What is

The search engine is a search provider that can replaces your default home page and search engine of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. The changes are made without your permission when browsing insecure websites; hence, you should always keep the operating system protected against the latest malware and spyware threats. is very similar to browser hijackers promoting,,, and some other search engines because all these browser hijackers operate in the same way. It is highly advisable to remove from the computer because the search engine collects information about your browsing behavior and may share the data collected with third parties.testtesttest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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How does work?

Like the aforementioned browser hijackers, the browser hijacker promoting alters the shortcuts to the browsers so that you cannot restore the former settings. It alters the Target line of the shortcut so that is opened every time you double-click the shortcut. It has been found that after uninstalling the browser hijacker, the Target line is restored automatically; however, if you decide to remove yourself, you should make sure that the Target line is fixed.

Additionally, the browser hijacker installs two browser extensions, which are SupTab, which you can find on Internet Explorer, and QuickStart, which is compatible with Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The extensions alter new browser tabs by providing you with a search box and links to popular websites. These two programs have nothing to do with browser hijacker; they are only bundled with various programs and can be removed from the browsers without difficulties.As regards the very search engine, it features a very minimalistic startup page; in the upper-left corner, there are several links to popular websites, including Facebook, Amazon, and Google. provides computer users with Google search results, so there is no need to keep as the default search provider because you can use Google instead.

The fact that the browser hijacker alters the settings of the browsers without your interferences should not be disregarded, and we recommend that you remove from the browsers as soon as you can.

How to remove

Below you will find our step-by-step removal guide to a browser hijacker removal, which is supposed to help you eliminate from the browsers. However, we recommend that you implement a reputable spyware and malware removal tool because your computer needs protection against various Internet-based computer threats.

How to uninstall istart123

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Launch instart123 uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Uninstall the unwanted program.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse to the lower-left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click.
  3. Select Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove

Remove from the browser shortcuts

  1. Right-click on the shortcut of a browser.
  2. Select Property.
  3. Open the Shortcut tab.
  4. Make sure the Target line ends with the closing quotation mark.

Remove from the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. Open the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Reset.
  4. Select the check box and click Reset.
  5. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click the Reset Firefox button.
  3. In the pop-up window, click Reset Firefox.
  4. Click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and point Tools.
  2. Click Extensions.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Under On startup, select the last option and click Set pages.
  5. Set a new startup page.
  6. Under Search, click Manage search engines and set a new search provider. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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  1. Worked on chrome and Firefox but not explorer

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