How to remove (uninstall) Yourtv.link

Advertising-oriented programs, such as Yourtv.link became highly diffused recent months. Such programs differ from plain malware in that their actions cannot be identified as exactly malicious. There are plenty of promises declared and the functions listed on the website of this add-on, but do you truly think, that you can trust them? If adware will function in your computer for 5-7 days or more you will see, that it is not truly helpful, and will attempt to uninstall it. But, this can restore itself past the disposal. How Yourtv.link penetrated your PC? What is Yourtv.link? How to delete Yourtv.link? In this article we'll answer these questions, and give you the complete information about this program.

Yourtv.link

Tools for advertising activities are a particular type of viruses, called adware and redirects. The first type affects the whole PC, placing pop-ups and advertisements on each new tab in browser and on the desktop. The group № 2 acts exactly in the browsers by substituting the search results, showing improper output and redirecting you to viral websites. Both kinds of programs use artful lists of the features and benefits to make the user think that they are useful. But, the longer such programs will live in your system, the worse will be the state of your machine. If you'll leave Yourtv.link unattended before long, you will notice that your machine is full overwhelmed by various undesired, hazardous or even really dangerous software. Low speed of response, reboots, critical failures, the poor performance of the machine and spontaneous shutdowns will appear every day. It will be preferably for the PC, if you uninstall the Yourtv.link until the workstation arrives in such awful state.

 

There are some actions which Yourtv.link needs to perform before it can work. This is a suite of measures aimed at protection against removal. After that, Yourtv.link begins to alter browser settings. When the default search engine and the home-page are changed, user always sees the suspicious web-page in each browser and on each tab. After that, adware alters your browser controls, related to ads. All reputable browsers nowadays have a feature that hides the intrusive advertisement, pop-ups, banners and other sorts of hype. The dangerous software switches these features off, and you understand that the amount of advertising in all browsers is extremely high. Apart from the fact that virus makes you to see all the advertising on the Internet, doesn't matter are they reliable or not, Yourtv.link shows you its own advertising windows and banners. In rare cases, people just can’t browse the Internet, because when they try to go to some web-page, malicious software sends him to the suspicious one. So, what is the meaning of this? The essence of such actions is to make you to pass the links offered by the virus. These links may lead to the different sites. Some of them sell products, some - provide toll-free programs or services. The main thing to understand about such web-sites is: they give profit only to their developers. It is not necessary to specify that any purchase or download on the website, displayed you by hijacker, can summon bad aftermath, for example - getting a virus. We hope, you understand that Yourtv.link is not the good program to store on your PC, and it needs to be deleted.

Methods to remove Yourtv.link

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Yourtv.link manually

Step 1. Uninstall Yourtv.link from the operation system

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

 

If you read the "What is" part, the necessity of Yourtv.link elimination is evident to you. We'll tell you how to perform it quickly and with no unwanted effects. Elimination might be done in manual manner or using antivirus. These manners are reliable, certified, and lead to fast removal of any virus. However, there are some distinctions between them. The disposal in manual mode is composed of several doings, and between them there are the operations with very important data. Don't attempt to perform the deletion in manual mode if you aren't sure about this. Under this paragraph you'll see the step by step instructions, and the video guide on the elimination of adware. But don't forget that AV-program is an optimal alternative for novice users. Deletion with help of anti-virus is really safer than disposal in manual manner and excludes the possibility of fault. Anti-viral program provides the high level of defense, and the manual uninstall offers none, because you just get rid of adware, and leave the gates open for all threats. Currently, the most admissible antivirus according to the price/quality ratio is Spyhunter, and we suggest you to buy it. This antivirus is respected all over the world, and guarantees continuous protection. Spyhunter has the daily updated virus database, it doesn't consume lots of CPU resources and does not conflict with other AV-programs.

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Yourtv.link removal instructions

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Yourtv.link from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Yourtv.link
  • C:\ProgramData\Yourtv.link
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Yourtv.link

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Yourtv.link" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Yourtv.link from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Yourtv.link and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from 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 Yourtv.link from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Yourtv.link from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Yourtv.link from the browser

How to remove Yourtv.link from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Yourtv.link

Step 2.Change homepage:

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

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete Yourtv.link from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Yourtv.link

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall Yourtv.link from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Yourtv.link

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete Yourtv.link from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Yourtv.link 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.

 

How to delete Yourtv.link from 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 remove Yourtv.link

 

Advantages of different removal methods

 

How to protect the computer?

To prevent similar problems in the future, you should know closely how Yourtv.link got on your computer. Hijackers use a lot of ways, but we'll separate them on three basic groups:

  • Download from a suspicious site. There are web-sites, which propagate the adware and they don't even try to hide it. Such tools have the confined list of features: the implementation of definite actions in Twitter, giving the info about beneficial offers on the Net, self download of each update or driver for your hardware, the improvement of Internet surfing, search for the newest toll-free content such as music, games and movies. Any such option is already built into the browsers, or is in the list of Windows services, which means - these software are simply needless, and the website that propagates them is, most likely, harmful.
  • Viruses might be attached to reliable software. Almost each unpaid program suggests you to get something aside from the needed tool. You download the tool, and then you see the window with the confirmation on the installation of the AV-program, miraculous media player, browser, the new extension for it, and God knows what else. There's no need to make a decision because the all fields are already filled, and in some cases, it will be very hard to abort the undesired installations.
  • The direct download by user. Carefully composed specification of the tool and its marvelous (and nonexistent) functions deludes the customer, and he downloads the virus.

The e-mails are used very often, to distribute viruses but it is rarely used by advertising programs. We suppose that when you're reading these words, Yourtv.link will be totally uninstalled from the PC. If you choose the by-hand deletion, you must know how to realize that there is malware on your workstation.

  • Slow loading of Operating System. The majority of malicious programs, during the installation, tune themselves to launch at startup, regardless of whether you need it or not. At the taskbar you will see all currently working programs, and choose the ones that are useful and which aren't.
  • Appearance of advertisement in the browser. If the numbers of ads increased noticeably - it is, most likely, adware or hijacker.
  • The dependable tools functions unstable and slow, computer restarts and shuts down by itself.
  • You notice lots of installed tools that you haven't installed. If the software appears in your system without your permit - it is, nothing else than the adware.

Each of these symptoms indicates the malware threat, and the timely reaction is a way to prevent the damage. Don't trust in everything you see on the Internet, watch for the symptoms of infection on your computer, and it will be ready for anything.

 

 

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