Why can’t my security tool help me fix this Istreamer problem? I though it is a virus. I can’t stand it any longer. I have been annoyed by tons of pop-ups from it, I can’t do my job on my machine. How can I fix this problem? I don’t know if I can handle it by my own as I don’t know too much about computer. Can someone help me out of this? Thanks in advance.

Brief Introduction to This Program

If you are annoyed by this Istreamer adware, you should be cautions as it is not only a troublesome advertisement provider, it is also a computer threat that we can classified it as potentially unwanted program. Rather than generating pop-ups to the target computers, the main target of this infection is to spread more computer malware to the affected machines and help hackers to achieve more bad purposes. However, this infection doesn’t belong to a computer virus, so that anti-virus programs cannot detect it for computer users. That is the worst part of this infection as most of computers users can’t distinguish it as a bad stuff and don’t acquire proper computer knowledge to get rid of this infection by themselves.

The Screenshot of This Hijacker


Cyber hackers who create this Istreamer adware can make it widely spread on the Internet. Without being detected by security tools, it can sneak into target computer freely. Usually, when people come to unsafe pages, they can be easily targeted as those websites have already been hacked by cyber criminals and become the proxy servers of this infection. In addition, this adware can be installed while people try to download programs on the web as cyber hackers can forge this infection as an optional program. People who are careless on the installation process can be attacked by it as this infection can be installed on the background.

As soon as this Istreamer adware infiltrates target computers, it would start to damage the infected system right away. To make sure it can begin to pop up the annoying advertisements from the startup, the system registry can be modified by it arbitrarily without its vicious data. Excepting popping up ads to the system, if people click the ads by mistake or somehow, users can be redirected to some other pages that may contain more computer viruses and have them downloaded on the corrupted system. In this case, the condition of the infected computers can be worse and worse.

The properties of Browser Hijacker

-Can not be detected by your anti-virus software, which makes it hard to uninstall from the computer.
-Once you open your browser, you will be redirected to some unknown websites.
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can pop up many unwanted advertisements when you are doing something else.
-Can change your settings in your browser and it is not easy to change it back.

If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your computer, then your computer must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to this Istreamer. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.

NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this browser hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:

Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Browser Hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to this browser hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.

IE tools

Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK


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This Istreamer adware is not a good program for people to keep on their computers. It can not only generate irrelevant pop-ups to users, but can also damage the whole system by helping other malware to come. Browsers installed on the infected computers can be controlled by this adware. Default homepage and search engine can be changed to some dangerous pages which can also assist cyber hackers to fulfill their evil goals. So, if people get this infection on their computers, please don’t judge it as a normal program and leave it aside. This adware must be eradicated in time, otherwise, more bad things can happen to the infected computers and users.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Istreamer? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 29, 2015 5:42 am

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