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Danger level 9
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Shows commercial adverts


Safehomepage.com is considered to be a browser hijacker because it may replace your regular home page and search provider tools without much of your knowledge. Whilst in many cases the suspicious search engine might be offered to you as an optional additional, it has been revealed that it could be bundled with software secretly as well. Therefore, if you have noticed any illicit activity you should rush to delete any malicious software running on your operating Windows system. Have you discovered that it is impossible to delete safehomepage.com using regular manual removal techniques? We have found out a way to get rid of the threat and it is presented within the article.

The suspicious safehomepage.com has been developed by Hefei Feiqiu Info Tech Ltd. The company is also responsible for the services of Qtype, and it has been discovered that the suspicious search engine could travel bundled with it. If you are not cautious enough with the installation process you may discover that undesirable web search tools are installed onto your browsers. If this has happened the first thing you should do is check the License Agreement and the Privacy Policy of the unfamiliar program/search tool. The documents related to safehomepage.com indicate that your security is fully protected whilst using the search engine. Unfortunately, this promise is unreliable because third parties involved with the presentation of search results could have completely different intentions.

If you have heard of qvo6.com you must recognize that you should be extremely careful with this browser hijacker. Unfortunately, it appears that safehomepage.com works in the exact same manner, and so many computer users wish to remove it from their web browsers. Even though neither of these search engines is considered highly malicious it has been discovered that they may resists removal and push you into browsing through the suspicious search results.

Windows security experts recommend that you remove safehomepage.com from the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer browsers, especially if this search engine replaced your home page and search provider settings without your notice. Your best option is to install automatic malware detection and removal software which could locate the threat and delete it for you. We recommend SpyHunter because after getting safehomepage.com deleted the tool will ensure Windows protection. Afterwards you can follow the manual steps below to change web search settings.

Delete safehomepage.com

Change browser shortcut Properties:

  1. Locate the shortcut you use to launch the affected browser and right-click it.
  2. Select Properties to access a new utility.
  3. Click the Shortcut tab and navigate to the Target.
  4. Remove the text after chrome.exe”/iexplore.exe”/firefox.exe” and click OK.

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Click Settings and locate the On Startup section.
  3. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  4. Change/remove the default URL and click OK.
  5. Under Appearance mark Show Home button.
  6. Click Change and then repeat step 4.
  7. Locate Search and click the Manage search engines button.
  8. Click X on the safehomepage.com URL to remove it and hit Done.

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons and then click Search Providers.
  3. Choose a new default search provider and Remove the undesirable one.
  4. Click Close and tap Alt+T once more.
  5. Select Internet Options and click the General tab.
  6. Remove/change the Home Page and click OK.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and locate the search box on the right.
  2. Click the search provider icon and select Manage Search Engines.
  3. Now select the undesirable option, click Remove and hit OK.
  4. Simultaneously tap keys Alt+T (on keyboard).
  5. Click Options from the appeared menu.
  6. Now click the General tab, change/remove the Home Page and click OK.
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  1. Julian Nov 14, 2014

    If this holds up after restart it gets an A+

  2. Becky Jan 2, 2015

    Your directions seem pretty simple and I am anxious to try them out. Hope it works. Why can't they hunt these culprits down and fine them for doing this? Thanks for your helpful information.

  3. Alyssa Jan 22, 2015

    Have done all of these instructions, am still infected with safehomepage, no idea where to go from here.

  4. BRENDA Jan 24, 2015

    delete safehomepage

  5. BOTT Feb 15, 2015

    Did not work..

  6. Mary Feb 22, 2015

    i'm still stuck with safehomepage and i realliy want to get rid of it! can someone please help me, i tried everything

  7. Vladimir Mar 4, 2015

    Great tutorial.

  8. 9E93F Apr 18, 2015

    Those still stuck with safehomepage may try a system recovery, to restore the computer back to an earlier point before infection.

    Formatting is of course a completely different animal.

  9. Away spam, away. Apr 18, 2015

    Worked to perfection. After restart, the only we had to do was to reset our homepage but all problems connected to safe homepage etc. was resolved.

    Did not expect that. Kewl!

  10. prompt("empty") May 25, 2015

    Thanks...Worked perfectly

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