Myhomepage123.com Hijacker Removal Instructions

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Myhomepage123.com hijacker is a nasty browser hijacker. Currently it infects all widely used browsers and causes many troubles for users. They want to get rid of Myhomepage123.com from the startup page of their browsers, but no matter what they do, it still appears there when they launch Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Plus, it changes the default search engine settings. Each time you attempt to open new tab or blank tab in your browser, the hijacker appears again and again. Definitely, this is quite annoying experience, isn’t it?


Myhomepage123.com
Myhomepage123.com

Intrusion of Myhomepage123.com browser hijacker takes place into computers along with installation of some other cost-free applications. You might find some excellent and free utility and decide to install it right away. However, before you actually proceed, make sure you thoroughly read the details about its installation. You are strongly advised to carefully pay attention to the data contained in th EULAs (End User License Agreements). Typically these documents clearly disclose what other extra programs you might be suggested to install into your PC along with the initial free software of your selection. If you read about Myhomepage123.com as some third-party offer, make sure you immediately switch to the advanced or custom installation mode to prevent any of such unwanted installations to take place. It is surely a regret to admit that some users fail to be careful and still install Myhomepage123.com into their PCs. Based on the information from Alexa, this hijacker is quite widely spread right now in many countries.

Myhomepage123.com automatic removal guide

If something went wrong or you just want to see the fast result, please use the help of professional malware eliminator – GridinSoft Anti-Malwre. Moreover, even you have managed to remove Myhomepage123.com from your computer and browser, we recommend you to download this tool and use it as a free antimalware scanner to see whether any other malicious program has penetrated into your system. Please note, that GridinSoft Anti-Malwre is a shareware program with a 15-days trial period with limitation of the threats number. If it find more than two infected items in your system, they can be removed only when you upgrade the program to the full registred version.

Download free antimalware scanner:

After downloading is completed, please install it and run the full scan. Yeah, it will take a time, but security experts always recommend to choose a full scan as your first scan, especially if you suspect that your PC could be infected. Take a look at the screenshots below: it will help you understand what’s going on.

Step 1. Run a full scan of your system

Free antimalware scanner
GridinSoft Anti-Malwre allows you to choose the type of scan

…and go drink coffee until the end of it! 🙂

Eliminate Malware In Minutes
Here you see the list of the detected items, which can be harmful

At the end of the scan, the program will offer you to move all malicious items to the quarantine. Just do it clicking on the “Fix Now” button and set your system free from the Myhomepage123.com infection!

Step 2. Reset your browser settings using an appropriate tool:

Reset Browser Settings
Find “Reset browser settings” button on the GridinSoft Anti-MalwreE tools tab

Check all browser boxes, which might be infected with the Myhomepage123.com, on a settings tab:
Delete Adware from the browser
On this tab you can specify what exactly you need to reset

Then just press the “Reset” button. Voila! It is a good idea to restart your computer after all this manipulation and check if these annoying Myhomepage123.com pop-up ads leave you in peace:


Myhomepage123.com manual removal steps:

Step 1. Delete Myhomepage123.com from the system.

To delete Myhomepage123.com extension from your PC, you should use “Uninstall the program” tool depending on your operation system.

Windows XP: Start —> Control Panel ––> Add/Remove Programs. Choose the Myhomepage123.com extension in the list of installed programs by a right-click and press “Remove”.

Windows 7: Start ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Just the same actions: right-click on the Myhomepage123.com extension in a software list and press “Uninstall”.

Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start ––> Quick Access Menu ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Choose a Myhomepage123.com extension among a listed here programs, right-click on it and then press “Uninstall”.

Step 2. Reset your browser settings.

It is necessary to reset browser settings after the deletion of the program from the list of software installed on your PC. For this, use the following tips depending on what browser are you currently using:

  • Google Chrome Browser: Settings —> Show advanced settings. Click on “Reset settings” in the bottom of the page.
  • Mozilla Firefox: press “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
  • Opera: delete “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\” on your computer.
  • Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet options —> click on the “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.

Step 3. Celebrate your victory!

Either you choose the manual or the automatic removal solution, congratulations! You won this battle with unfair malware developers. Your computer is clean now, so you should be proud and do something nice for yourself as a gift. Foam bath or tickets for the game? It’s up to you! 😉

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