Saturday, March 29, 2014

Remove YTD Toolbar Virus Completely from IE/Firefox/Chrome

How does YTD Toolbar replace my homepage without my consent? I feel tried a lot of various pop-ups triggered by this nasty site, but unluckily, I fail to remove YTD Toolbar from my browser. I am really frustrated. How to remove YTD Toolbar entirely from my Internet Explorer? I need help!

What is YTD Toolbar Virus?

YTD Toolbar Virus is a malicious site which falls under the category of browser hijackers. Usually, this YTD Toolbar virus is promoted via free software offered by corrupted websites, unreliable links, spam email attachments and other unsafe online sources. And some legit websites which have been attacked by hackers can be also used to spread this YTD Toolbar virus. This YTD Toolbar virus is designed by cyber criminals to show you fake software update alter with the view of trapping you into downloading their promoted programs. When you download these applications from this YTD Toolbar site, you have no clue what they really are. Actually, these promoted programs are some malicious programs which will bring great damages to your system and mess it up. When this YTD Toolbar virus is activated in your system, similar to Virus and Virus, it will trigger lots of commercial pop-up ads, which will seriously distract you from working, studying or performing other activities on the Internet. And it is impossible for you to stop them from popping up on your screen. And this YTD Toolbar virus will change your homepage into YTD Toolbar, and all your search results will be redirected to other unfamiliar websites. Worst of all, with the help of this YTD Toolbar virus, cyber criminals can easily invade your compromised machine and do anything they want with it. To ensure the safety of your computer, you should take immediate action to delete this YTD Toolbar virus as early as possible.

YTD Toolbar Virus Screenshot:

YTD Toolbar Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) YTD Toolbar Virus makes changes to the default settings of your web browser unknowingly.
2) YTD Toolbar Virus modifies your favourite homepage as well as the default search engine.
3) YTD Toolbar Virus invades your computer along with many other risky viruses and malware.
4) YTD Toolbar Virus gathers your search quaries and records your private data online.
5) YTD Toolbar Virus generates a large number of pop-ups when you are surfing the Internet.
6) YTD Toolbar Virus continues to redirect you to a variety of unfamiliar websites.
7) YTD Toolbar Virus makes the system crash frequently and causes the slow network speed.

How to Remove YTD Toolbar Virus from your PC?

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the "Safe Mode with Networking" option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time to open Windows Task Manager and end YTD Toolbar process.

3. Go to Computer Control Panel from Start menu and open Folder Options. Click View and then tick “Show hidden files and folders” and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”. Press OK.

4. Press Winkey+R together then enter “regedit” to start your registry editor. Delete the following registry keys.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableRegistryTools" = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\vir-help.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

5. Delete the following and related system files.

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Roaming

Note: YTD Toolbar virus is rather stubborn and malicious. It requests certain computer skills when you dealing with it in manual way. Any incident action could lead your machine to a more terrible situation.

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