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.

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Remediation

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

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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