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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Remove StartWeb Effectively - Rid Iminent Redirect

Struggling with StartWeb?

StartWeb is such an unwanted progam that could lead to annoying problems to computer users who have it installed on their mahchines. This program, relevant to Iminent redirect, could drive inexperienced uses insane. StartWeb, having involvement with Iminient Search thing, leads to Start.iminent.com hijacking. If your homepage, as well as search engine is always replaced by Iminent Search engine, you must have StartWeb stuff in your system.

What harms does it do:
* Alters search engine settings
* Replaces browser homepage
* Add alternative redirection
* Impact browser performance

Let's see how annoying this program is: "

How to remove StartWeb? - Its like the 4th time in the year that I get this kind of virus. All my navigators homepages become start.iminent.com as well as the search engines. This time,I think I got it because I downloaded a suspicious torrent. Last time I got it was because I was fool enough to surf the deep web and had to format my computer, is there anyway that I can remove it without formatting it? "

Are you having the same problem with StartWeb? Having run out of ways to deal with this unwanted program, but just failed to figure out an effective way? No worries, you may follow the PUP manual or automatic removal instructions below to help yourself out in a timely fashion.

How to Get Rid of StartWeb Effectively?

Solution one: Manually Remove StartWeb

Step 1. Uninstall unwanted program

Open Control Panel from Start menu. Try to find out StartWeb and uninstall. 

Step 2. Stop malicious processes Using Task Manager
Press CTRL+ALT+DLE to launch Task Manager

Step 3. Show hidden files
1) Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
2) Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK; 

Step 4. Delete rogue related files
%UsersProfile%\Application Data%\temp%\scanprotect\bin\[random chracteristic].exe
%UsersProfile%\Application Data%\roaming%\[random chracteristic].exe
%ProgramFiles%\[random chracteristic].exe

Step 5. Delete unwanted program registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run""= "%AppData%\.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run""= "%AppData%\.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes"=".random;"

Solution two: Automatically Remove StartWeb with SpyHunter

(If you can't operate the manual process by yourself, to avoid unnecessary inconveniences, you could download removal tool SpyHunter for automatic assistance.)

Step 1. Download PUP removal tool SpyHunter


Step 2. Install SpyHunter after downloading

Step 3. Run SpyHunter and start a full scan

  spyhunter3 scan

Step 4. Clean all detected items

Notification: Hope the manual tips could walk you through StartWeb and Iminent hijacker removal process. If you have difficulties in removing this program manually by yourself, to avoid unnecessary mistake that might occur to harm your system further, you might as well uninstall StartWeb search automatically with SpyHunter from here.