" 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 the program 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 unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 3. Remove Iyfsearch.com from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable strange extensions:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Iyfsearch.com

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 unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

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 suspicious extensions:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Add a new page" 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"

 

Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Delete the suspicious extensions.

  • Menu
  • Extensions
  • Choose unfamiliar extension
  • Press Uninstall

Step 2. Change homepage.

  • Go to the website of the search engine you want
  • Select More actions
  • Settings
  • View advanced settings
  • Change search engine
  • Select search engine you want and Set as default

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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