The Search.yoursportcenter.com instead of your start page is a sign of appearance of unwanted application that belongs to the browser hijacker group on your personal computer. It can bring a security risk to your computer. So, do not ignore it! Of course, the Search.yoursportcenter.com is just a web page, but the hijacker uses it to rewrite your default search engine, home page and newtab, without your permission and desire to see it. The Search.yoursportcenter.com as your start page can be just the beginning, because your PC system is affected with a PUP, that in the future can increase the amount of problems with the IE, Firefox, MS Edge and Google Chrome. Its appearance will prevent you normally browse the Internet, and more, may lead to crash the web-browser.
As mentioned above, the Search.yoursportcenter.com browser hijacker also modifies the browser’s search engine. So, your web-browser, when searching something, will display a hodgepodge of ads, links to undesired and ad websites and search results from the big search providers such as Google or Bing. As a result, actual use of a browser’s search becomes uncomfortable. Moreover, it can also lead to slowing or even freeze your internet browser.
Although, Search.yoursportcenter.com browser hijacker is not a virus, but it does bad things, and it alters settings of all your typical web-browsers. Moreover, an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) may be additionally installed on to your personal computer by this browser hijacker, which will display lots of advertisements, or even massive full page ads that blocks surfing the World Wide Web. Often such these advertisements can recommend to install other unknown and unwanted applications or visit harmful web sites.
Thus, it’s clear that the presence of browser hijacker on your computer is not desirable, and you need to clean up your machine ASAP. Follow the tutorial below in order to remove Search.yoursportcenter.com from Internet Explorer, Chrome, MS Edge and Mozilla Firefox.
How to remove Search.yoursportcenter.com from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
We are presenting various solutions to delete Search.yoursportcenter.com from the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Edge using only internal MS Windows functions. Most of browser hijackers and potentially unwanted programs can be uninstalled via these processes. If these steps does not help to get rid of Search.yoursportcenter.com, then it is better to use a free malicious software removal tools linked below.
To remove Search.yoursportcenter.com, execute the steps below:
- How to get rid of Search.yoursportcenter.com manually
- How to get rid of Search.yoursportcenter.com redirect with free programs
- Use AdBlocker to block Search.yoursportcenter.com and stay safe online
- How to avoid installation of Search.yoursportcenter.com browser hijacker
- Finish words
How to get rid of Search.yoursportcenter.com manually
The steps will help you remove Search.yoursportcenter.com home page. These Search.yoursportcenter.com removal steps work for the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge, as well as every version of computer operating system.
Uninstall suspicious apps using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
In order to remove Search.yoursportcenter.com, first thing you need to do is to uninstall unknown and questionable programs from your personal computer using Microsoft Windows control panel. When deleting this browser hijacker, check the list of installed software and try to find suspicious applications and delete them all. Pay special attention to recently installed software, as it is most probably that the Search.yoursportcenter.com hijacker сame along with it.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, click Windows button , then press Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown on the screen below.
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel like below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of apps installed on your computer. Most probably, one of them is the Search.yoursportcenter.com browser hijacker infection and other internet browser’s harmful extensions. If you’ve many software installed, you can help simplify the search of harmful software by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a questionable, unwanted or unused program, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, click ‘Start’ button and select ‘Control Panel’ at right panel as shown in the following example.
Once the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as displayed below.
You will see a list of software installed on your computer. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the software that were installed last. Most likely, it is the hijacker responsible for modifying your internet browser settings to Search.yoursportcenter.com. If you’re in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. Once the application which you need to uninstall is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as displayed below.
Clean up the browsers shortcuts which have been affected by Search.yoursportcenter.com
Unfortunately, the hijacker that responsible for web browser redirect to the annoying Search.yoursportcenter.com webpage, can also hijack Windows shortcut files (mostly, your web-browsers shortcut files), so that the Search.yoursportcenter.com startpage will be opened when you start the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge or another web browser.
To clear the internet browser shortcut file, right-click to it and select Properties. 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 similar to “http://site.address” that has been added here. You need to delete it.
When the text is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcut files of all your web browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove Search.yoursportcenter.com from Google Chrome
The Search.yoursportcenter.com as your search engine or start page or other symptom of having browser hijacker in your web browser is a good reason to reset Google Chrome. This is an easy method to recover the Google Chrome settings and not lose any important information.
- First, run the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed addons. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following steps: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “Advanced” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset settings prompt as shown on the screen above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of Search.yoursportcenter.com from Mozilla Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox internet browser newtab, home page and search provider are changed to Search.yoursportcenter.com and you want to restore the settings back to their original settings, then you should follow the steps below. Essential information such as bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, cookies, auto-fill data and personal dictionaries will not be removed.
Run the Firefox and press the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the web-browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will display the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you’re unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the following example.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation dialog box. The Firefox will start a process to fix your problems that caused by the browser hijacker related to Search.yoursportcenter.com redirect. After, it’s done, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Search.yoursportcenter.com from Internet Explorer
The IE reset is great if your web-browser is hijacked or you’ve unwanted extensions or toolbars on your web browser, that installed by a malware.
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your PC for the changes to take effect. It will get rid of hijacker infection responsible for redirections to Search.yoursportcenter.com, disable malicious and ad-supported web browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as homepage, new tab page and search engine to default state.
How to get rid of Search.yoursportcenter.com redirect with free programs
The browser hijacker can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This can lead to the fact that after some time, the hijacker again infect your machine and change current settings of installed browsers to Search.yoursportcenter.com. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove browser hijacker infection manually, if you don’t have much experience in setting up and configuring the Microsoft Windows operating system. The best method to look for and get rid of hijackers is to use free malware removal programs.
Remove Search.yoursportcenter.com search with Zemana Free
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) that are completely clean your system of the browser hijacker. The tool is an advanced malicious software removal application made by (c) Zemana lab. It is able to help you remove potentially unwanted apps, browser hijackers, ad-supported software, malicious software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your PC for free.
- Visit the following page to download Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM). Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
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- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web-browser will display the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- When the download is complete, please close all programs and open windows on your personal computer. Next, run a file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- This will open the “Setup wizard” of Zemana Anti Malware onto your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Zemana AntiMalware will open and display the main window.
- Further, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the hijacker infection responsible for redirects to Search.yoursportcenter.com. Depending on your personal computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. During the scan Zemana Free will scan for threats present on your PC system.
- As the scanning ends, Zemana Anti Malware will create a list of undesired programs adware.
- Review the scan results and then click the “Next” button. The tool will begin to get rid of hijacker infection responsible for Search.yoursportcenter.com redirect. When that process is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the PC.
- Close the Zemana and continue with the next step.
Scan and free your PC of hijacker with Hitman Pro
HitmanPro is a free removal utility. It removes potentially unwanted software, adware, browser hijacker infections and undesired browser plugins. It’ll identify and remove browser hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to Search.yoursportcenter.com. HitmanPro uses very small system resources and is a portable application. Moreover, HitmanPro does add another layer of malware protection.
- Installing the Hitman Pro is simple. First you’ll need to download HitmanPro on your MS Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
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- When the downloading process is complete, run the HitmanPro, double-click the HitmanPro.exe file.
- If the “User Account Control” prompts, click Yes to continue.
- In the Hitman Pro window, click the “Next” to search for browser hijacker responsible for redirects to Search.yoursportcenter.com. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your machine and the speed of your PC. While the Hitman Pro is scanning, you may see number of objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
- As the scanning ends, a list of all threats detected is produced. Once you’ve selected what you wish to delete from your PC click “Next”. Now, click the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial to remove all malicious software found.
Use MalwareBytes Free to remove hijacker
If you are still having problems with the Search.yoursportcenter.com — or just wish to scan your PC system occasionally for hijacker and other malware — download MalwareBytes AntiMalware. It’s free for home use, and detects and removes various undesired applications that attacks your machine or degrades PC system performance. MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) can get rid of adware, PUPs as well as malware, including ransomware and trojans.
MalwareBytes can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
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Update: April 15, 2020
Once downloading is complete, close all software and windows on your machine. Double-click the install file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes Anti Malware on your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, click Finish button. MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes tool will begin scanning the whole computer to find out browser hijacker which cause Search.yoursportcenter.com page to appear. When a malicious software, ad supported software or potentially unwanted programs are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished.
After the scan get finished, MalwareBytes Free will produce a list of unwanted programs ad supported software. Review the results once the utility has complete the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes will get rid of browser hijacker infection that created to redirect your web-browser to the Search.yoursportcenter.com web page and add items to the Quarantine. After finished, you may be prompted to reboot the PC.
We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to remove adware, hijacker infection and other malware.
Use AdBlocker to block Search.yoursportcenter.com and stay safe online
If you want to remove intrusive advertisements, browser redirections and popups, then install an ad-blocking program such as AdGuard. It can stop Search.yoursportcenter.com, advertisements, pop-ups and stop web-pages from tracking your online activities when using the Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome. So, if you like browse the Web, but you do not like annoying advertisements and want to protect your system from malicious web-pages, then the AdGuard is your best choice.
AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to run it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick tutorial as on the image below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guidance that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop advertisements, Search.yoursportcenter.com redirect, as well as other malicious or misleading websites. 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 desktop.
How to avoid installation of Search.yoursportcenter.com browser hijacker
Once you have finished the guide above, your machine should be clean from this browser hijacker and other malware. The Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge will no longer show unwanted Search.yoursportcenter.com web-site on startup. Unfortunately, if the few simple steps does not help you, then you have caught a new browser hijacker infection, and then the best way – ask for help.
Please create a new question by using the “Ask Question” button in the Questions and Answers. 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 intrusive Search.yoursportcenter.com homepage.