Hey, there. What is a problem with my computer? It is so weird that there are so many non-pop ups on my screen and I have no idea how these pop-ups come on my computer. I can’t even close them. All these pop-ups come from Yourvoices.info domain. I googled about this website and found that this is a browser hijacker. I do not have a idea about how to remove this virus. What should I do now? Please help!
Yourvoices.info is a malicious computer infection which is also categorized as browser hijacker family. This kind of nasty virus can invade your computer as a browser add-on which will generate lots of pop-ups and inline-text ads on your system. This virus can get into your computer once your open unwanted email, click on the unsafe links, visit unwanted websites and download suspicious freeware on your system. Once this virus gets into your system, you will be redirected to visit some unwanted websites. This virus can be spread widely through the Internet. Once you act carelessly, you will give the chance for the virus comes into your system. There is one thing that you should keep in mind is that as soon as you find this virus on your computer, please take measure to get rid of this virus from your computer as soon as you can.
Once Yourvoices.info installs into your computer system, this virus will do lots of malicious things on your system. The first important thing it will is to add extensions to all web browsers on your computer, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, etc.. As a result, no matter you open a browser or start a new tab, you will be redirected to this virus’s domain. Besides, numerous commercial advertisements and pop-ups will be provided by this annoying program from these extensions while you are going on the Internet. Additionally, the pop and ads may bring into other infections like Trojan, Rootkits, Keyloggers to ruin your computer. Due to this virus, the performance of your computer will be decreased so severely as your security system is destroyed. Thus, in order to prevent your computer suffering any kind of these infections, you should take measure to remove Yourvoices.info from your computer by manual as soon as you can.
1. It can be added to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers without your notification.
2. You are rerouted to some unknown sponsored websites that you have never seen before when you surfing online.
3. You can get a bunch of popup ads show on the webpage which you are browsing.
4. It can be installed on your computer slightly.
5. This browser hijacker can introduce various infections and unwanted programs onto your system,
6. It can investigate your browsing behavior and gather your input information online.
7. It is also responsible for collecting computer user’s private information like IP address and online traces for unethical using of online marketing.
Note: If one of symptoms mentioned above is found in your computer, then you must know that your computer is being attacked by the browser hijacker. Since the browser hijacker is so dangerous, once your computer is infected, you should take actions to delete the hijacker. If you are not a computer expert, in case you lose your important data or damage your system, please welcome to contact Yoocare/Yoosecurity Online Expert for help now!
Yourvoices.info hijacks your default browser to redirect your web search results and modifies your default homepage and browser settings. Manual removal is the most effective way to completely uninstall it from an infected computer’s operating system, for the season that this hijacker is so cunning and dangerous, antivirus programs cannot get rid of it permanently. Here are the manual guides for users to remove the annoying hijacker.
1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options
(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the dubious add-ons
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions
(2). Disable the extensions of this virus
2. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end this hijacker’s processes
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization
(3). Click on Folder Options
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window
*For Win 8 Users:
Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries related to this browser hijacker through Registry Editor Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete its registry entries
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe %AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
From the above paragraph, you should have a clear concept about Yourvoices.info. This browser hijacker is usually bundled with other free programs which you download from the Internet, and some suspicious websites. So it is so easy for you to get this virus if you do not pay attention on your online behaviors. Once this virus installed on your computer, there is one of the most important symptoms can indicate that your computer is infected by this virus. It is that there will be tons of ads and pop-ups showing on your screen. You can’t close them as you close one and another will pop up again and again. This virus will make you feel so boring and pesky. You can do your work with your computer normal unless you get rid of it completely. Therefore, if your computer is suffering being infecting by this program, you should take actions to uninstall this program from your system immediately before it makes further damage on your computer system. Please note that if you are not familiar with the skill of computer repair, you should turn to Yoocare online expert for manual removing this rogue program from your computer right now!
Suggestion: The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.
Published by & last updated on March 6, 2015 1:21 pm