What is Youtube Accelerator?

Youtube Accelerator is a potentially unwanted program. It is installed on your computer in the form of plug-in or extension for a browser (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox). Developers describe the program as a very useful tool for video viewing. Also, using Youtube Accelerator you are an endless number of options such as instant search and even download. Overall Youtube Accelerator looks very useful program, but it is fraught with danger only. What? Once it gets into your computer, it begins to display not only the well-known films, but also intrusive banner ads, coupons, links to other sites and more. As you may have guessed, Youtube Accelerator is aimed at making money, but in the last instance is designed to help. Also after installation Youtube Accelerator begins to collect all your personal data and information. Youtube Accelerator changing your browser options, including the home page. It also distributes its files on the computer in the first place in the root folder of the system. From all the above it is clear that Youtube Accelerator must be removed immediately.

youtube accelerator

How Youtube Accelerator gets on your PC?

Youtube Accelerator gets into a computer bundled with free applications that you download from popular sites. Of course it is unlikely that when you want to download some data logger, the certified site will provide you a virus, but at the same archiver he may carry malicious software on your PC. Usually such programs penetrate without your consent. Be vigilant and do not download unknown programs.

How to remove Youtube Accelerator from your computer?

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Youtube Accelerator

Or uninstall Youtube Accelerator manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Youtube Accelerator from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries of Youtube Accelerator:

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
Value: GoobzoYouTubeAccelerator
Data: C:Program FilesYouTube AcceleratorYouTubeAccelerator.exe
Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
Value: GoobzoYouTubeAccelerator
Data: C:Program FilesYouTube AcceleratorYouTubeAccelerator.exe

Then remove following files of Youtube Accelerator:

Youtube AcceleratorLicense.exe
Youtube AcceleratorUpdater.exe
Youtube AcceleratorUpdate.job
Youtube AcceleratorUpdateLogin.job
Re-Register your PC with your account.lnk
Remove this PC from any Youtube Accelerator Accounts.lnk
Turn Off Youtube Accelerator.lnk
Turn On Youtube Accelerator.lnk
My Youtube Accelerator.lnk

And these folders of Youtube Accelerator:

%PROGRAMS%Youtube Accelerator
%PROGRAMFILES%Youtube Accelerator

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

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