Babal.net Removal Guide
Babal.net is a browser hijacker that can get access to your computer without your notice. It can modify your browser settings by changing your home page and default search provider. Babal.net is usually bundled with freeware and shareware. If you have it in your system, it is very likely that you have other unwanted programs as well.
The hijacker does not have an official page where it could be downloaded. Its main purpose is to promote its associated sites. The data that the hijacker provides you with is not always safe. You should not hesitate to remove Babal.net from your PC.
How does Babal.net work?
Babal.net takes over your browsers and sets itself as your home page and default search provider. The home page is represented in Arabic and has plenty of links and shortcuts on it. You will see quick access buttons to various websites. Some of them are well-known like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+ and so on. Others lead you to gaming, video viewing and similar sites that are not as popular. There are also sections on News, Images, Videos, Apps and more.
Babal.net gets distributed in Amonetize bundles. Together with the hijacker you may also acquire a number of potentially unwanted programs like YouShaHD Player, Baidu Antivirus, Plus-HD, Win32/BitCoinMiner.A and others. It may also download and install Hao 123 onto your computer without your permission. The hijacker will affect all browsers and cause many more disturbances than just the settings modifications. It will display adverts on your screen, cause redirects, slow down your Internet connection and so on. The additional applications that it comes with will also start expressing unwanted behavior. You need to take care of your system which means you should get rid of Babal.net and its related programs.
How to terminate Babal.net?
We suggest you implement a malware removal tool in order to eliminate Babal.net from your browsers. Since there are other applications in your system that also need to be uninstalled, it would be best to use the anti-malware utility that will eradicate them all. It will delete Babal.net together with other threats and protect your computer from getting infected again in the future. If, however, you want to try and remove Babal.net manually, you will need to terminate its related program, reset your browsers and edit their shortcuts. Step-by-step instructions on how to complete these tasks are presented in the manual removal guide below.
Step 1: Uninstall Babal.net
- Click on Start and open Control Panel
- Choose Add or remove programs
- Select the application and click Remove
Windows 7 and Vista
- Open Start menu and click on Control Panel
- Select Uninstall a program under Programs
- Right-click on the software and click Uninstall
- Right-click on the lower left corner
- Choose Programs and Features
- Select the program and click Uninstall
Step 2: Delete Babal.net from browsers
Reset Internet Explorer
- Gear icon → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset
Reset Mozilla Firefox
- Menu → Question mark → Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox → Refresh Firefox
Reset Google Chrome
- Chrome menu → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset settings → Reset
Step 3: Modify browser shortcuts
- Right-click on the browser icon
- Choose Properties
- Go to Shortcut tab
- Erase Babal.net part from Target
- Click Apply and OK.