Your-home-page.net is a malware. Even though this program is described as a helpful application, actually, it hijacks all your internet browser and changes your default home page and search engine provider to your-home-page.net. Unfortunately, the software is designed to generate revenue to third parties and useless to users. We recommend to delete your-home-page.net from your PC as soon as possible.
When your PC is attacked by this harmful program, you may notice such symptoms:
- Countless pop-up ads will appear whenever you surf on the web.
- This unwanted program will keep redirecting your searches to suspicious websites which may contain of viruses and malware.
- It forms a fake search engine.
- Performance your PC will slow down greatly.
How does Your-home-page.net get into my system?
Your-home-page hijacker may be installed in your system by installing any program, special free applications (some gaming applications, updates, any videoplayers). You may think that install one useful program, but very often you get extra applications with it. Therefore, you have to follow some rules during the install process. First of all, you should read the license agreement. If free program contains any additional applications, you will know about it. On the other hand, you need to choose the Custom settings of every software, because this option will help you unselect them. We recommend you follow these advice always to avoid various troubles.
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):