Ads by Yontoo – best removal guide

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Ads by Yontoo have been noticed to attack most widely used browsers, but most often the attack is directed at Opera, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Of course, other browsers aren’t an exception and can be touched by it too. The adware may be found in the list of legally installed applications. Also, you will see Yontoo as one of the add-ons of your browsers.


Yontoo adware doesn’t really help users to find the information in the world wide web. It is advertised as some helpful utility that will supposedly assist you in finding the information better online. However, the problem is that these are the fake promises not supported at all by the real actions. You have to be careful not to click on its ads, since they may lead you to a lot of unsafe places in the world, through which your system may become infected with all sorts of viruses.

Yontoo adware essentially slows down the general performance of your computer. You may notice that the adware consumes a lot of system resources and causes high CPU usage. As a result, you may see that the computer will freeze, whereas your browsers may even crash. We therefore recommend that you adhere to this removal tutorial and eliminate Yontoo Ads from your PC as soon as possible.

Yontoo automatic removal tool:

Yontoo removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of Trojan Killer to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with Trojan Killer

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Yontoo in the future.

GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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