Remove Startup Maximizer Step by Step

Posted by Britt Duncan - June 3, 2016

Startup Maximizer is not a virus. However, it is a hateful adware. It can penetrate into the computer without being known with the help of the distribution method called bundling which is widely used by some malware, ransomware and rogue programs. Once the adware enters the computer system, it does suspicious operations without your permission. The most obvious one is the show-up of an increasing number of ads when you start going online. You need to watch out for the ads generated by Startup Maximizer adware because you never know what is hiding in the ads.

You can be redirected to some insecure web sites by them. Unfortunately, that is not the end. You should also know the fact that the adware is able to know what you usually do online. In most cases, Startup Maximizer adware gathers your online information, such as the search conditions and web browsing history. However, your email address, the IP address of the computer and other personal information can also be collected. You should not put up with what it does in your computer system. You should try your best to remove all its malicious files from your computer system completely.

Startup Maximizer

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Startup Maximizer Virus Is a Big Trouble :

1. It is a risky Trojan virus that penetrates into your system secretly;
2. It adds harmful files or scripts to major part of the system;
3. It could cut off the access to the installed antivirus software;
4. It may bring in spyware or other privacy-invasive malware;
5. It keeps mutating and updating all the time;
6. It steals your privacy and compromises your security.

Instruction on Removing Startup Maximizer Malware

According to our research, we found that Startup Maximizer adware often gets installed together with other programs. And Startup Maximizer adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing Startup Maximizer virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Startup Maximizer malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Startup Maximizer adware and other unknown software

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable Startup Maximizer or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling Startup Maximizer and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Startup Maximizer virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Startup Maximizer virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Startup Maximizer
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\random.exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Startup Maximizer malware

% Program Files% \ Startup Maximizer pop-up \ Startup Maximizer pop-up. exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\ Startup Maximizer pop-up. lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu \ Startup Maximizer pop-up \ Startup Maximizer pop-up. lnk

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Startup Maximizer virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal cannot guarantee a thorough removal of Startup Maximizer virus.

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