What is YellowMoxie.com?

YellowMoxie.com is hijacker that changes your homepage. YellowMoxie.com comes to computer through malicious software or freeware toolbar. When YellowMoxie.com comes to computer, it hijacks the homepage and search engine of your browser (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox) and change it to YellowMoxie.com. Thereafter all search results will be changed and YellowMoxie.com will display the results of many advertising, banners, coupons, and more. YellowMoxie.com is not a virus or malware process, but it can change your personal settings, homepage and collect your browsing information. Also, it is worth noting that it will not simple to remove this hijacker from your PC. There are not YellowMoxie.com in the Control Panel or in the list of browser extensions. To remove it, you need to delete all the files associated with YellowMoxie.com. However, if you remove it, then after a while YellowMoxie.com may reappear. This program will constantly bother you.


How is YellowMoxie.com installed on your PC?

YellowMoxie.com distributed with free software and toolbars. This hijacker is installed without the user’s consent, so it is very difficult to observe penetration. Always read the Agreements during installation and don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process and click “Disagree” or “Decline” if you have doubts about safety of the program. You can also use special programs to protect your computer. If you have already found YellowMoxie.com on your PC, then use our instructions to uninstall (remove) it.

How to remove YellowMoxie.com from your PC?

If you want to divest your computer of it, you will need to follow these steps. Please follow them carefully, as if you miss something, the YellowMoxie.com and search will not be completely removed. The program does not contain any uninstall program so the only way is to delete it manually.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have YellowMoxie.com in their database. They also can help you reset browser settings. You can try to use them for removing YellowMoxie.com.

Recommended Solution:

Wipersoft – fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to YellowMoxie.com – files, folders, registry keys.


Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as YellowMoxie.com.


Download Norton

You can try both of these products to remove YellowMoxie.com

Or uninstall YellowMoxie.com manually:

Uninstalling from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find YellowMoxie.com.
  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 YellowMoxie.com 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 YellowMoxie.com, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove YellowMoxie.com from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find YellowMoxie.com.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.
  5. Also look for other suspicious extensions.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Type about:addons.
  3. Go to Extensions.
  4. Choose YellowMoxie.com.
  5. Click Disable or Remove button.
  6. If remove button is not available – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable YellowMoxie.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

google chrome logo 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.

mozilla firefox logo 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.

internet explorer logo 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.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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