How to get rid of Homepage.re

About this browser intruder

Homepage.re is one of those irritating redirect virus contaminations that may unbeknown to the user, infiltrate a machine. It is able to do that by adjoining itself to freeware so that when users set up that freeware, they unwittingly install the hijacker as well. Fortunately, the redirect virus is not though to be a damaging computer virus, nor will it directly damage your computer. But that does not indicate it ought to be kept installed. Undesirable alterations will be carried out to your Internet browser and you will be rerouted to sponsored page. It may be capable of rerouting you to damaging content. Eradicate Homepage.re as it provides no valuable traits and unnecessarily puts your computer at danger.

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How does it spread

The redirect virusis attached as optional items to freeware. The usage of Default settings is normally the reason why such a huge amount of users install them, even if they do not need to. Make sure to always implement Advanced mode, because that is where the unneeded offers are hidden. You will be shocked how many items are attached to free programs, so be careful. Those offers may be entirely non-dangerous, but then they would not be implementing such a devious method to get in. We strongly recommend that you terminate Homepage.re.

Why is Homepage.re uninstallation needed

The minute it infects your PC, your browser will be hijacked and modifications to settings will be carried out. Whenever your Internet browser is opened, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, you will encounter the browser hijacker’s sponsored page loading instead of your regular homepage. We must also advise you that those changes carried out to your browser are not changeable unless you uninstall Homepage.re. The website that will be set as your homepage appears very plain, it will have a search bar and possibly ads. Be vigilant when using the supplied search tool because Be careful of sponsored content if you pick to use the supplied search tool. You can end up being redirected to dubious web pages by the search engine and download malicious programs. So as to prevent this from occurring, terminate Homepage.re from your system.

Homepage.re removal

You could attempt manual Homepage.re termination, just keep in mind that you will need to find the hijacker yourself. If you bump into trouble, you can try anti-spyware applications and it should be able to abolish Homepage.re. No matter which way you opt for, make sure that you delete the redirect virus completely.

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Learn how to remove Homepage.re from your computer

Step 1. Homepage.re Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to get rid of Homepage.re
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to get rid of Homepage.re

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to get rid of Homepage.re
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to get rid of Homepage.re

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 How to get rid of Homepage.re
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to get rid of Homepage.re

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to get rid of Homepage.re
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete Homepage.re from browsers

a) Remove Homepage.re from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to get rid of Homepage.re
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager How to get rid of Homepage.re
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to get rid of Homepage.re
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script How to get rid of Homepage.re
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove Homepage.re from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to get rid of Homepage.re
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to get rid of Homepage.re
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset How to get rid of Homepage.re
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove Homepage.re from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
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f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page How to get rid of Homepage.re
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to get rid of Homepage.re
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to get rid of Homepage.re
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Homepage.re from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to get rid of Homepage.re

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to get rid of Homepage.re

k) Remove Homepage.re from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to get rid of Homepage.re
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history How to get rid of Homepage.re
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to get rid of Homepage.re
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to get rid of Homepage.re
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu How to get rid of Homepage.re
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.

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