How to Remove Y2meta.com From Startup (Removal Guideline)

If you see ads related to the Y2meta.com site, then be sure that this intrusive app has entered your computer. If you are experiencing this problem, then don’t worry, in this removal guide, you will learn how to remove Y2meta.com from the startup of your computer.

What is Y2meta.com?

Y2meta.com is an adware which when installed on your computer bombards you with ads which are completely unrelated to the websites you are surfing. It can be a really irritating experience, but we can help you get rid of Y2meta.com from your computer.
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How to remove Y2meta.com from Startup?

You will have to first uninstall the program which was responsible for the entry of Y2meta.com from your computer, then you will have to remove all the Y2meta.com entries from your web browsers.

Step 1: Uninstall Y2meta program from control panel

Follow these steps to uninstall all those programs which you think are responsible for the entry of Y2meta.com on your computer.

  1. In the search box, type ‘control panel’ and choose ‘Control Panel’ from results.
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  2. Under Programs, choose the ‘Uninstall a program’ option.
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  3. In the list of Programs, select the dubious program and click on the ‘Uninstall’ button, then follow the prompts to complete the uninstall process.
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Follow the above steps to remove all other dubious programs from your computer.

Step 2: Remove Y2meta.com from the web browsers

You should remove suspicious entries from your web browsers to make sure that Y2meta.com doesn’t reappears on your computer. Follow the steps give below:

1) Remove Y2meta.com from MS Edge

Remove Notifications

  1. Click ‘Menu’ button and choose ‘Settings’ option.
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  2. Choose ‘Cookies and site permissions’ in left-pane, then scroll-down to find and click on the ‘Notifications’ option.
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  3. Find the doubtful website under ‘Allow’ section, then click on the ‘options’ button related to it. Finally, choose ‘Remove’ to delete the website.
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Follow the above steps to remove all other suspicious websites. 

A) Reset Browser Settings

  1. Click ‘Menu’ button and choose ‘Settings’ options.
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  2. Choose ‘Reset settings’ option in the left-pane and click on ‘Restore settings to their default values’.
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  3. In the Reset settings pop-up, click on the ‘Reset’ button.
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B) Advanced MS Edge Reset

If the above steps fail to remove Y2meta.com site from MS Edge, then follow the steps given below:

  1. Open File Explorer and go to ‘C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe’.
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  2. Select all the folders, then right click and choose ‘Delete’ from the options.
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  3. Right click on the ‘Start’ button and choose ‘Windows PowerShell (Admin)’ from the options.
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  4. In the PowerShell window, copy and paste the following command ‘Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\\AppXManifest.xml” -Verbose’, then press the ‘Enter’ on your keyboard.
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That’s it, you have completely reset the MS Edge browser.

2) Remove Y2meta.com from Firefox

Remove Notifications

  1. Click on ‘Menu’ button and select ‘Settings’ option.
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  2. In the Settings page, choose ‘Privacy & Security’ in left-pane, then scroll-down to find ‘Permissions’ and click on the ‘Settings’ button related to Notifications.
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  3. Locate the doubtful website, then click on the ‘Remove Website’ option. One-by-one remove all such doubtful websites from the list and finally click on ‘Save Changes’ button.
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Reset Browser Settings

  1. Click on ‘Menu’ and choose ‘Help’.
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  2. In the Help sub-menu, click on the ‘More troubleshooting information’ option.
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  3. In the Troubleshooting Information page, select ‘Refresh Firefox’.
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  4. In the Refresh Firefox pop-up, click on ‘Refresh Firefox’ button.
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You have successfully removed the Y2meta.com entries from your Firefox browser.

3) Remove Y2meta.com from Google Chrome

Remove Notifications

  1. Click on ‘Menu’ button and choose ‘Settings’ option.
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  2. Select ‘Privacy and security’ in left-pane, then click on ‘Site Settings’.
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  3. Scroll-down to Permissions section, then choose ‘Notifications’ option.
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  4. Locate the doubtful website and click on ‘options’ button related to it.
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  5. Choose ‘Remove’ from the options.
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Follow the above steps to remove all the doubtful websites from the notifications list.

Reset Browser Settings

  1. Click on ‘Menu’ button and choose ‘Settings’.
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  2. Select ‘Reset and clean up’ in the left-pane, then click on the ‘Restore settings to their original defaults’.
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  3. In the Reset settings pop-up, click on the ‘Reset settings’ button.
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You have successfully removed Y2meta.com entries from your Chrome browser.

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That’s it, now you know how to remove ‘Y2meta.com from startup of your computer.

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