Yellowmoxie Removal Guide

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Yellowmoxie is a website that generates search queries into information feeds and allows you to find information the most relevant to you. According to About Us description presented at yellowmoxie.com, this websites is the “local expert” that provides you with the most relevant online resources about all the local business and retailers you may need. Judging from the description and the website itself, it does not seem like anything dangerous and yet, some security experts consider Yellowmoxie as malware. The point is, if your home page and default search engine get changed to this website, you definitely need to remove Yellowmoxie as soon as possible.

It does not that matter that the website is not malicious itself. If your browser settings get modified without your permission, it is the first sigh of a malware infection. It is very likely that the installation file for Yellowmoxie has been downloaded onto your computer together with freeware applications you have found on a third party website. For example, if you often download various shareware games, these programs regularly have some additional applications attached to them. Hence, it is important that you remain attentive during software installation processes in order to avoid possible dangerous programs being installed.

As it has already been established that Yellowmoxie is not a dangerous website on its own, it can still be used for malicious purposes by a third party. Various security loops in its Privacy Policy makes it perfect for being a malware distribution medium. Check out a line from Yellowmoxie’s Privacy Policy regarding third party advertisements and external links:

Some <…> websites may accept advertisements from third-party advertisers or provide links to external Web sites. Please check the privacy policy of these advertisers and sites for information regarding their collection of information and use of cookies.

As you can see, Yellowmoxie cannot be held responsible for any third party advertisements or external links you click on, because it functions merely as a vessel for information. Naturally, if you have changed your home page for Yellowmoxie.com on your own, that is a completely different situation, but if your default search engine and home page got modified for Yellowmoxie unexpectedly, then you should seriously consider restoring your browser settings to default and removing Yellowmoxie for good.

How to reset browser settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Internet Options.
  2. Select Advanced tab and click Reset button.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and click Reset again.
  4. When the reset is complete, click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and navigate to Help.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Press Reset Firefox button on a new tab.
  4. Click Reset Firefox again and then press Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Select Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  3. Change your home page address and press OK.
  4. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  5. Set a new default search engine and delete unwanted search provider. Press Done.

Do not forget that Yellowmoxie most probably entered your system together with potentially dangerous freeware applications. In order to find out which programs installed on your PC may be risky, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and then remove all the dangerous files if need be.

Download Remover for Yellowmoxie *
*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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