What is Yet Another Cleaner?
Yet Another Cleaner also known as YAC Search is a potentially unwanted program. Yet Another Cleaner was created by Elex do Brasil Participações Ltda and is promoted as an application that will help you clean your registry and get rid of unnecessary files and hence increase your computer speed. The application is absolutely free which is why it is downloaded quite a lot. It can be downloaded at it’s official website yac.mx. It is similar to other programs of this sort like FastAgain PC Boost, Optimizer Elite Max, PC Optimizer and more.
One of the reasons Yet Another Cleaner is classified as an unwanted application is because it comes bundled with other freeware. We recommend to remove Yet Another Cleaner from your PC.
How does Yet Another Cleaner work?
If you install Yet Another Cleaner without paying much attention to the installation process it is quite possible that you will acquire other programs along with it. Unfortunately, those programs may turn out to be more harmful than Yet Another Cleaner itself. Yet Another Cleaner has been associated with such applications as qov6.com and 22find.com both of which are browser hijackers. Browser hijackers can alter your browser settings and replace your home page and search engine. It is not only that the hijacker does not ask permission to perform these actions, but you will also not be able to restore the settings manually until you uninstall Yet Another Cleaner.
Moreover, Yet Another Cleaner itself may not be all that useful. It has been noticed that the program does not always provide truthful results. After you install Yet Another Cleaner and scan your PC it can display various errors even if they are actually not there. If you click the Fix button, unlike with the other cleaners, you will not have to purchase a full version of the application. You will, however, be asked to make a donation via an online money transfer system.
As it has already been mentioned above, the program itself is not highly likely to cause your computer any damage, but it does decrease your Internet security by allowing third party applications access your PC. If you want to delete Yet Another Cleaner you can find out how in the next chapter.
How to eliminate Yet Another Cleaner?
As Yet Another Cleaner is not a malicious program, it is possible to delete it via the Control Panel. However, that may not be the best decision if you have downloaded and installed other programs along with it. A better solution in that case would be to download a reliable malware removal tool such as Spyhunter that will detect Yet Another Cleaner and other potentially harmful applications and remove them from your PC. It will also protect your computer in the future by alerting you of Internet threats and preventing them from getting access to your system. Still, if you choose to get rid of Yet Another Cleaner manually, you can use the instructions provided below.
Yet Another Cleaner removal
Terminate Yet Another Cleaner from Windows XP
1. Open Start menu by clicking on Start button
2. Go to Control Panel
3. Locate and select Add or remove programs
4. Choose Yet Another Cleaner
5. Click Remove
Erase Yet Another Cleaner from Windows 7 and Vista
1. Click on Start and then Control Panel
2. Here, pick Uninstall a program
3. Select Yet Another Cleaner and erase the program
Remove Yet Another Cleaner from Windows 8
1. Right-click on the background of Metro UI menu
2. Select All apps
3. Go to Control Panel and then Uninstall a program
4. Right-click on Yet Another Cleaner
5. Uninstall the unwanted application