Short bio

Adware.Yontoo is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for a large family of adware targeting Windows systems.


Most Adware.Yontoo variants work with browser hijacking capabilities. They also install a toolbar and hook themselves deep into the affected operating system.


Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.Yontoo by using real-time protection.

block Adware.Yontoo

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Yontoo


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Yontoo without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

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