Aliases: Win32/StartPage.NZQ (ESET) Trojan.WinLNK.Agent.ae (Kaspersky)
Trojan:Win32/Startpage.OS is a trojan that opens up an Internet Explorer browser to a predefined page.
To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:
For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.
Additional remediation instructions for Trojan:Win32/Startpage.OS:
This threat may make lasting changes to a computer's configuration that are NOT restored by detecting and removing this threat. For more information on returning an infected computer to its pre-infected state, please see the following articles:
- Changing your Internet Explorer Home Page:
- For Windows 7: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Change-your-Internet-Explorer-home-page
- For Internet Explorer 7 and 8 in Windows Vista: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Change-your-Internet-Explorer-home-page
- For Internet Explorer 6: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/252464