Your-search.com (Trovi) hijacker – delete it now

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Your-search.com (Trovi) is a browser hijacker that can take over your browser without your knowledge. It can install onto your computer if you do not pay enough attention to how you install free software. Users are not attentive enough and developers take advantage of that. If Your-search.com (Trovi) is, indeed, on your computer, you will find that your browser’s settings have been changed without your knowledge and you cannot restore them. Your-search.com (Trovi) is not malicious and will not do much beyond changing your browser’s settings but it might be able to expose you to dangerous content. Browser hijackers aim to generate traffic and they do that by redirecting you to sponsored websites. If you were to be redirected to the wrong web page, you could end up with malware on your computer. It is strongly suggested that you remove Your-search.com (Trovi).


Your-search.com (Trovi)
Your-search.com (Trovi)

Your-search.com (Trovi) will make unnecessary changes to your browser. Your homepage and new tabs will be changed to Your-search.com (Trovi) and undoing these changes might be impossible without first having to remove Your-search.com (Trovi). The provided search bar redirects users to Google so there’s little use in using this hijacker because you can just use Google. Your-search.com (Trovi) might make advertisements so that it could generate traffic for sponsored websites. We suggest you stay away from everything that has anything to do with Your-search.com (Trovi) because while it’s not malicious itself, it could bring about trouble. Malware is not something you want to take lightly because it can do serious damage. Therefore, do not put your computer in danger, and delete Your-search.com (Trovi).

Your-search.com (Trovi) automatic removal guide

If something went wrong or you just want to see the fast result, please use the help of professional malware eliminator – GridinSoft Anti-Malwre. Moreover, even you have managed to remove Your-search.com (Trovi) from your computer and browser, we recommend you to download this tool and use it as a free antimalware scanner to see whether any other malicious program has penetrated into your system. Please note, that GridinSoft Anti-Malwre is a shareware program with a 15-days trial period with limitation of the threats number. If it find more than two infected items in your system, they can be removed only when you upgrade the program to the full registred version.

Download free antimalware scanner:

After downloading is completed, please install it and run the full scan. Yeah, it will take a time, but security experts always recommend to choose a full scan as your first scan, especially if you suspect that your PC could be infected. Take a look at the screenshots below: it will help you understand what’s going on.

Step 1. Run a full scan of your system

Free antimalware scanner
GridinSoft Anti-Malwre allows you to choose the type of scan

…and go drink coffee until the end of it! 🙂

Eliminate Malware In Minutes
Here you see the list of the detected items, which can be harmful

At the end of the scan, the program will offer you to move all malicious items to the quarantine. Just do it clicking on the “Fix Now” button and set your system free from the Your-search.com (Trovi) infection!

Step 2. Reset your browser settings using an appropriate tool:

Reset Browser Settings
Find “Reset browser settings” button on the GridinSoft Anti-MalwreE tools tab

Check all browser boxes, which might be infected with the Your-search.com (Trovi), on a settings tab:
Delete Adware from the browser
On this tab you can specify what exactly you need to reset

Then just press the “Reset” button. Voila! It is a good idea to restart your computer after all this manipulation and check if these annoying Your-search.com (Trovi) pop-up ads leave you in peace:


Your-search.com (Trovi) manual removal steps:

Step 1. Delete Your-search.com (Trovi) from the system.

To delete Your-search.com (Trovi) extension from your PC, you should use “Uninstall the program” tool depending on your operation system.

Windows XP: Start —> Control Panel ––> Add/Remove Programs. Choose the Your-search.com (Trovi) extension in the list of installed programs by a right-click and press “Remove”.

Windows 7: Start ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Just the same actions: right-click on the Your-search.com (Trovi) extension in a software list and press “Uninstall”.

Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start ––> Quick Access Menu ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Choose a Your-search.com (Trovi) extension among a listed here programs, right-click on it and then press “Uninstall”.

Step 2. Reset your browser settings.

It is necessary to reset browser settings after the deletion of the program from the list of software installed on your PC. For this, use the following tips depending on what browser are you currently using:

  • Google Chrome Browser: Settings —> Show advanced settings. Click on “Reset settings” in the bottom of the page.
  • Mozilla Firefox: press “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
  • Opera: delete “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\” on your computer.
  • Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet options —> click on the “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.

Step 3. Celebrate your victory!

Either you choose the manual or the automatic removal solution, congratulations! You won this battle with unfair malware developers. Your computer is clean now, so you should be proud and do something nice for yourself as a gift. Foam bath or tickets for the game? It’s up to you! 😉

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