I’m getting annoying because yellowmoxie keeps popping up when I’m online. It really annoys me that it comes up each time i use my browser and Yellowmoxie.com is taking over my homepage instead of www.google.com I want. Is there any way to get rid of it?
Yellowmoxie.com may be a legitimate website that offers you comprehensive information including shopping, travel, business and so on. However, currently many computer users are suffering an annoying issue that they are always redirecting to Yellowmoxie.com while browsing online. What is worse, the redirection generally goes to advertisement pages or malicious websites which promotes harmful virus. This issue can happen on every browser including IE, Firefox and Chrome.
If you find your computer is acting like this way, you should pay attention on it because an aggressive browser hijacker virus has invaded your computer. Once infected, it can change various browser settings, such as your proxy server usage and your designated homepage. And Yellowmoxie.com is one of the many possible results of a browser hijacker infection which takes over the infected computer’s web browser and then forces it to visit various malicious websites against the computer user’s will. The only goal of such virus is to use the artificial traffic to boost affiliate payments. Thus, take action to get rid of Yellowmoxie.com redirect as early as possible.
Browser hijacker virus may be installed if a computer user has ever visited illegal or malicious websites or downloaded freeware or shareware from untrustworthy sources. It can cause annoying redirection to disturb users. This problem happen when you use Internet explorer, Mozilla Firefox, even Google Chrome to browse online. Being as a redirect virus, it keeps tracking of computer users’ online activity and causing web browser to display unwanted advertisements and pop-up windows. It poses huge risk for all the computer systems. If you have been forced to visit those unwanted websites against your authorization, particularly for this domain, you must immediately remove Yellowmoxie.com redirect as soon as possible in order to secure your computer.
Considering this malware can’t be fixed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue without any risk.
1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.
Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”.
Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab, locate the “Privacy” section and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”
Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie button”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies button”
2. Remove all add-ons and extensions
Google Chrome: Wrench Icon > Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox: Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A)
Internet Explorer: Tools > Manage Add-ons
3. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
4. Remove all the malicious files manually.
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Yellowmoxie Toolbar
Dangerous consequences of Yellowmoxie.com redirect are included: 1. change your browser and the overall Internet default settings without your approval. 2. Cause blue screen of death or random crash down. 3. Tremendous ads pop up your computer screen. 4. Browsers are directed randomly without your approval. In a word, when a redirect virus is successfully installed, they can degrade overall web browser stability and performance as they waste too much computer resources. For no reason should you leave them on your computer. Users can follow the manual guide above to delete Yellowmoxie.com redirect.
Published by & last updated on February 9, 2013 1:54 pm