Do you know what Start.alawar.com is?
If it ever happens that Start.alawar.com replaces your homepage and search provider, there is basically no doubt that you have downloaded a program from alawar.com. According to our specialists, there is a possibility that you have downloaded Gamebox, which claims to be a convenient Internet search engine. Of course, you might have downloaded another program as well, but the most important thing is to remove Start.alawar.com from Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. This search engine is not harmful itself, but it might still cause you some security-related problems. In addition, you will not be able to set another search engine and homepage unless you remove Start.alawar.com.
Start.alawar.com is not harmful itself, but it might still provide users with various sponsored links. These links might be incorporated among decent search results. On top of that, you will see advertisements that promote various games and other things on the startup page of Start.alawar.com. It is definitely not advisable to click on ads or third-party links. Unfortunately, it might not be very easy to recognize third-party links placed among search results. Thus, there is basically no doubt that you will click on them one day if you use Start.alawar.com. It is not known where you will be taken after doing that. According to our specialists, you might end up on a trustworthy website, but there is also a possibility that you will end up on a corrupted website full of malicious software. We are sure that you do not want to infect your system with malware, so we highly recommend that you remove Start.alawar.com. Do not forget to remove the software you have downloaded from alawar.com as well because there is a possibility that it is not decent.
In order to protect the system from malware, it might be enough to install a trustworthy antimalware tool on the system. In addition, security specialists recommend that you carefully surf the web and download programs from trustworthy websites only. Of course, you should not forget to check whether the program which you are going to install is trustworthy. If you do that, you will definitely reduce the possibility to encounter malware.
In order to get rid of Start.alawar.com, you should reset your browsers and then set another search engine and homepage. We understand that you might find it difficult to do that, so we have prepared the manual removal instructions for you. You should also know that it is possible to scan the system with an automatic scanner in order to get rid of Start.alawar.com and all other infections that hide on the system.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset.
- Check the box next to Delete personal settings.
- Click Reset.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting information.
- Click Reset Firefox/Refresh Firefox.
- Click on this button once again.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Settings and click Show advanced settings.
- Click Reset browser settings.
- Click Reset.
In non-techie terms:
If you have removed Start.alawar.com manually, you should not forget to make sure that your system is clean. You can scan your system with a diagnostic scanner or check it yourself. The most important thing is that you remove other undesirable programs that are installed on your computer.