How to get rid of Search.yourtelevisionnow.com hijacker from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Search.yourtelevisionnow.com is a browser hijacker developed by Safe Browser. This malware usually gets into your computer after the installation of the Your Television Now application that allows users to watch favorite shows and live sports online on the computer. Your Television Now is a malware that infects you with Search.yourtelevisionnow.com browser hijacker and other adware, malware. If your default home page and search engine were changed to Search.yourtelevisionnow.com without your consent, you should stop using your computer and clean it from malicious programs. In the end of the article we will provide you with step-by-step removal instructions that will help you to uninstall Search.yourtelevisionnow.com hijack from your computer.

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Search.yourtelevisionnow.com is very similar to Terra.im and Mysearch.com hijackers. It also looks like legitimate website that provides you with search engine and some extra features like local weather, RSS feed, TV News and others, but all of those features not worth using the Search.yourtelevisionnow.com and I will tell you why. First of all, Search.yourtelevisionnow.com will provide you with irrelevant search results that will redirect you to sponsored websites. Another reason to not use Search.yourtelevisionnow.com is because it will be consuming a lot of system resources, it is very noticeable on old computers. Search.yourtelevisionnow.com is constantly running on the background and consuming RAM and CPU. We cannot tell for sure why it is always running, but we think that this hijacker is monitoring user’s activity and can even collect keys that user input, same as keylogger. Also, we found that Search.yourtelevisionnow.com changes some system settings, opens ports to set up the channel to remote IP address. Probably it is done to transfer the collected information to the third party.

As was mentioned before, Search.yourtelevisionnow.com comes to your computer together with Your Television Now application, which can be considered as a malware. However, it’s not the only way how you can get infected with Search.yourtelevisionnow.com browser hijacker. There are many other ways of distribution of this hijacker, for example via spam email attachments or by scaring users with fake security alerts and forcing them to download some fixing program. But yet the most popular way of distribution of Search.yourtelevisionnow.com hijacker is by bundling together with freeware programs. Once again, we want to remind you that you should never download freeware programs from unofficial websites or torrents. Also, it is recommended to read the user’s license agreement before installing any software. Always opt for custom or advanced installation, so you will be able to see the list of additional programs included in the bundle and if you opt for express or automatic installation all of those programs will be installed along with the main program without asking your permission.

To get rid of Search.yourtelevisionnow.com hijacker simply follow our comprehensive removal guide written below. It will help you to clean your computer from Search.yourtelevisionnow.com and its helper objects. However, if you are not very familiar with computers you can download our automatic removal tool that will allow you to scan your computer for threats and clean all of them with just a few clicks.

Search.yourtelevisionnow.com Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for Search.yourtelevisionnow.com

Step 1
UNINSTALL SEARCH.YOURTELEVISIONNOW.COM AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    Search.yourtelevisionnow.com remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    Search.yourtelevisionnow.com remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Search.yourtelevisionnow.com and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Search.yourtelevisionnow.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Search.yourtelevisionnow.com remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE SEARCH.YOURTELEVISIONNOW.COM FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Search.yourtelevisionnow.com and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled Search.yourtelevisionnow.com completely.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Search.yourtelevisionnow.com and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com completely.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Search.yourtelevisionnow.com and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com completely.
  • Remove Search.yourtelevisionnow.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL SEARCH.YOURTELEVISIONNOW.COM REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SEARCH.YOURTELEVISIONNOW.COM and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 11/10/2015 05:03 PM;