Hi, can you help me delete Web-start.org domain from my Windows 10 laptop completely? I looked up and found that it’s a browser hijacker. It changes the start page and modifies default search engine Google. Besides, many pop-ups keep showing on any webpages. It’s annoying. I changes homepage but after restarting back browser, Web-start.org is still there. I thought MSE could help clean this crap, but it failed. So is there another effective solution?

Web-start.org Hijacker Attacks Your Browser and can’t be removed completely?

Web-start.org is not a reliable and useful start page but a browser hijacker. Browser hijacker usually attacks different web browsers like Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, changes browser’s homepage and default search engine, pops up ads, links and fake banner message and slow down the Internet speed. Web-start.org browser hijacker usually comes into targeted computer by bundling with free software installation package, clicking on malicious links, pop-up ads and spam email attachments, open strange shareware and unknown files and so on. Cyber hackers now design such an annoying browser hijack and embed Web-start.org hijacker’s file into those free-charging software and application installing package. If some user unfortunately downloads and installs the malicious installer, this hijacker will soon install and activate in your system. Browser hijacker also is added into those commercial ads, links and spam email attachment. One click on these spam things, this browser hijacker will sneak into computer. Web-start.org browser can access targeted computer via many other ways created by those cyber criminals. To avoid this browser hijacker, you should be cautious of online activities.

Web-start.org hijacker will do many harmful actions to web browser and computer system. it displays pop-ups to take up too much internet resource, which will eventually slow down the internet speed. It takes a long time to load web page, and if you open many tabs at the same time, web browser just crashes down immediately. Some sites even can’t be displayed or its DNS server is changed, so you’re not allowed to access. Web-start.org hijacker carries other computer threats like virus, malware, spyware, rogue program and ransomware into system via different pop-ups. So while you get this browser hijacker, you would also get another risk threats in meantime. If your computer gets attacked by many computer threats, it will be easily hijacked and taken over by remote hackers. So actually cyber hackers often access targeted computer and get your personal information through this method. Web-start.org hijacker is also a big threat to the safety of your personal data. You’re strongly suggested to clear up browser hijacker together with other risk threats to avoid damages and data loss.

What Web-start.org Hijacker will do to Your computer?

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine and it totally prevents you from changing them back

-Can always redirect you to other websites

-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities

-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive

-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.

-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.

-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of browser hijacker.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Web-start.org hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker for you.

The Screenshot of Web-start.org Hijacker


Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of browser hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Press CTRL, SHIFT and ESC  these three keys together at the same time to pull up Windows Task Manager; click Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find and end odd processes related to this Web-start.org hijacker. Names of the processes are random.

Windows Task Manager

Step 2: Open Control Panel from Start Menu, then open Programs, click on Uninstall a program. Find suspicious programs or tool-bars related to the Web-start.org hijacker. Right click on it and select Uninstall.

Programs and Features

Step 3: Go to Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then mark “Show hidden files, folders, and drivers” and unmark “Hide protected operating system files” (Recommended) and then click Apply or OK.

Folder Options

Step 4: Go to Registry Editor to delete the path of the related items with the browser hijacker.

Registry Editor

Step 5: Clear all history, data and cookies of your infected web browser.

Web-start.org hijacker has the ability to insert into web browser and spy on user’s online activities, so it is suggested to delete all history, data and cookies of the infected web browser before a complete removal. Take Internet Explorer for example:

a. From the “Tool” menu button in the upper-right corner of the Internet Explorer window, choose “Safety” > “Delete browsing history…“.

Delete Browsing History 1

b. Then tick Cookie and website data and History, click Delete.

Delete Browsing History

Step 6: Change your homepage of the infected web browser (Take Internet Explorer as Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools menu and select Internet Options, then click General tab, and input the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK.


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Web-start.org hijacker is a harmful redirect infection to the computer. It changes the homepage and search engine totally and prevents online users from changing back, redirects them to its URL or other malicious websites, steals their personal data like online banking details, credit card or paypal account information or your business data and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Those pop-ups will take up too much Internet resources and slow down Internet speed. The webpage will be hard to load up and even can’t be open after you have tried many times to open the webpage you need. In system, many unwanted junk files will be produced to occupy the rest of system capacity. Even thought at the beginning this redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms or payware, this Web-start.org hijacker also has the ability to bring those harmful viruses to attack computer system, which will greatly slow down PC performance and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system severely.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Web-start.org hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 16, 2016 5:52 am

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