How to Remove Ad.Yieldmanager for Free

By Ty Arthur

Although "Ad.Yieldmanager" sounds like a type of spyware or virus, it's actually nothing more than a tracking cookie saved on your computer when you visit certain web pages. The cookies do save your personal information, however, such as what type of browser you use and how often you visit web pages. The precise method for removing the "Ad.Yieldmanager" cookies for free varies depending on whether you use Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer as your browser.

Firefox

Step 1

Open the "Tools" menu at the top of the window and click the "Options" entry. Navigate to the tab named "Privacy."

Step 2

Click the "Firefox Will" drop-down menu and select the "Use custom history settings" option. Click the "Show Cookies" button at the lower right end of the screen.

Step 3

Scroll through the list of cookies and locate the entry named "ad.yieldmanager.txt." Click the entry and choose the "Remove Cookie" button. Repeat the process with the "ad.yieldmanager.com" cookie. Choose "Close."

Chrome

Step 1

Select the wrench icon at the top of the Web browser. Scroll down through the list and click "Options."

Step 2

Navigate to the tab labeled "Under the Hood." Scroll to the "Privacy" heading and click the "Content Settings" option.

Step 3

Select the "Cookies" tab and choose "Show cookies and other site data." Click the "ad.yieldmanager.txt" cookie and choose "Remove." Click the "ad.yieldmanager.com" cookie and choose "Remove." Close the window.

Internet Explorer

Step 1

Close Internet Explorer if it is currently open. Open the "Start" menu and type "inetcpl.cpl" in the "Search" box. Click the icon that shows up in the search results.

Step 2

Navigate to the "General" tab and select the "Delete" button, which is located below the "Browsing History" heading.

Step 3

Select the "Cookies" check box and click "Delete." Close the browsing history window.

Tips & Warnings

  • After removing any tracking cookies you may also want to use a spyware-removal tool to ensure there are no tracking programs installed on your computer. Download and install the spyware-removal tool and select the option to perform a full system scan.