What is BabMaint.exe and What Does it Do?
BabMaint.exe (also known as asbabmaint.x and redirect.js) is a malicious executable related to a variety of browser hijackers. You do not want to have this messing with your browser as it will redirect you to malicious websites and expose your system to virtual threats.
This executable can affect Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. It is mostly spread via the delta-homes.com browser hijacker. This program will start bothering you will you are browsing the web. It will not only display various advertisements constantly, but it is also able to redirect you out of the blue to random websites that you had no intention of visiting.
Apart from delta-homes.com, it is known that BabMaint.exe is also related to other browser hijackers such as mixidj.delta-search.com, Babylon Toolbar, and 22find Virus. You do not want any of these on your PC either. If you are getting spontaneously redirected to unknown websites, then you know that a browser hijacker is definitely present on your computer. Take immediate measures to remove it.
Why Is It Dangerous?
Browser hijackers are able to change the browser’s settings, thus forcing users to use certain search engines. They also gather information on the user’s browsing. They can collect search queries, bookmarks, browsing history, IP address, etc. It is very likely that once acquired this information will be disclosed to unknown third parties. If they are malicious ones, they can mask their harmful websites behind advertisements that will be modeled by your interests, so that you will click on them. If you do click on the ads, it is highly likely for your PC to become a target for malware attacks.
How to Remove BabMaint.exe?
Browser hijackers can typically be uninstalled manually like any other program that you have on your computer. Then, all you need is to reset your browser’s settings, and everything should be fine. However, with manual removal, there is no way to be sure that you have gotten rid of all of the files related to the browser hijacker. BabMaint.exe may as well be lurking in some other folder and it may continue to redirect you while you are browsing. There is also the possibility that other intruders are present on your PC. Some of them may simply generate ads and redirect you to unknown websites, while others may be outright malicious and try to steal all of the sensitive data you have on your computer. The recommended course of action is to install reputable security software that is able to remove all intruders and guarantee the system’s integrity and the safety of all information on it. This way, you will not have to deal with any pesky intruders any more.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter