Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker

About this hijacker

RadioFanatics Search Hijacker is is a hijacker infection that can infect your system without you noticing. It is added to freeware as an extra item that is set to install alongside the freeware. The redirect virus isn’t going to endanger your OS directly as it is a somewhat low-level computer threat. That doesn’t mean, however, that it belongs on your machine. It will carry out unwanted modifications to your browser and will redirect you to advertisement web page. You should be be careful to dodge those redirects because you will end up on malware web pages. Since you get nothing from this you really should terminate RadioFanatics Search Hijacker.


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How does it spread

Browser hijackers are spread through free applications bundles. Even if those items are optional, a major part of users set them up anyway and it is usually because Default mode is opted for when installing free applications. You will discover everything in Advanced or Custom mode so if you want to prevent unneeded offers from uninstalling, make sure you pick those settings. You should be vigilant as a rather big amount of items is adjoined to freeware. Those items may be entirely harmless, but then they wouldn’t be using such a dishonest method to get in. It would be best if you simply eliminate RadioFanatics Search Hijacker as it does not belong on your machine.

Why eradicate RadioFanatics Search Hijacker

Upon arrival, the redirect virus will instantly adjust your browser’s settings. Whenever your browser is opened, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, you will run into the redirect virus’s sponsored site loading instead of your regular homepage. You will probably attempt to change the settings back but until you remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker, you will not be able to do so. Your new homepage seems quite plain, it will display a search bar and probably advertisements. Sponsored websites might be implanted into the proper results. Know that you may end up with some type of malware if you were to get rerouted to dubious web pages by the search tool. So if you want this not to occur, remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker from your computer.

RadioFanatics Search Hijacker removal

You could attempt by hand RadioFanatics Search Hijacker termination, just take into consideration that you will need to find the browser intruder yourself. If you encounter into trouble, you can try professional termination software and it should be able to abolish RadioFanatics Search Hijacker. Whichever way you choose, ensure that you eradicate the hijacker entirely.

Download Removal Toolto remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.


Learn how to remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker from your computer

Step 1. RadioFanatics Search Hijacker Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete RadioFanatics Search Hijacker from browsers

a) Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
Download Removal Toolto remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker

k) Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu Remove RadioFanatics Search Hijacker
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.

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