- Installs itself without permissions
- Hijacks homepage
- Can't be uninstalled via Control Panel
Babal.net is an interactive search engine which is represented in Arabic. The colorful tool introduces you to different Google search tools (e.g., Maps and Translator), provides a weather forecast (for cities in Egypt and Saudi Arabia) and presents a number of links to third-party sites. The search tool introduces links to Facebook, Twitter and far more suspicious sites, like g9g.com or arabseed.com. All in all, it is not the features of the search engine that should worry you right now. We recommend immediate Babal.net removal because this tool may be used to corrupt active browsers.
Most users will recognize that they need to delete Babal.net as soon as they discover that the search tool has replaced the previously set home page. According to our research, this search tool usually comes bundled with the infamous YouShaHD Player which we identify as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is notable that this program may initiate the installation of Hao123 or other search tools accordingly to your location. The removal of Babal.net will mostly be a problem to computer users in Egypt, Turkey and the Middle East.
Amonetize bundles are employed to spread Babal.net in most cases. Unfortunately, these bundled may initiate the installation of Plus-HD, Baidu Antivirus, Win32/BitCoinMiner.A, and other undesirable software that you will need to remove for security purposes. If you cannot identify the threats that require removal, you can click the download button and install a free malware scanner which will present a report with the list of all programs that you must remove. Needless to say, the scanner will also offer you to delete the browser hijacker which has been active since late 2013.
There are a lot of computer users who try to delete Babal.net from their browsers only to discover that the hijacker regenerates. This is because of the modified browser Targets. The hijacker changes the targets of Chrome, Internet Explorer and even Firefox browsers to ensure that the home page remains hijacked. Luckily, there is a simple solution to this problem. Follow the instructions below and you will find out how to delete Babal.net target path from the browsers.
Once the Target of the hijacked browsers is fixed, you must remove Babal.net. The manual removal guides show how to change the undesirable home page settings. Keep in mind that malicious software and even the leftovers of the hijacker may remain active on the system. It is difficult to succeed manually, so you should install automatic malware removal software to delete dangerous threats from the operating system ASAP.
Fix the Target of the affected browsers
P.S. You may need to fix the Targets of the shortcuts present on the desktop, the Taskbar, the Start menu and folders.
Remove Babal.net from browsers
Remove from Google Chrome:
Remove from Internet Explorer:
Remove from Mozilla Firefox: