How to Remove MusicNet Start

Get rid of unwanted program such as MusicNet Start by executing the steps provided below. This adware may cause harm on the PC and also produces annoying pop-up advertisements while you are surfing the web.

MusicNet Start is a Google Chrome extension that offers free music search-and-click experience. It can be installed on the computer through download manager and third-party software. Usually, programs like MusicNet Start are being installed on the computer without user’s consent. Pay-per-install scheme is also being utilized by people behind this program to deploy it more rapidly. The method doesn’t only load MusicNet Start; it may also distribute malicious programs like toolbars and home page hijacker together.

If MusicNet Start is present on the computer, users may immediately observe certain changes on the browser. This program may display a barrage of pop-ups and other annoyances. It can add toolbar bearing its name or hijack the home page using its custom search engine. Other components of MusicNet Start may also be installed but re-branded to hide their origin.

If you have purposely installed MusicNet Start, a bunch of programs and tools will also surface on the computer without your consent. Some can be uninstalled from Windows Control Panel, but some will give you difficulty during the removal process. Adware usually comes packed to unwanted program such as MusicNet Start and most people are not given sufficient information about it. For this reason, potentially unwanted programs are somehow deemed malicious by security experts. Although they are not considered as virus, it is still much safer uninstalling such programs.

To be able to remove MusicNet Start and other adware from the computer, we have outlined systematic procedures on this page. Carefully follow the guide and download necessary tools that will help you remove the adware effectively.

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MusicNet Start

MusicNet Start Removal Procedures

On this section are guides that will help you get rid of the threat. Make sure to perform the procedures in exact manner to ensure complete removal of adware, malware, and virus, which may be present on the computer.

Step 1 : Scan the computer with Anti-Malware Tool to Automatically Remove MusicNet Start

Scanning the computer with anti-malware tool instantly removes items linked to MusicNet Start. Though, this may not fix problems on individual internet browser application.

If the outcome of this anti-malware scan did not fully removed MusicNet Start, then you have to execute procedures for affected browser program. Provided on this page are easy to follow instructions to solve problems for specific browser. You may also try Windows System Restore to return the computer to previous clean state.

1 Start downloading the anti-malware tool by clicking on the link below. You can either save the file or directly run it after the download.

Download Tool

2 Install the program with default settings. Run the installation procedure as it is.

3 The program will automatically update the database when installation completes. Thus, it is important that internet connection is active during this process.

4 Once installed, run a Threat Scan (Recommended) to scan all the places malware is known to hide.

5 At the end of the scan process, anti-malware tool will display list of identified threats. Be sure to select all and remove them from the computer.

6 Finally, it will prompt you to restart the computer to finalized removal of threats. Please reboot the computer.

Step 2 : Remove MusicNet Start Extensions from Google Chrome

Follow these procedures to remove MusicNet Start extensions, add-ons, and unwanted search engine from Internet browser. You must be aware that adware may trick you by using different name. If adware name is not listed, please look for and remove relevant items such as Medianetnow.

1 Open Google Chrome.

2 In the address bar, type the following and press Enter on keyboard: chrome://extensions

Chrome Extensions

3 Google Chrome's Extensions window will open.

4 Find MusicNet Start or any similar items. Click on Remove button to delete it from Google Chrome.

Chrome Extension

(Optional) Restore Google Chrome's Home Page and Default Search Engine

Not all adware are designed to affect home page and default search engine. If your home page is hijack by MusicNet Start, you may carry out this guide. Same case if the adware affects your default search engine.

5 On Google Chrome browser, type the given strings in the address bar and press Enter on your keyboard: chrome://settings

6 To remove MusicNet Start from start-up and new tab pages of Chrome, you need to reset the default home page settings. Scroll down to 'On startup' and choose 'Open a specific page or set of pages'.

Chrome Set Pages

7 Hover your cursor to unwanted web address and click More Actions (3 dots). Click on Remove from the choices to delete MusicNet Start from the start-up page.

8 If there is no default startup item, you may add one by clicking on 'Add a new page' and input your preferred web address to be the default homepage.

Advanced Settings

9 Scroll up to Search Engine area and click Manage Search Engines...

10 Hover your cursor to favored search engine and click on More Actions(3 dots). Choose Make Default from the selection.

Make Default Search

11 Next, we need to remove unwanted search engine. Select suspicious or item that is relevant to MusicNet Start and click on More Actions (3 dots). Then, select Remove from the list.

12 When done removing unwanted search engines, please restart Google Chrome browser.

(Optional) Google Chrome Cleanup

If previous instructions failed to remove MusicNet Start, this procedure is helpful in finding and removing harmful software. The process quickly eliminates adware and other malicious components from Google Chrome browser and computer as well.

13 Open Google Chrome browser and type the following in the address bar: chrome://settings/cleanup

14 Click Find button to start checking for harmful software. This scan may take a while.

Clean Up Computer

15Once done scanning, it will display the result and remove MusicNet Start if it was found. You may now close the browser.


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