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Danger level 5
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Annoying Pop-up's

start.iminent.com

If start.iminent.com home page is set as your default search engine, then it is very likely that you have accidentally downloaded and installed a product from the Iminent group. These potentially unwanted programs are available at official websites, and most of the applications function as toolbars that provide you with the custom emoticons and smilies for your online chats and even video messages. Users are strongly recommended to remove start.iminent.com from their browsers as well as uninstall Iminent toolbar and other related applications, because they might be related to a number of security threats.

Consequently, start.iminent.com can also be related to the Conduit group of potentially unwanted applications, because Iminent Community Toolbar is classified as a browser extension from the Conduit family. Either way, it shows that start.iminent.com is part of the potentially unwanted program package and you are advised against using the website for your web searches and other needs.

However, it should be pointed out that start.iminent.com does not infect your computer without your permission. Generally, users install Iminent Toolbar and start.iminent.com on their browsers willingly. If you do not download the application from the official website at iminent.com/Download, then it is also possible to download it at third party websites, such as Cnet. What is more, just like it is the usual with the freeware applications, start.iminent.com might also be bundled with third party applications that you download at some random website.

Either way, users are always notified when they are about to install start.iminent.com on their computers, so you can choose whether you want to change your home page and default search engine to start.iminent.com or not. If you choose to modify your browser settings, you need to keep in mind that start.iminent.com supports third party advertising and promotes affiliated websites. However, the third party advertising may prove to be risky, as start.iminent.com does not review all the ads contents, so in case a malevolent third party exploits start.iminent.com for corrupted content distribution, the application could not be blamed for potential malware infection.

Therefore, in order to protect your computer and yourself from any possible threats you need to delete start.iminent.com and scan your computer with SpyHunter free scanner in order to determine whether you have any other potentially unwanted programs installed. If so, invest in a reliable computer security tool to terminate all the system threats automatically.

For manual start.iminent.com removal you can refer to the instructions below, but in case you encounter any problems while removing the application, do not hesitate to ask us for assistance by leaving a comment in the box below.

How to remove start.iminent.com

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
  2. When Charm bar appears, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove Iminent.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Iminent.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Iminent.

Remove start.iminent.com from browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Manage add-ons.
  2. Click Search providers on the left.
  3. Set a new default search engine and remove Search the Web (Iminent).

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click search engine icon on the left of Firefox search box.
  2. Select Manage search engines from drop-down menu.
  3. Remove Search the Web (Iminent) from the list and click OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  3. Set a new default search engine and remove start.iminent.com. Click Done.
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How to manually remove start.iminent.com

Files associated with start.iminent.com infection:

Iminent.Notifier.exe
Iminent.BHO.NavigationError.dll
IminentSetup.exe
imbooster.exe
Iminent.exe

start.iminent.com DLL's to remove:

Iminent.BHO.NavigationError.dll

start.iminent.com processes to kill:

IminentSetup.exe
imbooster.exe
Iminent.exe
Iminent.Notifier.exe
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Comments

  1. CrystalMoonlight94 Nov 5, 2014

    Uh... Iminent actually appeared randomly. It was after I tried to download a Minecraft skin, but the download failed so now I'm stuck with OffersWizard, PC Fix Speed, Starthelp.exe, and Iminent. :/

  2. MG365 Jan 21, 2015

    I removed start imminent in the ways listed, then I changed my browser settings to the way they were. All of a sudden my browser crashes. I open up my web browser and guess what pops up? start.imminent.com accompanied by a tab saying that a program tried to change my settings and apparently succeeded.

  3. Liz Jul 27, 2015

    It is not that simple as to uninstall the program and all the prorgrams that invasively install on one's pc. This is straight from hell. I have yet to uninstall it..windows 8

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