If you live in Brasil or have a Brasilian IP address, Start2.me is able to replace your default search provider. However, there is one problem about this program – you can’t trust it at all. For that reason, you should not use it. According to the malware specialists, Start2.me will provide you with multiple third-party links that may cause you security-related issues. Thus, you should remove the search engine from your computer without any consideration. After erasing the search provider completely, you may install a legitimate one which will not threaten your virtual security. The good news about the Start2.me removal is that it will be enough to change the preferences of your web browser. In case you don’t know how to do this, you can have a look at the provided instructions bellow.
Due to the fact that Start2.me is powered by Yahoo!, the program does not seem to be authentic. Yahoo! itself is a decent search provider, however, you should not trust Start2.me because it will only flood your monitor with useless third-party adverts. Apart from the fact that these ads are not beneficial for you, you may click on them accidentally and get transferred to suspicious websites which may cause harm to your PC. Besides, it is likely that you will download and set up unwanted software on your system which cannot be removed easily.
In order to protect your machine from any unwanted programs, you must erase Start2.me from the system as soon as possible. Start2.me has been spread out via Smart Installer signed by RBMF Technologies LLC. Usually, the search provider travels with some questionable applications like Pricemeter and Hometab, so if you notice them, you should delete them as well. Otherwise, they might cause you a great deal of inconvenience.
If you decided to delete Start2.me from your computer, you can follow the bellow-provided removal guide. In addition, you have to run a full scan of your system with a reliable antimalware tool to make sure that there are no other existing threats on your PC.
How Can I Uninstall Start2.me?
Please, perform the steps that you will find below in order to remove the Start2.me adware. Also, do not skip or change the steps order. For your convenience you can print these instructions or have tablet or smartphone.
STEP 1 : Uninstall Start2.me from Your Computer
Press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” at once to open the Run Command
Find Start2.me program and click on uninstall/change. It is best if you scroll the list of all installed programs and remove any software that was not installed by you.
STEP 2 : Remove Start2.me from Chrome, Firefox or IE
- Start Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools —> Extensions
- Click the small recycle bin on the right to remove the Start2.me Extension
- Finally, Reset Google Chrome by deleting the current user to permanently clean this browser
- Start Mozilla Firefox
- Press Ctrl+Shift+A at once
- Disable the Start2.me add on
- Go to Help (1)
- Then Troubleshoot information (2)
- Click on Reset Firefox (3)
- Start Internet Explorer
- Click on the Gear Icon (1) On the Upper Right Corner
- Go to Toolbars and Extensions and disable the Start2.me add on.
- Click on Internet options (2)
- Select the Advanced tab (3) and click on Reset (4).
- Close IE