Remove Ads by YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET! (Updated October 6 2016)
YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET infects shortcuts on your desktop, Start menu and on your taskbar.
YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET has IP address: 220.127.116.11 and the title: “tech-connect.biz”.
This IP address 18.104.22.168 is also used for hosting the well known browser hijacker’s:
Set up your firewall to block 22.214.171.124 IP address.
Check your shortcuts for presence of YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET, Tech-connect.biz, safesurfs.net, Esurf.biz, foryourwebs.com!
1. Right click on your shortcut and choose Properties.
You will see something like that:
If this is the case, the browser shortcut will open YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET web site every time when you launch your browser.
Also, YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET can be launched without modifying the browser shortcuts by altering Windows Registry to specify a modified path to your default Web browser. This also results in YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET opening every time you launch a new browsing session.
Ads by YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET can be injected into Web pages by installing a signed netfilter driver sniffing your Web traffic and injecting the ads into HTML code of Web pages.
How YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET Got on Your Computer?
Just as malware or potentially unwanted programs, ads by YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET get installed to your computer with browser toolbars, fake extensions and plugins (fake YouTube plugins, fake codec packs and fake “PC Cleaner” and “Windows Accelerator” type of products are among the most common), or simply downloaded with software obtained from dubious sources.
In order to display YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET ads, some files are copied to your computer, some browser settings and/or registry keys are modified.
A browser toolbar, extension or plugin can be installed into your Web browser. In certain cases, existing browser plugins are infected by substituting manifest files or plugin source code.
Sometimes a new startup key is created to automatically launch YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET ads when your computer boots up. After installation, YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET ads begin showing up as ads, pop-ups, and banners on your computer or in your Web browser.
How do you remove Ads by YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET?
Check all your shortcuts and remove YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET from command line.
But you should know that manually removing YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET may be not effective, as your computer can be re-infected either immediately or after a reboot.
You should also check all startup programs, services, browser’s plug-ins and settings to be sure that you have fixed the problem. In most cases 99% that you have another adware/spyware problems.
Removing ads by YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET requires a complex approach.
If you want to permanently remove YOURCONNECTIVITY.NET ads from your computer without allowing the slightest chance of reinfection, download and install UnHackMe, one of the best anti-malware and anti-rootkit tools on the market.
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