Do you know what max-start.com is?
Max-start.com is a search engine which can become your default home page and search provider if you install some program without deselecting the check boxes provided by the installation wizard. The search engine can be promoted by various free programs; hence, you should always pay close attention to the installation process. You may find that some sources refer to max-start.com as a browser hijacker; however, the truth is that when accessed like any other search engine, max-start.com does not afflict the performance of the browsers. It only sends browser cookies to your computer to monitor your online behavior.Max-start.com screenshot
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If you are certain that the changes on the browsers have been made without your interference, do not wait but remove max-start.com from the computer and make sure that the computer contains no malicious programs. The search engine is an ad-supported search provider. Its startup page always contains some web banner, which is usually replaced with a new one once you refresh the page. Some sponsored third-party links are also added to the search engine result page. The display of web banners and sponsored links does not imply that the developers of max-start.com endorse those third parties. You use the search engine at your own risk, and every advertisement is your own responsibility. Your correspondence with third parties and the consequences that follow is your own personal matter, so, if you do care about your privacy, be careful when dealing with different types of third party advertisements.
As has been mentioned above, the search engine uses browser cookies to monitor your behavior. Browser cookies are used to monitor the interaction between you and the search engine. They store information about your search terms and clicks, browser settings, and some other information. Even though Max-Start, also spelt Max Start, claims that it does not share information about computer users with other parties, you should be very careful with the search engine.
Below you will find our step-by-step instructions on how to fix your browsers. If you decide to get rid of max-start.com manually, it is worth checking the Windows Control Panel. If you find some questionable or unrecognized programs, remove them from the computer as soon as you can. Our team recommends using a spyware removal tool especially if no computer security program is present on your computer. Our advice is to use SpyHunter because it can easily terminate browser hijackers, rogue anti-virus programs, Trojan horses, adware programs, and many other threats.
How to remove max-start.com
- Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
- Open the General tab.
- Change the home page.
- Click OK.
- Press Alt+T and click Manage Add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions and unwanted extensions or BHOs.
- Click Search Providers and set a new default search engine.
- Press Alt+F and point to Tools.
- Click Extensions.
- Remove unwanted browser extensions.
- Click Settings on the left side of the browser window.
- In the On startup section, select the third option and click Set pages.
- Set a new startup page.
- In the Search engine, click Manage search engines and set a new default search provider.
- Press Alt+T and click Options.
- Change the home page on the General tab.
- Click OK.
- Press Ctrl+Shift+A and click Extensions.
- Remove unwanted extensions and close the tab.
- Click the search engine icon next to the search box and set a new search provider.
In non-techie terms:
Max-start.com is a search engine which can replace your home page and search provider during the installation process of some freeware. If you want to fix your browsers, follow the above-given removal instructions or implement the recommended security tool. In case you have difficulty with the installation of the software program, use the following installation guide.