Remove Govome.com homepage (Uninstall instruction)

remove govome.com homepageGovome.com is a homepage hijacker which is installed by malicious software also called “adware” or PUP – “Potentially Unwanted Program”. This homepage hijacker is bundled with freeware to promote Govome Search (http://www.govome.com/web?q=) and to make money using advertisements within the search results. Once this Govome.com browser hijacker is installed on your computer, the default search engine and homepage for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is replaced with Govome.com and are used to make money or to redirect you to malicious websites. This Govome.com homepage is not malicious process itself and may not be called a virus, but it does change security settings within your favorite browser using java scripting and is distributed by freeware. We noticed that by installing software our homepage and default search engine was replaced with Govome.com, but we couldn’t find it in the programs list in Windows. This is a nasty browser hijacker or a so called browser redirect which needs to be removed upon detection.

Adware or Browser Hijackers change the browser settings without the users permission also referred to as “hijacking” and collects your search results in order to promote relevant ads or popups to make money using advertisements. Most of the time it is installed by the computer user itself, its therefore advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.

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