The a.yesadsrv.com is an web-page, already at the first sight of which there are various doubts. This page is created only for one purpose – show advertisements or reroute to other ‘ad-supported’ web pages. Its appearance in your web-browser means that your system is infected with ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). This type of malicious programs does not delete files or infect them, but such as a virus can modify system settings like the homepage, new tab page and search engine by default and download and install malicious extensions that generates lots of advertisements. All the time, while the adware is running, your web-browser will be fill with unwanted ads. Moreover, this ‘ad-supported’ software will be able to collect a large amount of information about you, everything related to what are you doing on the Internet. Thus, it is clear that the presence of adware on your PC system is not desirable, and you need to clean up your computer in order to get rid of a.yesadsrv.com ASAP.
Most often, the adware affects the most common browsers like the Firefox, Chrome, IE and Microsoft Edge. But such the malicious software as well may infect another internet browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web browser’s shortcut). So every time you launch the internet browser, it will reroute to the unwanted a.yesadsrv.com site. Even if you setup a new homepage, an unwanted web site will be the first thing you see when you launch the Google Chrome, IE, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
The ad supported software may insert lots of advertisements directly to the web sites that you visit, creating a sense that the advertising banners has been added by the creators of the page. Moreover, a legal advertisements may be replaced on the fake ads, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the adware has the ability to collect lots of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
We recommend to get rid of the ‘ad-supported’ software, which redirects your internet browser on the a.yesadsrv.com unwanted site, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other malicious software on your system.
How does a.yesadsrv.com ads get installed onto computer
How to manually remove a.yesadsrv.com advertisements
This step-by-step guide will help you delete a.yesadsrv.com ads. These a.yesadsrv.com removal steps work for the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the web browser or reboot your PC system. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove a.yesadsrv.com redirect from Firefox
- Get rid of a.yesadsrv.com redirect from Chrome
- Remove a.yesadsrv.com redirect from IE
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove a.yesadsrv.com redirect
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you begin the PC cleaning process by checking the list of installed programs and delete all unknown or suspicious software. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious applications such as ad-supported software and browser hijackers may be bundled with free programs. Delete the unwanted programs may remove the annoying ads or browser redirect to unknown or unwanted web-sites.
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Next, press “Uninstall a program” It’ll open a list of all software. Scroll through the all list, and delete any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort software by date of installation in the Control panel.
Remove a.yesadsrv.com redirect from 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 a.yesadsrv.com web-page.
First, start the Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Next, click the Help button () as shown below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the internet browser address bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a process to fix your problems that caused by the adware. When it is complete, click the “Finish” button
Get rid of a.yesadsrv.com redirect from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple way to get rid of the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the web-browser’s homepage, new tab and default search engine that have been modified by adware.
- Open the Chrome, then click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press the “Show advanced settings” link, which located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- Further, click the “Reset settings” button, that located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset settings dialog box as on the image above.
- Confirm the internet browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove a.yesadsrv.com redirect from IE
First, run the Internet Explorer, then click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu as shown in the following image. Next, press the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click on “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove a.yesadsrv.com redirect
When installed, the ad-supported software may add an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Due to this, every time you open the web-browser, it will open the a.yesadsrv.com unwanted page.
Right click on the web-browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text which starts with “http://”. Remove it or everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe.
Next, press OK to save changes. You need to clean all browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the FF, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted a.yesadsrv.com web-site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all the tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This displays a prompt that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the following image.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need get rid of it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the ‘ad-supported’ application, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, then click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the following image.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicios application. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to get rid of a.yesadsrv.com redirect automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely remove a.yesadsrv.com redirect from the infected system. This is because the adware can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the ad-supported software again infect your computer and it will begin to open unwanted a.yesadsrv.com ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove adware manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the machine.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your system. It’s an advanced malware removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It is able to help you delete browser hijackers, malware, adware, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your computer for free.
Now, click the link below to download Malwarebytes Free on your computer. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the downloading process is done, close all software on your computer. Next, start the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown in the following image, press the Yes button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your PC system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, press Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown in the following image.
Now press the “Scan Now” button for scanning your PC system for the ad-supported software that cause a redirect to a.yesadsrv.com. When the adware or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is complete. Please be patient.
When the system scan is done, you can check all threats detected on your PC system. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will start removing malware and adware which cause a.yesadsrv.com pop-up ads. Once disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to restart your personal computer.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes program to remove adware and other malware.
Stop a.yesadsrv.com advertisements and other unwanted web-sites
To increase your security and protect your personal computer against new annoying advertisements and malicious web-pages, you need to use program that stops access to dangerous advertisements and web-pages. Moreover, the program can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web-pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
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After the download is complete, run the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen like below.
Follow the prompts. When the setup is finished, you will see a window as shown below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which 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 run your PC, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-ups, web sites like a.yesadsrv.com, as well as other dangerous or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your Windows desktop.
Get rid of a.yesadsrv.com redirect and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot delete the unwanted a.yesadsrv.com advertisements from the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for ad-supported software, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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Once the downloading process is finished, open the directory in which you saved it. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is opened, you will see a screen like below.
Now, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the malicious extensions and ‘ad-supported’ software which displays ads from a.yesadsrv.com web page. Once the checking is done, it will show a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. Once the cleaning process is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your PC system.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the AdwCleaner to get rid of ad supported software, browser hijackers and other malicious software.
Now your PC should be clean of the a.yesadsrv.com pop-ups. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted ads and unwanted malicious web-sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your system for new malware and ad supported software). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove a.yesadsrv.com ads from your system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.