What is the l.yimg?
l.yimg is a rouge program and is one of the latest addition to the group of fake antivirus programs. It is designed in such a way that it looks like a genuine antivirus product but in reality it is just a useless program. This fake software usually gets into your computer when you try to watch online movies from unknown websites. When you visit these websites, you are usually prompted to download a video codec to watch the movie. This is a trick done by the hackers to infect your computer with malware. The video codec actually contains the fake antivirus software installation files. Once the download is complete, l.yimg will get automatically installed to your computer.
Once inside your computer, it will program itself to start automatically when you restart your computer. It will perform computer scanning and will display fake scanning reports which says your computer is infected with Virus and Trojans. It will also produce many unwanted pop-ups which states your computer is deeply infected with malware and you will be forced to buy the removal software to remove these infections. One thing you should know that this pop-ups and virus scanning reports are all fake. These are some of the usual tricks done by hackers to steal your money. This rouge program will use most of the computer resources and will make your computer unusable. Manual removal of this rogue software is not recommended as it involves removing fake entries from computer windows registry. Editing windows registry is only advised for expert users. You should backup your windows registry before editing it. Any unwanted change in registry may result in a computer crash.
If your computer is infected with l.yimg fake alert Trojan, you will get numerous amount of false security alerts which says “Your computer is infected with Spyware, Trojans. You may suffer data loss, computer freezes and crashes. To detect and remove Spyware, Virus and Trojans, install l.yimg”. These false alerts frightens the end-users and will force the user to download fake software. Once you download and install it, your computer is fully infected with l.yimg. Once the computer infected, it will display many more pop-ups which shows advertisements of various fake Antivirus software’s and force you to buy it. These pop-ups and alerts will use all your computer resources and will make your computer slow. the virus will crash your computer in no time.
How to Remove the l.yimg?
There are many ways that your computer gets infected with these fake programs, but most likely you clicked on a misleading link, or else you were tricked into downloading what you thought was a genuine software. Once the download is completed you will get several alerts and warnings messages which says that your computer is in critical condition with lots of hardware problems that can only be solved by buying the licensed version of l.yimg program. This tactic is very common with rogue computer optimizer programs that are getting more and more widespread these days. To remove this rogue software, please follow the steps given below.
1. Open Windows Control panel.
2. Open Add/Remove programs or Programs/Features
3. Select the l.yimg Program and click uninstall.
If you are unable to find the rogue program in the uninstall list, then please follow the removal method given below.
Perform An Easy l.yimg Removal On Your Computer
l.yimg can be easily removed by using Automatic Spyware Removal Tool. The Automatic Spyware Removal Tool will scan your computer and will remove all the detected infections on your computer. This is a very safe and easy method.
1.Reboot the PC and keep pressing F8 key on the keyboard upon PC startup but before logging in. Hit the arrow keys to choose “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then tap Enter key to enter Safe Mode with Networking.
2.Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Trojan, the name of the process of it is random.
3.Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
4.Open Registry entries. Search malicious files and registry entries related to Adware Generic5.AJZH and then remove all of them.
By following the above steps you should be able to easily remove l.yimg. If you have any trouble with these steps, or if you antivirus is unable to remove the infection, you can download this remover which works around l.yimg defenses and completely removes it. You can also see an illustration which explains how to run programs (example your antivirus or task manager) even if the are being blocked by the infection.