What is YahooGo

YahooGo is an adware that comes to your computer in the form of a browser extension. YahooGo is not a virus, but this program relates to the number of potentially unwanted programs. After penetrating the computer, it starts to display several banner ads and coupons. These promotional products may refer to popular partner sites. This adware constantly opens ad-tabs during the browsing. It makes changes to the registry and browser settings, then it can open the browser at any time. Also, YahooGo regularly analyzes your browsing history and other personal information. YahooGo may transfer your private data to third parties. If you find YahooGo on your PC, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

YahooGo Adware

How YahooGo gets on your PC?

As a rule, YahooGo comes complete with free downloads from the Internet. Users do not pay attention to the supplied installation package, although it may contain unwanted programs, adware, and malware. Try to study all components of the installation program and monitor the installation process. Use specialized utilities that can protect your PC. If you notice that your computer is already infected with YahooGo, then immediately use our recommendations to remove it right now.

How to remove YahooGo from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove YahooGo

Or uninstall YahooGo manually.

Step 1: Remove YahooGo from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find YahooGo.
  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 YahooGo 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 YahooGo, 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 YahooGo 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 YahooGo from your browser.

Step 2: Remove YahooGo from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find YahooGo.
  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 YahooGo.
  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 YahooGo.
  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 YahooGo:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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