Ya.ru is categorized as a browser hijacker or redirect virus that is able to change the settings of web browsers and affect the PC performance. It can take control of web browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, which people most frequently use.
Ya.ru website looks like a legitimate search provider that provides users with searching information service, but in fact it is a platform that utilized by cyber criminals to display various advertisements and sponsored links once it gets into the PC. It is able to spy on your online activities so as to gather the helpful information for third parties to send you more personalized ads, which may violate your personal privacy. The redirect virus can be distributed in many ways, such as being bundled with freeware, being embedded in spam email attachments or being contained in malicious websites and so on.
Many PC users may have the same question when they are infected by Ya.ru virus infection from Internet. It is created by cyber criminals who can bypass your system security software by using advanced skill and create security backdoor processes on your machine to make chaos and plant viruses. Here are some ways that attacks your computer: visiting unsafe websites, clicking on malicious links, downloading infected processes, infections from Internet Driver, infected E-mail attachments, attack by Executable code, infected removable device.
Step by step instructions how to remove Ya.ru virus.
STEP 1. Remove Ya.ru virus from the system
- First of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Trojan Killer (here or from the product page):
- Return to main screen and choose the type of scan.
- Start the scan and wait untill it`s finished:
- After the scan is completed, you need to click on “Cure PC!” button to remove Ya.ru virus:
- Now your system is free from annoying Ya.ru browser extension!
STEP 2. Remove Ya.ru virus from your browser
First of all, Ya.ru is a virus what can be realy dangerous. So, here is the simple way to remove them from your computer. You just need to reset your browser settings. To do this automatically and for free, you can use the Reset Browser Settings tool from GridinSoft.
- Open the program and click on the Reset browser settings button.
- Select when options you want to reset and press “Reset“
Wait untill Trojan Killer sets selected options to the default state. Successful results will be checked with green checkmark.
Video guide bellow display how to remove Ya.ru from your system completaly:
STEP 3. Ya.ru prevention
- Avoid advertisements, you shouldn’t click on any ads and pop-ups in your browser, this can lead to the redirection on potentially viral pages!
- Spam messages from email, attached files in emails can appear to be malicious in most cases. Don’t download or open such attachments they can be infected with adware of malware!
- Surfing the internet, there are millions of phishing website on the internet. Each one of them can be very dangerous for your computer. Avoid such pages, try only reliable and trusted websites!
- Pay attention to what you install, there are tons of hijackers and malicious program that are being installed through bundled applications and downloaders. Don’t install any suspicious program and files, always check signer before proceding further!
By following this removal instruction we hope you will deal with Ya.ru virus once and for all. In case you have any problems or this virus is still inside, leave a comment below or contact our Support Team.