Do you know what Yourtv.link is?
When Yourtv.link becomes your new home page without your knowledge, you may be experiencing a browser hijacker infection. And this tenacious malware will not give in easily. You can try to change your browser settings or even reset them, but all that will be futile; the infection remains unharmed and active. The smallest problem is that it breaches your privacy and takes control of yours browsers. The bigger issue regarding this hijacker is that it might introduce you to unreliable and harmful third-party contents. Although it is difficult to delete Yourtv.link and all its components manually if you are not an experienced computer user, when your reach the end of our article, it will be clear for you why and how you should get rid of this hijacker.Yourtv.link screenshot
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Yourtv.link browser hijacker might be found travelling with other malware infections in freeware bundle installers. This is a preferred and frequently used method to deliver infections onto computers world-wide. Therefore, care must be taken when you search for freeware to download. We advise you to only use official and trustworthy websites as your source. Downloading a bundle that is packed with a number of infections might be catastrophic to your operating system. As a worst case scenario, you might even have to format your hard drive or re-install your Windows. Not to mention losing money by being scammed by criminals who might find a way to you through adware ads, for example. That is why it is best to check your system for any threats that could be endangering it right now after you remove Yourtv.link.
This browser hijacker offers lots of articles on it main page in relation to television, stars, and films. But apart from the articles it also displays third-party ads, which might be potentially dangerous to click on. Its search engine cannot be trusted either since Yourtv.link might modify the search results to show you unreliable and corrupted links. This hijacker might also collect information about you and your browsing activities, including your search queries and present you with targeted ads and links. The reason behind this is obvious: The creators want to increase the chance that you will click on the ads. People are much more inclined to click on commercials that seem to reflect their preferences or needs. However, cyber criminals can exploit these and redirect you to their malicious websites. If you want to avoid the involved threats, you should not hesitate to act.
Removing this persevering browser hijacker is really not for those who have no experience with the Windows Registry. If you are not experienced enough or feel uncertain, please do not use the following instructions as that might result in damaging your Windows operating system. First of all, a file called Machine Registry.pol has to be deleted from this folder “C:\Windows\System32\GroupPolicy". Next, run the Registry Editor and search for registry entries containing “Yourtv.link.” Once you are done, you can reset all your browsers.
Fortunately, this is not the only solution. You can always download and install a reliable malware removal application. An up-to-date security tool can automatically detect all existing infections and remove them from your system. Keep it updated and you will have full-time protection and peace of mind.
Yourtv.link Removal from your browsers
- Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
- Select Show advanced settings at the bottom.
- Scroll down again and click Reset settings.
- Press Reset.
- Simultaneously tap Alt+T and choose Internet Options.
- On the Advanced tab click Reset.
- Mark the Delete personal settings checkbox and click Reset.
- Click Close.
- Press Alt+H and navigate to Troubleshooting Information.
- Click Reset Firefox.
- In the confirmation pop-up window press Reset Firefox again.
- Click Finish.
In non-techie terms:
Yourtv.link is a browser hijacker that is rather difficult to get rid of. It not only makes changes to your browser settings arbitrarily, but may also pose a threat to your system’s security. Since it can enter your computer along with other malware infections, your computer may need your immediate attention. We do not recommend trying to remove this hijacker manually if you are not experienced enough. What we do recommend is installing a reputable antimalware application that can take care of all your security problems and protect your PC from further attacks.