Adware.Startpage

Short bio

Adware.Startpage is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for adware that changes the start page of a browser.

Symptoms

Users will notice that the start page of (one of) their browser(s) has changed to a site that displays advertisements.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.Startpage by using real-time protection.

block Adware.Startpage

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Startpage

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Startpage without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

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