How to uninstall (remove) Homepage.re

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What is Homepage.re

This article is devoted to Homepage.re browser hijacker, which is among the potentially unwanted programs. Of course, at first glance, it looks like a completely legitimate and quite useful search engine. Moreover, the developers claim that Homepage.re enhances the browsing experience and has a bunch of useful features, for example, buttons for quick access to popular services, popular sites, social networks and so on. However, it later turns out that Homepage.re is a very annoying malware. After penetration, this changes the browser settings and sets https://homepage.re/ as the default homepage. The hijacker collects private data about the user and transfers it to third parties. Homepage.re may result in other potentially unwanted programs. All in all, this is a very annoying malware. We highly recommend that you review our Homepage.re removal guidelines to get rid of this.

Homepage.re

How Homepage.re gets on your PC?

Homepage.re, like other browser hijackers, comes without the consent of the user, most often, complete with free downloads from the Internet. For example, a user downloads a program, but receives not just a program, but an installation package that contains unwanted elements and components. You need to monitor the installation process by choosing its advanced type to secure your computer. Use special browser extensions that block malicious links. If Homepage.re has already penetrated your computer, then delete it using our recommendations.

How to remove Homepage.re from your computer?

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

Recommended Anti-malware tools:

Try Norton Antivirus

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MacOS versions

Also, you can try to remove Homepage.re manually. For uninstalling Homepage.re remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

Step 1: Remove Homepage.re from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Homepage.re from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Homepage.re.
  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 Homepage.re.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find Homepage.re extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Homepage.re.
  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 Homepage.re from Android:

Alternative solution for Android phone/tablet:

Google Chrome:

  1. open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find Homepage.re Pop-ups.
  5. Turn of Homepage.re Pop-ups from Allowed to Block.

Written by Rami Douafi

2 Comments

  1. Single job extensions are useless and ultimately clutter. The full screen/page capture tool. That is all it does… nothing more. I’d rather use, “”Nimbus Screenshot & Screen Video Recorder””, which not only captures a full screen/page, it can capture what we see, what we select and it can record tab or desktop into webm format. Plus it has on screen editing tools in both screenshot and video record modes. Tools to add text, shapes, various arrows, blur out text and more. Much like how news reporters on TV add arrows to live traffic reports is what the tools in video mode can do.

    Panda 5, seems harmless to those who are oblivious to how it works and its requirements. It actually opens/load all sites into memory at once which allows it quick access to those pinned sites which means it takes 2-16+ Gigabytes of ram just by running that extension. Which means you need to be running Chrome 64b and not the 32b version, and have a minimum of 6+ RAM.

    I prefer FVD Speed Dial instead. It doesn’t load all the pinned sites. It simply is a visual bookmarking tool which becomes your new homepage and has internal tabs which allow us to categorize a set of addresses. It also makes a screen cap of the site to be used as the thumb which can vary in size from 150×94 to 364×228. But best of all, it can export all dials and settings to a text file so should you need to re-installing Chrome, you can easily get back all your dials and settings by loading in the text file. I have 296 dials across 12 tabs.

    Hover Zoom (or Hover Zoom+ (different author)) is no longer the leading mouse over zoom extension because they couldn’t get around the Chrome 3rd party download rules which disabled 3rd party download ability. Hover Zoom and Hover Zoom+ both allowed us to save the zoomed images by pressing a key. I switched over to Imagus which got around it somehow and not only zooms but allows me to save them again.

    As for uBlock Origins, I too use it but not for the reason you listed. It has its failures but at least the author doesn’t bend to letting ads slip through. The author of uBlock Origins is the original author of uBlock (Raymond Hill), but his partners wanted to follow the footsteps of Ad Block and allow some ads. So he left and created uBlock Origins to continue his vision. The fail part is uBO doesn’t always block elements on page reload and often items annoying visual items I select as blocked… on reload will reload again. But the plus is the footprint is smaller than Adblock Plus and uBlock.

  2. My only bone I have to pick with you is your recommendation for TINYEYE, this extension sucks big time 99% of the time it doesn’t identify pictures I’ve sent to it and no way does this extension beat Google Images. Google Images identifies more pictures than Tinyeye hands down. I have more success with Google Images.

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