If malware gets installed in your computer, then your browser switches to Yahoo Search. If you want to remove Yahoo Search from Chrome, then you should scan the computer with Webroot antivirus through www.webroot.com/safe. In this blog, you will read the method to remove Yahoo Search from my Browser.
Method To Remove Yahoo Search From My Browser:
1. Switch to Secure Browser:
Browser hijackers are the major threat to the computer users. There are many browsers, some gets affected by the hijackers and some do not get affected. So, the best way for the user is to use a browser which can’t get affected by cyber threats. You can check the security features of the browser and it is recommended you should use Opera browser as it has a built-in VPN which stops malicious applications from downloading.
2. Reset Browser:
First, you should tap on the Customize and Control Google Chrome button which is located at the top of the browser. After this, you need to hit on Settings option to open Chrome’s Settings tab. Now, you should scroll down the Settings tab and then tap on the Advanced button. Here, you need to scroll down to the Restore settings to their original defaults option. At this point, you should tap on the Restore settings to their original defaults option. At the end, you need to tap on the Reset settings button in order to confirm.
3. Run Malware Scan:
To get rid of the browser hijackers, you should use Webroot antivirus software through www.webroot.com/safe . It helps to scan your computer system and remove the malicious components from your device. For this, you should look for the Scan menu and run a quick or deep scan for your computer system. For more security, the user can also install a dedicated malware tool and then tap on the Scan button on its Dashboard tab in order to perform a quick and accurate scan. Webroot antivirus will not only finds malware but it also prevents the malware in real-time before it corrupts your browser. It also identify and blocks the malicious websites to protect you from emerging threat.
4. Uninstall Yahoo programs:
For this, you should open the Win + X menu just by right-hit on the Start button. After this, you need to choose Run in order to launch the accessory. Now, you need to enter appwiz.cpl in Run and then tap on OK button to open the uninstaller window. At this point, in the search box you should enter Search Provided by Yahoo. Here, you should choose Search Provided by Yahoo and then tap on the Uninstall/Change button. In order to confirm, you should press Yes button. If in case, the uninstaller window doesn’t have Search Provided by Yahoo, then you should look for the little dodgy software. If you find it, then uninstall the dodgy software as it can be a browser hijacker.
The above method will help you to remove Yahoo Search from my Browser. If you need more detail in installing Webroot, then go to www.webroot.com/safe.