Hijack.StartPage

Short bio

Hijack.StartPage is Malwarebytes’ detection name that identifies unwanted URLs that were set as the start page for Internet Explorer in the Windows registry.

Symptoms

Users will notice that the startpage of Internet Explorer has been changed.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Hijack.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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