When Microsoft Edge is taken over by adware and your homepage is changed to a search-engine you do not want.
You need to change your homepage in Microsoft Edge in order to revert the homepage to a homepage you desire.
In this instruction, we’re going to show you how to change your homepage and scan your computer for the adware that is causing the hijacked homepage.
This instruction also works for computers that are not infected by adware or PUPs. We still do advise you to scan your computer with the removal-tools we advise in this instruction, you never know what it might find and removes.
Don’t worry all software we advise in this instruction is free, free for scanning, and free for removal.
Change homepage in Microsoft Edge
- Open Microsoft Edge
- Select the “…” more menu in the top right corner.
- Select Settings from the menu
- Scroll down to View Advanced Settings
- Enable show the home button
- select a specific page or pages.
- Enter an URL of your choice to open when Microsoft Edge is started.
- Select the save icon, on the right.
- Close Microsoft Edge
Remove malware from Microsoft Edge with Malwarebytes
Malwarebytes is free to use, detect, and remove malware from your computer. Detect the latest adware, potentially unwanted programs, and other malware with Malwarebytes. Protect your PC with Malwarebytes.
Malwarebytes works perfectly in addition to a virus scanner.
Run the Malwarebytes program installation file. Click here for Malwarebytes installation instructions.
Click Scan Now to start examining for malware.
Malwarebytes will start searching for malware, please wait for Malwarebytes to finish the malware scan.
Malwarebytes usually takes between 2 to 5 minutes to complete.
Once the malware scan is performed, Malwarebytes will present the results of the malware scan.
Remove the malware found by Malwarebytes using the Quarantine Selected button.
Wait for Malwarebytes to move all malware to quarantine.
Malwarebytes needs to make a system reboot to finish the malware removal process.
Save and close any working documents or open web pages and click Yes to reboot your PC.
After the system reboot, your PC is clean from malware. Stay protected with Malwarebytes against future threats. Malwarebytes stops adware, potentially unwanted programs, malicious web pages, suspicious downloads, viruses, spyware and ransomware from infecting your machine.