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StarConcept is a potentially unwanted adware program. It’s malicious and highly intrusive. As soon as you’re first greeted by pop-up ads “Brought to you by StarConcept”, take action! Find the malevolent tool, and remove it from your system at once! Don’t delay, because the ore you postpone getting rid of the application, the more issues it will throw your way. First, it will test the limits of your patience. Shortly after it slithers its way in, the PUP starts to flood you with pop-ups. You will be bombarded with ads each and every time you try to go online. But don’t think only your browsing experience will suffer. Oh, no. The advertisements’ incessant appearance results in frequent system crashes and a slower computer performance. And, even these problems pale in comparison to the fact that the program’s presence also jeopardizes your privacy, as well as, places you under a severe malware threat. Protect your personal and financial information and your system, and delete the hazardous application the very first chance you get. You won’t regret it, and your future self will be thankful.
How did I get infected with?
StarConcept is a master in the arts of deceit. It’s so sly in its trickery that it not only gets your approval for its installation, but it does so without you even realizing it. The tool is so subtle in its methods of invasion that it manages to keep you entirely in the dark about its presence on your computer until it decides otherwise. More often than not, it sneaks in undetected with the help of freeware. It provides possibly the easiest access point as most users don’t pay nearly as enough attention as they should during its install. They don’t bother familiarizing themselves with the terms and conditions, but, instead, agree to all of them in haste. Do NOT do that! That would be a grave mistake! Freeware usually comes bundled with all kinds of malware just waiting to pounce on your computer and corrupt your system. Don’t let that happen. Try to be a bit more careful when dealing with freeware and questionable updates. Also, many adware applications tend to hitch a ride with spam email attachments, corrupted links, or sites. Remember, a little extra caution today can save you a lot of headaches and troubles tomorrow.
Why are these ads dangerous?
StarConcept is an ad-supported application, which is why it bombards you with so many pop-ups. Each ad, the tool throw your way, is a means of prolonging its existence. Does that sound confusing? Well, it’s not. It’s pretty straightforward. The tool’s existence relies on its ability to generate web traffic and pay-per-click revenue for the third parties that published it. So, to continue its operations, the application has to produce profits for these unknown individuals. It fulfills its objective through the never-ending array of pop-ups. Each ad you click on helps StarConcept live to see another day. That’s why it displays so many. The more you press, the better. Because if the tool fails to meet its purpose and does not make money for these people, they take it down. To avoid the fate of extinction, StarConcept does its homework on you. It doesn’t just flood you with random ads. Oh, no. It studies you, so as to be better equipped to make the choice on which ads are to your unique taste. The program observes your browsing habits until it’s able to determine what your preferences include. Then the waterfall of ads begins. No matter how appealing the pop-ups seem, do NOT click on them as you’ll only set yourself up for a bad time. One click on a single pop-up inevitably results in more unwanted malware installs. Unfortunately, StarConcept doesn’t stop at just monitoring your online activities. It keeps a thorough record of every move you make and then sends the collected data to the people that support it. That includes your personal and financial information. Are you willing to take such a gamble? Don’t. Do yourself a favor, and delete StarConcept immediately. It’s for the best.
How Can I Remove StarConcept Ads?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the StarConcept 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.
STEP 1 : Uninstall StarConcept from Your Computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the StarConcept program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.
STEP 2 : Remove StarConcept from Chrome, Firefox or IE
Remove from Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
- Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
- If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
- If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
- go to settings – Add person
- choose a preferred name.
- then go back and remove person 1
- Chrome should be malware free now
Remove from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable and remove any unknown add on
- Open the Firefox’s Help Menu
- Then Troubleshoot information
- Click on Reset Firefox
Remove from Internet Explorer
- Open IE
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
- Go to Toolbars and Extensions
- Disable any suspicious extension.
- If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
- On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
- Click on Internet options
- Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.
- Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset
- Close IE
Permanently Remove StarConcept Leftovers
To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.