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How to Remove Mystart.incredibar.com Redirect and Incredibar Toolbar?

 

The homepage of your internet browser has been hijacked to mystart.incredibar.com? You are seeing Incredibar toolbar on your computer? Want to get your browser works correctly again? This article offers detailed instructions on how to get rid of mystart.incredibar.com redirect and Incredibar toolbar.

 

 

What Is Mystart.incredibar.com Redirect and Incredibar Toolbar?

 

 

Mystart.incredibar.com, or Mystart by Incredibar, is an ad supported search engine in itself. It is classified as browser hijacker that changes the homepage, default search engine to Mystart.incredibar.com without your knowledge and consent. Once installed, it will redirect your search to malicious websites.

mystart.incredibar.com

 

Mystart.incredibar.com redirect comes along with the installation of Incredibar toolbars (Incredibar Games, Incredibar Essentials, Incredibar Community or Incredibar Music) or other freeware, such as download-manager, video conversion programs and video streaming.

Incredibar Games

Incredibar Music

 

Incredibar toolbars are browser plugins that can work with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. They are not so popular among computer users for their sneaky behavior and are defined as PUP (potentially unwanted program) by the industry.

 

 

How to Remove Mystart.incredibar.com Redirect and Incredibar Toolbar?

 

                                                                                                           

Removal guide outlined:

Step 1 Uninstall Incredibar Toolbar through Control Panel

Step 2 Remove Mystart Incredibar residual damages from IE/FF/Chrome

Step 3 Repair your installed browser with Anvi Slim Toolbar (Easy and fast solution)

Step 4 Clean invalid registry entries and junk files

                                                                                                           

 

Step 1 Uninstall Incredibar Toolbar through Control Panel

 

As mentioned above, Mystart.incredibar.com redirect is caused by installing freeware and Incredibar toolbar (Incredibar Games, Incredibar Essentials, Incredibar Community or Incredibar Music), it may install some programs to support the redirect, so you need to uninstall all the unwanted or unknown programs that installed around the time you are infected by this redirect virus, such as Web Assistant.

 

Windows 8: Move the mouse pointer to the right side corner → select Search → search for “control panel” to get Control Panel→ click on Uninstall a Program → search for Incredibar toolbar and Web Assistant → click on Uninstall button to remove them one by one

Or, move the mouse pointer to bottom left corner → right click onHot button → select Control Panel from the list → click on Uninstall a Program → search for Incredibar toolbar and Web Assistant → click on Uninstall button to remove them one by one

 

Windows 7/Vista: Click on Start button → Select Control Panel → Click on Uninstall a Program / Programs and Features → Search for Incredibar toolbar and Web Assistant → Click on Uninstall button to remove them one by one

 

Windows XP: Click on Start button → Select Control Panel → Click on Add/Remove Programs → Search for Incredibar toolbar and Web Assistant → Click on Remove button to remove them one by one

incredibar_uninstall

 

 

Step 2 Remove Mystart Incredibar residual damages from IE/FF/Chrome


Alternative—Repair your installed browser with Anvi Slim Toolbar

 
In order to have your web browser work correctly again, you should go through the steps below to check and restore your browser settings.

 

For Internet Explorer Users
For Mozilla Firefox Users
For Google Chrome Users

For Internet Explorer Users:

 

1. To change homepage: click on the gear icon or Tools at the top right corner → select Internet options → hit General tab in the menu → replace http://mystart.incredibar.com/ with a preferred domain like http://www.google.com/ or choose Use default

 

2. To remove extension: click on the gear icon or Tools → select Manage Add-ons → go to Toolbars and Extensions tab → search for Incredibar related plugins and extensions → right click on it  → choose Disable in the drop-down menu → close the window and click on OK button

 

3. To reset search provider: Switch to Search Providers tab → right click a desired search provider → select Set as default → right click Mystart Search and Incredibar Customized Web Search → select Remove → click Apply and OK to complete the setting

 

 

Alternative Solution: Reset IE to its default state

If you think the setting process is complicated or you can’t find the items mentioned above, you can follow this solution to reset IE to its default state.

 

1. Open Internet Explorer, click Tools at the top right corner, and then select Internet options.

 

2. Switch to Advanced tab in the window and click on the Reset button.

 

3. Check Delete personal settings and click Reset button in the new window.

ie-reset

4. After the reset finished, click Close button. Then restart Internet Explorer.

 

Next Step—Clean invalid registry entries and residual files

For Mozilla Firefox Users:

 

1. To remove extensions and plugins: click on the orange Firefox button firefox button on the upper left corner of the browser → hit Add-ons → go to Extensions tab → Remove Incredibar related extensions

 

Switch to Plugins tab → Disable Incredibar related plugins

 

2. To change homepage: click on the orange Firefox button firefox button → hit Options→ select General → choose Restore to Default.

 

3. To reset default search engine: Click on the inverted triangle in the search bar → choose Manage Search Engines → locate Mystart Search → hit Remove and OK → click the inverted triangle again → select a preferred search provider as default search engine from the menu

Firefox-search engine

4. To modify Preference: Typa about:config into the URL address bar and hit Enter → click I’ll be careful, I promise! button in the confirmation box  → type mystart in the search box → right click on the preference that have been changed by Incredibar toolbar → select Reset

careful_ff mystart_reset_ff

 

 

Alternative Solution: Reset Firefox to its default state

This solution is easy to follow, but you will lose your customized settings.

1. Click on orange Firefox button on the upper left corner of the browser, and then move the mouse pointer to Help in the dropped-down menu and select Troubleshooting information in the sub-menu.

firefox-reset-1

 

2. Click the Reset Firefox button in the Troubleshooting Information page and in the confirmation window that opens.

firefox-reset-2

 

3. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported.

 

Next Step—Clean invalid registry entries and residual files

For Google Chrome Users:

 

Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) →select Settings

Chrome settings

 

1. To reset startup page: hit Set pages → remove http://mystart.incredibar.com/ by clicking the X at the end of the bar

 

2. To change homepage: hit Change →change homepage to google.com or any other webs you desire

 

3. To reset default search engine: click on Manage search engine → set a desired search engine as your default search engine → remove search.incredibar.com from the list by clicking the recycle bin

 

4. To remove extension: click Extensions above Settings → search for IB Updater and Incredibar extensions → click the Recycling Bin to remove it

 

 

 

Next Step—Clean invalid registry entries and residual files

 

Step 3 Repair your installed browser with Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

Also, you can download and install a tool to assist you to complete the repair of your browser. Anvi Slim Toolbar is such an application.

 

1. Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar by clicking the link below.

Anvi Slim Toolbar download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/ast/

Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

2. Delete unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons:

Launch Anvi Slim Toolbar → Switch to Manage tab → Chech or tick unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons → hit Remove button

Anvi Slim Toolbar-scan results

 

3. Empty trash bin:

The removed toolbars and extensions are placed in the trash bin in case you want them back, so you need to empty the trash bin regularly.

Click on the trash bin icon, then you can restore or remove toolbars and extensions there.

Slim toolbar-trash bin

 

4. Modify browser settings:

Go to Browser Repair tab → chose the browser you are going to repair → set the homepage to your preferred website → select a desired search engine → click on the Repair button

Anvi Slim Toolbar-Browser Repair 1

Step 4 Clean invalid registry entries and junk files

 

After remove mystart.incredibar.com redirect virus and Incredibar Toolbar, some registry keys and junk files are still on your computer. This residual files may slow down the performance of your computer over time, so you should clean up your computer after uninstall application. Try Cloud System Booster.

 

1. Download and install the free or paid version of Cloud System Booster.

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Cloud System Booster Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

2. Launch Cloud System Booster and click on the Boost button.

Cloud System Booster-Boost

 

3. Click on Clean button after scan finished.

Cloud System Booster-Clean

 

Now, mystart.incredibar.com redirect virus and Incredibar toolbar should have been removed completely from your computer. If you have encounter any problem in removing this virus, please feel free to contact us.

 

 

Recommended—Turn on the security settings of your installed web browser

 

If you always encounter the problems such as pop-up ads and redirecting, you may need to check if the available security settings of your web browser are on. You can go to Turn on Security Features of Internet Browsers for Safer Surfing Online for detailed tutorials.

 

And you can make use of Anvi Ad Blocker to further guard your online activities and create a clean online environment. It can block pop up ads and prevent you from landing on malicious websites.

Anvi Ad Blocker free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html

Anvi Ad Blocker purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/adbupgrade.php

Anvi Ad Blocker