Change your homepage in Microsoft Edge

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 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 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

Change homepage in Microsoft Edge

  • 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

Download Malwarebytes to remove the malware from your PC. We have run many malware removal tests on infected PCs including adware, potentially unwanted programs, and spyware. Malwarebytes is by far the best malware removal tool available today to get rid of malware. Malwarebytes is always free to remove any malware. Malwarebytes works great alongside antivirus software.
Remove the threat with Malwarebytes and see the results for yourself!

Start the Malwarebytes installation setup file. Click here for detailed Malwarebytes installation instructions.
Click Scan Now to start searching for malware on your PC.

malwarebytes scan now

Malwarebytes will start searching for malware on your PC.
Wait for Malwarebytes to finish the malware scan. The Malwarebytes malware scan usually takes between 2 to 5 minutes to complete.

malwarebytes scanning adware virus malware

Once the malware scan is completed, Malwarebytes will display the results of the malware scan.
Remove the malware found by Malwarebytes using the Quarantine Selected button.

malwarebytes virus malware adware results

Wait for Malwarebytes to move all malware found on your PC to quarantine.

malwarebytes quarantine malware virus adware

Malwarebytes needs to perform a system reboot to complete the malware removal process.
Save and close any working documents or open web pages and click Yes to reboot your PC.

malwarebytes finished remove malware adware virus

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.

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