Start.facemoods.com is a malicious web page that may appear after the installation of FaceMoods toolbar in your web browser. Many users installing Facemoods toolbar for several reasons. First of all because it is free. Secondly, it offers numerous emoticons and smileys that user can use in social networks and chats. However, the other side of the coin is that Facemoods toolbar changes your default homepage and search engine and affects your system. Various modifications will be performed without user’s knowledge and authorization. It is highly recommended to remove start.facemoods.com hijacker as well as Facemoods toolbar from your computer as soon as possible.
Start.facemoods.com is widely distributed via freeware applications including Facemoods browser extension, pdf readers, mp3 converters, pc boosters and other. Mostly those programs can be downloaded via torrents or from unofficial software portals. Sometimes the freeware developers don’t even know that their products were bundled with some malware, so you cannot blame them. Usually the malicious websites doing that automatically and include a malicious software into the installer. The best way to avoid the installation of malware is to avoid visiting dubious websites and downloading junk from them. However, if you are risky, you should be careful and read attentively the EULA, look at the checkboxes below the EULA, often they are asking for user’s permission to setup this or another homepage and search engine or install some additional software. And the last step – choose the advanced installation option to be able to select what you want to install on your computer and remove all additional program from the installation.
Start.facemoods.com is a browser hijacker and it is different from the virus, even though, it has similar traits. However, the antivirus software won’t be able to detect Start.facemoods.com or Facemoods toolbar as dangerous and therefore you have to be careful and watch what you are installing. Also, users won’t be able to locate the uninstaller.exe of these malicious programs, neither you will find it in the control panel under the installed programs. Start.facemoods.com hijack will try to protect itself from the removal and will hide everywhere in your system.
To completely remove Start.facemoods.com redirect virus you will need to follow our manual removal instructions provided below. Perform all of the steps in the correct order and you will clean up your computer from Start.facemoods.com hijacker. However, if you prefer to remove Start.facemoods.com automatically you can always download automatic removal tool that will scan your system for malware and provide you with the list of threats found. All you will have to do is just to select programs that you want to remove and hit the remove button. All of the threats will be eliminated and your privacy will be secured.
Symptoms of Start.facemoods.com 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 Start.facemoods.com threat removal and it is easy to use.
After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the START.FACEMOODS.COM 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.