Remove homepage (Permanent Removal)


Suddenly took over your homepage and you cannot remove it. is a search tool that is becoming more and more popular among computer users. We can say that it appeals to them because of its search bar and the links it provides to social networks and other popular websites. Although is legitimate, it is recommended not to trust it because it is unreliable. There are plenty of other search providers on the web you can use that will be of more use to you  and will not be associated with computer infections like

How did I get infected with

There is no direct download link provided for, which leads to the assumption that the program is distributed together with freeware and shareware. If you have the habit of downloading various free browser extensions, system optimization tools or file converters, there is a great chance that will infiltrate your system. You might be notified about its installation by the setup wizard or it may get installed silently. Whatever the case, is not a program

Why is dangerous?

The main concern about using is the fact that it starts displaying multiple commercial ads once it has been installed as a default search tool. These ads are considered to be potentially dangerous because they contain links to suspicious websites. If you land on such a website, you may end up causing serious harm to your system by allowing a number of infections to enter. Moreover, whenever you place a search query, you will be given Google search results, which makes the existence of pointless. Remove the search tool right away to prevent any damaging consequences.

How to Remove virus (Manual Removal Guide)

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

The adware is specifically designed to make money. It generates web traffic, collects sales leads for other dubious sites, and will display advertisements and sponsored links within your web browser.

STEP 1: Uninstall from Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Clean from Chrome Firefox or Internet Explorer

STEP 3: Permanently Remove leftovers from the System

STEP 1 : Uninstall from your computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

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Type “Appwiz.cpl

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Locate the mystartsearch search software and click on uninstall/change. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove homepage from Chrome, Firefox and IE

  • Open Google Chrome
  • In the Main Menu, select Tools then Extensions
  • Remove the mystartsearch by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

disable mystartsearch from chrome

  • Open Mozilla Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable the mystartsearch Extension
  • Go to Help
  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

remove mystartsearch from firefox

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Click on Internet options
  • go to Toolbars and Extensions and disable the mystartsearch extension
  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset

remove mystartsearch from ie

  • Restart Internet Explorer

How to Permanently Remove Virus (automatic) Removal Guide

Nevertheless, manual removal is successful, I recommend to use any professional anti-malware scanner to identify and remove all malware leftovers.

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