What is Search.hontheradio.co?

At the first blush, Search.hontheradio.co may seem useful, convenient and easy to use, because according to the developers, it provides an opportunity to listen to various popular online radio stations right in your browser. In addition, it has the usual properties of search engines, for example, it enhances the browsing experience and increases the search efficiency. In fact, Search.hontheradio.co brings a lot of inconvenience and trouble. This search engine is a browser hijacker, changing the homepage, the default search engine, and other browser settings. Also, the hijacker redirects the user to third-party sites, infested with advertising content or opens a new tab with similar content. Among other things, Search.hontheradio.co endangers your personal data because it analyzes your browsing and all related information, which can be transferred to third parties for unknown purposes. All this indicates that you must remove Search.hontheradio.co right now using our instructions.

Search.hontheradio.co Hijacker

How Search.hontheradio.co gets on your PC?

Search.hontheradio.co comes bundled with free software, hiding in its web downloaders, installers, and other support programs. Typically, users do not follow the installation process and do not pay attention to the programs that come with it. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process. Check carefully that only the program elements you need are marked with check marks. Always select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. If Search.hontheradio.co already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove Search.hontheradio.co from your computer?

To uninstall Search.hontheradio.co remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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Or uninstall Search.hontheradio.co manually.

Step 1: Remove Search.hontheradio.co from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Search.hontheradio.co.
  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 Search.hontheradio.co 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 Search.hontheradio.co, 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 Search.hontheradio.co 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 Search.hontheradio.co from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Search.hontheradio.co from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Search.hontheradio.co.
  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 Search.hontheradio.co.
  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 Search.hontheradio.co.
  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 Search.hontheradio.co:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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