What is Youndoo.com?

Youndoo.com is browser redirect/search hijacker that hacks settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The purpose of this hijacker is to gain revenue on user clicks on search results, or affiliate commission from sending users to yahoo or Google search engines. Youndoo.com may be also used to collect information about user search queries, online behavior and history of visited websites. Sometimes Youndoo.com hacks browser shortcut settings on your desktop. It adds www.youndoo.com url to the path to browser executable file. This can bee seen in the Target field in shortcut properties. Youndoo.com does not allow you to reset or modify this settings, because it runs special service that re-installs those settings after each restart. Here are instructions that show how to remove Youndoo.com hijacker and restore preferred search and homepage settings.

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How Youndoo.com gets on your PC?

Youndoo search engine can be set in browsers during installation of free programs like media players, downloaders, file converters, archivers. Below is example of how offer to install Youndoo.com may look like during installing version of Media Player Classic.

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Program offers user to install Youndoo.com in Google and Firefox inside installer of Media Player Classic and it looks like essential part of install process. Most users don’t pay attention to such windows and click “Accept” button. Some anti-malware programs like Norton or MalwareBytes Anti-Malware may protect you from bundled software and other types of malware.

How to remove Youndoo.com from your computer?

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

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

Or uninstall Youndoo.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Youndoo.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find youndoo – Uninstall 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 youndoo – Uninstall, 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 youndoo – Uninstall 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 Youndoo.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Youndoo.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

One comment

  1. sir i follow every step but iam not able to remove it from control panel its showing some error massage during uninstall.
    i remove everything regkey every file and folder still iam not able to use chrome because of it firewall is blocking chrome what to do.i try everything please assist.

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