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.
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especially for those who are actively watching TV shows and following celebrities, however most of the articles are outdated and copy pasted from other places.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.
Symptoms of Yourtv.link infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Yourtv.link threat removal and it is easy to use.
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.