Today we will find out what is YAHOO POWERED, how it works and how to delete YAHOO POWERED from your computer.
The main purpose of YAHOO POWERED is to display ads on your PC and to hijack your browser by changing its settings.
YAHOO POWERED usually infiltrates your computer while being downloaded in a bundle with a popular hacked programs or while being included in downloaded file with a bunch of other trojans.
YAHOO POWERED causes the great problems for you, such as replacing your browser starting page with malicious one, browser search redirecting, changing security settings and allowing popup advertisements to show up.
YAHOO POWERED virus accomplishes this tasks by registering virus process in startup or by automatically launching malicious sites.
How to remove YAHOO POWERED manually:
STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it’s properties.
You can see YAHOO POWERED at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.
In addition, check this command line for fake browser’s trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Google\\Chrome\\Application\\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: …\\Appdata\\Roaming\\HPReyos\\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: “chromium.exe” instead of chrome.exe.
STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.
STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to YAHOO POWERED in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.
STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.
Disable the services with random names or contains YAHOO POWERED in it’s name or description.
STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Delete any task related to YAHOO POWERED. Disable unknown tasks with random names.
STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from YAHOO POWERED virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.
Find and delete all keys/values contains YAHOO POWERED.
STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser’s cache.
But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains – it will come back again immediately or after reboot.
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