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How to get rid of Start.msn.iplay.com browser hijacker

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Start.msn.iplay.com is a browser hijacker that changes your homepage and other settings of the infected browser. It comes to your computer when you visit a dangerous site, open spam or download a program from unknown resource. Once you find that your computer is infected by Start.msn.iplay.com , it is suggested that you should remove it as soon as possible for it can cause a series of problems.

As its main purpose is to display various ads in your computer, so Start.msn.iplay.com tries its best to show you with ads. When you visit a site or do something with your computer, Start.msn.iplay.com pops up ads annoying you. If you go to those shopping sites, there may pop up more and ads, information about promotions and discounts.

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Without your permission, Start.msn.iplay.com can download something malicious to your computer., such as malicious toolbars or plug-ins. Settings of the browser may be changed by Start.msn.iplay.com . it can also makes change to your registry editor and other system files. When Start.msn.iplay.com runs at the backstage, it creates tons of junk files in your system. So If you want to remove Start.msn.iplay.com completely from your computer, those junks and corrupted registry values must be removed from your computer. Unfortunately, antivirus programs could not remove its registry values, they can not even remove Start.msn.iplay.com , because of the design of antivirus programs. So we suggest that you should remove this virus manually. And here we hae instructions. If you are not familiar with computers, please feel free to contact our well-trained technicians to assist you.

Removal Guide--how to remove Start.msn.iplay.com

Step 1: Launch your computer into Safe Mode with Networking
Hit F8 constantly when you restart your computer until you see there couple options coming up, move with your arrow key to choose Safe Mode with Networking.

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Step 2: Open your registry editor and delete the following regsitry values:
Hit Win +R in your computer and then type regedit and hit Enter.

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Find the following regsitry values and change the values of Start Page into google.com
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main

Find the following regsitry values and delete them:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run

Step 3:Clean junk files:
%temp%
%appdata%

Step 4: Go to the desktop, find the infected browser, right click it, and choose property. Then under the Target tab, change Awesomehp.com into anything, like google.com or NOHOME.

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Step 5: Restart your computer.

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