MyRadioAccess Browser Hijacker Removal Tool

MyRadioAccess is a browser add-on which is categorized as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). This toolbar claims to provide users with direct access to various radio stations, music videos, podcasts and other features. It is a browser hijacker that is bundled with certain free programs that you can download from the internet. This hijacker is usually bundled with these programs. It changes your default homepage and default search engine to MyRadioAccess.

MyRadioAccess Removal Tool

 

This malware affects the whole system, leading to pop-up links and ads in the browser even if the browser is closed. This hijacker provides fake results and redirects you to infected websites. It creates Automatic redirect to new tab. Therefore, it is suggested to remove this virus from the browser.

Home Page

The same behavior can also be seen in FunSafeTabSearch.com 

Nature and behavior

  • It changes your browser and search engine settings.
  • It exposes your system to other malware.
  • Advertisements and pop-ups links will appear frequently on your screen.
  • Operating speed will decrease.
  • Automatic redirection to various links
  • Data leakage

How does it get into your system? How malicious is it?

MyRadioAccess is usually bundled with free software available on the internet. It also enters the computer through “pay per click” system. It can take over your web browser and replace the default start page and search provider. You will get redirected to the pages of the malware’s partners to help them make revenue. This toolbar may also be promoted by its associated websites and radio stations.

Targeted Browsers

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer

How to Remove MyRadioAccess?

You can remove it using the given methods:

  1. Download MyRadioAccess RemovalTool by clicking on the given link:
    MyRadioAccess RemovalTool
  2. As soon as you will open the downloaded file a security warning pop-up will appear as shown below, click on ‘Run’ button.
    NOTE:
    You will not see this pop-up in Windows 10.

    Run Pop-Up

  3. Again a pop-up window will appear. Click on ‘Yes’.
  4. A setup window will appear. Click on ‘Next’ button to start the process of installation.

    Setup

  5. Automatically it will detect and show the active threats present in your system.

    Detection

  6. To remove all the threats which are detected, click on ‘Clean Now’.
    NOTE: If any browser are still running, close all the open browsers before proceeding.

    Removed

  7. A pop-up will show you all the infected files, folders and registry entries has been removed successfully.

 

How to Remove MyRadioAccess Manually?

chrome Google Chrome

Steps to remove MyRadioAccess from Google Chrome:

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box which appears, type this path: ‘%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data‘.
  3. Search for Default folder and then Extensions
  4. Delete the folder that would be named somewhat like this: ‘edlkcjfhiofedjdnbagmjhmkemmnnggg’.
  5. Go back to Google Chrome.
  6. Now go to Menu > More Tools > Extensions.
  7. Delete the extension named ‘MyRadioAccess’.

mozilla Mozilla Firefox

Steps to remove ‘MyRadioAccess’ from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box, type this path: ‘%appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles‘.
  3. Click on the folder with ‘.default’ appended in the folder name. For e.g.: ‘e6x5wbsb.default‘.
  4. In this folder, delete ‘search.json.mozlz4′.
  5. In the same folder, click on ‘Extensions’ folder and delete the file named _edMembers_@free.myradioaccess.com
  6. Set your favorite homepage.
  7. Now restart your browser.

IE Internet Explorer

Steps to remove MyRadioAccess from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer (IE).
  2. Go to Toolsà Click on Internet Options.
  3. From the listed tabs, click on ‘Advanced’ tab.
  4. Under ‘Reset Internet Explorer settings’ option, click on ‘Reset…’.
  5. Set the homepage of your choice.

 

MyRadioAccess Removal Tool

 

Tips to Prevent MyRadioAccess From Infecting Your System:

  1. Enable your popup blocker: Pop-ups and ads in the websites are the most adoptable tactic used by cyber criminals or developers with the core intention to spread malicious programs like MyRadioAccess. So, avoid clicking uncertain sites, software offers, pop-ups etc.
  2. Keep your Windows Updated:To avoid such infections, we recommend that you should always keep your system updated through automatic windows update. By doing this you can keep your device free from virus. According to survey, outdated/older versions of windows operating system are an easy target.
  3. Third party installation:Try to avoid freeware download websites as they usually install bundled of software with any installer or stub file.
  4. Regular Back up: Regular and periodical backup helps you to keep your data safe in case the system is infected by any kind of virus or any other infection. Thus always backup important files regularly on a cloud drive or an external hard drive.
  5. Always have an Anti-Virus: Precaution is better than cure. We recommend that you install an antivirus like McAfee or a good Malware Removal Tool like Malware Crusher. Apart from this we would suggest a regular updating of these software to detect and avoid latest infections.

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