How to uninstall (remove) Web-start.org

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What is Web-start.org?

Web-start.org is a potentially unwanted search that is also known as a browser hijacker (for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). This hijacker is a search page similar to the popular search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing. As such, Web-start.org promises to improve the browsing experience, eliminate irrelevant search results and to provide quick access to popular sites and social pages. All of the above is not true. After penetration Web-start.org displays banners and coupons with advertising content, it can change your browser settings (homepage or search engine) or even modify the search results. In addition, Web-start.org may redirect you to third party sites during your browsing. Also, Web-start.org can take hold of your personal information and send it to third parties. If you find Web-start.org on your PC, you must remove it immediately.

Web-start.org Hijacker

How Web-start.org gets on your PC?

Adware, such as Web-start.org, comes to PC bundled with free software without the user’s consent. This happens because users rarely follow the installation process. This program can get on the computer along with the archivers, players and other freeware. Always follow the installation process to avoid infecting your computer. Also, read the user agreement, don’t click the “Next” button if you doubt that the program is safe. No need to click “I agree” if the additional software that you are offered is unknown and uncertain. Choose the Advanced installation type to see everything that the installer offers you. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Web-start.org right now.

How to remove Web-start.org from your computer?

To uninstall Web-start.org remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Web-start.org in their database. You can try to use them for removing Web-start.org.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Web-start.org – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Web-start.org.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Web-start.org

Or uninstall Web-start.org manually.

Step 1: Remove Web-start.org from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Web-start.org.
  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 Web-start.org 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 Web-start.org, 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 Web-start.org 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 Web-start.org from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Web-start.org from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Web-start.org.
  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 Web-start.org.
  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 Web-start.org.
  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 Web-start.org:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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