What is web-start-page.com?
web-start-page.com looks like an ordinary search engine because it is based on the Yahoo! search engine. In fact, some users even find it really useful because this search engine provides easy-access links to useful web pages where users can send free text messages, listen to the music, watch online videos, and get in touch with friends. Even though web-start-page.com looks rather useful, it is definitely not that decent. Specialists say that web-start-page.com might even expose users to threats if they use it for a long time.
We agree with them too, so we suggest that you remove web-start-page.com from your browsers as soon as possible. Yes, we say “browsers” in plural because this search engine affects Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Unfortunately, it is usually impossible to delete web-start-page.com via Control Panel, so the majority of users do not even know where to start. Luckily, we are here and we are going to help them with the web-start-page.com removal in this article.
Why is web-start-page.com browser hijacker dangerous?
web-start-page.com looks really useful; however, we do not recommend keeping it and using it because it might provide users with untrustworthy third-party links and various commercial advertisements. These ads and links might belong to third-party companies and even cyber criminals, so there is a possibility that you will be taken to a bad web page after clicking on any of them. These bad web pages might contain malicious software, e.g. Trojans, rootkits, adware, potentially unwanted programs, etc. These programs might be installed on your system without your consent. What is more, we suggest that you uninstall web-start-page.com from your browsers in order to stop another activity as well. This activity is the collection of details about users’ browsing activities. It has been observed that web-start-page.com is mainly aimed at non-personal details; however, you cannot know whether web-start-page.com will not touch sensitive data, so it is better to delete web-start-page.com right now.
How to protect my system from browser hijackers?
It has been observed that web-start-page.com usually comes bundled in software bundles which users download from third-party web pages mainly. Therefore, we highly recommend not to download programs from untrustworthy sources ever again and do not use torrents. In addition, it would be really clever to start using some kind of reputable security tool. You will only have to install it on the system and it will protect your PC 24/7. Last but not least, we suggest installing programs extremely carefully because it is possible to prevent undesirable software from entering by simply unchecking several boxes in the installation window.
How to remove web-start-page.com from my browsers?
Many users find it really hard to remove web-start-page.com. If you do not know where to start too, we suggest that you simply acquire an automatic malware remover WiperSoft and allow it to implement the web-start-page.com removal for you. Do you want to get rid of web-start-page.com yourself? If so, access browser settings and change the search engine there. You might also need to erase extensions added to your browsers.
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