Malware Complaints

Virus and Malware Database

  For anybody who is looking for some way how you can deal with Lucky Starting, look no further, we’re here to guide you...


For anybody who is looking for some way how you can deal with Lucky Starting, look no further, we’re here to guide you in addressing the matter. The chances are high that that you have certainly suffered the torrent of troublesome adverts that this particular unwelcome Adware creates. (You can find our removal guide at the bottom of the article.) The program is considered to belong to the type of programs generally known as Adware and is specifically designed to do this, so don’t be alarmed. Other likely unwanted effects as a result of an adware software are a switched browser homepage or search engine. What you have been probably hopeful for is our removal guide, but in this article you’ll find other valuable data to boot.


When confronted with the intrusive Ads most users’s first response is to conclude that their pc has fallen prey to a virus. Pc malware, though, do not use Ads to irritate you, they have got way more sinisterand therefore must not be referred to as Adware. Adware is a type of software that is different from virusesit’s true that Adware programs may be annoying, however generally they are not threatening. A computer virus can destroy and steal files, monitor the actions of the victim and much more.To make a vivid comparison lets take the ransomware virus as an example. Ransomware is widely known render all files on a computer useless and blackmail their owner for hundreds of dollars’ worth of ransom money. Ransomware is definitely scary, but fortunately this is probably what you are facing. When you manage to eliminate Lucky Starting it will be gone as if it never has been on your machine, so stay cool and proceed with the article


Adware software programs often market different types of applications, that could work as a backdoor for a number of other hazards if installed. This is the reason why interacting with the the Ads can be quite a bad idea – you cannot know where you’ll be linked to. Any time you click an advertisement you risk being sent to a virus-infected website or software download. Fortunately, not many Adware applications are known for generating this sort of dangerous ads. Adware applications are also well-known for yet another unpleasant habit – keeping track of the user’s internet activities. This might sound unnerving, but usually it is generally done so that the adware can personalize its ads in order to make them appear more appealing to the individual. Sometimes, some adware applications may make an effort to sell the data they’ve gained from your internet browser, but this happens pretty rare. Finally, an adware can quite often lead to a slowdown of your machine’s work productivity, as a result of all the resources it takes to display its nagging advertisements.


Realize that it’s very vital that you realize what techniques adware creators use to spread their programs all over the Net. Once you know how programs like Lucky Starting travels and gets on users’ computers, it will be an easy task to prevent infections from happening later on. Have you just recently installed any software on your PC? It is fairly possible that you installed a program bundle and that’s how Lucky Starting got inside. The thing is that in most cases you are not given any information regarding a potentially unwelcome application being bundled up with the program you’re trying to install. Installing the software in a hurry is not normally a wise idea. Be sure to go through and explore all the menus for unwelcome extra software. It is essential to keep in mind, though, is that you pick the custom installation alternativemany people don’t do that and this is what gets them the unwelcome program. Using this method, you’d be able to choose which additional installs to keep with the main application and which to leave out of the installation. Aside from file-bundling, you can also get an adware through your e-mail, by opening up any junk mail letters. This is why it is essential that you double-check the details of your new emails, just before opening them. If you believe a newly received e-mail message might not be safe, eliminate it without even opening it. Please, make sure to take into account that the world wide web may be a hazardous place – make an effort to avoid all sorts of questionable sites. One great tip in preserving your computer clean would be to regularly scan it for malware, in an attempt to ensure max protection.

Lucky Starting Virus Removal Guide

Step 1

  • Start by revealing Hidden Files. Ask for detailed instructions in our comments section if you don’t know how to do this, find hidden files guide here. 
  • To disable all potential threats from manipulating your settings and recovering after being deleted, it is recommended you work under Safe Mode.
    This is leave your system working  on its essential processes.  Click here for Safe Mode guide.

Step 2

Home-Start button -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program.

Uninstall a program

Look for the Adware and uninstall it.

Click on Installed On.

Installed On

Delete anything installed recently that you deem to be suspicious.

In Search type -> msconfig -> press Enter.


Now, Startup -> disable entries listed with Unknown Manufacturer.

Unknown Manufacturer

Step 3

Home-Start button -> Search-> type “notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts” -> hit Enter.

Open hostsfile

Anything different from the picture below – you might be in danger!


Contact us for more information!

Step 4

Chrome Icon Lucky Starting Virus Removal from Chrome

Chrome Bars -> More Tools -> Extensions.

Chrome Extensions

Look for the Adware and remove it.

Firefox Icon Lucky Starting Virus Removal from Firefox

Firefox bars-> Add-ons -> Extensions.

Firefox Add-ons

Locate the Adware and delete it.

IE Icon Lucky Starting Virus Removal from Internet Explorer

IE-GEAR -> Add-ons -> Toolbars and Extensions.

IE Add-Ons

Find the Adware and remove it.

Step 5

Start the task manager by right clicking on the taskbar.

Start Task Manager



Review processes -> check for anything suspicious. Right click on each questionable process -> Open File Location -> End the process -> delete the directories where the files have been located.

Step 6

Home-Start button -> Search -> Type subsequently:

  • %AppData%
  • %LocalAppData%
  • %ProgramData%
  • %WinDir%
  • %Temp%

Temp Folder

Press Enter after each search. Review each Folder -> delete recent entries.

Do not hesitate to contact us if need be! We also enjoy being told how awesome we are!

Thompson Hill

No comments so far.

Be first to leave comment below.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *