Start.iminent.com is a dangerous browser hijacker developed by Iminent, malware developer, also known for developing malicious browser add-ons and Start Web (MyAllSearch) toolbar. The official site of Iminem users can download free add-ons that will let them to use a great variety of emoticons and smileys on Facebook and other social networks. However, you should know that it is dangerous and you are risking to get infected and expose your personal data to third parties, by installing add-ons by Iminent. Start.iminent.com can easily hijack the most popular web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The first sign of the infection is changed default search engine and home page to Start.iminent.com without your knowledge.
While infected by Start.iminent.com browser hijacker, your browsing experience will be ruined. Your computer will lose performance and it will take a lot of time to boot up computer and load some web pages. Malware developed by Iminent will be always running on the background. You might notice some unfamiliar processes in the task manager that consume a lot of RAM and CPU. It might be Start.iminent.com hijacker collecting your personal data such as browsing history, cookies, IP address, email address, name and address and even your logins and passwords. Periodically all of the collected data will be sent to the third parties for commercial purposes. At first, they will intrusively spam you with annoying pop-up ads, banners and in-text links of the goods based on your interests. Also, cyber criminals by using logins and passwords from your accounts may try to spread the infection between your friends and colleagues by sending them spam emails from your name and email address. Redirections provided by Start.iminent.com are dangerous and can lead you to malicious websites, where you can get infected by Trojan viruses, keyloggers, backdoors and other malicious software. It can be installed on your computer automatically once you visit the dubious website. It is recommended to stop using the infected computer and get rid of the Start.iminent.com browser hijacker as quickly as possible.
The most popular way of distribution of Start.iminent.com hijack is through freeware installs. Most of the times those dangerous bundles with malware included are hosted on questionable websites and torrent portals. That’s why you should avoid visiting those places and downloading anything from there. Always pay special attention to the user’s agreement page and read it carefully. After that only select CUSTOM installation, this way you will be able to select what you want to install and unselect all of the additional potentially unwanted programs. The following guide below will help you to uninstall Start.iminent.com browser hijacker from your computer, but it is recommended to scan your computer with our automatic removal tool that will deeply scan your system for viruses, adware, spyware and malware and remove it automatically.
Symptoms of Start.iminent.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.iminent.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.IMINENT.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.