Do you know what Vhomepage.com is?
We are sure that a browser hijacker has managed to slither onto your computer if you see the presence of Vhomepage.com every time you launch your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. This search engine might not differ from your previous search provider. In fact, some users even find it more attractive because it enables them to access Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and other popular web pages in one click. On top of that, its interface has an ability to change its colors. We understand those users who do not want to remove Vhomepage.com; however, we still have to inform them that this search engine might expose to potential threats. On top of that, you will not be able to set another homepage and search provider unless you get rid of Vhomepage.com browser hijacker. If you want to eliminate it, you should definitely continue reading the article because we are going to explain how to do that in it.
Even though Vhomepage.com looks like a decent search engine, it might still cause you some problems related to your system’s security. Research has shown that this engine might provide you with sponsored links and third-party ads even though it will show you Google search results. These modified results might take you to other web pages, and there is a slight possibility that you will find malicious software on those websites. According to our researchers, Vhomepage.com browser hijacker might also record information associated with your activities on the web and technical details. It has been found out that Vhomepage.com is going to record your IP address, the type and version of your browser, your search terms, the links you click on, and similar data. It says that it does not “require you to share information that identifies your personally”; however, nobody knows whether it is really not interested in your personal information.Vhomepage.com screenshot
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If Vhomepage.com has already replaced your homepage and search provider, there is no doubt that a browser hijacker has entered your system. Specialists say that this hijacker might have entered your system together with other unwanted applications, e.g. adware, potentially unwanted programs, and others. If these programs have really entered your system, they will use your PC’s resources and they might make it impossible to use the PC freely. The quickest way to find out whether they are really installed is to scan the system with a reliable scanner. If you are going to check the system yourself, you should open Control Panel and the Add-ons Manager and look for unknown programs there.
You will be able to get rid of Vhomepage.com if you simply reset your browsers. Unfortunately, this will not help you to remove other existing infections from your system. You can try to delete them one by one, but this might be really difficult, so you should acquire the scanner, upgrade it, and perform the system scan. We are sure that SpyHunter will be able to help you.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset and check the box next to Delete personal settings.
- Click the Reset button.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting information.
- Click Refresh Firefox.
- Click the Refresh Firefox button once again.
- Open your browser and access the menu.
- Select Settings.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- Click Reset settings.
- Click Reset.
In non-techie terms:
Unfortunately, browser hijackers are not the only threats that might make the unwanted changes and expose you to threats. Therefore, we highly recommend installing a security tool on the system. Of course, a reliable tool will prevent your system from entering your PC; however, you should still not forget that it is very unsafe to visit unreliable web pages and download programs from them.