What is Istartpageing.com?

Istartpageing.com is an advertising supported browser hijacker that increases traffic for customers’ pages, and by this gains profit. For this purpose Istartpageing.com was designed as a search engine that looks very similar to Google page. However, the search results presented by the hijacker are not trustworthy as they are the links to its partners’ sources. You won’t be able to get rid of the ads it also shows and of forced redirections from other search engines to istartpageing.com page until you totally remove Istartpageing.com from your system and browsers.


How Istartpageing.com gets on your PC?

In order to spread their product the developers of Istartpageing.com use different distributing methods. One of the most prevailing and effective is bundling the hijacker with freeware. As a rule, people do not go into the details about how the software will be installed, they simply do the Next-Next-Next procedure. Malware developers are aware of it and try to use this weak spot. They put a notice about additional installations in Custom or Additional methods of installation, leaving the boxes with additional components selected in the Default mode.

How to remove Istartpageing.com from your computer?

To uninstall Istartpageing.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Istartpageing.com

Or uninstall Istartpageing.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Istartpageing.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Istartpageing.
  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 Istartpageing 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 Istartpageing, 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 Istartpageing 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 Istartpageing.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Istartpageing.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Istartpageing.
  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 Istartpageing.
  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 Istartpageing.
  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 Istartpageing.com:

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