TornTV - how to eliminate browser redirects and add-ons related to this software?
TornTV is a free software that let's it's users watch TV using their computers. On it's own this program is not a virus or malware, however it's developers are using deceptive monetization methods - they bundle their free software with various browser plug-ins which changes user's Internet browsers settings and causes redirect problems. Majority of free software developers bundle their programs with one toolbar or pug-in, but TornTV developers have bundled their software with several. When computer users install TornTV on their computers they will also install Babylon toolbar and Yontoo adware on their machines.
These additionally installed browser add-ons will cause browser redirects and unwanted ads appear while browsing the Internet. Furthermore these browser add-ons will cause Internet browser slowdowns. To avoid such problems computer users should closely inspect every free software installation window, uncheck any ticks which asks you to install additional browser add-ons or to change your Internet browser settings (homepage, default search engine). While TornTV is not a computer virus or malware it's an unwanted application which installs additional adware on users computer.
Most commonly TornTV software is downloaded from it's homepage, however it may come bundled with other free software. Notice that the installation of additional unwanted browser add-ons are implemented for monetization purposes. Revenue which is generated from sponsored search results clicks and ads are shared between TornTV developers and add-on creators. If you have installed this program by yourself and you are happy with the free services which you receive you shouldn't follow the removal steps which are presented below, on the other hand if you care about your privacy and you want to eliminate browser redirect you can use this removal guide.
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for "Babylon Chrome Toolbar, Babylon toolbar, Browser Manager, TornTV, Yontoo" select these entries and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Look for "Babylon Chrome Toolbar, Babylon toolbar, Browser Manager, TornTV, Yontoo" select these entries and click Remove.
After uninstalling TornTV scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
TornTV removal from browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove TornTV from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for these entries (Babylon toolbar helper, Babylon Toolbar, Yontoo) and disable them. To change your homepage from isearch.babylon.com (or any other unwanted website) to your preferred: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove isearch.babylon.com and enter your preferred domain which will open every time you launch Internet Explorer.
Remove TornTV from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate "Babylon Toolbar, Settings Protector, TornTV, Yontoo" select these entries and click on a trash can icon. To change your homepage from isearch.babylon.com (or any other unwanted website) to you preferred - click on the wrench (bars) icon, select "Settings". In "On startup" section click "set pages", hover your mouse over isearch.babylon.com and click the x symbol. Now you can add your preferred website as your homepage.
Remove TornTV from Mozilla FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable "Babylon Toolbar, Browser Manager, TornTV, Yontoo". To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove isearch.babylon.com (or any other unwanted website) and enter your preferred domain.