yel.statserve.net pop-up ads

By | Posted on September 30, 2013 | Updated on December 14, 2013

yel.statserve.net pop-up ads may appear on the browser if an adware is residing on the computer. This is considered as adware attack because the add-on that is injected into the browser was purposely made to deliver ads on the PC. Ads shown by yel.statserve.net may vary from simple endorsements to a fake program update that entices users to download and install a program. Once this is accomplished, other adware will get install on the computer and it starts to mess up with browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari.

Pop-up ads from yel.statserve.net, including the add-on is caused by other malicious browser plug-ins including DownloadTerms, ElectroLyrics, and HD Plus. Although there is no direct data that links both adware, reports from computer users states that yel.statserve.net redirection and pop-ups started to appear after installing said plug-ins. Removing installed plug-ins also will not stop the pop-ups from yel.statserve.net. It means that they were installed as separate entity on the browser.

We highly suggest removal of yel.statserve.net and relevant adware right away. Your data might be in danger with its presence. They tend to collect data from the computer like search terms, browsing habit, and other information that may be useful to effective show relevant ads in the future.

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Online Security Scanner Report for yel.statserve.net:

Norton SafeWeb Not yet tested Community Rating: 1.0/5.0 Updated: Sept 29, 2013
MCAfee Site Advisor Not yet rated Feedback: Excessive pop-ups Updated: Sept 29, 2013
AVG Threat Labs Currently safe Ratings: 7 Likes, 8 Dislikes Updated: Sept 29, 2013

yel.statserve.net Removal Guide

Stage 1: Scan and Delete Adware with AdwCleaner

1. Download the tool called AdwCleaner from the location stated below.
Click here to download AdwCleaner (this will open a new window)

2. Once you have completed the download, please close all running programs on the computer.

3. Locate the file and double-click on adwcleaner_Ver.exe to start running the tool. Then, click on Scan button.

AdwCleaner

4. It searches for presence of harmful programs, plug-ins, add-ons, or any data that were found malicious and linked to yel.statserve.net. You need to Clean all items detected by this tool.

5. Once scan is done, the tool may need to reboot your computer to finalize the cleaning process.

6. After reboot, AdwCleaner will display the log file of the recent scan.

Stage 2: Remove yel.statserve.net Add-on and Cleanup the Browser

After the previous scans, you may have deleted yel.statserve.net from the affected browser. This next step will ensure that no more module of adware will be left on the browser. This free tool scans and checks the browser for unwanted add-on and extension, and if found, Avast Browser Cleanup will give you a report and suggestion.

1. Download this free tool and save it to your desktop.
Avast Browser Cleanup Download Link (This will open in a new window)

2. Please install the program. Start the process by double-clicking on the executable file avast-browser-cleanup-sfx.exe.

3. When run, Avast Browser Cleanup performs a test on the browser. If unwanted entries were found, it will display a button ‘Remove all add-ons listed below and cleanup browser.’ You may remove all or delete one entry at a time.

Avast Browser Scanner

4. Avast Browser Cleanup will confirm before it permanently deletes the add-on. Please click Yes to proceed with the removal of yel.statserve.net on the affected browser.

Option: Alternative Method to Clean Up Internet Browser

Cleaning your internet browser from clutter and unwanted add-on/extension is a must when dealing with yel.statserve.net. The procedure below discuss on resetting various browsers to its default state.

Reset Mozilla Firefox to Default

This section describes how to remove unwanted extension from Firefox that may be related to yel.statserve.net.. This process can fix many browser issues by restoring Firefox to factory settings without affecting your essential information (bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, and Internet cookies) on the browser. If you desire to remove only specific extension, please see manual removal of add-on from Firefox.

1. Navigate to Firefox menu at the top of the browser and access the Help area. Click on Troubleshooting Information.

2. A new tab will appear. You will notice a section on upper-right corner of the screen stating Give Firefox a tuneup. Click the Refresh Firefox button.

FF Reset

3. If confirmation window appears, click Refresh Firefox to continue.

4. Firefox browser will close and start the resetting process. When done, it will display a list of restored data. yel.statserve.net should be gone by now. Click Finish to open a fresh version of Firefox.

Restore Internet Explorer to Default Settings

1. Open Internet Explorer and navigate to top menu. Click Tools, and then Internet Options.

2. Select Advanced tab on Internet Options window.

IE Reset

3. On lower part of the window, under Reset Internet Explorer Settings area, click the Reset button. Please see image for reference.

Your data like favorites, bookmark, and history will remain in the browser. However, this process may delete add-ons by yel.statserve.net and other unknown objects. If you prefer to carry out the procedure manually, please see add-on removal from Internet Explorer.

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