YogaPoseOnline Toolbar

Also Known As: YogaPoseOnline browser hijacker
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Medium

Hp.myway.com redirect removal instructions

What is hp.myway.com?

YogaPoseOnline is a browser hijacker, an application developers by the Mindspark Interactive Network company. According to the developers, YogaPoseOnline is an application that allows users to access websites containing yoga poses, videos, classes, gear and so on, directly from a web browser. It might look like (and could be) a useful tool for users who are interested in yoga, however, there are many cases where this app gets installed without user's knowledge. Besides, it promotes a questionable search engine as well.

hp.myway.com browser hijacker

YogaPoseOnline application targets most popular web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari, and gets installed as an extension, add-on or plug-in. Once installed, it changes web browser's settings and makes hp.myway.com as a homepage, default search engine and redirects users to it when a new tab is opened. These changes are not significant, however, they cannot be reverted, at least not in a regular way. In other words, users are forced to visit hp.myway.com every time they open their web browser and the moment an attempt to undo these changes is made, YogaPoseOnline instantly applies its settings again. What's more important, YogaPoseOnline is not confirmed to be collecting data, however, there are many browser hijackers there are doing it. These applications usually collect data such as IP (Internet Protocol) addresses, visited websites, search queries, keystrokes, geo-locations and so on, sometimes this data includes personal or/and sensitive information. Later, this data gets shared with third parties (potentially cyber criminals) who use it to generate revenue. It is very likely that some personal (or other collected data) will be misused and users could experience various privacy issues or even an identity theft. That is why we recommend to uninstall browser hijackers as soon as possible.

There are more browser hijackers that are developed by the same Mindspark Interactive Network, some examples are: OnlineFormFinder, GetPoliticalNews and HolidayPhotoEdit. They might be promoted by offering different tools, however, all of them typically get installed inadvertently and affect web browsers in the same way.

How did YogaPoseOnline install on my computer?

YogaPoseOnline is available on its official website, however, like many other browser hijackers it is distributed using a "bundling" method. Bundling is a deceptive marketing method, an undercover installation of various third party programs within some other regular software. In other words, software developers do not disclose information about such installations properly and hide bundled apps in "Custom", "Advanced" or other similar settings of the installation processes. It is known that users often skip the installation steps without checking the mentioned settings and that is what usually causes inadvertent installations of browser hijackers or other potentially unwanted applications (PUAs).

How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?

To avoid installations of PUAs, we recommend users to download software only from official and trustworthy sources, and not using some third party downloader/installer or torrent client. Furthermore, it is important to check what are the "Custom", "Advanced" settings when installing software. Opt-out unwanted additional software/applications and only then finish the installation process. There are ads that, once clicked, run scripts designed to download and install various potentially unwanted applications. If you get redirected to some untrustworthy website (such as gambling, pornography, adult dating etc.), close it and check the list of installed plug-ins, add-ons or extensions installed on your web browser and remove unwanted or unknown/suspicious entries as soon as possible. It is also recommended to go through the list of installed programs on your computer as well. If your computer is already infected with YogaPoseOnline, we recommend running a scan with Spyhunter for Windows to automatically eliminate this browser hijacker.

Website promoting YogaPoseOnline browser hijacker:

YogaPoseOnline promoting

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Quick menu:

YogaPoseOnline browser hijacker removal:

Windows 7 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 7

Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.

Windows XP users:

Accessing Add or Remove Programs in Windows XP

Click Start, choose Settings and click Control Panel. Locate and click Add or Remove Programs.

Windows 10 and Windows 8 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 8

Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.

Mac OSX users:

Uninstall app in OSX (Mac)

Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.

hp.myway.com browser hijacker uninstall via Control Panel

In the uninstall programs window: look for any recently installed suspicious applications (for example, "YogaPoseOnline Internet Explorer..."), select these entries and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".

After uninstalling the potentially unwanted applications (which cause browser redirects to the hp.myway.com website), scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.

YogaPoseOnline browser hijacker removal from Internet browsers:

Video showing how to remove browser redirects:

Internet Explorer logoRemove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:

Removing hp.myway.com related Internet Explorer extensions

Click the "gear" icon Internet Explorer options icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for any recently installed suspicious extensions, select these entries and click "Remove".

Change your homepage:

Removing hp.myway.com from Internet Explorer homepage

Click the "gear" icon Internet Explorer options icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove hxxp://hp.myway.com and enter your preferred domain, which will open each time you launch Internet Explorer. You can also enter about: blank to open a blank page when you start Internet Explorer.

Change your default search engine:

Removing hp.myway.com from Internet Explorer default search engine

Click the "gear" icon Internet Explorer options icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Manage Add-ons". In the opened window, select "Search Providers", set "Google", "Bing", or any other preferred search engine as your default and then remove "hp.myway".

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the yogaposeonline browser hijacker, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.

Windows XP users: Click Start, click Run, in the opened window type inetcpl.cpl In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows XP

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 the Advanced tab, then click Reset.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 7

Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click the gear icon. Select Internet Options.

Reseting Internet Explorer settings to default in Windows 8 - accessing

In the opened window, select the Advanced tab.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - Internet options advanced tab

Click the Reset button.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - click the Reset button in the Internet options advanced tab

Confirm that you wish to reset Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - confirm settings reset to default by clicking the reset button

Google Chrome logoRemove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

Removing hp.myway.com related Google Chrome extensions

Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "More tools" and click "Extensions". Locate "YogaPoseOnline" and other recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons, and remove them.

Change your homepage:

Removing hp.myway.com from Google Chrome homepage

Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "Settings". In the "On startup" section, look for a "YogaPoseOnline" browser hijacker URL (hp.myway.com) below the “Open a specific or set of pages” option. If present click on the three vertical dots icon and select “Remove”.

Change your default search engine:

Removing hp.myway.com from Google Chrome default search engine

To change your default search engine in Google Chrome: Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "Settings", in the "Search engine" section, click "Manage search engines...", in the opened list look for "Ask Web Search" when located click the three vertical dots near this URL and select "Remove from list".

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the yogaposeonline browser hijacker, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.

Google Chrome settings reset step 1

After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 2

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 3

Mozilla Firefox logoRemove malicious plugins from Mozilla Firefox:

Removing hp.myway.com related Mozilla Firefox extensions

Click the Firefox menu firefox menu icon (at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and remove "YogaPoseOnline", as well as all other recently installed browser plug-ins.

Change your homepage:

Removing hp.myway.com from Mozilla Firefox homepage

To reset your homepage, click the Firefox menu firefox menu icon (at the top right corner of the main window), then select "Options", in the opened window, disable "YogaPoseOnline", remove hxxp://hp.myway.com and enter your preferred domain, which will open each time you start Mozilla Firefox.

Change your default search engine:

Removing hp.myway.com from Mozilla Firefox default search engine

In the URL address bar, type about:config and press Enter.
Click "I'll be careful, I promise!".
In the search filter at the top, type: "myway"
Right-click on the found preferences and select "Reset" to restore default values.

Optional method:

Computer users who have problems with yogaposeonline browser hijacker removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.

Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, firefox menu icon in the opened menu, click Help.

Accessing settings (Reset Firefox to default settings step 1)

Select Troubleshooting Information.

Accessing Troubleshooting Information (Reset Firefox to default settings step 2)

In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.

Clicking on Refresh Firefox button (Reset Firefox to default settings step 3)

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.

Confirm your want to reset Firefox settings to default (Reset Firefox to default settings step 4)

safari browser logoRemove malicious extensions from Safari:

Removing browser hijackers from safari step 1 - accessing preferences

Make sure your Safari browser is active and click Safari menu, then select Preferences...

removing browser hijacker from safari step 2 - removing extensions

In the preferences window select the Extensions tab. Look for any recently installed suspicious extensions and uninstall them.

Removing browser hijackers from safari step 3 - changing homepage

In the preferences window select General tab and make sure that your homepage is set to a preferred URL, if its altered by a browser hijacker - change it.

removing browser hijackers from safari step 4 - changing the default Internet search engine

In the preferences window select Search tab and make sure that your preferred Internet search engine is selected.

Optional method:

Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...

resetting safari step 1

In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.

resetting safari step 2

Microsoft Edge logoRemove malicious add-ons from Microsoft Edge:

Removing browser hijackers from Microsoft Edge step 1

Click the three horizontal dots icon edge more icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Look for any recently-installed suspicious extensions, right click your mouse on these entries and click "Uninstall".

Removing browser hijackers from Microsoft Edge step 2

Change your homepage:

Changing homepage in Microsoft Edge

Click the three horizontal dots icon edge more icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Settings", in the opened tab, click the "+ Add new page" link, after entering your preferred URL, remove the link of browser hijackers by clicking the "X" button next to the associated URL.

Change your default search engine:

Changing default Internet search engine in Microsoft Edge

Click the three horizontal dots icon edge more icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Settings". Click the "View advanced settings" button and select "Change search engine". In the opened tab, select your preferred Internet search engine and click "Set as default".

Optional method:

Click the three horizontal dots icon edge more icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), and select Settings.

Resetting Microsoft Edge settings step 1

In the opened tab, click the "Choose what to clear" button.

Resetting Microsoft Edge settings step 2

Click Show more and select everything, and then click the "Clear" button.

Resetting Microsoft Edge settings step 3

  • If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.

Summary:

declining installation of browser hijackers while downloading free software sampleA browser hijacker is a type of adware infection that modifies Internet browser settings by assigning the homepage and default Internet search engine settings to some other (unwanted) website URL. Commonly, this type of adware infiltrates operating systems through free software downloads. If your download is managed by a download client, ensure that you decline offers to install advertised toolbars or applications that seek to change your homepage and default Internet search engine settings.

Removal assistance:
If you are experiencing problems while trying to remove yogaposeonline browser hijacker from your Internet browsers, please ask for assistance in our malware support forum.

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