How to uninstall (remove) Home.lightdials.com

What is Home.lightdials.com?

Home.lightdials.com is fake browser search page, that hijacks popular browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and so on. It gets into PC as browser extension, bundled with freeware without user consent, via web-downloaders, installers and downloaders of free software. At first glance, it looks like useful search engine, that enhances browsing experience and filters out irrelevant search results. In fact, Home.lightdials.com is an annoying hijacker. It changes browser settings, search engine and homepage, and then these changes are becoming unchanged. Also, it collects user’s personal information and send it to third parties. Home.lightdials.com is a useless browser hijacker and you should uninstall it right now.

Home.lightdials.com hijacker

How Home.lightdials.com gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as Home.lightdials.com, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose an advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install the unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Home.lightdials.com.

How to remove Home.lightdials.com from your computer?

To uninstall Home.lightdials.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Home.lightdials.com in their database. Please, use them to remove Home.lightdials.com.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Home.lightdials.com – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Stronghold Antimalware – detects files, registry values and folders of Home.lightdials.com.

 

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2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Home.lightdials.com – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

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Or uninstall Home.lightdials.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Home.lightdials.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Home.lightdials.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Home.lightdials.com and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Home.lightdials.com, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Home.lightdials.com and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Home.lightdials.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Home.lightdials.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Home.lightdials.com.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Home.lightdials.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Home.lightdials.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Home.lightdials.com:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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