What is Yeabests.cc?

Yeabests.cc (TopYea search) is search engine installed by browser hijacker. This search engine redirects user searches to customized Brazilian Google search. The page itself consists of search field and shortcuts that lead to social networks, shopping sites and popular search engines. Yeabests.cc modifies homepage, search engine and newtab settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Using third party search engines is dangerous, as this websites may modify results by implementing sponsored links or offer to download harmful software. In order to remove this hijacker you need to uninstall suspicious software from Control Panel, scan computer with quality antivirus and reset browser settings. This article contains handy instructions to remove Yeabests.cc.

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How Yeabests.cc gets on your PC?

Yeabests.cc can infiltrate browsers when users install free programs on their computer or uses pirated software and torrents. During installation freeware installer offers to install additional software or browser add-on to “enhance” browser experience by displaying ads and pop-ups or modifying search settings. Yeabests.cc overwrites browsers settings and starts redirecting and showing pop-ups. To prevent this you can use Norton or uncheck all additional offers from third party installers.

How to remove Yeabests.cc from your computer?

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

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Yeabests.cc in their database. You can try to use them for removing Yeabests.cc.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Yeabests.cc

Or uninstall Yeabests.cc manually.

Step 1: Remove Yeabests.cc from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Yeabests.cc from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Yeabests.cc.
  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 Yeabests.cc.
  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 Yeabests.cc.
  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: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Yeabests.cc:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

One comment

  1. hey dude, i’ve following all your instruction, but there is no yeabests on my app(win 10) or control panes or extension(chrome) but everytime i start the browser(chrome) yeabests always show on first page. help me 🙁

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