What is Start.iminent.com?

If you launch the browser and see Start.iminent.com page as the main one, then probably you have a hijacker. A hijacker is a malware that is able to change the browser settings, like set a main page, new tab page and default search engine. It is done to adjust search results and add distributed third-party sources. Start.iminent.com is advertising supported, so the search quires will be filled with ads. In addition, Start.iminent.com may install a toolbar on your browser. Therefore, there is no reason why you wouldn’t like to remove Start.iminent.com.


How Start.iminent.com gets on your PC?

Start.iminent.com, like many other hijackers, spreads with freeware. And this gives a chance for user to avoid getting a malware. To avoid this type of threats it is vital to look through installation steps thoroughly and take notice of the terms stated in EULA. Malware developers are to put there a line about changes, their product can make in browser, so pay attention. Besides, the installation of additional components will be indicated in Custom or Advanced installation steps, so we recommend to run installation in these modes.

How to remove Start.iminent.com from your computer?

To uninstall Start.iminent.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 Start.iminent.com

Or uninstall Start.iminent.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Start.iminent.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Start.iminent.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Iminent or Iminent Toolbar.
  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 Iminent or Iminent Toolbar.
  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 Iminent or Iminent Toolbar.
  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 Start.iminent.com:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


Remove following folders

\Program Files\IMinent Toolbar

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