Remove Start.search.us.com from Chrome, Firefox, IE
Name of the threat:Start.search.us.com
Command or file name:(randomname).dll
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
Start.search.us.com intrusion method
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 ask below. You can use programs to remove Start.search.us.com from your browsers below.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Start.search.us.com, removing it from startup 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:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
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.
2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
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.
Uninstall Start.search.us.com related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Start.search.us.com entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Start.search.us.com won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Start.search.us.com Removal Tool.
Remove Start.search.us.com related extensions from your browsers
Start.search.us.com in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Start.search.us.com. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
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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:
Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
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.
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.
Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Start.search.us.com and (randomname).dll we received earlier:
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.
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.