2YourFace - how to remove unwanted ads caused by this adware?
2YourFace is a browser extension which adds video and audio calls functionality to one's FaceBook chat. This browser add-on is developed by Outbrowse Ltd. and it uses some deceptive monetization methods - this add-on shows unwanted ads in search engine results pages and displays deals pop-ups in various online shopping websites. While on it's own this browser add-on is not a virus or malware it can be categorized as being adware for several reasons: it installs on user's computer without their consent (It comes bundled with free software downloaded from the Internet), 2YourFace shows unwanted ads and slows down Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox). Furthermore this browser plug-in also installs mixi.dj toolbar which causes browser redirects to search.conduit.com. 2YourFace adware is just one of many unwanted browser add-ons which are promoted bundling with freeware. Computer users should be very careful when downloading and installing free software - always closely check every installation window of such software and disallow any changes to be made to the settings of your Internet browsers.
2YourFace browser add-on is not a virus however it causes unwanted redirects and shows unwanted ads. If you have installed this browser plug-in yourself (you are aware of it's existence on your Internet browsers) and you are using added video chat functionality on FaceBook you don't need to follow the provided removal steps, however if you are one of many computer users who feels that 2YourFace is a virus and it invaded your computer without your consent - use the removal steps below and eliminate this adware from your Internet browsers.
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for "2YourFace, Mixi.DJ Toolbar" select these entries and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for "2YourFace, Mixi.DJ Toolbar" select these entries and click Remove.
After uninstalling 2YourFace scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
2YourFace removal from browsers:
Remove 2YourFace from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for these entries (Mixi.DJ Toolbar, 2YourFace Addon) and disable them. To change your homepage from search.conduit.com to your preferred: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove search.conduit.com and enter your preferred domain which will open every time you launch Internet Explorer.
If you continue having problems removing 2YourFace you can reset you Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl". In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Remove 2YourFace from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate this entry: "2YourFace" select it and click on a trash can icon. To change your homepage from search.conduit.com to you preferred - click on the wrench (bars) icon, select "Settings". In "On startup" section click "set pages", hover your mouse over search.conduit.com and click the x symbol. Now you can add your preferred website as your homepage.
Remove 2YourFace from Mozilla FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable this add-on: "2YourFace". To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove search.conduit.com and enter your preferred URL.
If you continue having problems with removal of 2YourFace you can reset you Mozilla FireFox settings to default.
Open Mozilla FireFox, at the top left corner of the main window click "FireFox", in the opened drop down menu choose Help and then click on Troubleshooting Information, in the opened window click on "Reset FireFox" button.