How to Remove Homepage ? (Removal Help)


I can’t remove 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. ? “″ removal guide by techsupportall removal guide by techsupportall

Solved Answer 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. “″

Step 1 : To Uninstall 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
  • DownloadTerms 1.0
  • Yontoo

Automatic Fixit

Download Adware Remover Tool v3.7 to remove 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 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)…etc.”

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 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. to, then click on apply and OK.
  • Now Restart Internet explorer. You will get your homepage changed.

Remove 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 “” in this edit box then click on Find Next.
  • You will get first result. that result would be highlighted which have the string Edit that key and change that string from “” to ““.
  • You can delete the registry entry if you found suspicious.
  • Use F3 key to find Next. Replace all the entries from “” to “”.
  • 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 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., please replace it to, 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 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 “” 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 “” then you can replace it to ““.

Step 4 : To Remove 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 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 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 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 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 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. can convert your browser home page, default search engine and new page to be redirected to its own page ( 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. is promoted by free software packages. got on your computer after you have download a free software from internet. 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. 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 directly, usually it installs additionally with another software packages.

To protect your web browser from, 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, you have to follow article mentioned steps very carefully.

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158 thoughts on “How to Remove Homepage ? (Removal Help)”

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

  2. 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.

    this software not only removed the qone8 adware, but also other adware extensions installed on my chrome!

    when I get my salary I promise I’ll donate!

  3. 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.

  4. 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!

  5. 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

  6. 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?

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

    1. 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.

  8. 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

  9. ^^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!!!

  10. 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?? 🙁

  11. Thanks a ton! All the steps mentioned here was successful!
    Downloading that ‘Adware remover tool’ and Start-‘Regedit’ was helpful!

  12. manual steps are working for mozilla and for chrome but for internet exp its not working for me. am using IE8

    1. If you want to do it manually, then please remove all the “Qone8” entries from registry It will remove it from IE as well otherwise use our FIXIT tool to fix it automatically. Click here to download our tool “Adware Removal Tool

  13. Adware removal tool
    I have removed “” automatically from Google chrome browser using your valuable software.

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  14. This virus had infected the registry in several lines, so it was not enough to change or delite Qone8 from the start lines or as a web seartcher. When restarting the LAP it came up as the prefered WEB-seartcher with its own every time. After I had delited or changed every suspicious line in the Registry and used 2 hours, i finally used Adwere Removal Tool 3.7 and this removed the rest. When restarting it all was back to normal. Thanks to the team!!

  15. Thank you.ADWCLEANER is the magic to remove the annoying qone8,pricemeter and tomtv from installdaddy

    Thank you again.

  16. Super Super… It worked for me with Adwcleaner.. I was able to successfully delete the hectic virus –

  17. I can’t seem to change “web data” to “web data.old” A pop up keeps coming stating “action cannot be completed because the file is opened in google chrome.” but i’ve closed my chrome. How?

    1. It happens because some files remains active even after closed the google chrome. To successfully do that, please reboot your computer once and then try to rename “Web data” (Note: Do not start Google chrome after reboot). It should be done.

  18. Thank You!
    This steps heped me to remove this adware.
    I tried every steps, but the winner at me was AdwRemove.
    Thanks again

  19. I tried to get rid of qone8 with all possible anti virus and anti spyware programs, at the end I have backed up everything, deleted and installed windows again.

  20. An easier way to get rid of it without installing any programs is to go into properties and remove it from the target field, there should only be “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe” in the field, where as it also has the address for qone8 as well.
    Hope this helps

    1. Yes, you are right, it definitely helps. We already shown on above article even with the screenshot. Step heading is: “Remove infection from Windows shortcuts.”

  21. oh no, spoke to soon. I restarted my browser and the qone8 thing came up again. Although, now when I open other tabs it no longer has qone8 but it is still its main webpage when you open up mozilla. So are the above programs that we can install, successful most of the time for removing this stubben virus? Would really love this removed! have no idea what it is doing to my computer and how i even got it!

  22. hey i have done all the steps on mu i.e but still when i open my browser it starts but when click to homepage, google appears. but i want remove this i have checked my i.e properties and removed that start link of qone8 but it still appears when i open i.e and used malwarebytes it has done nothing help plzz

  23. Thank you so much boss….
    since last week i tired by finding ways to get it over Qone8….but you made me smile!!!

  24. Dear Team,
    This was really a great help… step by step, everything explained and solution is awesome!
    Appreciate it 🙂

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  26. Thanks for the steps, It really helps me to remove the Qone8 entries from registry and able to reset the homepage.

  27. Congratulations, both for your patience with me and the success of your Qone8 deletion advice. An excellent service.

  28. Thank you for helping me to remove the unwanted Qone8. Your Adware remover tool worked wonderfully well. Thank you and pl continue with your wonderful service to humanity. May God bless you!

  29. Thank you, These steps to remove from my system have been a great help!!! Thank you so much.
    God bless you

  30. you should be carefull what you download from the torrent site, they tell you to download their installer dont download it atall either take it straight or dont take it at all

  31. thank you, I used the manual steps and despite not a tech expert it worked well with your clear and simple explanation, thanks again 🙂


  33. Fantastic..I had given up on the qone8 malware and was every day using a new tab..but this quite brilliantly worked..thanks a lot..

  34. guys, i never tried this before but now i have a in my gchrome when i open it, its automatically showing help me with this!

    1. Please try it in this way.

      Step 1. Download our tool (Adware Removal Tool), and then Save it. (Do not Run it for now)
      Step 2. Close all the browser’s window.
      Step 3. Now start “Adware Removal tool” with admin rights – Right click on downloaded “Adware Removal Tool” and then choose the option “Run as Administrator”.
      Step 4. Run a scan with Hitman pro (Anti-Malware) for final Check. (Delete all the Adwares if it find any.) click here to download Hitman Pro 32 bits / Hitman Pro 64 bits

      That’s it.

  35. There are many aplications to remove virus, trojans, etc. None did what this simple program did. It just removes from my browsers. Thanks a lot!

  36. As I wrote earlier you guys do a great job!

    With Kaspersky and Malwarebytes and my own knowledge, I seldom have a problem, but really kicked my butt!

    As soon as I downloaded your software that little devil was gone. Thank you so much, and I was happy to donate for your work.

  37. I used Adware Remover Tool v3.5 to remove It worked well. Thanks. may not be considered as a virus but it behaves like a virus. Computer users suffer a lot because of these things. Why can’t governments take legal actions against these companies. Spreading viruses is a criminal act by law.

  38. After running all here exposed. I downloaded Chrome and uninstalled and went back to install. Work fine. thank you

  39. This worked perfect 🙂 i used many from other sites , they didn’t work at all ..
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