What is Qone8.com hijacker?

Qone8.com hijacker is a Potentially Unwanted Program that hijacks your browser. Qone8.com hijacker looks like popular search systems such as Yahoo, Google and so on. When it gets into your browser, it starts to change browser settings. First, it changes your homepage to qone8.com. Even if you want to find anything with Google or anything else, it redirects you to Qone8.com results. In addition, it can change your start page to start.qone8.com and add new tab in your browser without your consent. For what? Just to make money. When you type something into the search engine, Qone8.com displays many promotional websites. There are many advertising, banners and coupons. Developers of Qone8.com has many sponsors, which pay them money for each person who clicked on their link. In addition, this program can add a toolbar in your browser, which is crowded of advertising too.

qone8.com hijacker

How is Qone8.com hijacker installed on your PC?

Qone8.com hijacker gets into PC bundled with other freeware that can be downloaded from popular websites such as download.com etc. to avoid it you must disagree with installation of additional software. Also read the installation agreement and don’t hurry to click “Next”. Follow the installation process and be careful. Try to find safe analogues and read reviews about programs. Use a special program that can help you to protect your PC.

How to remove Qone8.com hijacker from your PC?

If you want to divest your computer of it, you will need to follow these steps. Please follow them carefully, as if you miss something, the Qone8.com hijacker and search will not be completely removed. The program does not contain any uninstall program so the only way is to delete it manually.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Qone8.com hijacker in their database. They also can help you reset browser settings. You can try to use them for removing Qone8.com hijacker.

Recommended Solution:

Wipersoft – fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to Qone8.com hijacker – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Qone8.com hijacker.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Qone8.com hijacker

Or uninstall Qone8.com hijacker manually:

Uninstalling from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find OmigaPlus.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find OmigaPlus and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find OmigaPlus, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove Qone8.com hijacker from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Qone8.com.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.
  5. Also look for other suspicious extensions.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Type about:addons.
  3. Go to Extensions.
  4. Choose Qone8.com.
  5. Click Disable or Remove button.
  6. If remove button is not available – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Qone8.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallDesk 365
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstalleSafeSecControl
HKLMSOFTWAREdeskSvc
HKLMSOFTWAREeSafeSecControl
HKLMSOFTWAREhdcode
HKLMSOFTWAREqvo6Software
HKLMSOFTWAREqvo6Softwareqvo6hp
HKLMSOFTWAREV9
HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationdesksvc
HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationeSafeSvc
HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesdesksvc
HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseSafeSvc
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallOmiga Plus
HKLMSOFTWAREhdcode
HKLMSOFTWAREomigaplusSvc
HKLMSOFTWAREV9Omiga Plus
HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetEnumRootLEGACY_OMIGAPLUSSVC
HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesEventlogApplicationomigaplussvc
HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesomigaplussvc

Then remove following files:


omigaplus_IE.exedesk365.exe
DeskExternal.exe
deskplusdl.exe
deskSvc.exe
ebase.dll
edeskcmn.dll
eDhelper.exe
eDhelper64.exe
edis.dll
edis64.dll
ElexDbg.dll
eUninstall.exe
TrayDownloader.exe
WinZipperdl.exe
zlib1.dll
Desk 365.lnk
eUninstall.lnk
eGdpSvc.exe
Desk 365.lnk
eUninstall.lnk
eGdpSvc.exe
Wallpaper.exe
wallpaper_components.exe
ebase.dll
libpng.dll
main
msvcp100.dll
msvcr100.dll
ouilibnl.dll
plusapp.exe
TrayDownloader.exe
wallpaperInstall.exe
Omiga Plus.lnk
Uninstall.lnk
ebase.dll
edeskcmn.dll
eDhelper.exe
eDhelper64.exe
eUninstall.exe
libpng.dll
omigaplus.exe
omigaplusSvc.exe
ouilibnl.dll
sqlite3.dll
TrayDownloader.exe

And these folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Desk 365
%PROGRAMS%Desk 365
%COMMON_APPDATA%eSafe
%APPDATA%337
%APPDATA%Omiga Plus
%PROGRAMS%Omiga Plus
%PROGRAMFILES%Omiga Plus
C:UsersAll UserseSafe
%APPDATA%MicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchUser PinnedStartMenu
%APPDATA%Desk 365
%APPDATA%eDownload
%APPDATA%eIntaller

Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

google chrome logo Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

mozilla firefox logo Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

internet explorer logo Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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