What is RadioRage Toolbar?

RadioRage Toolbar is an annoying toolbar that comes to the computer in the form of a browser extension. RadioRage Toolbar hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This potentially unwanted program, which comes without the user’s knowledge, bundled with freeware’s installers and downloaders. According to the developers, the toolbar provides the ability to listen to radiostations. In fact, this hijacker brings a lot of troubles. RadioRage Toolbar distributes promotional content. RadioRage Toolbar also reduces the performance of your PC, increases traffic, changes your browser options, and modifies the search results. RadioRage Toolbar also collects your personal data. This information may be disclosed to third parties. If you find RadioRage Toolbar on your computer, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

RadioRage Toolbar Hijacker

How RadioRage Toolbar gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as RadioRage Toolbar come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, do not hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected by RadioRage Toolbar, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove RadioRage Toolbar from your computer?

To uninstall RadioRage Toolbar remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have RadioRage Toolbar in their database. You can try to use them for removing RadioRage Toolbar.

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You can try both of these products to remove RadioRage Toolbar

Or uninstall RadioRage Toolbar manually.

Step 1: Remove RadioRage Toolbar from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find RadioRage Toolbar.
  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 RadioRage Toolbar 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 RadioRage Toolbar, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate RadioRage Toolbar and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove RadioRage Toolbar from your browser.

Step 2: Remove RadioRage Toolbar from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find RadioRage Toolbar.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose RadioRage Toolbar.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable RadioRage Toolbar.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

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.

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.

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. Got 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.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of RadioRage Toolbar:

Remove following regitry entries:

Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RadioRage_4jService
Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\RadioRage_4jService
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@RadioRage_4j.com/Plugin
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\RadioRage_4j
Key:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RadioRage_4jbar Uninstall Internet Explorer
Key:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RadioRage_4jbar Uninstall Firefox
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
\{5848763c-2668-44ca-adbe-2999a6ee2858}
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
\{48909954-14fb-4971-a7b3-47e7af10b38a}
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.XMLSessionPlugin.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.XMLSessionPlugin
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.UrlAlertButton.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.UrlAlertButton
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.ToolbarProtector.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.ToolbarProtector
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.ThirdPartyInstaller.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.ThirdPartyInstaller
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.SkinLauncherSettings.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.SkinLauncherSettings
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.SkinLauncher.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.SkinLauncher
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.SettingsPlugin.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.SettingsPlugin
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.ScriptButton.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.ScriptButton
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.RadioSettings.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.RadioSettings
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.Radio.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.Radio
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.PseudoTransparentPlugin.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.PseudoTransparentPlugin
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.MultipleButton.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.MultipleButton
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.HTMLPanel.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.HTMLMenu.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.HTMLPanel
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.HTMLMenu
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.FeedManager
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.FeedManager.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.DynamicBarButton.1
Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\RadioRage_4j.DynamicBarButton

Remove following files:

RadioRage.exe
4jauxstb.dll
4jbar.dll
4jbarsvc.exe
4jbprtct.dll
4jbrmon.exe
4jbrstub.dll
4jdatact.dll
4jdlghk.dll
4jdyn.dll
4jfeedmg.dll
4jhighin.exe
4jhkstub.dll
4jhtmlmu.dll
4jhttpct.dll
4jidle.dll
4jieovr.dll
4jimpipe.exe
4jmedint.exe
4jmlbtn.dll
4jmsg.dll
4jPlugin.dll
4jradio.dll
4jregfft.dll
4jreghk.dll
4jregiet.dll
4jscript.dll
4jskin.dll
4jsknlcr.dll
4jskplay.exe
4jSrcAs.dll
4jSrchMn.exe
4jtpinst.dll
4juabtn.dll
AppIntegrator64.exe
AppIntegratorStub64.dll
CREXT.DLL
CrExtP4j.exe
DPNMNGR.DLL
EXEMANAGER.DLL
Hpg64.dll
INSTALL.RDF
installKeys.js
LOGO.BMP
NP4jStub.dll
T8EXTEX.DLL
T8EXTPEX.DLL
T8HTML.DLL
T8RES.DLL
T8TICKER.DLL
VERIFY.DLL
4jEIPlug.dll
4jEZSETP.dll
NP4jEISb.dll
0011D5DB.exe

Remove following folders

%APPDATA%\RadioRage_4j\
%PROGRAMFILES%\RadioRage_4j\
%PROGRAMFILES%\RadioRage_4jEI\

Written by Rami Douafi

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