Remove redirects to and from yourlifedate.com

Also Known As: yourlifedate.com pop-up
Type: Adware
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Medium

Yourlifedate[.]com redirect removal instructions

What is yourlifedate[.]com?

Similar to nlighttomayorw.infonew-incoming.emailritteddelibacyca.info and many others, yourlifedate[.]com is a rogue site. It is designed to present users with dubious content and/or to redirect them to other untrustworthy and malicious websites. Few visitors to yourlifedate[.]com enter it willingly, most get redirected by intrusive ads or by PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications), already present on the system. Users should note that these apps do not require their express permission to be installed onto devices. After successful infiltration, PUAs generate redirects, deliver intrusive advertisements and record browsing-related information.

yourlifedate[.]com pop-up redirects

Yourlifedate[.]com behavior is decided by visitors' geolocation. It learns this information by checking users' IP addresses. Afterwards, according to their geolocation, visitors either get redirected elsewhere and/or are presented with specific and questionable material. Furthermore, this webpage uses browser notifications, the consent option to which is disguised with clickbait ("Press 'Allow', to watch video"). If users fall for this trick and permit the notifications - yourlifedate[.]com then begins running intrusive advert campaigns. The delivered ads (e.g. pop-ups, banners, coupons, surveys, etc.) are more than just a nuisance. They are also deemed to be a safety threat, due to the untrustworthy, deceptive/scam and malicious sites they redirect to, as well as for their ability to execute scripts to stealthily download/install content. A prime example of content proliferated in such a manner are PUAs. As mentioned, unwanted applications force-open likewise harmful pages and they can run ad campaigns. These apps accomplish the latter by implementing various tools to enable third party graphics. Hence, the delivered advertisements diminish the browsing experience (by limiting browsing speed and website visibility) and posses the aforementioned abilities. It is not uncommon for PUAs to be able to track data. Information of interest includes (but is not limited to): IP addresses, browsing and search engine histories, geolocations and users' real-life details. This gathered data can then be shared with third parties (potentially, cyber criminals), intent on misusing it from profit. To summarize, PUAs can lead to a variety of browser and system infiltrations/infections, financial losses, severe privacy issues and even identity theft. To protect device and user safety - all suspect applications and browser extensions/plug-ins must be removed without delay.

Threat Summary:
Name yourlifedate.com pop-up
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names Full List Of Detections (VirusTotal)
Serving IP Address 109.206.187.4
Symptoms Seeing advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. Intrusive pop-up ads. Decreased Internet browsing speed.
Distribution Methods Deceptive pop-up ads, potentially unwanted applications (adware)
Damage Decreased computer performance, browser tracking - privacy issues, possible additional malware infections.
Removal

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In general, PUAs tend to be similar. All unwanted content typically appears legitimate and lures users into installation with offers of "useful" features. Despite how good those offers may sound, the advertised functions are rarely operational. Functionality is irrelevant, when the sole purpose of PUAs is to generate revenue for their developers. These applications are designed to cause redirects to untrustworthy and malicious webpages, run intrusive ad campaigns and collect sensitive data.

How did adware install on my computer?

PUAs can be downloaded/installed together with other programs. This deceptive marketing technique of pre-packing ordinary software with unwanted or malicious products is called "bundling". By rushing through download/installation processes (e.g. by skimming or ignoring terms, skipping steps, using presets, etc.) - users risk unintentionally allowing bundled programs onto systems. Select apps under this classification have "official" download sites. When clicked on, intrusive adverts can execute scripts to download/install PUAs without user consent.

How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?

It is recommended to always research content, before downloading/installing it. Users should only use official and verified download channels. Download sources like - P2P sharing networks (BitTorrent, Gnutella, eMule, etc.), free file-hosting websites and other third party downloaders are considered to be untrustworthy. Such channels are far more likely to offer deceptive and/or bundled software. When downloading/installing, it is important to read terms, study all available options, use the "Custom/Advanced" settings and opt-out from additional apps, tools, functions and so on. Intrusive advertisements usually appear legitimate and harmless, however they redirect to unreliable pages (e.g. gambling, pornography, adult-dating and others). In case of encounters with ads/redirects of this type, it is strongly advised to inspect the device and immediately remove all suspicious applications and/or browser extensions/plug-ins. If your computer is already infected with rogue applications, we recommend running a scan with Spyhunter for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Appearance of yourlifedate[.]com website (GIF):

yourlifedate[.]com website appearance (GIF)

IMPORTANT NOTE! This deceptive site asks to enable web browser notifications.

Therefore, before commencing, perform these steps:

Google Chrome (PC):

  • Click the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen
  • Select "Settings", scroll down to the bottom and click "Advanced"
  • Scroll down to the "Privacy and security" section, select "Content settings" and then "Notifications"
  • Click three dots on the right hand side of each suspicious URL and click "Block" or "Remove" (if you click "Remove" and visit the malicious site once more, it will ask to enable notifications again)

Disable pop-up' notifications in Google Chrome web browser

Google Chrome (Android):

  • Click on the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen and click "Settings"
  • Scroll down, click on "Site settings" and then "Notifications"
  • In the opened window, locate all suspicious URLs and click on them one-by-one
  • Select "Notifications" in the "Permissions" section and set the toggle button to "OFF"

Disable pop-up' notifications in Android Google Chrome web browser

Mozilla Firefox:

  • Click the Menu button (three bars) on the right upper corner of the screen
  • Select "Options" and click on "Privacy & Security" in the toolbar on the left hand side of the screen
  • Scroll down to the "Permissions" section and click the "Settings" button next to "Notifications"
  • In the opened window, locate all suspicious URLs, click the drop-down menu and select "Block"

Disable pop-up' notifications in Mozilla Firefox web browser

Internet Explorer:

  • Click the Gear button on the right upper corner of the IE window
  • Select "Internet options"
  • Select the "Privacy" tab and click "Settings" under "Pop-up Blocker" section
  • Select suspicious URLs under and remove them one by one by clicking the "Remove" button

Disable pop-up' notifications in Internet Explorer web browser

Microsoft Edge:

  • Click the menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the Edge window
  • Scroll down, find and click "Settings"
  • Scroll down again and click "View advanced settings"
  • Click "Manage" under "Website permissions"
  • Click the switch under each suspicious website

Disable pop-up' notifications in Microsoft Edge web browser

Safari (Mac):

  • Click "Safari" button on the left upper corner of the screen and select "Preferences..."
  • Select the "Websites" tab and then select "Notifications" section on the left pane
  • Check for suspicious URLs and apply the "Deny" option for each

Disable pop-up' notifications in Safari web browser

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Quick menu:

Adware 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.

yourlifedate[.]com adware uninstall via Control Panel

In the uninstall programs window, look for any potentially unwanted applications, select these entries and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".

After uninstalling the potentially unwanted application that causes yourlifedate[.]com redirects, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.

Remove adware from Internet browsers:

Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:

Internet Explorer logoRemove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:

Removing yourlifedate[.]com ads from Internet Explorer step 1

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 browser extensions, select these entries and click "Remove".

Removing yourlifedate[.]com ads from Internet Explorer step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the yourlifedate.com pop-up, 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 yourlifedate[.]com  ads from Google Chrome step 1

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

Removing yourlifedate[.]com ads from Google Chrome step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the yourlifedate.com pop-up, 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 plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:

Removing yourlifedate[.]com ads from Mozilla Firefox step 1

Click the Firefox menu firefox menu icon (at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click "Extensions", in the opened window, remove all recently-installed suspicious browser plug-ins.

Removing yourlifedate[.]com ads from Mozilla Firefox step 2

Optional method:

Computer users who have problems with yourlifedate.com pop-up 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 adware from safari step 1 - accessing preferences

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

removing adware from safari step 2 - removing extensions

In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.

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

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 didn't help, please follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset Microsoft Edge browser.

Summary:

declining installation of adware while downloading free software sampleCommonly, adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate Internet browsers through free software downloads. Note that the safest source for downloading free software is via developers' websites only. To avoid installation of adware, be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. When installing previously-downloaded free programs, choose the custom or advanced installation options – this step will reveal any potentially unwanted applications listed for installation together with your chosen free program.

Removal assistance:
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About the author:

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Malware activity

Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

Increased attack rate of infections detected within the last 24 hours.

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