Saturday, August 24, 2013

How to Remove/Uninstall SearchYa Search Engine -Removal Guide

“I don’t like the SearchYa search engine. I think it came with a program and I want to remove it. I like the program but not the search engine. Is there a way to remove it without losing the program?”

Has  your computer  got the same problem above ? and have tried many ways still no luck? No worries, you are welcome to read the rest of the post.

What Is Redirect (Toolbar) How Much Harm Can It Do to My Computer?

SearchYa search bar which is often called browser add-on in the industry and it can get itself onto the victimized computer without your consent. Besides, it can always redirect your browser to rather than your intended websites. However, it is complicated to completely  eliminate this extension from the internet  browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox. If you cannot remove it permanently , it can come back again and again to make chaos on your computer . SearchYa search bar is also called rdirect it can spread via the free application installation that have bundled with this add-on or other ways. Therefore, you should always pay attention to default installation of the free software. What is worse, it also displays deceptive ads which may lead to malware infections and is able for them track your online activities if you click the pop up ads- using for your daily Internet searches is not recommended.

On the other hand, it can slow down your computer performance and make poor network connection. And also can allow other infections come into your computer. It is not a wise choice to leave this toolbar on your computer.

Step by Step to Remove SearchYa Search Bar

Step 1- Reset Internet Explorer by the following guide (take IE as an example):
Open Internet Explorer >> Click on Tools >> Click on Internet Options >> In the Internet Options window click on the Connections tab >> Then click on the LAN settings button>> Uncheck the check box labeled “Use a proSearchYa search bar server for your LAN” under the ProSearchYa search bar Server section and press OK.

Step 2- Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by infections from SEARCHYA SEARCH BAR

For Windows Xp: Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the Run box -> click Ok to open the System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items generated from SEARCHYA SEARCH BAR.

For Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu->type msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items generated from SEARCHYA SEARCH BAR.

Step 3:Show hidden files
 Open Control Panel in Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you’re in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, check Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.

Step 4- Remove these associated Files on your hard drive such as:


Step 5- Open the Registry Editor and delete the following entries:
(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

Step 6-Restart your computer normally to check whether there is still redirection while browsing.

Solution two: Get rid of SearchYa Search Engine by automatic scan of SpyHunter removal tool

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to help computer users to clean up the infections like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. It is important to note that SpyHunter removal tool works well and should run alongside existing security programs without any conflicts.

Step one: Click the icon to download SpyHunter removal tool
Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter removal tool


Step two: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC

Step three: Select the detected malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses.

Or you can follow the video below:

SearchYa search bar is stubborn to remove.If you are not careful enough when you are viewing things online, your computer will be attacked by it easily.

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