Internet-start.net as a browser hijacker may easily infect a lot of browsers today, including such giants as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and even brand new Microsoft Edge. The hijacker has the aim to infect as many PCs as it can.
The goal of internet-start.net is to collect the information about user”s search preferences. When you may certain search queries through internet-start.net, these queries will be redirected through third-party domains, which will collect the information about what you have been looking for to third parties. Later on this information may be transferred to third parties for various illegal purposes.
Distribution of internet-start.net hijacker occurs through installation of many other free programs. Users should definitely not allow all such concealed installations to occur in the PC without user”s permission or approval. Make sure you take time to carefully read the data in the EULAs (End User License Agreements) related to all freeware you intend to make the part of your PC. Finally, remove this infection using the guide below.
Internet-start.net automatic removal tool:
Internet-start.net removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Internet-start.net in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):