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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Get Rid of Internet-start.net from IE/ Chrome/ Firefox Completely

What is internet-start.net?

Internet-start.net is an extremely annoying browser hijacker, which can manipulate users' browsers after slipping into their systems stealthily. It does precisely what a browser hijacker out there does. You may wonder how this uninvited guest pop up and take control over your browser completely.

internet-start.net screenshot

Once internet-start.net is successfully getting into your PC, it alerts your web browser homepage and search engine no matter you use IE, Chrome or Firefox. From then on, every time you open up your web browsers installed in your PC, a new tab with http://internet-start.net/ as URL pops up. You may also see strange links appear on your bookmark which is hard to be removed.

Internet-start.net is ad-supported. That is why you see numerous unwanted ads when browsing the internet. Therefore, if you don't want to keep internet-start.net in your PC, follow the removal instructions mentioned in this post to remove it completely.

How to get rid of internet-start.net easily and completely?

Method 1: Manually remove it yourself
Method 2: Automatically remove it by using SpyHunter

Method 1: Manually remove it yourself

Step 1: Delete malicious registry entries

Type "regedit" to open Registry Editor and then delete the files and folders listed below.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Start Page="http://<random>.com"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect="http://<random>.com"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{random name}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchUrl\"http://<random>.com"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\"http://<random>.com"
HKEY_CURRENT_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{random name}

Step 2: Reset your internet browser

Internet Explorer:
  1. Start Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, tap or click Internet options. If you don’t see the Tools menu, press Alt.
  2. In the Internet Options window, tap or click the Advanced tab
  3. Tap or click Reset. If you’re using Windows Internet Explorer 6, click Restore Default
  4. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box, tap or click Reset. 
  5. When Internet Explorer finishes applying the default settings, tap or click Close, and then tap or click OK.
  6. Exit Internet Explorer and again start Internet Explorer.

Google Chrome:
  1. Open Google Chrome, in the top-right corner of the browser window, click the Chrome menu
  2. Select Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
  4. Under the section “Reset settings,” click Reset settings.
  5. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, firefox menu icon in the opened menu, click the Open Help Menu icon, firefox help menu
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  3. In the opened window, click the Reset Firefox button.
  4. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

  1. Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....
  2. In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.
  3. This time select Clear History and Website Data... on Safari menu.
  4. In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.

Step 3: Delete malicious files in disk C:

1. Show hidden files and folders

Open Control Panel in Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you're in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick "Hide extensions for known file types" and then press "OK".

2. Go to disk C: > ProgramDate > delete malicious folder {random name}

Step 4: Restart your PC to make changes

What can SpyHunter do for you?

  • Give your PC intuitive real-time protection.
  • Detect, remove and block spyware, rootkits, adware, keyloggers, cookies, trojans, worms and other types of malware.
  • Spyware HelpDesk generates free custom malware fixes specific to your PC
  • Allow you to restore backed up objects.

Here shows how it works.

Step 1: Download SpyHunter to kill internet-start.net.

SpyHunter download button

Follow the installation guides to install it properly.

Step 2: Click "Malware Scan" to scan for internet-start.net.

Step 3: Select all the threats and click Remove to fix them.

Optimize your PC with RegCure Pro

What can RegCure Pro do for you?

  • Fix system errors
  • Remove malware
  • Improve startup
  • Defrag memory
  • Clean up your PC

You can download and use RegCure Pro with confidence for it doesn't contain any additional items or conflict with your current used antivirus program. Go and try all its features.

Step 1: Download RegCure Pro.

RegCure Pro download button

Step 2: Follow the installation guides to install RegCure Pro step by step.

Step 3: Launch RegCure and make a full scan.

Step 4: If you do find anything, click "Fix All" to get rid of all the problems.

Special Reminder:

On removing internet-start.net, computer experts can try the manual steps. Novices are recommended to take SpyHunter. Don't make your PC worse when you even can't tell from your system files.

To check and optimize your PC, please click here for RegCure Pro.

Note: The free version of SpyHunter/ RegCure Pro is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter/ RegCure Pro detects malware on your PC, you will need to purchase its malware removal tool to remove the malware threats.