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Trojan:Win32/Startpage


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat. 
 
Trojan:Win32/Startpage is a family of trojans that change your Internet browser homepage without consent.
 
Threats detected as Trojan:Win32/Startpage may also perform other malicious actions on your PC. The behaviors displayed by this family are be highly variable.


What to do now

The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat: 

Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your PC.

You can also visit the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help. 

Additional remediation instructions for Win32/Startpage

This threat may make lasting changes to your PC's configuration that won't be restored by detecting and removing it. For more information see the following articles:

Threat behavior

Trojan:Win32/Startpage is a family of trojans that change your Internet browser homepage without consent.

Threats detected as Trojan:Win32/Startpage may also perform other malicious actions on your computer. The behaviors displayed by this family are be highly variable.


Symptoms

System changes

The following system changes may indicate the presence of this malware:

  • Your Internet browser homepage changes unexpectedly


Prevention


Alert level: High
First detected by definition: 1.45.287.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.195.3694.0 and higher
First detected on: Oct 07, 2008
This entry was first published on: Mar 07, 2011
This entry was updated on: Jun 12, 2014

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