How to uninstall (remove) Loadstart.net

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What is Loadstart.net?

Loadstart.net – is potentially unwanted program that comes bundled with free software without user consent via web downloaders. Loadstart.net hijacks your browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer) and starts to annoy you during the browsing. Well, Loadstart.net looks like an ordinary search engine, such as Yahoo or Google, but, in reality, Loadstart.net can bring a lot of problems. The main task of this program – it is spread in the form of advertising banners, coupons, and pop-up windows. This advertising may refer to popular sites such as Amazon, Walmart, LightInTheBox, and so on. This advertising can occur at any time, and if you try to close it – you will be redirected to ad site. In plus, it changes browser settings, homepage, search engine and so on. Loadstart.net may collect personally identifiable information (e.g. history of the browsing or user’s activity) and transfer it to third parties. If your computer is infected by Loadstart.net, you must remove it right now.

Loadstart.net Hijacker

How Loadstart.net gets on your PC?

Loadstart.net isn’t a virus, but this program can be classified as potentially unwanted software. Such malware comes on your computer with other free programs. Most often, it comes without the user’s knowledge. Therefore, many users aren’t even aware that their computer has been compromised by malware. Remember, no need to rush during installation of programs. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Don’t settle for installation of the suspicious software. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button. Also, you can always read reviews about a particular program. Be careful and attentive. If Loadstart.net has already come into PC, then you urgently need to get rid of this program. To do this, use our detailed instructions, which are listed below.

How to remove Loadstart.net from your computer?

To uninstall Loadstart.net remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Loadstart.net in their database. You can try to use them for removing Loadstart.net.

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Loadstart.net.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Loadstart.net

Or uninstall Loadstart.net manually.

Step 1: Remove Loadstart.net from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Loadstart.net from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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