What is Yourtuber.info? Why does it keep popping up in the browser? How to remove unwanted programs that are causing redirects to bogus websites like Yourtuber.info from your computer?
Yourtuber.info is a questionable website that affects popular web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Explorer and Edge. It usually interrupts regular browsing sessions in an attempt to trick you into accepting deceptive offers. The unexpected and probably undesired appearance of this redirect in the browser could be triggered by a recently installed potentially undesired program. If you want to clean your affected browser and secure your computer against future malware intrusions, you should perform a thorough removal process of harmful files installed on the system.
|Type||Browser Redirect, PUP|
|Short Description||A questionable website that interrupts browsing sessions to display deceptive offers.|
|Symptoms||Your browser is slower due to increased number of online ads. Lots of annoying pop-ups and other ads are displayed on the websites you visit.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages|
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss Yourtuber.info.|
Yourtuber.info – Why Do I Have It and What Can It Do?
All those redirects to Yourtuber.info may be caused by visits of infected web pages or unattended installation of any potentially undesired program. The second is usually realized with the help of software bundles. Unfortunately, it’s a common practice for the owners of supposedly useful free apps like media players, readers, drivers, etc. to feature extra offers in the installers of their products.
And in case that you decide to skip reading all the details presented in the installer, you could unnoticeably agree with the installation of all added extras. To prevent this side effect and keep potentially unwanted programs away from your device, do check the information presented on each step. It is also preferable to choose the Advanced/Custom configuration step, as there you may be able to detect the presence of added PUPs and eventually opt out their installation.
As of the Yourtuber.info redirect, it could affect all popular web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera and Safari. Once it loads in your preferred web browser, you may see some pop-ups and other dynamic objects to appear on your screen.
The purpose of this redirect is to convince you into taking an action that could either endanger the security of your device or decrease the balance of your bank account or both. Since such spammy websites are often part of shady advertising schemes, they often try to push undesired apps like fake system optimizers, rogue anti-virus programs or other deceptive tools. Beware and do not accept any offers displayed on this website.
You should also be informed that as long as the program associated with Yourtuber.info redirect is running on your computer, it may be collecting details like:
- Visited URLs and websites
- Browser’s home page
- Search queries
- Search queries on the visited web pages
- Type of used browser
- Operating system type
- Internet protocol (IP) address
- Geographic location
- The domain name of current Internet service provider (ISP)
As a result, you may become a target of many annoying online advertisements or even malware attacks.
How to Remove Yourtuber.info Redirect “Virus”
In order to remove Yourtuber.info redirect along with all associated files that enable its appearance in the browser, you should complete several removal steps. In the guide below you will find all removal steps in their precise order. You could choose between manual and automatic removal approaches. In order to fully get rid of this particular undesired program and strengthen the security of your device we recommend you to combine the steps. Have in mind that installed files associated with this redirect may be detected with names different than Yourtuber.info.
In case you have further questions or need additional help with the removal process, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact us at our email.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Yourtuber.info from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Yourtuber.info from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Yourtuber.info from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Yourtuber.info from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Yourtuber.info from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Yourtuber.info from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Yourtuber.info from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Yourtuber.info from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Yourtuber.info
Step 2: Uninstall Yourtuber.info 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 Yourtuber.info 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 Yourtuber.info there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Yourtuber.info from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Yourtuber.info 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 Yourtuber.info 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 Yourtuber.info files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Yourtuber.info, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Yourtuber.info 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 Yourtuber.info 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 Yourtuber.info 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 Yourtuber.info 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 Yourtuber.info will be removed.
Eliminate Yourtuber.info 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.