Istartsurf.com virus (removal tips)
To look for the information through Istartsurf.com will not really furnish you with any relevant search results. Instead, you will see the bunch of annoying ads, pop-ups and sponsored links leading you to various third-party pages through this hijacker. As a result, your PC may become even more deeply infected with dangerous software.
Istartsurf.com may easily implant browsers like Google Chrome, Opera, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. This hijacker is also able to attack PCs protected by the world`s most famous antispyware programs. Very often they`re poorly updated and bypass detection of this hijacker.
How does Istartsurf.com get into my system?
Istartsurf.com is generally bundled with many other free applications. Your responsibility is to pay close attention when you install any freeware into your system. Don`t permit any hidden installations to occur in your system without your consent or approval. Always read the EULAs (End User License Agreements) carefully not to allow all such concealed installations to occur in your system.
How to remove Istartsurf.com?
If you detect Istartsurf.com and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for Istartsurf.com:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Istartsurf.com in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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):