Useful Guide to Remove Startfenster.com Completely from Your System

By | September 16, 2014

Startfenster.com is defined as a horrible browser hijacker as it changes the browser settings without computer users’ permission and constantly redirects computer users to its domain. Startfenster.com may start appearing as the homepage once invades into the target system and aggressively force people to use its search engine which may not only cause redirection, but also provide unreliable search results.

Screenshot of Startfenster.com:

Startfenster.com-Virus
At the same time, Startfenster.com occupies so many computer resources, most of the infected computers that used to boot up quickly now needs to take a long time to get started due to a series of harmful behaviors of Startfenster.com, so do the browsers and other applications in the target PC. What’s worse, Startfenster.com runs in the background and chisels up a backdoor in the compromised PC. As a result, many useful programs in the target PC are disabled, and additional malware stealthily get inside via the system loopholes created by Startfenster.com.

Startfenster.com has those harmful symptoms:

1. Startfenster.com endangers your Internet environment by redirecting your web searches to other harmful domain which carries more threatening viruses and deceives you to download free software, videos, games and files, etc.
2. Startfenster.com allows remote access to compromise your computer by changing your PC system settings, registry settings and files to capture and steal your personal privacy data without any permission
3. Startfenster.com infects with lots of bundled malware, malicious spyware, adware parasites, and all these harmful PC threats can deep hide in your system, processes, files and folders
4. Startfenster.com significantly slows down your computer performance and sometimes makes system crashed randomly

Effective methods to get rid of Startfenster.com:

Method one: Manually remove Startfenster.com

Method two: Automatically remove Startfenster.com easily with SpyHunter

Detail instruction (please perform all the steps in correct order)

Method one: Manually remove Startfenster.com

1. End all the running processes of Startfenster.com

Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.

Stop all the running processes about Startfenster.com

2. Remove malicious add-on and extensions from your web browsers.
Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons

(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard

(3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.

Firefox:

(1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on

(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.

Google Chrome:

(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions

3.Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by Startfenster.com.

Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu→type msconfig in the search bar → open System Configuration →Disable all possible startup items generated.

4. Clean cookies

Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.

Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

Opera: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.

5. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files about Startfenster.com

(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.

(2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

(3). Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.

%AllUsersProfile%\{random.exe\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe
%Temp%\random.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

6. Delete malicious registry entries related to this virus.

Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

Delete all the vicious registries as below:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\random.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\Explorer\Navigating
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run \Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random

Method two: Automatically remove Startfenster.com easily with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. It is important to note that SpyHunter removal tool works well and should run alongside existing security programs without any conflicts.

Step one: Click the Download icon to install SpyHunter in your PC.

Step two: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC.

Step three: Choose Select all>Remove to get rid of all the threats on your PC.

 

Note: Startfenster.com should be removed as soon as possible, otherwise, you will not only can not surf the web freely, but also suffer from poor running speed, unstable internet connection and many other kinds of PC issues. If you haven’t sufficient expertise in manually dealing with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, it may lead to mistakes damaging your system permanently. If you are not very good at computer, you are recommended to download Spyhunter to automatically remove Startfenster.com from your PC.

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