How do I get rid of the pop up searches.safehomepage.com page on my browser? It keeps showing and automatically replaces the home page of my browser. I keep getting lots of pop up ads randomly all over the webs which cannot be removed even if I have reset the browser. I looked it up online and found out that this is some kind of adware that hijacks your browser. How do I fix the browser problem?

Searches.safehomepage.com Popup – How to Remove?

Searches.safehomepage.com pop up webpage is categorized as a browser adware that hijacks browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari on Apples. The pop up hijacker may look like a common search website to you that also acts like your default search engine. It is with this deceitful appearance, the browser hijacker is able to trick a lot of innocent computer users and cause them huge troubles. Generally, browsing online is not safe due to the hijacker attack and computer system is also affected in a way that users can be constantly kicked out of the system. To get yourself out of these problems and restore the browser performance, remove the hijacker now via manual removal instructions given in the following of this passage.

Can anti-virus software pick up this Searches.safehomepage.com hijacker? Many users will fail to remove the hijacker constantly if they have tried to run security software hoping to fix the problem on browsers. This pop up hijacker is not going to be deleted successfully until it’s manually removed. Before that, lots of troubles can be experienced on the computer brought up by this hijacker including a general slowdown of the browsers and computer in performance. Soon as the hijacker gets on your browsers, it will completely mess them up by creating constant disorders including:

Home page is replaced and favorite search engines are disabled.
Unknown toolbars or extensions are automatically installed.
Annoying pop-up ads are everywhere on the webs.
Users are constantly redirected to unwanted results.
Browser is slow in loading pages.

How to delete Searches.safehomepage.com pop up on browsers completely?
Have tried and run security detects but none of them worked perfectly? This browser hijacker can be installed in a bundle with any freeware and it’s not easy to remove. Manual removal, however, guarantees a complete removal of this browser hijacker and a successful stop of all the annoying pop ups. Besides from resetting browser defaults including home page and getting rid of unfamiliar extensions, users will also need to go through the process of checking for odd program files and registry errors which could be caused by potential malware problems brought onto the computer by this browser hijacker. The manual removal process requires certain computer skills to follow.

Suggestions: If you are not a computer literate who knows a lot about computers, contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for help now to delete this pop up hijacker and prevent things from getting worse:

The Hijacker Popup Screenshot

searches.safehomepage.com-popup
* The above screenshot shows the regular appearance of this browser hijacker. It looks like a regular search webpage that provides lots of shortcuts to online resources. But this search webpage will automatically get on the home page of your browser and display continuous pop ups to interrupt your online activities as well as to trick you into downloading unknown freeware onto the computer to cause further consequences. If you ever get redirected constantly to a certain webpage and have browser defaults reset without consent all the time with annoying pop up ads showing, check for possible browser hijacker and take it off of the system once being found to avoid future problems.

How to get rid of searches.safehomepage.com pop up adware from computer?
As mentioned above, manual removal is much more efficient and guarantees a successful uninstall of this adware from computer compared to anti-virus removal. As the browser hijacker is not only able to reset browser defaults to cause disorders, but adjust certain files and registry keys to make its effect last longer. Thus, besides from resetting browser defaults, uninstalling unknown extensions and clearing browsing histories manually, users will also need to check for program files and registry errors in order to completely fix this browser problem. A guide is contained below to walk you through the basic steps to remove the pop up hijacker.

Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Instructions

A step-by-step guide to remove the hijacker popup manually from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Windows Task Manager.
windows-task-manager

Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC; or pull up Run box from Start menu to type in taskmgr
Right click on items you want to end, select Go To Process
Click on End Process
or
Click on Processes tab
End process of all Firefox items/ Searches.safehomepage.com pop up hijacker

2. Delete virus files and adjust registries from system.
folder-options

Click on Start button
Control Panel
Search for “folder options” on top right corner
Click on View tab
Show hidden files, folders, and drives

C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\-
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\-

* Files and registries of the Searches.safehomepage.com pop up adware can be changed or renamed time from time in order to keep the infection functioning longer. If you are not able to identify the related items, contact online experts for help instantly.

3. Reset Firefox.
clear-history-firefox

Click on Tools – Options
Under General tab – reset home page on Firefox
Under Privacy tab – clear browsing histories

4. Close out all the windows and restart the system to take effects.

Video guide on browser hijacker removal:

Alternatively, you can view this browser hijacker removal video guide directly on our website:

Conclusion

This pop up Searches.safehomepage.com website is categorized as a browser hijacker issue that can be installed on your browsers in a bundle with freeware. It is not listed as a computer virus by most anti-virus programs. That’s why many users are having troubles to get rid of it via running their anti-virus. The pop up hijacker will first attack your browsers and complete lots of changes without consent. To be specific, you can have annoying pop up ads on random webs trying to block you from accessing certain websites or trick you into downloading unknown programs. System performance can also be affected by the hijacker in a way that computer becomes sluggish each day because of all the PUPs and possible viruses/malware that are brought onto the computer with the help of the hijacker. Try to remove the hijacker manually to save your computer from further problems.

Note: Still having problems browsing online due to this browser adware attack? Can’t block the pop ups completely? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts for help now to completely remove the hijacker from your computer as soon as possible:

Published by Michael Myn & last updated on April 21, 2014 7:52 am

Leave a Reply