- Connects to the internet without permission
- Slow internet connection
- Cant change my homepage
- Annoying Pop-up's
- Slow Computer
StartNow Toolbar is a browser add-on which is available on its now or it can be downloaded alongside other applications. It has been found that there are two toolbars bearing the same name of StartNow. In either case, if you think that you do not need the application because you do not find their functions helpful, you should uninstall it and then reset the settings of your browsers.
Very often people pay no attention to the installation wizards and keep pressing the Next button to install a particular application. If you, for example, have installed VPlay and now see that your home page is changed to startnow.com or search.conduit.com (depending on the toolbar you have installed), you can always fix your browsers.
If you have StartNow Toolbar by Conduit, then your home page is changed to search.conduit.com. The toolbar contains a Zynga Games button which allows you to select such games as FarmVillle, FishVille, MafiaWars and others. When using the search engine, you are provided with advertising pages, some of which might be corrupted to infect you with computer viruses.
In case you have StartNow Toolbar published by Zugo Ltd, only two browsers, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, will be affected. The toolbar is also available at about.startnow.com and its installation wizard offers you to install StartNow Toolbar bowered by Yahoo. Once you agree with the terms and conditions, the new toolbar is installed.
As a result, your search engine is changed to Yahoo, and the toolbar provides you with buttons that enable you to access Amazon, Ebay, Facebook and the online games website miniclip.com.
According to the terms and conditions of this StartNow Toolbar, third parties may redirect you to advertising websites or display offers in various forms. Zugo disclaims responsibility for the content of the third-party websites, which means that you will not be able to blame anyone if your computer gets infected while using the product or services provided by Zugo.
It does not matter which StartNow toolbar you have – in either case we recommend you remove the toolbar so as not to be flooded with various advertisements or directed to insecure websites.
The instructions below will help you remove StartNow Toolbar from the system and restore the settings of the browsers. Note that in case of Zugo’s toolbar, only Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are modified.
StartNow Toolbar Removal
Remove Start Now Toolbar from the browsers
Keep in mind that it is highly advisable to scan the PC to make sure that no infections are present within the system. To do so, download and install our free scanner which will immediately inform you about what infections should be removed from the system.