How to Remove Yelloader? — Browser Hijacker Removal Guide

My homepage has been changed into Yelloader and I cannot turn it back into Google. It prevents me to change the current homepage to the previous safe one and undesirable pops- up keep bombarding the screen seeming to notify me that my computer performance needs to tune up by the help of some drive-by downloads. It drives me mad. My computer system is Windows 7 64 bits. How can I solve the problem? Any help would be appreciated.

What Is Yelloader?

Yelloader is a website with invisible infection and backdoor programs, which can hijack and attack computer systems with adware or Trojan virus. This website makes use of attracting and convincing design to pretend as professional and helpful and it adds some familiar icons and connect to links such as Google plus, Twitter and Facebook icons to make it more trustworthy. However, you should not believe in that search engine, which is especially designed by the hackers to trick the innocent users, for it will not provide you with any reliable information. There is a weird phenomenon that you would find various advertisements popping up under the search box. If you type some keywords in the search box to do a search, you will find that the search results contain a lot of advertisements and sponsored links. On account of the browser hijacker, you will be redirected to Yelloader or other unwanted websites from unknown third parties when you click on some websites. The malicious website provides links related to misleading advertisements on your PC screen, asking you to download PDF files, install unwanted adds-on and purchase some PC tune-up products. Any click on those ads may lead to malware attack.

Yelloader not only enables to alter the Internet settings of web browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, but also affects the computer performance and the use of programs. More seriously, it drags down your system speed and allows unwanted Plug-in/extension or add-ons get onto your browsers. It messes up your browser and you will find it unable to log in your Yahoo mail & Facebook. Furthermore, it can take over the local DNS and prevent it from any modification with the purpose of control the browser even if you have re- installed it hundreds of times. In virtue of the ability of Yelloader to infect and control the browser, you may have to eliminate it urgently unless it will result in further severe system problems.

To protect your computer and your private information, please remove Yelloader immediately as soon as your computer is infected by it. If you are not computer savvy and have no idea on how to remove this hijacker, you can download a profession malware remover.

Effects of Being Infected by the Redirect Virus

1. You are redirected to unwanted web pages and the search results are not relevant to your requirement.

2. Search query usually get redirected to a page which seems to promote specific products.

3. The annoying pop-ups and suspicious links may bring more and more other malware on your PC.

4. The browser performance is drastically slowed down since many ads are downloaded and displayed on the web pages.

5. It complicates usual surfing experience, adds unneeded features to browser, and serves unwanted website instead of the required ones.

Manual Removal Instructions:

If the antivirus software or antispyware cannot detect or delete the browser hijacker, you can choose to remove it manually step by step. Frankly speaking, the manual removal way is complicated and requires you to have enough computer knowledge and skills. If you are sure about it, follow the guide below to get rid of the threat completely (Remember to make a backup of the files before making any changes):

Step 1: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to bring up Windows Task Manager and stop Yelloader related processes there.

Step 2: Remove the adware related programs.

Windows Vista/7:
Click the Start Orb and click Control Panel.
Make sure you are in the category view in control panel (indicated in the top right hand corner).
Click Uninstall a Program under the Programs heading.
Search for the adware related programs, click Uninstall from the options at the top of the list.

Windows XP:
Click the Start menu and click Control Panel.
Click Switch to Category View, if you are not already in this view.
Click Add or Remove Programs.
Select the adware related programs , and click Change /Remove or Remove.

Windows 8:
Press Windows key + R.
Type ¡°control panel¡± in the box shown and hit Enter.
Go to Uninstall a Program.
Look for the adware related programs , and click Uninstall.

Step 3: In the C drive, find out and delete all adware associated files.

Step 4: Press Windows+ R keys and type “regedit” into the Run box. When the registry editor is opened, search for and delete the adware associated entries completely.

Step 5. Remove all add-ons and extensions.

Internet Explorer
1. Click Tools > Manage add-ons.
2. Under ¡°Toolbars and Extensions¡±, search for Yelloader adware related add-ons. Highlight them, and disable them.

Google Chrome
1. Click the 3 bar options icon or wrench icon and navigate to Tools >Extensions.
2. Search for the adware related extensions and remove them all.

Mozilla Firefox
1. Click Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A).
2. Under ¡°Plugins¡±, search for the adware related add-ons. Disable or remove them. You may also search for other unwanted add-ons under ¡°Extensions¡±.


Yelloader is closely associated with an adware and browser hijackers. Once it succeeds in loading on the workstation of the computer by the help of dishonest ads embedding in spam email attachments and hacked websites, it will attach unwanted add-ons, plug-ins as well as extensions to the browser. It can be loaded automatically every time you start the web browser, which annoys you a lot. It is difficult to get rid of the page, even if you reinstall the browser or reset the browser setting. The web browser can spy on your online activities so you will get many pop-up advertisements related to what you have searched for before. To secure your own privacy, we highly recommend you to get rid of Yelloader redirect virus instantly.

Note: The manual removal requires certain levels of computer skills. If you¡¯re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, download a redirect virus remover to do the job for you.

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