How to uninstall (remove) Yourconnectivity.net

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What is Yourconnectivity.net?

Yourconnectivity.net is deceptive search engine. It installs in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This search is classified as browser hijacker, because it modifies browser settings, such as search engine, homepage and new tab and infects browser shortcuts. Eventually, browser opens with Yourconnectivity.net and this web search redirects user queries to plusnetwork.com. This website is a part of Messenger Plus! software, that extends Skype and Windows Live Messenger functionality. Hijacker tries to make users search in Yourconnectivity.net, that looks similar to popular search engines. Information it gains from users, such as search queries, bookmarked pages, browser history, can then be used for targeted advertising. Using Yourconnectivity.net can bring undesirable consequences and we recommend you to get rid of it. To remove Yourconnectivity.net scan your PC for potentially unwanted programs and extensions and perform instruction on this page.

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How Yourconnectivity.net gets on your PC?

Yourconnectivity.net comes bundled with free utilities, that users usually often download. Downloaders, converters, media players, PDF readers, torrent clients are very popular type of programs, that are usually free. As you know, free cheese is only in a mousetrap and Yourconnectivity.net acts like mousetrap for your browsers and search habits. That does not mean you should not use programs of above mentioned types, but try to download only well-known safe applications from official websites. As a great additional measure to protect computer from unwanted software is to use Norton, that, by the way, can remove Yourconnectivity.net completely and builds shield against various kind of malware.

How to remove Yourconnectivity.net from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Yourconnectivity.net – 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:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Yourconnectivity.net.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Yourconnectivity.net

Or uninstall Yourconnectivity.net manually.

Step 1: Remove Yourconnectivity.net from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Yourconnectivity.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 Yourconnectivity.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 Yourconnectivity.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 Yourconnectivity.net from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Yourconnectivity.net from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Yourconnectivity.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 Yourconnectivity.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 Yourconnectivity.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: 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 Yourconnectivity.net from shortcuts

For every browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE) do the following:

  1. Right-click on the corresponding shortcut.
  2. In opened menu choose Properties.
  3. Look carefully at the Target field.
  4. Remove Yourconnectivity.net from this line.
  5. Click Apply button.
  6. Confirm changes by clicking Continue button in opened window.
  7. Click on the shortcut to check.

Step 5: Remove following files and folders of Yourconnectivity.net:

Remove following registry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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