How to uninstall (remove) Youfreenews.net

What is Youfreenews.net?

Youfreenews.net is an adware that comes in the form of an extension to the browser and hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Youfreenews.net is a potentially unwanted program. Youfreenews.net is not a virus, but it can bring a lot of troubles to the user. After penetration of the PC Youfreenews.net begins to display a variety of promotional content such as banners, coupons and links to ad sites. It changes browser settings, such as homepage and search engine. Youfreenews.net also may collect personal data and send it to third parties. Youfreenews.net should be removed, if you find it on your PC.

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How Youfreenews.net gets on your PC?

Malicious software that is often among the potentially unwanted programs penetrates a computer with other free programs such as archivers, players, editors and so on. This happens without the user’s knowledge. The main reason for this – the user carelessness. Few people read the user agreement and other information during the installation. Sometimes ad sites create their download managers and hide therein potentially malicious software. If you want to prevent the infiltration of unwanted software, then you need to follow a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Select the advanced type of installation and make sure that you aren’t offered to install something to supplement. Do not agree to install unfamiliar software. You can also use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Youfreenews.net.

How to remove Youfreenews.net from your computer?

To uninstall Youfreenews.net remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Youfreenews.net in their database. Please, use them to remove Youfreenews.net.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Youfreenews.net – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Removal Tool

Alternative Solutions:

1. Stronghold Antimalware – detects files, registry values and folders of Youfreenews.net.

 

Download Stronghold AntiMalware
 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Youfreenews.net – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

Download MalwareBytes Antimalware

 

Or uninstall Youfreenews.net manually.

Step 1: Remove Youfreenews.net from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Youfreenews.net.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Youfreenews.net and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Youfreenews.net, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Youfreenews.net and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Youfreenews.net from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Youfreenews.net from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Youfreenews.net.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Youfreenews.net.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Youfreenews.net.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Youfreenews.net:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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