The appearance rotate.ymtracking.com pop-up ads is a classic sign of adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) which installed on your PC system. Moreover, the ad-supported software can lead to the web-browser freezing/crash, delays when starting a new internet browser window or delays when viewing a page on the Internet. I think you definitely want to solve this problem. For this purpose, necessity to perform cleanup of your PC system. You need to perform the steps below that will allow you to remove rotate.ymtracking.com ads and clean your PC system from the adware using the standard features of Windows and some proven freeware.
Most often, the adware affects the most common web-browsers like the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge. But such the dangerous software as well may infect another internet browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a browser’s shortcut). So every time you run the internet browser, it will reroute to the unwanted rotate.ymtracking.com web page. Even if you setup a new home page, an unwanted web-site will be the first thing you see when you launch the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
The adware may insert lots of ads directly to the web-sites that you visit, creating a sense that the advertising links has been added by the creators of the page. Moreover, a legal advertising links 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 a ton of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the World Wide Web, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
We recommend to remove the ad supported software, which redirects your browser on the rotate.ymtracking.com annoying web-page, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other dangerous software on your computer.
How does rotate.ymtracking.com ads get installed onto computer
How to manually remove rotate.ymtracking.com advertisements
This steps will help you remove rotate.ymtracking.com advertisements. These rotate.ymtracking.com removal steps work for the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the internet browser or reboot your personal computer. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Get rid of suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to uninstall rotate.ymtracking.com redirect
- Remove rotate.ymtracking.com from Google Chrome
- Remove rotate.ymtracking.com advertisements from FF
- Remove rotate.ymtracking.com from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Get rid of suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown in the figure below.
Next, press “Uninstall a program” It will show a list of all applications. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown applications.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to uninstall rotate.ymtracking.com redirect
When installed, the adware may add an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. Due to this, every time you launch the internet browser, it will open the rotate.ymtracking.com unwanted web 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, click OK to save changes. You need to clean all internet browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.
Remove rotate.ymtracking.com from Google Chrome
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Next, click the “Settings” option.
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 the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Remove rotate.ymtracking.com advertisements from FF
If the Firefox settings have been changed by the ad-supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto rotate.ymtracking.com ads.
First, launch the FF and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Next, click the Help button () as shown in the following image.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation prompt, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ad supported software. When it’s complete, press the “Finish” button
Remove rotate.ymtracking.com from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, start the IE, then click button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like homepage and search engine by default to default state, disable ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and thereby remove the redirect to rotate.ymtracking.com annoying site.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted rotate.ymtracking.com web site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all the tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This shows a dialog box that titled with Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the image below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be display just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC. 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 malicios application, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to uninstall, then press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete like below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ software. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove rotate.ymtracking.com pop-up ads automatically
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install this utility to detect rotate.ymtracking.com threat and remove it, using the link below. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this process is finished, click “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your personal computer for the adware and malware. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your computer. In order to remove all threats, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about the Malwarebytes, we recommend you to read and follow the step-by-step instructions or the video guide below.
Stop rotate.ymtracking.com and other annoying web pages
To increase your security and protect your computer against new annoying ads and malicious web-sites, you need to use program that stops access to malicious ads and web-pages. Moreover, the program can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
Once the download is finished, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. When the install is done, you will see a window as shown below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will allow 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 computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block popup ads, web sites such as rotate.ymtracking.com, 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.
Remove rotate.ymtracking.com ads and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot delete the annoying rotate.ymtracking.com redirect from the Chrome, Firefox, IE 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.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: June 18, 2020
Once downloading is complete, open the file location. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, you will see a screen like below.
Now, click the “Scan” button for scanning your system for the malicious extensions and adware which displays ads from rotate.ymtracking.com web-page. When it has finished scanning your personal computer, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. When the clean up is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your personal computer.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the AdwCleaner to remove adware, browser hijackers and other dangerous applications.
Now your system should be clean of the rotate.ymtracking.com pop-up ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-ups and unwanted malicious web-pages) 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 get rid of rotate.ymtracking.com advertisements from your system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.