Quick Start (NewTab) is a Browser Add-On extension which is being installed on your browser without your permission. It is compatible only with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. It is being distributed bundled with such browser hijackers as awesomehp.com, qone8.com, websearches.com, sweet-pages.com, and key-find.com. It claims to help you to get a quick access to different Web pages, including Google, social networking websites, gaming websites, and weather forecasts etc. You see the links to the sites you need every time you start your browser.
It looks like a good addition to your browser doesn`t it? But Quick Start enables you to browse the Internet. A Quick Start tab contains a search box which reroutes you to a particular search engine, which depends on the browser you have.
You will be also sick and tired of all these sponsored links, advertisement banners etc generated by Quick Start. You are recommended not to click them because different redirects to the insecure sites are guaranteed. If you are diverted to the commercial websites, this program makes money from affiliate links, and attracts traffic and page ranking for these pages. Quick Start can monitor your online session and record the keystrokes when you enter confidential bank account details, credit card information, login Id, passwords and many more. Hence, you are recommended not to keep this tool on your computer. The guide on how to remove this Quick Start (NewTab) Browser Add-On extension is at your disposal below.
Removal tool for Quick Start:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with Trojan Killer and click “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers infected with this browser hijacker.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click Reset browser settings” button again:
- Restart your PC.