Are you seeing y33gameplay.com advertisements in the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge every time you use the web-browser to surf the Web? This means that your PC is infected with an adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) which looks the entire traffic generated by you and on this basis, it popups a large number of unwanted advertisements. Currently, this adware are widely spread, due to the fact that most people are trying to find free programs, download and install them on the PC system without proper attention to the fact that the ad supported software can penetrate into the personal computer along with them.
The malicious applications from the ad supported software family that changes the settings of web-browsers usually affects only the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. However, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The ‘ad-supported’ software may change the Target property of a web-browser’s shortcut, so every time you open the browser, instead of your start page, you will see the annoying y33gameplay.com advertisements.
While your system is infected with the ad-supported software, the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge may be redirected to y33gameplay.com annoying web page. Of course, the ‘ad-supported’ software may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may show a large number of annoying ads. These advertisements will be injected within the content of web sites that are you opening in your web-browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The ads will appear on all pages, including web-sites where previously you have never seen any ads.
Therefore it is very important to follow the instructions below as quickly as possible. The few simple steps will assist you to remove ad supported software as well as clean your PC system from the y33gameplay.com advertisements. What is more, the steps below will help you remove other malicious software like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the personal computer along with the ‘ad-supported’ software.
How does y33gameplay.com ads get installed onto system
How to manually remove y33gameplay.com ads
If you perform exactly the instructions below you should be able to remove the y33gameplay.com pop-up ads. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your browser or reboot your system.
- Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to uninstall y33gameplay.com redirect
- Remove y33gameplay.com ads from Mozilla Firefox
- Delete y33gameplay.com redirect from Google Chrome
- Delete y33gameplay.com advertisements from Internet Explorer
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the personal computer cleanup is to remove unknown and suspicious software. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, for one simple reason, many free applications at its installation additionally set various unneeded software that most often generate annoying ads and redirect your web-browser to y33gameplay.com web site. So, delete the unneeded programs may cleanup your internet browser from popups, hijackers and so on.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows key, click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It will display the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed programs.
- Scroll through the all list, and delete suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to uninstall y33gameplay.com redirect
Now you need to clean up the web-browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the browser, and not on any unknown file. Right click to a desktop shortcut for your internet browser. Choose the “Properties” option.
It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The ad-supported software can replace it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://web.site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web-browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example on the screen below. Once is done, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for internet browser shortcuts which redirects to an annoying web pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove y33gameplay.com ads from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been changed by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto y33gameplay.com ads.
Run the Firefox and press button to open the Tools menu. It displays the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type about:support in the browser adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. It will display the confirmation dialog box. Click on the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the adware. Once, it’s done, press the “Finish” button
Delete y33gameplay.com redirect from Google Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thus remove the redirect to y33gameplay.com unwanted advertisements which is caused by the ad-supported software.
Start the Google Chrome. Click on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter. The internet browser will display the settings screen. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset settings” section is visible, as shown below and click on the “Reset settings” button. The Google Chrome will show the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action. Press on the “Reset” button. The program will start the process of cleaning and when it is finished, the browser settings including the ‘block pop-ups’ option back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Delete y33gameplay.com advertisements from Internet Explorer
Open the Internet Explorer tools menu by clicking on the button in the form of gear (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click on the “Internet Options”. In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click on “Reset” button. You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the ad-supported software can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you start your PC, it will display the y33gameplay.com unwanted web-page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks that have been created by malicios program.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. This opens a prompt that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press Enter. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the figure below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “explorer.exe http://y33gameplay.com” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need delete this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the malicios program, then this task also can be safely removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ applications. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove y33gameplay.com ads automatically
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install this tool to detect y33gameplay.com threat and remove it, by clicking on the link below. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC system.
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Update: May 12, 2017
Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this task is done, click “Scan Now” button to perform a scan of your personal computer. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your personal computer. In order to delete all threats, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free program that you can use to get rid of all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about the Malwarebytes, we recommend you to read and follow the instructions or the video guide below.
How to stop y33gameplay.com
To increase your security and protect your system against new annoying advertisements and malicious web-sites, you need to use an application that blocks access to malicious ads and web pages. Moreover, the software can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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Update: May 10, 2017
- After the download is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up ads, y33gameplay.com redirects, as well as other dangerous or misleading web pages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon , which is located on your Windows desktop.
Uninstall y33gameplay.com and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove the unwanted y33gameplay.com advertisements from the Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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Update: July 19, 2017
Once downloading is finished, open a directory in which you saved it. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, you will see a screen like below.
Press “Scan” button to perform a system scan for malicious extensions and the adware which opens advertisements from y33gameplay.com web-site. Once the checking is finished, it will show a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt. Click “OK”. When the cleaning procedure is complete, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the AdwCleaner to remove ad-supported software, browser hijackers and other dangerous programs.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for y33gameplay.com ads removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon, and click the button labeled “Do a system scan only”.
- Once the scan is complete, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop
Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the unwanted y33gameplay.com redirect.