LuckyStarting.com is a browser hijacker site that may be presented as a basic Internet search site upon first view. Though, LuckyStarting.com uses a customized Yahoo.com search setup to filter search query results. Use of LuckyStarting.com is not dangerous but is known to display several sponsored links or advertisements upon returning a search query. Use of those sponsored links or ads may cause redirects or loading of other sites that may display unwanted content.
In most cases, LuckyStarting.com components load automatically upon installation of freeware apps or bundled software downloaded from the Internet. Using caution in the download and install of those apps will help prevent the loading of LuckyStarting.com and its related components within your web browser application.
LuckyStarting.com may load automatically as a default home page or new tab page. Due to such actions, LuckyStarting.com may have a component or browser extension loaded causing the site to be automatically rendered. Putting a stop to the actions of LuckyStarting.com may require disabling of all related LuckyStarting.com components or the complete removal of those browser extensions.
Are you getting popups from LuckyStarting.com? Have you identified that you have LuckyStarting.com installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove LuckyStarting.com completely from your computer?
Why should you remove LuckyStarting.com?
If LuckyStarting.com resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that LuckyStarting.com may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking LuckyStarting.com removal process.
How can you manually remove LuckyStarting.com
Manual removal of LuckyStarting.com may not be for everyone. Each manual LuckyStarting.com removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic LuckyStarting.com removal process.
LuckyStarting.com can be removed manually by following the steps below.
- With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
- Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
- Locate LuckyStarting.com in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find LuckyStarting.com, you can continue to step 5.
- Restart your computer.
- Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
- Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
- Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.
You may need to return to this removal process for removing LuckyStarting.com. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.
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Delete all of the following files that are associated with LuckyStarting.com from your computer.
If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.
If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with LuckyStarting.com, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.
Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"
After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with LuckyStarting.com by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\LuckyStarting.com folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.
Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed LuckyStarting.com completely from your computer. If you find that LuckyStarting.com is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic LuckyStarting.com removal process.