How to uninstall (remove) Startnewtab.com

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What is Startnewtab.com?

Startnewtab.com is a browser hijacker, which comes in the form of an extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It penetrates unnoticed without user consent. Startnewtab.com changes your homepage and search engine after coming into the browser. Startnewtab.com replaces the search results during your browsing and displays ads, offers, pop-ups and so on. User can be redirected to other sites. It changes the browser settings, which cannot be reversed later. Startnewtab.com can also slow down your computer and browser. As a rule, the user cannot see this entry, because it comes covertly via the web clients and loaders of free programs. Startnewtab.com – this is a potentially unwanted program, and if you find it on your PC, then you need to remove it right away.

Startnewtab.com hijacker

How Startnewtab.com gets on your PC?

Penetration of such programs depends largely on the care of users. Most of malware comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user’s agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs in the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected by Startnewtab.com, then use the instructions below.

How to remove Startnewtab.com from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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

Or uninstall Startnewtab.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Startnewtab.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Startnewtab.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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