How to Remove StartSearch.org from PC

Posted by John Larkin - September 2, 2016

Overview of StartSearch.org Redirect

StartSearch.org is regarded as a browser hijacker that is mainly bundled with some unwanted programs, vicious threats, and malware. It means that StartSearch.org can attack your machine together with many other infections. StartSearch.org adware installs on your browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer as an extension, which is responsible for these ads by StartSearch.org popping up.

StartSearch.org
After StartSearch.org intrudes onto your machine, you should have privacy concern for this virus can access to your browsing history and others to collect your browsing information including visited websites, bookmarks, and cookies. Furthermore, StartSearch.org may perform more malicious tasks to damage your machine. It will alter the Start-up items so that it can run on the backstage every time you bring up your Windows. Sooner or later, the Internet speed and system performance will be slowed down because the system resources are consumed mostly.

Asides from annoying ads by StartSearch.org, redirect problem, and system malfunctions, StartSearch.org can trigger other problems to damage the whole machine. If StartSearch.org hijacker is not removed in the early time, it is very possible that the browser including the system may be corrupted by it without doubt.

Why you need to remove StartSearch.org:

1. It is able to reset browser settings and add-ons without authorization;
2. It blocks your access to other websites and redirects you to unknown domain;
3. It can trigger a great many of annoying ads and interrupt your computer activities;
4. It will keep track of browser histories and leak out the crucial data to others.

Fix 1: Automatically Remove StartSearch.org Redirect Virus

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Fix 2: Manually Remove StartSearch.org Redirect Virus

Step 1: Uninstall those installed programs which result in the redirect issue.

Uninstall unwanted programs from Windows 7

1. Press Windows key and R key together to open Run box. Type Control Panel to the box and click OK button.

2. Click Uninstall a program.

3. Check the programs you installed recently and remove the software you don’t know.

Uninstall unwanted programs from Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

1. Click the File Explorer icon on the bottom left corner of desktop. After that, the Libraries window appears.

2. In the Libraries interface, click Desktop in Favorites and double click Control Panel on the right.

3. Click Uninstall a program.

4. Check the programs you installed recently and remove the software you don’t know.

Uninstall unwanted programs from Windows 10

1. Right click the Start button to open WinX menu. Then click Control Panel.

2. Click Uninstall a program.

3. Check the programs you installed recently and remove the software you don’t know.

Step 2: Remove StartSearch.org redirect and reset browser settings.

Microsoft Edge for Windows 10

1. Click More (…) on the address bar, then select Settings.

2. Under Open with, select A specific page or pages. Choose one of the default options or select Custom.

3. Enter the URL of another page you’d like to see each time you open the browser. To save, click on the plus button.

Remove StartSearch.org from Google Chrome

1. Click the Menu button in the top-right corner of Chrome and select Settings.

2. Under Appearance, check the box Show Home button. Below Show Home button, click the Change link.

3. Check the box Open this page, remove StartSearch.org and enter the web link you’d like to see and then click OK.

Remove StartSearch.org from Mozilla Firefox

1. Click the Menu button in the top-right corner of Firefox and select Options.

2. In the General pane, remove StartSearch.org from Home Page and click Restore to Default button.

3. In Search pane, choose Google as your default search engine. Under Default Search Engine and remove StartSearch.org.

Remove StartSearch.org from Internet Explorer

1. Click Tools and choose Internet Options.

2. In the General tab, remove StartSearch.org and click Use Blank button under Home page. Click OK button to close the window. Alternatively, you can remove StartSearch.org and then enter a new link, click OK button.

Step 3: Fix DNS settings.

1. Move the mouse pointer to the lower right corner of the desktop screen. Right click Network icon and open Open Network and Sharing Center.

2. Under View your active networks, click Local Area Connection.

3. At Local Area Connection Status window, click Properties.

4. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP V4) and click Properties.

5. At the pop-up window, select Obtain DNS server address automatically and click OK to apply the change.

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