How to remove SearchYa hijacker

What is SearchYa hijacker

There too many toolbars nowadays. They can be from official vendors and as a freeware. Every use should be afraid of the situation when a toolbar appeared on your computer by itself! You should know that if you did not install the appeared toolbar, then it can be installed together with the freeware that you installed on your computer. You just did not notice the tick “Install SearchYa! Toolbar” in the process of freeware installation. Or this toolbar was installed with one of the possible Trojan programs that you can catch on the Internet. No matter how this toolbar appeared (we mean the cases if you did not install it for sure) you should remove SearchYa hijacker from your computer.

This removal tool is a very easy tool to use. You will not have to spend much time to understand what to do, because it has intuitive interface.

searchya hijacker

Automatic Removal

You can remove files and registry keys of SearchYa hijacker using special Removal Tool developed by Security Stronghold Company:

So, you should be sure that the toolbar that you want to remove belongs to SearchYa hijacker. The main sign of this toolbar are slow computer performance, redirected search requests and annoying pop-up windows. Also you can see some task bar alerts or strange new icons and desktop backgrounds. If you will not take any measures, then your computer will crash.

Manual Removal of Searchya hijacker

If you are sure that you want to remove SearchYa! Toolbar, then it is high time to find the method that will be effective in your case. So, I can advise you to use the following method:

  1. Remove all the files and folders of SearchYa hijacker. For that you can use the Search programs and files box in Start menu. When this service will show you some files, then you should remove them, using SHIFT+DELETE. This method will help you to remove these files, not putting them into Recycle Bin (it is also a folder of your computer and you should not store some malicious files there).
  2. You should end the process of SearchYa hijacker. Press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC buttons simultaneously in order to open Task Manager. Then you should find the process that belongs to SearchYa hijacker. You can recognize the needed process because of its name. It can be similar to the name of the program or just consist of the numerous letters and numbers. Just highlight it and then click on End process button.
  3. Then you should remove the following registry entries:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer/Toolbar “SearchYa Toolbar”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\BrowserHelperObjects “{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}” “[trojan name] Toolbar”

    Open Registry Editor. You should press Win+R buttons and type regedit. Then you should do the backup copy of the registry, then navigate the registry entries and remove SearchYa hijacker registry entries that were enumerated above.

  4. It is not odd to scan your computer with the help of antivirus software, at least to remove the infection that installed SearchYa hijacker on your computer.

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