How to get rid of hijack from Chrome, Firefox and IE (Adware Removal instruction) is an adware program can be also categorized as browser hijacker. Most of the times, users ask themselves how to remove Mystartsearch adware and how it got into the system protected by anti-virus software and firewall. Mystartsearch is a malicious program which is often spreads on the Internet.  It can be even hosted on some legitimate website that was attacked by cyber criminals. During the attack they can inject malicious code into the page and after that it becomes a host for adware, malware, Trojans and other malicious programs. When users visit those sites they think that they are safe but meanwhile the adware and malware are being downloaded and installed into their computers, without their knowledge.

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The infected computer suffers from extensive amount of pop-up ads, sponsored banners, surveys, various deals and offers. That’s happens because Mystartsearch virus changes various computer’s and browser’s settings and every time user wants to browse the Internet he will be forced to view and click those ads. Every time user clicks on advertisements, the developers of Mystartsearch hijack are making profits through various affiliate programs. Additionally user will be constantly redirected to sponsored websites where he can get infected with other malware and spyware that will try to steal personal information. While Mystartsearch adware controls numerous computers worldwide it can boost partners’ websites easily and earn revenues from that.

If you have your Mystartsearch homepage as your default homepage and as your search engine we have a bad news for you – you are infected with hijack virus. Most probably you have installed it together with some freeware program. Mystartsearch adware as well as other malware programs are using a well-known technique called bundling. In few words, it’s when freeware program developers want to monetize their software and they include additional programs in the installer of the program. Mostly the adware developers are bundling their malware programs, because it is easy way to spread the infection, since most of the times users don’t read EULA and opt for express installation where everything included in the bundle is being installed.

To uninstall Mystartsearch homepage and search from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer you just need to follow the detailed removal guide written below. However, there is also an option for automatic Mystartsearch removal with the help of our removal utility that was specifically developed to protect users from Mystartsearch browser hijacker and other adware. Simply download and install the program and scan your computer. The removal process is very intuitive and within a few clicks you will get rid of hijack. hijack Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for hijack

Symptoms of hijack infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for hijack threat removal and it is easy to use.

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Manual Removal Instruction for hijack

Step 1
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs). hijack remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program. hijack remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall hijack and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the hijack or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them. hijack remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
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Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove hijack from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the hijack and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove hijack from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove hijack from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled hijack completely.
  • Remove hijack from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove hijack from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select hijack and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove hijack from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove hijack from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove hijack completely.
  • Remove hijack from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove hijack from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the hijack and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove hijack from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove hijack from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove hijack from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove hijack from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove hijack completely.
  • Remove hijack from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the MYSTARTSEARCH.COM HIJACK and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 08/17/2015 04:49 PM;