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Should I remove istartpageing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0013%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.06 days
296.91 days >
Average installed length: 156.00 days


VersionDistribution 40.00% 20.00% 20.00% 20.00%

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What is istartpageing?

istartpageing from ELEX is a web browser search hijacker that modifies the assets of the user's web browser in order to redirect search results.

About  (from ELEX)

Istartpageing.com returns all the best results from leading search engines so you find what you're looking for faster. Each search engine has its own method of searching and each will return different results. Istartpageing.com looks at all of them, decides which are most relevant to your search, eliminates duplicates ...  Read more


istartpageing is a program developed by ELEX. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 617.06 KB (631,870 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 25% of users of istartpageing come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
istartpageing has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.istartpageing.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\istartpageing
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\istartpageing\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 617.06 KB

Program filesFiles installed by istartpageing

  • Uninstall.exe - UninstallMain Module (Uninstall Module)

How do I remove istartpageing?

You can uninstall istartpageing from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program istartpageing, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove istartpageing.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 48%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 48.00%
Windows 7 44.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 24.00%
Windows 10 Home 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.00%
Windows 10 Pro 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.00%
  Germany 10.71%
  France 7.14%
  Republic Of Moldova 7.14%
  Poland 7.14%
  Saudi Arabia 7.14%
  Kazakstan 3.57%
  Vietnam 3.57%
  Brazil 3.57%
  Thailand 3.57%
  Latvia 3.57%
  Austria 3.57%
  Portugal 3.57%
  ET 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 36.36%
Acer 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
Toshiba 9.09%
Samsung 4.55%
Packard Bell 4.55%
Lenovo 4.55%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Common models
ASUSTeK X55A 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 5.00%
ASUSTeK X45U 5.00%
ASUSTeK 1215B 5.00%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 5.00%


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