How to remove (uninstall) InitialPage123

InitialPage123 is the advertising-oriented tool by InitialPage123.com and its abilities are used by cyber-criminals to get money from ads. The promotional software can be divided on two groups: browser hijackers and adware. They have just one big difference: adware just puts ads everywhere, and hijackers are trying to redirect you to the viral websites from the good ones. Utilities of this sort often pretend to be reputable, to make you install them. The advantages of suchlike programs are described very unclear, so it is hard to understand, does InitialPage123 work or not. Fast search, reports about recent actions of your friends in social networks, improved detection of bargains and discounts and other pointless features – this is what these tools propose. In fact, they don't care about these functions and simply flood user with advertisement.

InitialPage123

Many users will be wandering that InitialPage123 is not dangerous for the laptop. InitialPage123 is not malicious, because it doesn't meddle with the functioning of good tools, it doesn't erase folders and does not cause direct harm to the PC. Promotional tools fully rely on the clients, giving them the chance to injure their machines. With help of ads, adware initiates a flow of visitors to determined sites and gains thousands of dollars for hackers. Advertisement and boosting services, given by adware, are cheap, and draw lots of rustlers. This vicious circle is really difficult to break and promotional programs will do its work until all customers will experience some issues with adware or hijackers, and stop installing these kinds of tools.

 

Methods to remove InitialPage123

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove InitialPage123 manually

Step 1. Uninstall InitialPage123 from the operation system

Step 2. Remove InitialPage123 from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

If InitialPage123 succeeded to break your computer's shield, it will instantly start to show ads. The massive stream of advertisement starts to invade browser and desktop, leaving you no chance to surf the web. The conventional ad banners appear in the designated spots, but the hype from InitialPage123 could arise anywhere and interfere to use the website, without having a "hide" button. Any action with the banner can cause the viral infection. In the case of the hijackers victim also suffers from permanent redirects to harmful web-sites. The best way to return the OS and browsers to their original state is the deletion of InitialPage123 and total scanning of PC. If the malicious software operates in your system for few days - manual removal, probably, will be useless and you'll have to purchase the worthy anti-viral tool. Such software is called Spyhunter, and it can help you to entirely clean the machine from viruses in a few minutes.

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Removal instruction

Step 1. Uninstall from Control Panel

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall InitialPage123 from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select InitialPage123 and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\InitialPage123
  • C:\ProgramData\InitialPage123
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\InitialPage123

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "InitialPage123" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove InitialPage123 from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select InitialPage123 and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete InitialPage123 from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select InitialPage123 and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall InitialPage123 from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove InitialPage123 from the browser

How to remove InitialPage123 from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove InitialPage123

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete InitialPage123 from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove InitialPage123

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall InitialPage123 from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove InitialPage123

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete InitialPage123 from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose InitialPage123 and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete InitialPage123 from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

How to protect the computer?

Despite the fact that it is really easy to eliminate InitialPage123, no one could enjoy to perform this each day. It's not profitably for web-criminals to create high-quality malware and they just make tens of low-grade programs instead of several extremely hazardous ones. According to this, you have to understand not only how to uninstall malicious programs, but firstly, how to avoid them. Here are some hints which may assist every user to keep his PC clean

  • Every time you install the software, you have to attentively read the EULA. People's indifference is the cause of adware's success. All irritating functions of adware are written in the windows which you accustomed to skip. Most of adware use a manner called "Partner setup" or "fast setting", when in addition to the desired tool you get 3-4 useless ones. You have to reject suchlike proposals, because malware use this way of distribution very often.
  • E-mails are very often used to spread viruses. If you do not recognize the sender of the message - don't click on it. The e-mail attachments are better to open with help of "sandbox" programs.
  • Be careful with the offers to make money on the Internet, and the highly beneficial deals. Most of them are harmless, created to increase the rating of the website, where they are placed, but some of them are leading to actual fraud schemes that will make you experience the financial losses.

These directions are not hard to follow, but every one of them allows you to avoid the infection by viruses. Even if the use of the hints is making you feel inconvenient - you should remember: they are the basis of system security. Let your system be clean and safe, and don't forget that we're always here to answer any question about the harmful software.

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