What is Your-home-page.net Virus?
Your-home-page.net Virus has been deemed to be a browser hijacker. This means that it will take over your browser and change your default home page and search engine. The purpose of this intruder is to promote certain website. If you do spot Your-home-page.net Virus on your computer, then we recommend removing it immediately. This program is deemed to be highly intrusive. What is more, it is also a potential risk for your system’s security. If you do not want to have problems with your system or risk your data getting stolen, you should get rid of Your-home-page.net Virus immediately.
How Does Your-home-page.net Virus Infiltrate PCs?
Browser hijackers are known to use bundling to enter PCs. This means that they are attached to freeware. Free applications most often have additional software attached to their installers. If you do not want to get these additional programs on your computer, we recommend being vigilant during the installation process. Do not simply click the Next button until it is done. Otherwise, you will get unwanted applications on your PC. Keep in mind that malicious software can also use this tactic to enter PCs. So it is very important to download software only from reliable sources.
What Does Your-home-page.net Virus Do?
Quite simply it takes over your browser. It will change your homepage to Your-home-page.net and also swap your default search engine. As you can see it will be pretty evident if this intruder has managed to enter your PC. Also keep in mind that the browser hijacker can affect Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. This way it forces users to use the search engine that it provides. The problem is that this search engine is not to be trusted. It will show a lot of sponsored links. And there is no telling whether they will lead to reliable websites or not. After all, browser hijacking is not the most legitimate of method of advertising websites. So it is best to assume that any websites promoted by Your-home-page.net Virus are unsafe. Some of them may attempt phishing scams, i.e. try to convince you to disclose your personal and/or financial data. In return you may be offered participation in some raffle or some prize. Other websites may outright try to transfer infections onto your computer. Then you can have all sorts of troubles. Your computer may not function properly, and your sensitive information may be targeted. So the best thing to do is to remove the intruder at once.
How to Remove Your-home-page.net Virus?
Removing Your-home-page.net Virus may not be that easy of a task, especially for everyday users. Typically browser hijackers are nothing more than browser extensions. You can uninstall them like all other programs. You just have to locate the program in the list of applications that you can access via Control Panel. Look for any unfamiliar programs, and uninstall them. If you fail with this task, we recommend using a reliable antimalware program to remove all browser hijackers, as well as malware. This means that your system will be intruder-free. And as long as you have security software, it will remain that way.
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
- Guide 1: How to Remove Your-home-page.net from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Your-home-page.net on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Your-home-page.net in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Your-home-page.net from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Your-home-page.net from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Your-home-page.net from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Your-home-page.net from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable Your-home-page.net Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove Your-home-page.net from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Your-home-page.net
Step 2: Uninstall Your-home-page.net and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Your-home-page.net on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Your-home-page.net there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Your-home-page.net from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Your-home-page.net and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Your-home-page.net via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove Your-home-page.net files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Your-home-page.net, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Your-home-page.net from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Your-home-page.net from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Your-home-page.net from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Your-home-page.net from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Your-home-page.net will be removed.
Eliminate Your-home-page.net from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.
Remove Push Notifications caused by Your-home-page.net from Your Browsers.
Turn Off Push Notifications from Google Chrome
To disable any Push Notices from Google Chrome browser, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Settings in Chrome.
Step 2: In Settings, select “Advanced Settings”:
Step 3: Click “Content Settings”:
Step 4: Open “Notifications”:
Step 5: Click the three dots and choose Block, Edit or Remove options:
Remove Push Notifications on Firefox
Step 1: Go to Firefox Options.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search bar and click "Settings":
Step 3: Click “Remove” on any site you wish notifications gone and click “Save Changes”
Stop Push Notifications on Opera
Step 1: In Opera, press ALT+P to go to Settings
Step 2: In Setting search, type “Content” to go to Content Settings.
Step 3: Open Notifications:
Step 4: Do the same as you did with Google Chrome (explained below):
Eliminate Push Notifications on Safari
Step 1: Open Safari Preferences.
Step 2: Choose the domain from where you like push pop-ups gone and change to "Deny" from "Allow".