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MyStartSearch.com Removal Guide

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MyStartSearch.com is a browser hijacker known for modifying your browser without your permission and exposing your system to potentially malicious websites.

How Does MyStartSearch.com Work?

MyStartSearch.com is compatible with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. The browser hijacker is not a virus. However, it is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) because once it enters your system, it changes your default browser settings without your consent and replaces your home page with its own.

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The search results MyStartSearch.com provides are not independent results, either. That means MyStartSearch.com will redirect you to other search engines instead of providing you with real search results.

Thus far, the browser hijacker is of no harm to your system despite the fact that it changes your default browser. The problem that malware researchers see, however, is that MyStartSearch.com will start displaying a variety of pop-up advertisements. Clicking on them will then expose your PC to possible threats from the Web because you may be redirected to infected websites.
In addition, MyStartSearch.com will monitor your browsing queries in order to personalize the advertisements it displays.
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How Does MyStartSearch.com Enter Your System?

MyStartSearch.com lands on your system bundled with other free programs you download from the Web. That is why it is extremely important to check carefully what programs you install on your PC and pay close attention to the installation process. The tricky part about the bundling deal is that it is unclearly stated throughout the installation process as it is included as a default option in the “recommended” settings. That is why most users fail to opt out of it and end up with unwanted programs in their systems.

Should You Remove MyStartSearch.com from Your PC?

MyStartSearch.com has no real value for you. It does not provide you with its own search results; it replaces your default browser; monitors and records your browsing habits in order to share this information with advertising agencies, and displays annoying pop-up ads that will expose your PC to risks when clicking on them. So, why keeping it?

Our malware experts recommend MyStartSearch.com’s removal as soon as you realize you have it. See the instructions below to remove MyStartSearch.com manually. You can also get rid of it by using a legitimate anti-virus program.

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Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool.

1. Restore the settings in your browser

1. Remove MyStartSearch.com from your browser

Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
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  • From the opened "Extensions" menu locate MyStartSearch.com and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After MyStartSearch.com is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click "'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
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  • In the 'Manage Add-ons' window, make sure that in the first window 'Add-on Types', the drop menu 'Show' is on 'All add-ons'
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    Select MyStartSearch.com to remove, and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.

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    After MyStartSearch.com has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select 'Preferences'
    In the new window select 'Extensions'
    Click once on MyStartSearch.com
    Click 'Uninstall'

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall MyStartSearch.com. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the MyStartSearch.com will be removed.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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