Starware Toolbar Removal

Starware is a piece of adware that tries to disguise itself as a toolbar for Microsoft Internet Explorer.  It may hijack your searches, redirecting them through its home server instead of through the search engine you were trying to use.

Firewalls often have a difficult time blocking this type of program.  Starware attaches itself to Explorer, and this being so, the firewall will simply think it is part of the browser.

Like all adware, it displays annoying pop-up advertisements.  It creates a host of directories within Microsoft Windows and can be very difficult to remove.  It may also download updates to itself and can slow your browser speed.

A free scan with ZookaWare PC Cleaner should show all traces of Starware, as well as any other unwanted programs which may have infected your system.

Starware file contents:

Directories:
“Starware347” may exist in multiple Windows directory paths.
Starware305
Starware316
Starware317
Starware322
Starware325
Starware337
Starware343
Starware347
Starware349
Starware358
Starware365
Free_Credit_Score
genesis
PictureFrame

Files:
ProductMessagingConfig.xml
ProductMessagingConfig.xml.backup
SimpleUpdateConfig.xml
SimpleUpdateConfig.xml.backup
%commonapplicationdatadir%\Starware347\SimpleUpdate\TimerManagerConfig.xml
%commonapplicationdatadir%\Starware347\SimpleUpdate\TimerManagerConfig.xml.backup
pranks.bmp
\starware_toolbar_icon.bmp
\ManagerOptions.xml
%profiledir%\Application Data\Starware347\Manager\ManagerOptions.xml.backup
Movies0.bmp
%profiledir%\Application Data\Starware347\Movies\MoviesOptions.xml
%profiledir%\Application Data\Starware347\Movies\MoviesOptions.xml.backup
PranksOptions.xml
PranksOptions.xml.backup
%profiledir%\Application Data\Starware347\RelatedSearch\RelatedSearchOptions.xml

Registry Keys:
JOKESTER.PRANK
JOKESTER.PRANK.1
STARWARE
Starware305
Starware316
Starware317
Starware322
Starware325
Starware337
Starware343
Starware347
Starware349
Starware358
Starware365

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ZookaWare runs on Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10. It has no ads, popups or bundled software and fully uninstalls by clicking Start > All Programs > select ZookaWare and click Uninstall.

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