Uninstall Mystartsearch adware from your computer (Malware Removal guide)

Mystartsearch.com is an adware program also known as Mystartsearch hijack privately owned by company based in Asia. As the developers stating the search network of Mystartsearch consists of thousands of local and international search engines sites and portals. Mystartsearch.com is technically not a virus and it can easily bypass any anti-virus security software and hijack the most famous web browsers including Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and IE. After that your default home page and search will be changed to Mystartsearch.com and you will not be able to change it back until you completely get rid of Mystartsearch adware and its components.

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If you try to search for something through Mystartsearch.com you will be forced to visit multiple sponsored websites. There are various techniques that Mystartsearch malware uses to redirect users – pop-up and pop-under ads, fake pop-up messages, banners etc. Usually this hijack virus gets into the system during the installation of the freeware programs download from suspicious and unofficial websites. This technique is well-known as bundling. The developers of freeware program want to monetize their product and since it’s free they are looking for affiliate programs and Mystartsearch offers one with one single obligation is to bundle their adware to freeware installer. Of course to be legitimate they mention that on the end users license agreement page, but who does read that? Also, if you are already installing some freeware, never select express installation or you will get other additional products bundled with that software and they will be automatically installed on your computer. We recommend selecting custom installation and uncheck any other products that you don’t need.

Most of the times Mystartsearch malware installs itself into a browsers as an add-on or extension and after that it does some changes in the system registry to prevent the easy removal of it. So, even if you remove it from you browser and setup your default homepage, after restart Mystartsearch will hijack the browser again and it will happen over and over again until you completely uninstall Mystartsearch adware from your system. System registry changes may lead into system failure and you might lose your personal data stored on the hard drive. That’s why we do not recommend removing Mystartsearch entries by yourself if you are just an average computer user.

The removal process of Mystartsearch.com is quite complicated, however if you follow the steps of our comprehensive guide below in the correct order you will be able to get rid of Mystartsearch browser hijacker quickly and easily. If you want to save your time, we recommend using our automatic Mystartsearch adware removal tool available for download below. Chose what fits you better and clean this adware from your computer once and forever.

Mystartsearch adware Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for Mystartsearch adware

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Manual Removal Instruction for Mystartsearch adware

Step 1
UNINSTALL MYSTARTSEARCH ADWARE AND RELATED PROGRAMS
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).
    Mystartsearch adware 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.
    Mystartsearch adware remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Mystartsearch adware and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Mystartsearch adware or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Mystartsearch adware remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE MYSTARTSEARCH ADWARE FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
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 Mystartsearch adware from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Mystartsearch adware and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Mystartsearch adware 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 google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Mystartsearch adware 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 Mystartsearch adware completely.
  • Remove Mystartsearch adware 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 Mystartsearch adware from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Mystartsearch adware and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Mystartsearch adware 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 Mystartsearch adware 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 Mystartsearch adware completely.
  • Remove Mystartsearch adware 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 Mystartsearch adware from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Mystartsearch adware and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Mystartsearch adware 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 Mystartsearch adware 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 Mystartsearch adware 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 Mystartsearch adware from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Mystartsearch adware completely.
  • Remove Mystartsearch adware from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL MYSTARTSEARCH ADWARE REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the MYSTARTSEARCH ADWARE 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: 08/14/2015 08:59 PM;