Your-home-page.net stands for a new browser hijacker infecting many PCs in the world wide web today. The malicious program is known for changing the homepage settings of your browsers. As soon as you open it and attempt to start your search with google.com or any other genuine startup page, you wee Your-home-page.net instead. Then, when you make search queries through this Your-home-page.net hijacker, all your queries will be redirected through it.
The search results obtained through Your-home-page.net aren’t even relevant to your queries. Indeed, you might find some relevant entries, but in most of the cases you will see a lot of advertisements and sponsored links on the top of those pseudo search results. If your system is stuck with this nasty hijacker, following this tutorial will help you to eliminate it effectively.
How does Your-home-page.net get into my system?
Your-home-page.net hijacker is actively distributed in the world wide web today through being actively bundled by default with many other free applications. You need to be extremely careful when you decide to download and install any free software. It is important to pay attention to what else is suggested for you to be installed into your system in addition to the initial application of your choice.
It is important that you always carefully read the EULAs (End User License Agreements) related to all free programs you’re going to install into your system by default. If you find anything suspicious, it is necessary for you to switch to the advanced or custom installation mode where you may uncheck these unwanted extras from being made the part of your PC.
Problems with Your-home-page.net start to occur after users install this hijacker being bundled with other free software. They often blindly click on Next or I agree buttons, without actually understanding what exactly they agree with. So, then their browsers become hijacked. This problem can be fixed very well if you scan your PC with GridinSoft Trojan Killer, remove all the infections it finds (with its full activated version) and reset your browsers with its help. Please feel free to contact us for further assistance.
How to remove Your-home-page.net?
If you detect Your-home-page.net and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance, Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for Your-home-page.net:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Your-home-page.net in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):