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Published May 19, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Startpage.XD

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This trojan can change your Internet browser homepage without consent. 

It can also perform a number of actions of a malicious hacker's choice on your PC.

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.

Additional recovery instructions

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:

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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