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Suddenly TuneFanatic.com took over your homepage and you cannot remove it.
TuneFanatic.com is a browser hijacker. The page appears one day seemingly out of the blue. It has replaced your preferred homepage and search engine and is now popping up every time you try to browse the web. As annoying as that continuous disturbance may be, it won’t be your biggest concern. Yes, the site is quite infuriating. But the real issue is hiding behind it. The page is just the “face” of the problem. The real trouble-maker is the malevolent tool that’s behind TuneFanatic.com. It slithered its way in when you weren’t as careful as you should have been, and with the appearance of the page, it’s announcing its presence on your computer. As soon as that happens, and you realize there’s a hazardous infection lurking somewhere in your system, take action! Do what’s best for you and your PC, and find where the tool is hiding as soon as possible. And, when you locate it, get rid of it! Don’t delay deleting it as the pile of issues will not stop plaguing you. It will continue to grow until it overwhelms your system, and, who knows, maybe one day soon you’ll be greeted by The Blue Screen of Death. Don’t let that happen! Avoid it by removing the malware behind TuneFanatic.com the first chance you get.
How did I get infected with?
The tool, hiding behind TuneFanatic.com, forcing you to see it each time you try to go online, is quite resourceful and deceitful. It’s a master in the arts of subtlety and trickery. In fact, it’s so sly in its deceit that it not just sneaks into your system, but does so undetected. If you’re wondering how that’s even possible when it’s bound to seek your approval first, it’s quite straightforward. That tiny detail doesn’t slow it down one bit. The tool resorts to the old but gold methods of invasion to dupe you into granting it access to your PC without you even realizing it. How? Well, more often than not, it hides behind freeware as it provides possibly the easiest access point. That’s because most users don’t pay nearly as enough attention as they should during its install. They rush and don’t even read the terms and conditions. Instead, they agree to all of them and hope for the best. That’s a poor decision if ever there was one. And, it usually results in you getting stuck with a malicious tool like the one behind TuneFanatic.com, which is now presenting you with so many issues. To avoid getting stuck with such a tool, make sure to be more careful. Don’t throw caution to the wind, and don’t give into naivety, haste, and distraction. A little extra attention doesn’t hurt. If anything, it can save you a lot of troubles and headaches.
Why is this dangerous?
As soon as TuneFanatic.com pops up for the first time, issues start piling up almost instantaneously. And, they’ll only get from bad to worse, so don’t spare any time and delete the tool behind the page when the first opportune moment hits you. That way, you won’t have to endure its continuous changes. Oh, yes. When you get a hijacker as a house guest, you’ll have to get used to being surprised with incessant reshuffles you didn’t ask for or approve. That’s because, once the tool gets you to permit its install and settles into your system, it’s no longer required to ask for it on anything else. Let that sink in for a while. You’ll be stuck with a hazardous infection free to implement any and all changes throughout your system without asking for your approval prior to making them, or bother to inform you. Just try to imagine the repercussions. If the malware feels like it, it can install more malware. And, you’ll just have to accept its decision. That will hardly lead to anything positive, but don’t wait around to find out. If you remove it the first chance you get, you won’t be exposed to the grave security risk it forces upon you. Immediately after the tool slithers its way in, it starts spying on you. Even before it begins to force the TuneFanatic.com page upon you, it’s lurking somewhere, gathering intel on you. It keeps track of your browsing habits and catalogs every move you make. When it deems it has collected enough, it sends it to the people that published it. That means these unknown individuals will have access to your personal and financial details. The question is, are you going to allow that? Don’t. Delete the malware behind TuneFanatic.com as soon as you first encounter it. You won’t regret it.
How to Remove TuneFanatic.com virus
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the TuneFanatic.com infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.
The TuneFanatic.com adware is specifically designed to make money. It generates web traffic, collects sales leads for other dubious sites, and will display advertisements and sponsored links within your web browser.
STEP 1 : Uninstall TuneFanatic.com from your computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command Window
navigate to HKCU\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Modify the string with a value data and set it to google.com for example.
STEP 2 : Remove TuneFanatic.com homepage from Chrome, Firefox and IE
Open Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools then Extensions
- Remove the TuneFanatic.com by clicking on the little recycle bin
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
Open Mozilla Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable the unwanted Extension
- Go to Help
- Then Troubleshoot information
- Click on Reset Firefox
Open Internet Explorer
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
- Click on Internet options
- go to Toolbars and Extensions and disable the unknown extensions
- Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset
- Restart Internet Explorer
How to Permanently Remove TuneFanatic.com Virus (automatic) Removal Guide
To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify possible registry leftovers or temporary files.