Y2Go Removal Guide

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If you encountered a suspicious program called Y2Go, we advise you to learn more about it as there is a possibility the application could violate your privacy. It looks like its working manner might allow the software to access your browsing history or even log in and other personal information alike transmitted via the Internet. Because of these undesirable qualities, the tool falls under the classification of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). To stop the application from gathering information that could be private, we would advise users to remove it immediately. Sadly, it does not have an uninstall file, so the tool cannot be erased via Control Panel. Still, if you are determined to get rid of Y2Go manually, we advise you to follow the instructions placed at the end of the text as they can guide you through the process.

First of all, users should know the PUP could be spread through untrustworthy file-sharing web pages where it might be bundled with other threats alike, e.g. adware, browser hijackers, other potentially unwanted programs, and so on. In other words, if you noticed Y2Go on your computer there is a chance there could be other potentially dangerous applications installed. For this reason, it would be advisable to check the system as soon as possible and remove the potential threats. Often users receive such software unknowingly as they rush the installation process and do not deselect additional suggestions offered on the configuration wizard. Thus, to stay away from untrustworthy software users should always pick advanced installation settings and pay attention to the given terms. If any of the provided suggestions look unreliable, make sure to deselect them, and the applications you do not want to receive will not be installed.

What happens if Y2Go settles on your system? Our specialists who tested the PUP say it might alter the computer’s proxy settings and add a specific certificate on the Windows Registry that would allow it to gain more privileges and track the user’s Internet data. We cannot say what information could interest the PUP’s creators more, but as the research shows they might have access to any data you enter while browsing, e.g. passwords, banking information, chat conversations, and so on. Moreover, the software could also review and record your browsing history. It is hard to say how the gathered information might be used, but given it could be collected without asking any permission we believe it could be used without your knowledge as well and possibly for malicious purposes. Therefore, our specialists advise you not to waste any time and eliminate the threat before anything goes wrong.

Since the PUP cannot be uninstalled through Control Panel, users who want to erase it manually would have to complete the tasks explained in our recommended deletions steps located below this text. They will show you how to change the proxy settings if the application managed to alter them. Also, the instructions can help you find the program’s created files and the certificate we mentioned earlier. After you change your proxy settings and delete all data belonging to the software, the tool should no longer have the ability to track you. The other way to achieve this is to install a trustworthy security tool that could help you erase Y2Go with automatic features.

Remove Y2Go

  1. Press Win+E.
  2. Copy and paste the following locations into the Explorer’s address bar separately:
    %PROGRAMFILES%
    %PROGRAMFILES(86)%
  3. Look for folders titled as Y2Go, select such folders and press Shift+Delete.
  4. Exit the Explorer and click Win+R.
  5. Insert Regedit and select OK.
  6. Locate this path: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\CA\Certificates
  7. Search for a key titled as E478E08FA7CA554530E27AEDC9AB9EE58C259788, select it and press Shift+Delete.
  8. Close the Windows Registry.

Restore Proxy settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press ALT+X.
  2. Click on Internet Options.
  3. Select Connections and choose LAN settings.
  4. Uncheck a checkbox next to Use a proxy server for your LAN.
  5. Press OK until you exit the settings window.

Google Chrome

  1. Click ALT+F.
  2. Pick Settings and slide below.
  3. Mark Show advanced settings.
  4. Locate Network, click Change proxy settings and press the LAN settings button.
  5. Deselect the Use a proxy server for your LAN option and press OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on the menu icon (top-right corner).
  2. Pick Options and select advanced.
  3. Choose the Network tab.
  4. Locate Connection and press Settings.
  5. Select No proxy, exit the Connection Settings window and click OK.
Download Remover for Y2Go *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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