How to uninstall 12startpage.com

What is this possibly unwanted application

12startpage.com is a suspicious web page, endorsed by a hijacker. You yourself authorized the hijacker to install as the infection arrived in your machine when you were setting up freeware. You will be pleased to know that it is not a damaging OS virus and that means that it will not in a direct way endanger your operating system. The browser hijacker might be capable of leading to reroutes dangerous portals, which is why you should uninstall the infection. Hijackers are not capable of generating very useful results, even if they usually camouflage themselves as beneficial search engines. You have to abolish 12startpage.com from your system before it can jeopardize your machine.

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Why is 12startpage.com elimination necessary

Hijackers come bundled along with freeware. What that means is that if you install free applications that have a redirect virus added to it, the threat will set up together with it. This will happen if you pick Default settings because those settings will not present you with information about any added items and if there is something, it/they will be permitted to install automatically, which is why you should not count on those settings. You should pick Advanced (Custom) settings since they will permit you to see any added offer, and if there is something you don’t want, you may uncheck their boxes. You could end up installing all kinds of undesirable programs so do follow our suggestion.

If it is able to install onto your device, your browser (be it be it Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox) will be hijacked and settings will be tweaked. The browser intruder will change your browser’s home website, new tabs and search page without specific permission. The hijacker blocks users from reversing unless you firstly uninstall 12startpage.com. The search engine on the site won’t generate practical results. Its prime aimis to route you, so it may be inserting sponsored websites into search results. In some cases, those redirects will not be secure so take that into account. Some might sooner or later lead to serious dangerous virus contaminating your machine. Having to deal with malware can be much more stressful, thus take that into consideration if you choose to overlook the issue. Keeping this redirect virus will only possibly endanger your operating system. You must terminate 12startpage.com if you wish to protect your device.

12startpage.com eradication

There are a couple of means to delete 12startpage.com. 12startpage.com uninstallation by hand means you will have to detect the hijacker yourself. Some users might will find it tough, therefore you may ought to employ an anti-spyware tool if that is the case with you. An anti-spyware program would be able to locate and remove 12startpage.com without you needing to do anything. You ought to assure you remove 12startpage.com fully so that it can cannot restore itself.

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Learn how to remove 12startpage.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall 12startpage.com

a) Windows 10/8

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner.
  2. Find Control Panel and click on it. win7-win8-start-control-panel How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  3. Double-click Programs and Features. control-panel-programs How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. uninstall-program How to uninstall 12startpage.com

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press the start button.
  2. Press Settings, then Control Panel. win-xp-startmenu How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  3. Click Programs and Features. win-xp-control-panel How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. win-xp-add-remove-program How to uninstall 12startpage.com

c) Mac OS X

  1. Finder (should be the first icon in your dock) → Applications. mac-os-x-go-menu How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  2. Find all programs you want deleted, and drag them to the trash icon. mac-os-x-applications How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  3. Alternatively, you can also right-click on them and choose Move to Trash.
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall 12startpage.com from browsers

a) Delete 12startpage.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Select Manage add-ons.
  3. Access Toolbars and Extensions, and disable all unwanted extensions.ie-extensions How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  4. Press Close.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. In the Internet Options window, delete the set homepage and put in the one you wish to use.ie-home-page How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  4. Press Apply.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. Select the Advanced tab.
  4. Press Reset in Reset Internet Explorer settings. ie-reset How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  5. A window will appear asking to confirm your choice. Check the box next to Delete personal settings and press Reset.

d) Delete 12startpage.com from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → More Tools → Extensions.
  2. Press the Trash logo for all questionable extensions.chrome-extensions How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  3. You can also disable an extension by unchecking the box that says Enabled.

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. 1. Menu → Settings.
  2. 2. Press Set pages, located below On startup.
  3. 3. Remove the unwanted site and type the URL of the one you wish to have as your homepage.chrome-set-pages How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  4. Press OK.
  5. Go back to Settings, and select Manage search engines, located below Search.chrome-search How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  6. Delete all but your preferred search engines. Press Done.

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → Show advanced settings. chrome-reset How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  2. Press Reset. Press Reset again after you read the warning in the new window.

g) Delete 12startpage.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Menu → Add-ons → Extensions
  2. Remove all suspicious extensions. Alternatively, you can disable them by pressing the Disable button next to the extension.firefox-extensions How to uninstall 12startpage.com

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Menu → Options.
  2. In the Home Page field, enter the homepage of your choice. Alternatively, press Restore to Default.firefox-settings How to uninstall 12startpage.com

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Help (the question mark at the bottom of the menu).
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-reset How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  3. Select Refresh Firefox. Press Refresh Firefox again in the new window.
 

j) Delete 12startpage.com from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge, and access the More menu (the three dots at the top right corner).edge-menu-settings How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  2. Press Settings, and then Choose what to clear.edge-settings How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  3. Select all the items you want to delete, press Clear.edge-clear-data How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  4. Access Task Manager by pressing Ctrl, Alt, Delete together, and choosing Task Manager.
  5. Access the Processes tab, right-click on the Microsoft Edge process, click Go to details. If that option is not available, click More details. task-manager How to uninstall 12startpage.com
  6. End all Microsoft Edge processes by right-clicking on them and selecting End Task.
(Method 2)
We suggest you make copies of your data before you proceed with this method. 1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe. 2. Delete all folders there. 3. Press the start button, find the search box and enter Windows PowerShell. 4. When it's found, right-click on it and choose Run as administrator. edge-reset How to uninstall 12startpage.com 5. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>, press Enter.  

k) Delete 12startpage.com from Safari

1. Launch Safari. 2. Safari → Preferences → Extensions. safari-extensions How to uninstall 12startpage.com 3. Uninstall all unwanted extensions. You can also disable them by unchecking the box next to Enable.

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

1. Safari → Clear History. Select the time frame and press Clear History. safari-history How to uninstall 12startpage.com 2. Safari → Preferences → Advanced. 3. Check the box at the bottom that says Show Develop menu in menu bar. safari-clear How to uninstall 12startpage.com 4. Develop (it will appear between Bookmarks and Window) → Empty Caches. If resetting your browsers does not solve the problem, download anti-spyware software and scan your computer for threats. If something is found, delete it.

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