StartNow toolbar removal. how to uninstall Start-Now virus

Don`t panic if the annoying StartNow search virus that redirects you to unwanted webpages or StartNowtoolbar is bothering you. It is not that difficult to get rid of StartNow malware from an infected computer. lets first discuss what this program is.
StartNow toolbar is a malicious software which is installed on a system from online websites. It may attract users to download it as it offers various easy navigation services. But once installed, StartNow virus will modify your browser settings, it will also change DNS settings so each time you perform a query on Google, Bing, Yahoo or another search engine, Start Now website will come up and it will not let you access the original search results because it will always redirect your search to StartNow website.

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StartNow redirect virus is not only annoying but it is harmful as it may collect your personal information like browsing history, your website interest and also your contact details to pass out to spaming companies. StartNow malware is also too smart to protect itself from being removed, it dose not appear in list of installed programs under Control Panel so users can not uninstall it. Thus it is recommended to swipe StartNow toolbar and its all other malicious files out of infected PC.

How to remove StartNow virus manually:

To remove this virus manually, complete the following set of tasks. Do not forget to create a backup before getting started to the manual removal guide.
Stop StartNow toolbar processes:
TOOLBARUPDATERSERVICE.EXE

Find and delete StartNow toolbarhelper files:

C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\GETVERSION.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\INETC.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\KILLPROCDLL.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\LINKER.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\MATH.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\MD5DLL.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\MODERN-WIZARD.BMP
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\NSDIALOGS.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\NSISDL.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\NSISDL_TEMP.ZUGO
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\SYSTEM.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\TIMEPRO.DLL
C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\ADMINISTRATOR\LOCAL SETTINGS\TEMP\NSR3.TMP\TRACKJSON.JSON
C:\PROGRAM FILES\STARTNOW TOOLBAR\RESOURCES\IMAGES\BTN-MSN.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\CHEVRONBUTTON.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ENGINE_IMAGES.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ENGINE_MAPS.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ENGINE_NEWS.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ENGINE_VIDEOS.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ENGINE_WEB.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ICON_AMAZON.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ICON_EBAY.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ICON_FACEBOOK.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ICON_GAMES.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ICON_SHOPPING.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\ICON_TRAVEL.PNG
..\IMAGES\ICON_TWITTER.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\SEPARATOR.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\SPLITTER.PNG
..\RESOURCES\IMAGES\STARTNOW_LOGO.PNG
..\RESOURCES\INSTALLER.XML
..\RESOURCES\PROTECT\INDEX.HTML
..\RESOURCES\PROTECT\NOTIE6.CSS
..\RESOURCES\PROTECT\ONLYIE6.CSS
..\RESOURCES\PROTECT\SEARCHPROTECTICON.PNG
..\RESOURCES\PROTECT\WINDOW.CSS
..\RESOURCES\PROTECT\WINDOW.JS
..\RESOURCES\REACTIVATE\INDEX.HTML
..\RESOURCES\REACTIVATE\LEFTIMAGE.PNG
..\RESOURCES\REACTIVATE\NOTIE6.CSS
..\RESOURCES\REACTIVATE\ONLYIE6.CSS
..\RESOURCES\REACTIVATE\WINDOW.CSS
..\RESOURCES\REACTIVATE\WINDOW.JS
..\RESOURCES\SEARCHBOX\DROPDOWN_BUTTON_NORMAL.PNG
..\RESOURCES\SEARCHBOX\SEARCHBOX_BUTTON_HOVER.PNG
..\RESOURCES\SEARCHBOX\SEARCHBOX_BUTTON_NORMAL.PNG
..\RESOURCES\SEARCHBOX\SEARCHBOX_INPUT_LEFT.PNG
..\RESOURCES\SEARCHBOX\SEARCHBOX_INPUT_MIDDLE.PNG
..\RESOURCES\TOOLBAR.XML
..\RESOURCES\TOOLBARBUTTON\HOVER_C.PNG
..\RESOURCES\TOOLBARBUTTON\HOVER_L.PNG
..\RESOURCES\TOOLBARBUTTON\HOVER_R.PNG
..\RESOURCES\TOOLBARBUTTON\NORMAL_C.PNG
..\RESOURCES\TOOLBARBUTTON\NORMAL_L.PNG
..\RESOURCES\TOOLBARBUTTON\NORMAL_R.PNG
..\STARTNOWTOOLBARUNINSTALL.EXE
..\TOOLBAR32.DLL
..\TOOLBARUPDATERSERVICE.EXE
..\UNINSTALL.DAT
C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\COOKIES\INDEX.DAT
C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\HISTORY\HISTORY.IE5\DESKTOP.INI
C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\HISTORY\HISTORY.IE5\INDEX.DAT
C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\DESKTOP.INI
C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\TEMPORARY INTERNET FILES\CONTENT.IE5\INDEX.DAT

Auto Removal

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