How to uninstall (remove) Trending Start New Tab

What is Trending Start?

Trending Start is a browser hijacker, changing the settings of browsers that are installed on your system, such as Google Chrome, IE, Mozilla and others. Outwardly it looks like an ordinary legitimate search engine with convenient buttons for a quick redirection to popular sites, social pages, postal services and so on. In fact, this is not so. This is an annoying malware that sets Trending Start New Tab as the default homepage. In addition, this changes the default search engine and so on, after which these changes become unchangeable. Note that this collects the user’s personal data and analyzes it for targeting advertising and other purposes. If you find this on your PC, then you can be sure that your personal data is at risk. We recommend that you remove it immediately using our recommendations, which are listed below.

Trending Start hijacker

How Trending Start gets on your PC?

The main way to penetrate malicious software, such as Trending Start, is through bundling with software, utilities, updates for programs and so on. The main reason for this penetration is user inattention. Sometimes, the user can download it from the official website of this hijacker, but more often than not, it comes without the user’s consent. You need to be more responsive to the download and installation process, choose an advanced installation type to see all the hidden elements and components of the downloaded/installed program. If your computer is already infected with Trending Start, then you should get rid of this hijacker right now.

How to remove Trending Start from your computer?

To uninstall Trending Start remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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Alternative Solutions:

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2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – can find malware threats, similar to Trending Start

 

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Or uninstall Trending Start manually.

Step 1: Remove Trending Start from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Trending Start.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Trending Start and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Trending Start, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Trending Start and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Trending Start from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Trending Start from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Trending Start.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Trending Start.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Trending Start.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Trending Start:

Remove following regitry entries:

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