How to remove Youndoo.com page

What is Youndoo.com?

Many people make search queries every day without realizing how an improper search engine may spoil browsing experience. Generally, there are several well-known domain, that the majority of people use, but also there are less popular pages that claim to provide the same or even better services. Unfortunately, some of them belong to malware threats that are called browser hijackers. As a rule they have a minimalistic design so that the pages wouldn’t arouse suspicions and look reliable.
 

Youndoo.com page

Some of such sources may appear on a browser without any reason and set itself as a new and main pages, as well as main search engine. After this victims will have to use only youndoo.com service, as the hijacker blocks the settings. Alongside with altering your settings, the malware has redirection techniques which are much more unpleasant. This means that whenever you will perform a search on the page, you will get the results leading to third-party sources of different, sometimes malicious content. So, instead of utilizing the source, we advise to remove youndoo.com hijacker from your browsers.

How Youndoo.com got installed on your computer?

Probably you haven’t set the domain as your homepage yourself, then you may wonder how it got onto your browsers. The hijacker as well as other malware examples employ the bundling method of distribution. This method allows to put malware into a setup of usual software and, thus, keep it hidden. In order to learn if a setup contains anything unwanted, you need to launch installation in Advanced mode. Then carefully go through the setup steps for not to miss anything, and find the screen showing all installation components. There you can decline the elements that you find unwanted.

Symptoms of Youndoo.com infection

  • First and the most striking proof of having a browser hijacker is change of the main page. Usually it is a search engine page that is designed so that user would believe in its legitimacy.
  • Generally, hijackers cause redirections when user makes a search query on its page or tries to reach a blocked site (usually another search engine or anti-malware sites)
  • Another indicator of hijacker infection is appearance of new programs, toolbars and browser extensions that you don’t remember installing and processes in start-up queue.
  • Also, you may notice the significant slowdown in the system operating, since running of the applications required for malware activity may consume a lot of CPU.
  • Besides, hijacker infection may as well negatively affect the speed of Internet connection.

How to remove Youndoo.com?

To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete Youndoo.com completely. For this you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as Youndoo.com files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to automatic removal tool.

Download Norton

Performing an antimalware scan with Norton would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Youndoo.com. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Youndoo.com, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Steps of Youndoo.com manual removal

Uninstall Youndoo.com from Control Panel

As it was stated before, more likely that the hijacker appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of Youndoo.com you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

How to remove Youndoo.com from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Add or Remove Programs
  3. Find the application related to Youndoo.com and click Uninstall

How to remove Youndoo.com from Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Uninstall Program
  3. Find the application related to Youndoo.com and click Uninstall

How to remove Youndoo.com from Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click the menu icon in left bottom corner
  2. Choose Control Panel
  3. Select the Uninstall Program line
  4. Uninstall the application related to Youndoo.com

How to remove Youndoo.com from Windows 10

  1. Press Win+X to open Windows Power menu
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program
  4. Select the application related to Youndoo.com and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing Youndoo.com from Control Panel: there is no such title on the list, or you receive an error preventing you from deleting the application, see the article dedicated to this issue.
Read what to do if program won’t uninstall from Control Panel


Remove Youndoo.com from browsers

Since some of hijacker threats use a disguise of a browser add-on, you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove Youndoo.com from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on Tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete Youndoo.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Youndoo.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click on the Tools/Gear icon, then select Manage Add-ons
  3. Delete Youndoo.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Youndoo.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete Youndoo.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Youndoo.com from Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Extensions
  4. Click the gear icon near Youndoo.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them
  5. Choose Remove

Reset your browsers

How to reset settings in Google Chrome

  1. Click on the icon in the right-upper corner
  2. Choose Settings
  3. Click Show advanced settings
  4. Click the Reset Settings button

How to reset settings in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the icon in the upper right corner
  2. Choose Help
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information
  4. Click the Reset Firefox… button

How to reset settings in Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the Tools button
  2. Go to Internet options
  3. Go to the Advanced tab
  4. Click Reset

How to reset settings in Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Settings
  4. Under the Clear browsing data category select Choose what to clear
  5. Select everything and click Clear

Delete files and registry entries added by Youndoo.com

Sometimes removal via Control Panel is not enough since the built-in application can leave some files that shortly will restore the hijacker. So, you need to find all of the following items and delete them

Remove Youndoo.com files and folders:

%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Plunasystagedom
%ProgramFiles%\Plunasystagedom

Remove Youndoo.com registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\youndooSoftware
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\youndooSoftware
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\www.youndoo.com
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\youndoo.com
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstaller\{9BB328F8-6CAF-4181-BA0F-62563CE5CC87}

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