“Hi..Being always careful while performing any task on my PC. I don’t know from where these unnecessary ads and pop-ups windows related to NoteHomepage Toolbar come to flood my system. Just get distraught from it. Need help to remove it completely. Thanks for your support in adavance…”
What is NoteHomepage Toolbar?
NoteHomepage Toolbar is deemed as adware program which comes as a browser add-on and can install itself in all the web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome etc. It doesn’t allow the users to surf normally on the web and floods the PC screen with countless alerts. Basically, NoteHomepage Toolbar appears during the shopping session of the users and claims to provide best deals, offers, promo codes, discount coupons with every shopping from its links. In fact, it can mislead the users to its own homepage and shows lots of advertisements with the sponsored links of commercial pages. You need to be aware that when you will proceed to make payment then it can record all your financial details and send them to the cyber crooks. Hence, do not click on any of the links provided by NoteHomepage Toolbar while working on the web.
NoteHomepage Toolbar also makes promotion of the affiliate programs of the cyber hackers and convince the users to download the free version of the programs such as media or video player, Java version, antivirus program etc. It In reality, it provides free download link of malignant softwares which comes with harmful stuffs such as adware, spywares or malwares. These programs have capability to affect the system performance severely and leads to destructive situations. Online session will also difficult due to unstoppable alerts or notifications. You will also experience slow down in the system performance speed. Hence, if you don’t want to face such problems then you need to remove NoteHomepage Toolbar without making any delay.
Harmful Impacts of NoteHomepage Toolbar Onto Your PC
It will causes poor system performance.
Weaken system security.
Monitors computer activity to collect information.
Consume most of RAM and CPU space result in degraded PC performance.
Capable to mess with windows registry settings.
May modify system files and folders.
Redirect your search result to some infectious websites.
System will hang and freeze at regular interval.
Note: To repair your browser settings and get rid of unwanted advertisements from search results or web pages, we suggest you remove the PUP as soon as possible. The guide below shows you how to delete it manually. Can’t wait to see the bothersome app disappear? Use a powerful tool to remove it now!
Removal instructions for NoteHomepage Toolbar:
Step1: Scan your computer with SpyHunter
SpyHunter is a tool that detects and removes malware including Trojans, rootkits, rogue programs, adware, spyware and so on with advanced technology. It can help find and clear all the malicious threats on your PC entirely and quickly. If your computer suffers from annoying pop-up ads caused by adware or other malware problems, we suggest you run SpyHunter to perform a scan of your system and ensure that your machine is free of viruses. With SpyHunter, the annoying adware will be erased within minutes. Follow the steps below to get rid of NoteHomepage Toolbar by using the tool.
When SpyHunter has finished downloading, please double-click on the spyhunter-installer.exe icon and start the installation
When the tool is installed, it will automatically run on your PC. Make sure it is up to date and this can help you detect and clear the cyber infections effectively.
To scan the PC, click on Scan Computer now button. SpyHunter will now start to search for adware and other malicious files that may be installed on your computer.
When the scan has completed, a screen showing the threats that SpyHunter has detected will appear in front of you. Below the threats are their brief introductions. To remove the malicious programs found, click on the “Fix Threats” button.
Note: If you haven’t purchased the full version of SpyHunter, a pop-up will ask you to register for the product first when you click on the “Fix Threats” button. Follow the instructions given to complete the registration and upgrade, you will be able to remove the threats completely.
Step2: Uninstall NoteHomepage Toolbar from Control Panel
- Click on the Start button in the bottom the taskbar or press the Windows key to open the Start menu.
- Click Settings in the menu.
- Click System on the Settings menu.
- Choose Apps & features from the left pane of the System menu.
- Select the unwanted program and click on Uninstall button.
- Confirm the software removal by clicking on Uninstall.
In Windows 7/Vista, click on the Start button and click on Control Panel. In Windows 8, right click on Start button and select Control Panel from the menu.
Click on Programs and Features or Uninstall a program under Programs depending on your view by: settings.
When all the programs installed on your computer are displayed, find NoteHomepage Toolbar and click on Uninstall button.
Note: If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
- Click on Start button and select Control Panel.
- Double click on Add/Remove Programs.
- Highlight the program you want to uninstall and click on Remove button.
Friendly reminder: If the program isn’t listed, you need to check the information that came with the program and locate its uninstaller process. Then uninstall the program manually. If you find it difficult to find its folder, use a professional removal tool to help detect and remove the unwanted program quickly and easily.
Step3: Remove NoteHomepage Toolbar add-ons/extensions
Click on Tools or the Gear Icon located on the top right corner (for IE11), and then click Manage Add-ons.
Under Add-on Types, select Toolbars and Extensions.
Under toolbars and extensions, select the adware related add-on and click on Remove button to delete it.
Click the Firefox menu icon “≡” in the top left-hand corner of the browser window and choose “Add-ons” from the menu to open an Add-ons Manager page. Or you can click on “Tools” from the menu bar near the top of the browser window and choose “Add-ons.”
In the Add-ons Manager page, select Extensions on the left side.
Find any unknown or dubious add-on, click on Remove button to uninstall it entirely from Firefox.
Restart Firefox to complete the process.
Click the Chrome menu icon “≡” at the top right of the browser window, choose “More Tools” and choose “Extensions“.
A chrome://extensions/ page will open and all the extensions installed in Chrome will be displayed.
Find the extension related to the adware and click “Remove”(trashcan icon) to delete it completely.
Click on Opera at the top left corner of the browser.
Select Extensions from the drop-down menu and then select Extensions manager.
Find NoteHomepage Toolbar and remove it.
Select the Safari dropdown menu and click the Preferences button.
Choose the Extensions tab in the pop-up window.
Find the extension you want to remove, select it and click on Uninstall button.
Note: If you have trouble with removing any browser add-ons/plug-ins, try Max Spyware Detector, a powerful antispyware program that is able to detect, block and remove suspicious or harmful browser plug-ins and websites.
Step4: Reset your browser settings to defaults (Optional)
You can restore your browser settings if NoteHomepage Toolbar changed your settings without your knowledge. Browser settings including the default homepage, default search engine, new tab and so on will be restored to the original settings but your saved bookmarks and passwords won’t be cleared or changed.
- Click on Tools, and then select Internet Options from the menu.
- In the Internet options window, go to the Advanced tab and then click on Reset button.
- In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, check the Delete personal settings option and click Resetto confirm.
- When resetting browser settings is completed, please click Close and then click OK.
- Click on Help on the menu bar and then select Troubleshooting Information.
- Click on Refresh Firefox button in the Troubleshooting information page.
- When the Reset Firefox dialog box appears, click on Refresh Firefox button to confirm the changes.
- Click on the Google Chrome menu button in the top-right corner of the browser and select Settings from the menu.
- In the chrome settings page, scroll down to the bottom and click on Show Advanced Settings.
Click on Reset browser settings button at the bottom of the page.
- When the Reset Browser Settings dialog box pops up, click on Reset button. Then SecuriDex will be deleted from Chrome completely.
- Open Opera and type opera://about in the address bar.
- In the About Opera page, go to the Paths section.
Note the Profile and Cache values. In my case, they have following path:
C:\Users\winaero\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable
C:\Users\winaero\AppData\Local\Opera Software\Opera Stable
- Close Opera and then delete these two folders: Profile and Cache.
- Now run Opera. All its settings will be reverted to their defaults.
- Click on the gear icon in the top right corner and click on the Reset Safari in the drop-down menu.
- When a warning dialog box appears, click on the Reset button to complete the process.
- Safari will restart automatically.
How to Block/Remove adware
NoteHomepage Toolbar is a dangerous computer virus which is able to change system settings so as to mess up the infected computers. Each time you restart the computer, the virus begins to run immediately. At the same time, it may even lead to abnormal computer shutdowns, resulting in damages to the hard drive. It opens a backdoor for cyber criminals when you don’t know to monitor your computer using traces and steal your privacy. More and more other viruses will be implanted in the computer, making the problem more complicated. NoteHomepage Toolbar is a serious threat to your computer and your privacy. Thus, you should remove it as soon as possible.
The steps listed above should help remove NoteHomepage Toolbar from your computer. If you find other unwanted programs on the PC but have trouble removing them manually, we recommend using SpyHunter to scan the system and delete the harmful programs as well as their traces completely. You don’t have to take the risk of deleting their leftover registry entries manually. The malware removal tool can find and clear them easily and thoroughly.