Do you know what Yaimo.com is?

Yaimo.com is a search engine which can alter the settings of your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. These changes within your browsers are made during the installation of some free programs; hence, you should always be very attentive when running the installer of a program so that you can prevent unwanted changes and the installation of optional programs.Yaimo.comYaimo.com screenshot
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We recommend that you remove Yaimo.com from the computer because this search engine is sponsored by third-parties, resulting in the display of various third-party advertisements. After the changes within your browsers have been made, you have no choice but to put up with the web banners of the search engine. Yaimo.com displays web banners on the startup page, and, if you want to avoid visiting questionable websites, you should ignore advertisements promoting online games, suspect beauty products and services, computer software programs, and other products and services.

The search engine also displays sponsored links on the search results page. Yaimo.com accepts no responsibility for the content of the websites to which you are taken; hence, we recommend that you avoid clicking on those additional links.

If you have the Google Chrome browser extension on your computer, you may find that this browser contain an extension called Yaimo. This extension automatically collects information about your browsing settings and sends the data collected to remote servers. The extension may record your clicks, impressions, browsing history, search terms, browser language, and other non-personally identifiable information, which may be used for different purposes.

It is also important to note that Yaimo.com is aimed at Spain-based computer users. The privacy policy section of the search engine contains a link to a Google privacy policy written in Spanish; however, the End User License Agreement of the search provider, which provides little information about the use of the search engine, is available in English.

Do not delay the removal of Yaimo.com because the program promoting this search engine alters the shortcuts of your Internet browsers, which is typical of browser hijackers. Below you will find our instructions on how to fix your shortcuts and change the home page of the browsers but our team suggests a different solution. Instead of trying to remove Yaimo.com manually, you should implement a reputable anti-malware program so that you can have Yaimo.com eliminated for you. Your computer needs protection against malware and spyware, and the sooner you implement a reputable security tool, the sooner you can start browsing the Internet safely.

How to remove Yaimo.com

Manage your browser shortcuts

  1. Right-click on the shortcut of the browser.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Open the Shortcut tab.
  4. Make sure the Target line ends with a closing quotation mark.

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. Open the General tab.
  3. Change the home page and click OK.
  4. Press Alt+T and click Manage Add-ons.
  5. Click Toolbars and Extensions and remove all unwanted extensions.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and point to Tools.
  2. Click Extensions.
  3. Remove the Yaimo extension.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. Under On startup, select the last section and click Set pages.
  6. Set a new startup page.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+T and click Options.
  2. Open the General tab and change the home page.
  3. Click OK.

In non-techie terms:

Yaimo.com is a search engine which can replace the home page of your browsers. Below you will find our instructions which will help you install our recommended scanner SpyHunter, which can easily detect malware and spyware programs.