What is S.ytimg.com?
S.ytimg.com is a bogus website which always pops up when the victimized PC users surf the Internet. Just as many other browser hijackers, such as Pinterest.aot.im virus, click.suretofind.com, S.ytimg.com steps into the targeted computer easily. It attaches itself to freeware applications, sometimes, it lurks in spam emails attachments, so you may not know how it enters your system. As soon as installed, a little window from S.ytimg.com keeps popping up asking you to use your computer for different things. For example, when you are watching a Youtube video S.ytimg.com thing appears, it mentions adobe and gives you the option to accept or deny. Even you hit “deny” the annoying message still pops up again and again.
S.ytimg.com has been known as an advertising platform, which is widely used by cybercriminals in promoting commercial products. It can affect Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Firefox. As soon as you see popups from s.ytimg.com, you should take feasible measures to delete it as soon as possible.
Harmful properties of s.ytimg.com
1. s.ytimg.com constantly displays unwanted popups
2. It make the infected computer slow down
3. s.ytimg.com may download additional malware infections to your computer
4 it attempts to take over all your web browsers
5. s.ytimg.com can steal your vital information, such as credit card details, IP, websites visited etc.
How to manually Remove s.ytimg.com popup?
s.ytimg.com is a bit tough to remove. Therefore, you need to use manual approach. before performing the removal operation, please backup your important data.
Setp1: Open the task manager and terminate the processes of s.ytimg.com virus
Step2: Delete S.ytimg.com files: (Learn ho to remove S.ytimg.com virus files here. )
Step3: Delete S.ytimg.com registry entries: (Learn how to remove S.ytimg.com malware registry entries here.)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net” = “2013-7-31_2″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “UID” = “tovvhgxtud”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution