Do you know what Your-home-page.net is?
Your-home-page.net is a search engine which might replace your homepage and search engine. It might do that without permission, but it is also very likely that users agree with its installation themselves. Of course, they do not know anything about that. Either way, it would be really better to get rid of this search engine because it does not seem to be trustworthy. Our security specialists say that it is impossible to get rid of this search engine easily because it cannot be removed via Control Panel. Luckily, we still know what you should do in order not to see the presence of this search engine ever again.Your-home-page.net screenshot
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This search engine is not as reliable as Google, Yahoo!, and other search providers. Of course, at first sight, it seems that it does not differ from them much. In fact, some users even think that this search engine is more powerful because it allows them to access Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, eBay, and other popular places in one click. Of course, it enables users to search for the information as well. It might seem that there is no point in changing your search engine; however, you should know that Your-home-page.net is not a perfect search engine. Actually, it cannot be fully trusted because it might provide users with third-party links and sponsored ads. In most cases, they are incorporated among normal search results. It means that you might click on such an unreliable link every time you search for the information. This is really dangerous and it is very likely that you will encounter malicious software one day. Of course, you will probably not even know that and thus allow it to enter your system.
It is very likely that Your-home-page.net has been set as your homepage and default search engine after the installation of some kind of undesirable program. Of course, you might have simply clicked on the fake Download button and thus ended up with a bunch of malicious applications. In fact, it is very likely that other undesirable programs are also installed on your system if you have noticed the presence of Your-home-page.net. We cannot say which programs might have slithered onto your computer in advance, so it would be really wise to scan the system with an antimalware scanner. An automatic tool will definitely detect unreliable applications, if there are any.
You should not keep suspicious search engines, especially when they appear without permission because it is very likely that they are completely untrustworthy and might cause harm. The quickest way to get rid of Your-home-page.net is to scan the system with an antimalware scanner. You can remove this program manually too, but this might not be a very easy process because everything depends on the version of the threat.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Click 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 and click Refresh Firefox.
- Click the Refresh Firefox button once again.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Settings and click Show advanced settings.
- Click Reset settings.
- Click the Reset button.
In non-techie terms:
We know that it is not so easy to protect the system from malicious software, so we highly recommend acquiring an antimalware tool, such as SpyHunter. It will be enough to install this tool on the system to feel completely safe.