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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

I Have Startpage.com Hijacked My Browser

Do You Know Startpage.com?

Startpage.com is just a malicious infection which pretends to be a legit search engin like Google and Yahoo. But when you use it to search something, your web browsers will be controled and redirected all the time.
Take a look at the picture above. It says it is a part of Google. Actually, it is not. It will introduce some other infections such as trojans, malwares and spywares into your computer. It steals your personal info and will not do anything good to your computer. In order to get rid of Startpage.com hijacker, victims may have tried any removal tools they could. But why they still cannot remove this parasite completely? Unlike the legit programs, you cannot find any trace of it due to its ever-changing related files. You need to remove it manually with sufficient skills. Here is the guide for you. Please be cautious while you you are removing it. If you still meet problems, you can just ask help from Tee Support 24/7 online experts and learn more.

Manual Guides for Startpage.com Removal 

Solution 1:

Click Start Icon. Then click Control Panel, choose Add/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.
Search for Startpage Toolbar application in the list. Select it and click Remove button.
Then click Uninstall up near the top of that window. After that, restart your computer.
And then you'd better remove malicious add-ons on your internet explorer or firefox and Google Chrome.
Google Chrome: Wrench Icon > Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox: Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A)
Internet Explorer: Tools > Manage Add-ons

Solution 2:
Detect and remove Startpage.com hijacker associated files listed below:

%AppData%[trojan name]toolbardtx.ini
%AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallIE.dat
%AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallStatIE.dat
%AppData%[trojan name]toolbarversion.xml

Open the Registry Editor, search for and delete these Registry Entries created by Startpage.com redirect virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings “ProxyEnable” = “1″

What to do if Startpage.com Virus just keeps popping up?

Well, in this situation, you need to pay much attention on the removal. But you should know that the Startpage.com virus is a tricky one which may mutate fast in the system. If you cannot get rid of it, you will need to ask some computer technicians (IT guys) and get the problem resolved. 

Here in this article, you can just start a live chat with Tee Support 24/7 online agents and learn more.

Watch This Video to Remove the same kind of virus Manually


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