How to remove Yaegy community toolbar adware

Last updated on September 28th, 2013

Yaegy community toolbar by Yaegy ( is a browser adware and hijacker program that performs browsing redirects and displays advertisements and special offers from unknown vendors. Also, when Yaegy toolbar is installed, it modifies your browser homepage (to: and settings and installs a useless toolbar inside your browser. Yaegy” toolbar is bundled inside other software installation programs and the company claims that the program personalizes the experience around the web.

To remove Yaegy community toolbar from your computer use the steps below:

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How to remove "Yaegy community toolbarfrom your computer

Step 1. Uninstall applications installed from "Yaegy” from your Control panel.

1. To do this, go to Start > Control Panel.

{Start > Settings > Control Panel. (Windows XP)}

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2. Double click to open “Add or Remove Programs” if you have Windows XP or

Programs and Features” if you have Windows 8, 7 or Vista).

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3. In the program list, find and remove/Uninstall these applications:

a. Yaegy Toolbar (By Yaegy)

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Step 2. Remove “Yaegy” community and restore your internet browser settings.

Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Internet Explorer

How to remove “Yaegy” community toolbar from Internet Explorer and restore IE search settings.

1. Open Internet Explorer and then open “Internet Options”.

To do this from IE’s file menu, choose “Tools” > “Internet Options”.

Notice*: In the latest versions of IE press the “Gear” icon image_thumb18 on the top right.


2. Click the “Advanced” tab.


3. Choose “Reset”.

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4. Check (to enable) the “Delete personal settings” box and choose “Reset”.

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5. After the resetting action is completed, press “Close” and then choose “OK” to exit Internet Explorer options.


6. Restart your browser.

7. Re-open Internet explorer and from IE’s file menu, choose “Tools” > “Manage Add-ons”.


8. Choose “Toolbars and Extensions” on the left pane and then disable all “Yaegy” extensions.


9. Click on “Search Providers” options at the left pane. First choose and “Set as default” search provider an another search engine than “yaegy”.


10. Then choose the “yaegy Customized Web Search” and click Remove.

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9. Close all IE windows and proceed to Step 3.

Google Chrome

How to remove “Yaegy” community toolbar from Google Chrome and restore Chrome search settings.

1. Open Google Chrome and go to chrome menu image and choose "Settings".


2. Find the "On startup" section and choose "Set Pages".


3. Delete the "" from startup pages by pressing the "X" symbol on the right.


4. Set your preferred startup page (e.g. and press "OK".


5. Go to "Search" section and choose "Manage search engines".


6. Choose your preferred default search engine (e.g. Google search) and press "Make default".


7. Then choose the "" search engine and remove it by pressing the "X" symbol at the right. Choose "OK" to close "Search engines" window.


8. Choose "Extensions" on the left.


9. In “Extensions” options remove the “yaegy” extension by clicking the recycle icon at the right.

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10. Close all Google Chrome windows and proceed to Step 3.

Mozilla Firefox

How to remove “Yaegy” community toolbar from Mozilla Firefox and restore Firefox search settings..

1. First you must have enabled the Firefox’s main “Menu Bar”.

* Right Click, on the empty space at right of “Page Tab” and enable Firefox “Menu Bar”.


2. From Firefox menu, go to “Help” > “Troubleshooting Information”.


3. In “Troubleshooting Information” window, press “Reset Firefox” button to reset Firefox to its default state.

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4. Press “Reset Firefox: again.


5. After the resetting job is completed, the Firefox restarts.

6. From Firefox menu, go to “Tools” > “Manage Add-ons”.


7. Choose “Extensions” on the left and then make sure that “yaegy” extension doesn’t exist. *

* If “yaegy” extension exist then select the “yaegy xx.xx.xx.x” reference and choose remove.

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8. Close all Firefox windows and proceed to the next Step.

Step 3: Clean the remaining registry entries using “AdwCleaner”.

1. Download and save “AdwCleaner” utility to your desktop.


2. Close all open programs and Double Click to open ”AdwCleaner” from your desktop.

3. Press “Delete”.


4. Press “OK” at “AdwCleaner – Information” window and press “OK” again to restart your computer.


5. When your computer restarts, close "AdwCleaner" information (readme) window and continue working with your computer.

Step 4. Clean your computer from remaining malicious threats.

Download and install MalwareBytes Antimalware to clean all the malicious threats remaining on your computer.*

*If you don’t know how to install and use “MalwareBytes Anti-Malware“, read these instructions.

Advice: To ensure your computer is clean and safe, perform a Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware full scan in windows “Safe mode“.*

*To get into Windows Safe mode, press the “F8” key as your computer is booting up, before the appearance of the Windows logo. When the “Windows Advanced Options Menu” appears on your screen, use your keyboard arrows keys to move to the Safe Mode option and then press “ENTER“.

Step 5. Clean unwanted files and entries.

Use “CCleaner” program and proceed to clean your system from temporary internet files and invalid registry entries.*

*If you don’t how to install and use “CCleaner”, read these instructions.

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