Ad.yieldmanager.com (yieldmanager.com, adyieldmanager.com) is a tracking cookie created to collect information about the user’s browsing activities online, such as IP address, browser type, how many times a certain web page has been visited by the user or how long did he view it, etc.
The initial mission of cookies is to store user’s preferences and can be quite helpful, but in the wrong hands, they can be utilized to steal sensitive information.
Users should note that Ad.yieldmanager.com is not classified as malware or spyware, yet it can be manipulated by cyber criminals for malicious purposes. For example, smart publishers signed up to the ad network of Ad.yieldmanager.com may link users browsers to predetermined websites or display pop-up ads so they would generate profit. Authors of rogue antivirus programs may even report Ad.yieldmanager.com as a virus in their fake scan results.
Luckily, Ad.yieldmanager.com is easy to remove with the assistance of a legitimate anti-malware tool.
In case you are constantly getting pop-ups alerting you that an Ad.yieldmanager.com infection has been detected on your computer, there’s a good chance you are dealing with a Trojan. Cyber criminals are highly motivated to get their hands on your identity and money, this is why the use Trojans to create fake security notifications listing nonexistent infections that were supposedly detected on the affected machine, and link the victim to a web page promoting rogue antivirus programs.
Remove Ad.yieldmanager.com from Your Computer
Ad.yieldmanager.com can be removed manually from the cookie settings on your current browser or with the assistance of a reputable anti-malware tool that will scan your PC and delete the cookie.
As soon as the cookie is removed, you can block Ad.yieldmanager.com cookie in the browser. Here is how to do it:
- Internet Explorer: Go to Tools >Then select Internet Options > Choose Privacy > Select Sites: type in yieldmanager.com > Select Block.
- Firefox: Go to Tools > Select Options > Click on Privacy > Use custom settings for history > Choose Exceptions > Go to Address of web sites: type in yieldmanager.com > Block.
In case numerous pop-up messages alerting you about infections detected on your computer appear on your desktop, a stealthy Trojan might be present on your machine. The mission of such infection is to enter the targeted PC and install a rogue AV program, which will make the victim believe that the system is in danger.
For the removal of rogue anti-spyware programs, Trojans, adware or any other type of malware, experts recommend the use of a legitimate anti-malware program.
Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool. Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
- Guide 1: How to Remove Ad.yieldmanager.com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Ad.yieldmanager.com from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Ad.yieldmanager.com from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Ad.yieldmanager.com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Ad.yieldmanager.com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Ad.yieldmanager.com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Ad.yieldmanager.com from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Ad.yieldmanager.com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Ad.yieldmanager.com
Step 2: Uninstall Ad.yieldmanager.com and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Ad.yieldmanager.com on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Ad.yieldmanager.com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Ad.yieldmanager.com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Ad.yieldmanager.com and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Ad.yieldmanager.com via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Ad.yieldmanager.com from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Ad.yieldmanager.com from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Ad.yieldmanager.com from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Ad.yieldmanager.com from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Ad.yieldmanager.com will be removed.
Eliminate Ad.yieldmanager.com from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.