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Threat indicator: HIGH

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Affected browsers:

Start.search.us.com

(randomname).dll

Hijacker

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 (8.1))

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari



Start.search.us.com intrusion method

Start.search.us.com

Usually Start.search.us.com comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to Start.search.us.com. Start.search.us.com copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (randomname).dll. Then it creates new startup key with name Start.search.us.com and value (randomname).dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name (randomname).dll or Start.search.us.com. Also, it can create folder with name Start.search.us.com under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Start.search.us.com, please call us on the phone below. You can use programs to remove Start.search.us.com from your browsers below.


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Features of SpyHunter 4

* Removes all files created by Start.search.us.com.

* Removes all registry entries created by Start.search.us.com.

* You can activate System and Network Guards and forget about malware.

* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

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Download Stronghold AntiMalware by Security Stronghold LLC

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Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by Start.search.us.com.

* Removes all registry entries created by Start.search.us.com.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

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Threat's description and solution are developed by Security Stronghold security team.

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How to remove Start.search.us.com manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Start.search.us.com, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Start.search.us.com.

To get rid of Start.search.us.com, you should:


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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


• (randomname).dll

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Start.search.us.com Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


• (randomname)


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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


  • Key: (randomname)

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Start.search.us.com Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Reset browsers search and homepage settings

Start.search.us.com can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to Start.search.us.com before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:


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Internet Explorer


  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box


Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.


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Google Chrome


  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.


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Mozilla Firefox


  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.


Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Start.search.us.com and (randomname).dll we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Urgent! This is clueness.

After I downloaded a software called Freecorder, I got this problem. Start.search.us.com is being my homepage and I cannot change it. So, I searched in Internet how to remove it. I did them all, but something is strange. I cannot find some files and process to be removed. I opened about:config too and change what to be default. But poorly, when I restart my Firefox, it's still be same. My homepage still doesn't change. And also the new tab. But strangely, my IE and Chrome aren't not like my Firefox. They're going default except my Firefox. So please help me how to stop this. I even cannot sleep because this problem.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Uninstall Start.search.us.com

I have this on my computer and I don't know where it came from or how to get rid of it.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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