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Remove MyHoome.com – Eradicate the Browser Hijacker Completely

MyHoome.com has been proved to be a typical browser hijacker stealthily taking over the original browser homepage and forcibly changing it to the MyHoome.com. As it came with a format which was so similar as the regular one such as the Google Chrome, most of the users can not notice the slight change and mistakenly mix the MyHoome.com with the other formal search services. Unconsciously let the cunning browser hijacker take advantage of this occasion to achieve its evil purpose and mess with the browser gradually.

Once the MyHoome.com stationed in the computer, it would arbitrarily make user’s browser become compromised by resetting the browser settings and disabling safety protections, so that it would freely add plenty unwanted plug-ins in the Extensions and Component bar, pretending to be some necessary and useful system programs so that the users won’t removed them casually. Since the MyHoome.com totally controlled the browser, it will suddenly have the unreasonable authority to block the normal search results and only display the specified websites containing various advertising and sponsored links. Even the users already typed the correct URL or keywords, the cunning MyHoome.com still can shield the the corresponding search results and provide the innocent users the appointed ads sites.

Except for users can no longer expediently browse their favorite sites, the MyHoome.com has also brought a lot of potential safety hazards. As the original settings has been modified, most of the protection tools have lost the efficacy and can’t detect any security threat timely and correctly. Under this circumstance, more and more unwanted programs even malware or virus would freely sneak into user’s computer and get installed in the system successfully without user’s permission. In this case, virus will seize the chance to deeply infiltrate into the system, launching plenty of malicious applications in the system background to take up the system resources and corrupt the computer little by little. Users could not notice the infections until they found the computer performance was weirder and weirder, and more and more system failures happened from time to time and resulting in collapse. That’s when they finally realized their computer has been seriously infected.

MyHoome.com can bring more attacks to the infected computer and ruin it sooner or later. So the best way to save the computer system is to remove MyHoome.com in a timely manner. Please follow the below instructions to complete the removal. If you have any trouble during the removal process, you are welcome to have a chat with the VilmaTech Online Experts by clicking on the button. You’ll get help there.

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How to Remove MyHoome.com Effectively

1. Reset the browser immediately

Internet Explorer

1)Start the Internet Explorer, click on Tools in the menu bar, then choose the Internet Options.

2)Click on the Advanced tab, then check the items under the Browsing branch the click the Reset button.

3)Click on the General tab, put a new address in the homepage box.

4)Click OK button to save the changes.
5)Restart the Internet Explorer.

Mozilla Firefox

1)Open the Mozilla Firefox, click on the Firefox menu button. Locate the Help then click on the Troubleshooting Information.

2)In the showing Troubleshooting Information page, click on the Reset Firefox button.

3)Confirm the reset request after that.
4)Click on the Firefox button and choose the Options.

5)Click on the General tab, type a new address as the default homepage in the box, then click OK.

6)Restart the Mozilla Firefox.

Google Chrome

1)Launch the Google Chrome and click on the Settings in the list.

2)Click on Show advanced settings link.

3)Click on Reset browser settings button.

4)In the Settings windows, check the Show Home button in the Appearance area.

5)Click on the Change link, type a new address in the box then click on OK.
6)Restart Google Chrome.

2. Remove MyHoome.com from the Control Panel

1)Click Start to open the menu and click on the Control Panel.

2)Click on Uninstall a program link under the Programs.

3)Find MyHoome.com in the showing programs list and locate it, then click on the Uninstall.

4)Conform the uninstall request then follow the wizard to accomplish the removal.
5)When it finished, refresh the list and check if the MyHoome.com has been removed.

3. Clean registry entries of MyHoome.com

1)Click on the Start button and choose the Run Command box, type “regedit” in it then tap the Enter key.

*for Windows 8, open the App search bar and type “regedit” in it, then click on the Registry Editor in the search results to open it.

2)In the showing Registry Editor, find out the registry entries of MyHoome.com and delete them carefully.

3)Show up all the hidden files in the system.
*Instructions: Open the Control Panel-> Click on the Appearance and Personalization-> Click on the Folder Options-> Click on the View tab-> Put a check before the the item: Show hidden files, folders and drives-> Remove the default check before the item: Hide protected operating system files(Recommended) then-> Click on the OK button to save the changes.

4)Search for the MyHoome.comt files and delete them.
5)Reboot the computer once finished.

Conclusion

MyHoome.com browser hijacker is usually bundled with free downloads and gets installed in the system without user’s awareness. Because in most cases, this kind of unwanted programs installations always with default ticking options while installing the other software, users often don’t pay enough attention about it and approve the installation requests without knowing what it is about. As most of the potential unwanted programs are too stubborn to remove, especially for the computer novices, they prefer to keep it in the system rather than remove it.

It is definitely wrong to think that leaving the unwanted programs would make no difference to the system. Because these redundant programs will not only occupy the memory, but also bring unexpected trouble to the system. In order to effectively avoid being infected with virus or malware, users have to learn to be careful while receiving a groundless update prompt or recommended installation request, make sure if it is safe before giving the permission. Meanwhile, using the antivirus to scan the whole system regularly, searching for any secretly installed unwanted programs and remove them without hesitation.

If you still have trouble of removing the browser hijacker, please feel free to click on the button and ask for the VilmaTech Online Experts for further help.

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