How to uninstall (remove) Web-start-page.com

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What is Web-start-page.com?

Web-start-page.com is a browser hijacker that comes bundled with other free applications and programs without the user consent. It brings a lot of troubles. At first sight, Web-start-page.com looks like a useful search engine, but in reality, Web-start-page.com is an advertising product. After penetration, Web-start-page.com displays a huge amount of publicity in the form of banners and coupons that may apply at the popular online stores, such as Amazon, eBay and others. In addition, Web-start-page.com changes browser homepage, search engine and significantly reduce browser performance. Web-start-page.com may collect user personal information and pass it on to third parties for further analyses. If you find Web-start-page.com on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

Web-start-page.com Hijacker

How Web-start-page.com gets on your PC?

Penetration of such programs depends largely on the care of users. Web-start-page.com 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 Web-start-page.com, then use the instructions below.

How to remove Web-start-page.com from your computer?

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

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Alternative Solution:

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

Or uninstall Web-start-page.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Web-start-page.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Web-start-page.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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