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Published Mar 06, 2011 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


High |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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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.

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:

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