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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Guidance on Removing S.yimg.com Popup Effectively

"I’m trying to get rid of s.yimg.com on my laptop: Since this showed up, I can no longer access Yahoo or Ebay. I went through the malware removal instructions but it's still there. I'm attaching logs that were collected during the process. I'm not sure if I did something wrong in the process or if there is something else I need to do."

What roles does S.yimg.com play? 

  1. A trouble maker that pops up and redirect your webpage and generate traffic.
  2. A collector that may monitor your browsing and steal relevant information.
  3. A retarder that lowers your computer speed pretty badly.

Kind Reminder: Even thought s.yimg.com is a secure site that belongs to Yahoo and only shows when Yahoo server is overburdened, it may cause many annoyances and inconveniences. If you are still looking for en effective way to get rid of s.yimg.com, follow our removal guide introduced here.

How to Drive S.yimg.com Away?

Method 1. Remove S.yimg.com Popup Manually
Method 2. Remove S.yimg.com Popup Automatically with SpyHunter

Method 1. Remove S.yimg.com Popup Manually

Step A: Reset system DNS

1) Open Control Panel (Start->> Control Panel)
2) Double-click “Network Connections” icon to open it.
3) Right click on “Local Area Connection” icon and select “Properties”.
4) Select “Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)” and click “Properties” button.
5) Choose “Obtain DNS server address automatically” and click OK.

Step B: Reset your browser (e.g. IE)

1) Go to Tools ->> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ ->> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘search result and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ ->> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.

Step C. Delete associated files and entries
%CommonProgramFiles%\ComObjects.exe %windir%\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\Temp\S.yimg.tlb

Any mistake like wrong deletion of system files during the manual removal process may lead to irreversible damage to your machine. If you are not familiar with entries stuff, you are kindly reminded to use a professional and certificated removal tool to finish the removal automatically.

Method 2. Remove S.yimg.com Popup Automatically with SpyHunter

Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter


Step B. Install SpyHunter after downloading

Step 3. Run SpyHunter and start a full scan

  spyhunter3 scan

Step 4. Clean all detected items

Notification: S.yimg.com popup is such an annoying adware that should be deleted without hesitation. Hope the manual tips could walk you through the removal process. Should you run into any puzzle, to avoid unwanted damage, you are sincerely suggested to start an S.yimg.com automatic removal with SpyHunter from here.