Yahoo search is a good search engine for getting information about anything on the internet. One can easily make it a default search engine in his web browser to make it fast and easy to find information about any person, place or product.
However, many Google Chrome users have reported a problem with their browser making the Yahoo search a default search engine automatically. And, when they try to uninstall it, they are not able to do so.
This is generally because of hacking activities that Chrome users are redirected to the search.yahoo.com without their approval. If you are having a problem and want to get rid of yahoo search on your Chrome browser, you can fix the issue by following below mentioned steps.
Note – You can also change your browser setting but it may not fix your issue so we suggest you to permanently delete Yahoo install program to fix your issue.
Steps to Getting Rid of Yahoo Search from Chrome Browser:
NOTE: Following steps are especially for Windows 10 and Windows 8
1.) On your computer, right click on the Windows Start button and select Control Panel option from the menu. Control Panel window will open on your computer screen.
2.) Under Control Panel window, click on the Uninstall a program option located under Programs category.
3.) When Programs and Features window appears on the screen, scroll down through the list of programs installed on your computer to locate Yahoo Search program. Uninstall it from your system.
4.) Also, look for programs that you suspect have got installed without your consent. Uninstall all such programs.
5.) Alternatively, you can see the most recently installed programs on your computer by clicking on the Installed On column. This will sort all the programs as per their installation date. Scroll through the list to remove all unwanted programs.
6.) Also, make sure to scan and clean your computer from Malware as they are mainly responsible for causing such issues in your web browser. Install a good Anti-Malware program on your system and scan your computer.
7.) Then, restart your computer and open your Google Chrome browser to see if the problem is fixed.