StartNow Toolbar By Zugo is a browser add-on or a toolbar powered with a search box and various button directing you to well-known websites. The add-on can be installed alongside free application or on its own after you download it from about.startnow.com. If you do not read the license agreement of the program you want to install, you may think that StartNow Toolbar By Zugo is a browser hijacker as it can change your home page and search provide; however, the truth is that this application is not a virus but a free application which can alter the settings of your browser with your consent.
Here is what you should un-tick while running the installer:
StartNow Toolbar (powered by Yahoo!)
StatNow home page (powered by Yahoo!)
Yahoo! Default search
In case these entries are not opted out, the home page is change to startnow.com and the search provider is changed to Yahoo. Moreover, when you search for a specific item, you will find that search.yahoo.com provides you with various advertisements and sponsored links. This is a great chance for sly schemers to earn revenue per click or deceive you into buying some services or items. Hence, you should avoid visiting those website that you are provided with so as not to get the PC infected with unwanted infections which may be difficult to get rid of.
As for the toolbar, StartNow Toolbar By Zugo enables you to access shopping.yahoo.com, miniclip.com, amazon.com and other websites. If you do not want to have the toolbar on your browsing tools and be manipulated by Yahoo! Search engine, you should remove it from the computer right not.
Note that StartNow Toolbar By Zugo is applicable with Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. There are some cases when no changes to the browser settings have to be made after the toolbar is uninstalled through Control Panel; however, this time some manual changes are necessary. Below you will find our instructions on how to uninstall StartNow Toolbar By Zugo and how to remove it from your IE and Firefox.
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