I wrote this article to help you remove My Browser Home Redirect. This My Browser Home Redirect removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
My Browser Home Redirect is a malicious program. It is a browser hijacker infection which is dangerous. If you have it in your system, prepare for troubles. Hijackers make for horrible tenants. This pest will never be beneficial to you. Even though it claims to be a helpful extension which will enhance your online experience, this is a lie. It won`t. In fact, it will ruin it. Keeping the hijacker means that you are exposed to constant malware and security risk. Do not keep it on board. Once you realize you are infected, take actions.
Find where the nasty parasite is hiding and delete it on the spot. The sooner you get rid of it, the better for both yours and your system`s well-being. Don’t let yourself be fooled. My Browser Home Redirect is still an infection and there is no such thing as a harmless pest. Some are more dangerous than others, that’s true, but they all cause damage. If you give this hijacker enough time on board, it may also cause you some irrevocable harm. Do yourself a favor and delete it before it has the chance to do so.
My Browser Home Redirect makes changes in your browsers` settings without your permission. In fact, you are not even informed of the reshuffles. You only witness them after they have already been made. Like the replacement of your homepage and search engine, for instance. You open your browser one day only to see that My Browser Home Redirect is there to greet you. My Browser Home Redirect is everywhere, actually. There is no getting rid of it.
Every time you go online, you encounter the page. You get redirected to it constantly. You are also bombarded with tons of malicious ads which if you click on, you download more malware. Surfing the web is not safe anymore. A single click on a compromised ad, and you infect your already infected PC even more. But this is not the worst part. There is more. The hijacker put your privacy at risk too. It spies on your using your browsers as a spying device. It knows your every online move. Everything you do is being monitored.
The hijacker also records all it can find and then shares it with the crooks behind it. Your sensitive data is exposed to cybercriminals and they can use it for whatever they see fit. They can also sell it to third parties. Either way, this won`t lead to anything good. On the contrary. If you use your PC to pay bills online or for online shopping, the hijacker may even steal your personally identifiable and financial credentials. There is no need of explaining what could happen next, is there? You may fall victim to a financial scam or even an identity theft. Prevent that from happening. Follow our removal guide at the end of this article and remove My Browser Home Redirect while it is not too late. The sooner it is gone, the better.
How is the My Browser Home Redirect hijacker being distributed? There is not only one tactic, that’s for sure. The hackers rely on the old but gold infiltration methods to infect users. For example, spam email messages and malicious attachments, freeware/shareware bundles, fake updates, corrupted pages/ads/links, bogus program or system updates, infected social media messages, peer to peer sharing, etc. The tactics are many and the only way to protect yourself is by being more cautious. Don’t be careless and distracted as this way you are only making hackers` job easier. Keep your guard up at all times. The web is full of infections waiting for you to do the wrong move.
My Browser Home Redirect Uninstall
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Please, follow the steps precisely to remove My Browser Home Redirect from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove My Browser Home Redirect from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.