How to remove Yourtv.link redirect virus from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Yourtv.link is a website that combines functions of the search engine and news portal about various TV shows. However, it may appear as your default home page and search engine, even if you never visited that website. The only explanation is that Yourtv.link is just another browser hijacker that tries to infect as many as possible users and forcibly show them sponsored advertisements and redirect to affiliate websites in order to make profits. Infected users will not be able to choose whether to use it as default search engine or not. The only solution to get rid of Yourtv.link redirect is complete removal of the malware and third party application that may recover it after reboot.

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Once installed, Yourtv.link hijacker changes various system and browser configurations. At first, it can make some entries into the system registry in order to launch itself automatically on every system boot. Afterwards, this malware changes HOST file and DNS settings to be able to redirect user to sponsored sites. Then, it modifies all of the web browsers installed on the computer (default homepage and search will be changed to its own in order to provide a full control over the infected computer. All of those changes are made without user’s authorization. After the installation of this adware you may notice that your computer started to crash and freeze from time to time, especially when you try to run some heavy program. Also you may notice that your network connection speed is dramatically reduced due to fact that Yourtv.link hijacker may establish a channel or even a VPN connection to the remote server of cyber criminals in order to transfer all of the collected data from the infected PC or to receive orders from attackers.

At first glance Yourtv.link might look as a useful website, especially for those who are actively watching TV shows and following celebrities, however most of the articles are outdated and copy pasted from other places. The main purpose of the Yourtv.link is to trick you, so don’t let it to fool you. Even though, your antivirus software might not detect Yourtv.link as a threat, because technically it is not a virus or Trojan it is a browser hijacker, a third party application that is able to modify browser and its configurations, however it is very dangerous and can lead into various infections. Just think about the potential of this program, it can spoof the legitimate web addresses and redirect you to some places where you will automatically download some Trojans, backdoors and ransomware. On early stage of infection, Yourtv.link can be easily removed by following the step-by-step removal guide written below. If you have Yourtv.link on your computer for quite a while, it is recommended to use the automatic removal tool in order to scan your whole system for threats.

Yourtv.link Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for Yourtv.link

Step 1
UNINSTALL YOURTV.LINK 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).
    Yourtv.link 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.
    Yourtv.link remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Yourtv.link and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Yourtv.link or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Yourtv.link remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE YOURTV.LINK 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 Yourtv.link from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Yourtv.link and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Yourtv.link 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 Yourtv.link 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 Yourtv.link completely.
  • Remove Yourtv.link 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 Yourtv.link from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Yourtv.link and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Yourtv.link 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 Yourtv.link 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 Yourtv.link completely.
  • Remove Yourtv.link 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 Yourtv.link from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Yourtv.link and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Yourtv.link 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 Yourtv.link 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 Yourtv.link 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 Yourtv.link from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Yourtv.link completely.
  • Remove Yourtv.link from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL YOURTV.LINK REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the YOURTV.LINK 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: 04/14/2016 05:03 PM;