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How to Remove Qone8.com Homepage ? (Removal Help)


I can’t remove Qone8.com from my internet explorer, when I went to control panel to uninstall it. it won’t let it be uninstall itself, it’s gave me error message. Please help me how to do that. ? “http://www.search.qone8.com/b&utm_medium=slbnew&utm_=eXQ&utm_content=sc&from==HitachiXHTS7050A9A364_1128PCK404GHYUEJ&ts=1389619″

Qone8.com removal guide by techsupportall
Qone8.com removal guide by techsupportall

Solved Answer

Qone8.com is an Adware program. Once it is entered into your computer then it is really very hard to remove it. You need to do more efforts to uninstall. Follow our mentioned below step by step guide to uninstall it. “http://www.searches.qone8.com/b&utm_medium=slbnew&utm_=eXQ&utm_content=sc&from==HitachiXHTS7050A9A364_1128PCK404GHYUEJ&ts=1389619″

Step 1 : To Uninstall Qone8.com from computer

  • Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel.
  • Now click on Programs –> Program and Features –> Uninstall a program (Wind7, 8, Vista).
    • For XP users click on Add/Remove Programs (XP).
  • You will get a window which have listed all the installed programs.
  • Uninstall the programs, if you find any from below list (Suspicious Programs list). Because all these programs are completely unwanted. You should uninstall all them immediately.
  • Uninstall a program image 1


Uninstall a program image 2
Uninstall all unwanted programs

Suspicious Programs list

  • Qone8
  • WebCake 3.0
  • Yealt
  • LyricsContainer
  • VideoSaver
  • AddLyrics
  • Browser defender
  • Browser protect
  • Browser protected by conduit
  • privacy safe gaurd
  • unfriend checker
  • Price peep today
  • Coupon amazing
  • LessTabs
  • TidyNetwork.com
  • DownloadTerms 1.0
  • Yontoo

Automatic Fixit

Download Adware Remover Tool v3.7 to remove Qone8.com Automatically. This is a Freeware utility specially deigned for Adware Removal. This tool can remove adwares from Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and registry as well.



Manual Steps

Remove search.qone8.com infection from Windows shortcuts.

  • Right click on the shortcut of Internet Explorer / Firefox / Google Chrome and do left click on the properties option. then their properties page you will appear. Delete that following path from target field. (As per sown below screenshots)

Shortcut infection clean

3. As above, remove Do searches infection from startmenu’s shortcuts.


Remove Delta-Homes Start Menu

4. As above, remove DO Search infection from taskbar’s Shortcuts.

Remove Delta-Homes taskbar

Step 2 : To Remove Qone8.com from Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer. Click on Tools menu (If tools menu doesn’t appear then press “F10” key once to active the menu bar), click on Internet Option. A internet option window will open.
  • Click on General tab, Change your homepage from www. Qone8.com to www.google.com, then click on apply and OK.
  • Now Restart Internet explorer. You will get your homepage changed.

Remove Qone8.com from registry

  • Click on Start button –> click on Search Bar –> then type REGEDIT then hit Enter button. A Registry Editor window will be opened.
    • For XP users click on Start –> Click on Run –> Type REGEDIT in run box then click on OK.
  • In registry editor click on Edit menu –> Click on find. You will get edit box, type “ Qone8.com” in this edit box then click on Find Next.
  • You will get first result. that result would be highlighted which have the string Qone8.com. Edit that key and change that string from “ Qone8.com” to “google.com“.
  • You can delete the registry entry if you found suspicious.
  • Use F3 key to find Next. Replace all the entries from “ Qone8.com” to “google.com”.
  • Now Restart your computer.

Reset Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet explorer and then click on Tools menu (Press “F10” key once to active the menu bar) –> Click on Internet option (For IE8).
    • For IE9, IE10. Click on gear icon –> then go to Internet option.
  • Once you clicked on Internet option you will get an internet option window –> Click on Advanced tab –> Click on RESET button. You will get a another popup.
  • Tick mark a check box which says Delete personal setting then click on RESET button on this popup.
  • Now you will get a another popup which shows you all the tasks are completed or failed. After completion, click on close button.
  • Reset process has been finished if you get all the tasks with green tick marks.

Internet Explorer Reset2

Step 3 : To Remove Qone8.com from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox. Click on Tools menu (If tools menu doesn’t appear then press “F10” key once to active the menu bar) then click on Options, after that a configuration window will appear, then click on General tab and then look on the very first section named as Startup. Under Startup you will get a HOME PAGE Edit Box, under this edit box you will see www. Qone8.com, please replace it to www.google.com, then click on OK.
  • Restart Firefox Browser

Reset Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox and then go the Help menu (If help menu doesn’t appear then Press “F10” key once to active the menu bar). click on “Troubleshooting information”.
  • You will get a page named as “Troubleshooting information”. Click on “Reset Firefox” Button on that page. You will get a another popup.
  • Click on Reset Button on that popup, It will take time to reset. So please wait until it’s finished.

Firefox Reset1

Firefox Reset2

Remove Qone8.com from Firefox configuration file.

  • Open Firefox
  • Type about:config in the address bar then hit enter to open this page.
  • You will get a prompts, so click on “I’ll be carefully, I promise” button.
  • Now you will get a configuration page with search option on the top, so type “ Qone8.com” into search bar, you will get all the results.
  • Right click on them and then choose RESET option one by one.
  • If you find any their value as “ Qone8.com” then you can replace it to “google.com“.

Step 4 : To Remove Qone8.com from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome, click on Settings icon (Located in very top right side of the browser), click on Settings. You will get a configuration page.
  • Under configuration page find a option named as “Open a specific page or set of pages” click on their Set Pages. A another window will come up. Here you will appear the bunch of URL’s under “Set pages”. Delete all them and then enter only one which you want to use as your home page.
  • In the same configuration page click on ‘Manage search engines‘ button. Delete all the search engines from there, jusy keep only www.goole.com as your default search Engine.

Reset Google Chrome

  • Close Google Chrome.
  • Now open following path.
    • Press “window key + R” (Flag sign key + R), then you will get Run box.
    • Copy following command as per your operating system.
    • Copy below line if you have Windows XP.
      %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
    • Copy below line if you have Windows 7, 8, Vista.
      %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  • Paste it, into Run box, then hit Enter or OK. A file location will open up.
  • In this default folder, find a file named as “Preferences“ and rename this file from “Preferences“ to Preferences.old”.
  • In this default folder, find a one more file named as “Web Data“ and rename this file from “Web Data“ to “Web data.old“.
  • Now Start Google chrome.
  • Finished

Step 5 : To Remove Qone8.com registry entries with Adwcleaner.exe

Here is the proper step-by-step guide to remove any adware from registry, please follow the steps.

5.1 : Download AdwCleaner from the below link.

Click Here to Download: Adwcleaner.exe

5.2 : Run that downloaded file (Adwcleaner.exe).

5.3 : When you get it started, click on scan button to search the Qone8 files and registry entries (As shown below screenshot).


5.5 : When scanning process will be finished, click on Clean button to delete all the Qone8 files and registry entries (as shown on below screenshot)


Step 6 :  To Remove Qone8.com with Hitman-Pro

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x32bit.exe

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x64bit.exe

6.1 : Follow Hitman Pro wizard instructions to Install it. Click on Next to scan your computer to find out Qone8 infections. Click on Next again to remove all the Qone8 infections. (As per below screenshot).

Hitman Pro  adware removal


Step 7 : To Remove Qone8.com with Malwarebytes

7.1 : Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free, then double click on it to install it.

Click Here to Download Malwarebytes.exe

How to use malwarebytes

How to use malwarebytes

7.2 : Now it is updating the online Virus Definition automatically.

How to use malwarebytes

7.3 : Select the “Perform quick scan” option then click on Scan button.

7.4 : When scan would be finished, it will give you a option named as “Show results”, click on that.How to use malwarebytes

7.5 : After clicking on Show result it will you a another window where you will get the found threats. Click on “Remove Selected”

How to use malwarebytes

Qone8.com is a browser hijacker and home page redirect program. It comes into your computer without your consent. It can controls your all web browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome etc.

Once it is installed into your computer, you will be found lots of unwanted changes in your internet & browser settings. Qone8.com can convert your browser home page, default search engine and new page to be redirected to its own page (Qone8.com). You will find lots of unwanted toolbar and plugins are installed in your web browser without your permission. Your computer takes longer to start and runs more slowly than usual. It can display lots of unwanted advertisements and strange error message or pop ups on your computer screen. Your programs and files are suddenly missing.

Qone8.com is promoted by free software packages. qone8.com got on your computer after you have download a free software from internet. qone8.com is used to increse web traffic on its own (malicious) websites. So you should pay attention when you download a free software packages from internet. You should download any software from their official (own) website.

Qone8.com is not a virus in technical terms, however it’s categorized as a browser hijacker (Adware), “PUP” (Unwanted programs). Because anyone never wants to install qone8.com directly, usually it installs additionally with another software packages.

To protect your web browser from qone8.com, you should immediately remove this unwanted program from your computer. Otherwise you may be found many unwanted changes in your internet & browser settings. To get rid of qone8.com, you have to follow article mentioned steps very carefully.

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This post was last updated on:2014-04-04 | First Published:2013-09-04

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  2. Thanks, it fixed the problem. It removed a site called Qone8 as well with is really cool and nice.

  3. Thanks a lot !!

  4. Successfully removed the obnoxious QONE8 on my Chrome homepage…and a bunch of other stuff I didn’t know was there, haha. Thank you!

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  8. thank you so much! some of my relatives kept borrowing my laptop for schoolwork and I think one of their siblings installed that damned qone8, so I had no idea how it got installed and what did he specifically installed. I tried uninstalling all of the softwares in my comp that I know I didn’t install but it kept comming back.

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  9. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. It worked :+)

  10. Thanks a lot, I appreciate your valuable work

  11. Fixed it and no more annoing ads

  12. Jerry Fortenberry

    need to see if it works

  13. thanks a lot, this helped me .

  14. haven’t still checked if the tool has worked
    hopefully it has worked
    thank U

  15. Well done folks, neither Kaspersky or Microsoft defender could do it, but your software managed to remove the online browser adware. Many, many great thanks.

  16. awesome app.. gud to remove all the unwanted extensions or plug-in. Thanks alot

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    Thank You!

  18. great relief to null websearch thanks

  19. great result thanks for a quick fix

  20. OH MY!!! Thank you so much!!!!! ALL the ADWARES that were irking me all these months just vanished just like that!!!! This article is really HELPFUL!! Thanks!! Now, I can breathe!

  21. I just have 2 words for u …..that is “THANK YOU”……this qone8 was irritating me for months ….but now i am rid of it….thanks dude…God bless

  22. Hii Thank you soo much. Qone8 ads and the pop ads were a nightmare for a long time. I didn’t what to do until I saw this.
    I used Adwcleaner and Malwarebytes to clean, but there’s still one thing that I’m unsure about. When I use Google to search, ads come up in the search results page. Is this normal or is it caused by some virus that are still left?

  23. Qone8 also changes the link in shortcuts of all browsers, once can also remove this by changing the shortcut behavior and removing unwanted programs.

  24. When I enter in the deflaut folder, I see that it is empty.. What should I do?

    • Ralu, Then, you can rename the “default” folder to “default.old” (Note: Make sure that your google chrome should be closed while doing this). Your google chrome should be restored after this.

  25. thanx man. really helped alot. was feeling helpless for almost over a month but this adware and your tips helped me to get rid of this QONE8.. thanxxx


  27. Thanks a lot bud!!

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  29. thnx.. this is great, Fixit helped me to get rid of the malware/adware.

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  32. Thank YOU very very much!

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  35. Thanks man i finally got rid of it.
    AdwCleaner did the trick in the end.

  36. Mangesh Gaikwad

    The software Adware Remover Tool v3.7 is applicable only for 32 bit Wn OS

  37. ^^NEVERMIND!!! Okay, you know my last comment?
    forget that. See, you see how Qone8 is forced as my homepage? In very tiny letters at the bottom of the page, it says “uninstall” so I clicked that, and it showed me a small process to uninstall. Thank you very much!!!

  38. Help! I tried to remove it.. (with Mozilla Firefox) and I did every single step carefully, but QONE8 still won’t go…. Pleaseee help! 🙁 I even restarted the computer and did the steps over again, but it’s still there! What do I do?? 🙁

  39. Thank you very much for such a detailed and accurate description. You are awesome!!!!!!!!!!!

  40. Awesome, Thanks a lot for the detailed steps. It worked 🙂

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    Downloading that ‘Adware remover tool’ and Start-‘Regedit’ was helpful!

  43. Awesome. Very well written specific instructions

  44. Thank you so much, extremely helpful.

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