What is FB Home?

FB Home – a malicious program that comes as an extension to the browser without the user’s consent. FB Home hijacks popular browsers, e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. After penetrating the computer, this program starts to display banners, coupons and pop-ups, which may relate to a popular partner sites (eBay, AliExpress, and so on). Thus, FB Home is trying to force users to spend money. This program promises to help the user to save money; in fact, most of the offers are not real. Also FB Home change your browser settings, change the homepage, reduce your computer’s performance, and so on. FB Home collects personal information and transmits it to third parties. If the FB Home has infected your PC, remove it immediately.

How FB Home gets on your PC?

Malicious software that is often among the potentially unwanted programs penetrates a computer with other free programs such as archivers, players, editors and so on. This happens without the user’s knowledge. The main reason for this – the user carelessness. Few people read the user agreement and other information during the installation. Sometimes ad sites create their download managers and hide therein potentially malicious software. If you want to prevent the infiltration of unwanted software, then you need to follow a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Select advanced type of installation and make sure that you aren’t offered to install something to supplement. Do not agree to install unfamiliar software. You can also use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your PC is already infected by FB Home, then use our instructions to get rid of all PUP.

How to remove FB Home from your computer?

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

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have FB Home in their database. You can try to use them for removing FB Home.

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You can try both of these products to remove FB Home

Or uninstall FB Home manually.

Step 1: Remove FB Home from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find FB Home.
  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 FB Home 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 FB Home, 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 FB Home 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 FB Home from your browser.

Step 2: Remove FB Home from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find FB Home.
  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 FB Home.
  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 FB Home.
  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: Remove following files and folders of FB Home:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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