How to remove Yourfile Downloader.exe virus. Uninstall guide

Yourfile Downloader is malicious software used by Cyber criminals to gain financial advantages. It appears to be a useful program that can allow you download files from Internet with some extra speed and other features such as pause, resume etc. Yourfile Downloader toolbar virus belongs to family of browser hijacks that spread through Spam emails, freeware applications or with the help of Trojans through compromised websites. Such malwares can alter your browser`s default search provider, home page and other settings without letting you know. They are also utilized to promote paid content either as pop-up ads or by placing ads inside all the legit websites using plugin api. moreover, Yourfile Downloader virus can collect your personal information, spy on your PC to watch your online activities and send the logged reports to its developers. We do not recommend you to let Yourfile Downloader virus stay in your system. It should be removed as soon as possible.


Disadvantages and risks of having Yourfile Downloader:

  • It may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer
  • Changes home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements
  • Causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages
  • Keeps record of browsing activities and interests
  • Collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts
  • It may bring further infections are direct the user to infectious sites
  • Makes the browser run slow, uses a big part of system resources

Want to get rid of Browser Hijack Yourfile Downloader?:
To manually remove Yourfile Downloader, follow the instructions.

First of all, Uninstall the program. (Skip to the next step if the application is not listed in Control Panel).
“Start > Settings > Control Panel. Now Locate and open “Add or Remove Programs” or “PROGRAMS AND FEATURES”. Find “Yourfile Downloader”. Now click Uninstall/Remove.

Now remove the program from Browser.

Internet Explorer users:
Click “Tools” (if on Internet Explorer 9, click gear icon), Then “Manage Add-ons”. Look for Yourfile Downloader. Disable if found any.

Block pop-ups of Yourfile Downloader
To stop pop-ups from malware,
Click on TOOLS > POP-UP BLOCKER, then click TURN ON POP-UP BLOCKER. and then go to POP-UP BLOCKER SETTINGS. (Type any website you wish to block popups from)
disable-extension-plugin-toolbar-internet-explorer

Firefox users:
Go to “Tools” (at the top), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable “Yourfile Downloader”
disable-extension-plugin-firefox

Chrome Users:
Click “Tools/Settings” (Wrench incon), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable any file associate with malware.
disable-plugin-extension-google-chrome

Still Spyware Yourfile Downloader lurking in the system? Remove manually

Stop processes of this malware:
Open Task Manager to stop processes.

Remove associated registry settings:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\urlsearchhook.toolbarurlsearchhook
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\classes\urlsearchhook.toolbarurlsearchhook
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\extensions,
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\internet explorer\toolbar\webbrowser
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “ShowSuperHidden” = 0

Delete Yourfile Downloader infected files:
%Profile%\Local Settings\Temp\
%ProgramFiles%\
%UserProfile%\

Yourfile Downloader virus removal tool

Alternatively, you are advised to use the removal tool below to get rid of this malware infection.
Malware Bytes antimalware

Hitman Pro


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