Is this a harmful threat

musicFriendly Search is categorized as a dubious browser plug-in that sets up along with freeware. Users for the most part get invaded when they irresponsibly install free programs, and what happens is your browser’s settings are changed and the browser adds the extension. You will then start being exposed to more adverts and getting redirects to odd websites. It gains revenue by rerouting you, and it’s in no way helpful to you. While it isn’t something that might threaten your machine directly, it isn’t safe. You might be led to infected sites, and and this can result in a damaging software infection malware infection if you were redirected to a unsafe page. You really need to eliminate musicFriendly Search so that you do not put your device in danger.

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How did the plug-in infect my computer

To put in simply, these kinds of add-ons travel through freeware. Of course, you could also obtain them from browser stores or official websites as well. But usually, they come as optional offers that, unless you uncheck them, will set up automatically alongside. And you selecting to use Default settings during freeware installation essentially provides them the required authorization for setup. Those settings don’t inform you if anything is added to free applications, so you must use Advanced (Custom) settings instead. If you notice something being there, you could block them from setting up if you just uncheck the boxes next to the offers. You may expose your system to all sorts of unwanted applications when you are hasty during setup, so always pay attention. You’re advised to terminate musicFriendly Search, as the setup was probably unintentional.

Why is musicFriendly Search removal necessary

We don’t recommend you to keep the add-on as it can cause undesirable outcomes. The main reason these suspicious add-ons even exist is to reroute you to promoted portals and to display you adverts, making the owners income. If you permit the extension to install into your computer, your browser’s settings will be changed to display its advertised page as your homepage, new tabs and search engine. After the changes are executed, whether you are using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, the portal will load every time. And you might not be capable of undoing the alterations unless you first uninstall musicFriendly Search. Moreover, the extension may adjoin unknown toolbars to your browser, and advertisements could be bombarding your screen. These add-ons are most frequently targeting those using Google Chrome but that doesn’t mean other browsers are thoroughly safe. It’s not advised to use the add-on as it may expose you to content that is not quite safe. These extensions are not thought to be malicious themselves, some might be able to bring about malware infections. And that is why you ought to remove musicFriendly Search.

musicFriendly Search termination

You can select from automatic or by hand termination when it comes to having to delete musicFriendly Search. Automatic musicFriendly Search termination needs some anti-spyware program, which will take care of everything. To successfully terminate musicFriendly Search manually, you would need to discover the plug-in yourself, which could take more time than first thought.

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Learn how to remove musicFriendly Search from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall musicFriendly Search

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start icon → Control Panel win7-start Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Select Programs and Features. win7-control-panel Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  3. Uninstall unwanted programs win7-uninstall-program Get rid of musicFriendly Search

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on Start, and pick Control Panel. win8-start Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Click Programs and Features, and uninstall unwanted programs. win8-remove-program Get rid of musicFriendly Search

c) Windows 10

  1. Start menu → Search (the magnifying glass).
  2. Type in Control Panel and press it.win10-start Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  3. Select Programs and Features, and uninstall unwanted programs. win10-remove-program Get rid of musicFriendly Search

d) Mac OS X

  1. Finder → Applications.
  2. Find the programs you want to remove, click on them, and drag them to the trash icon.mac-os-app-remove Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  3. Alternatively, you can right-click on the program and select Move to Trash.
  4. Empty Trash by right-clicking on the icon and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete [postname[ from Internet Explorer

  1. Gear icon → Manage add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-gear Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Disable all unwanted extensions. IE-add-ons Get rid of musicFriendly Search

a) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Gear icon → Internet Options. ie-settings Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Enter the URL of your new homepage instead of the malicious one. IE-settings2 Get rid of musicFriendly Search

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Gear icon → Internet Options.
  2. Select the Advanced tab and press Reset. ie-settings-advanced Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  3. Check the box next to Delete personal settings. IE-reset Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  4. Press Reset.

Step 3. Remove musicFriendly Search from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge → More (the three dots top right) → Settings. edge-settings Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Press Choose what to clear, check the boxes and press Clear. edge-clear-data Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  3. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  4. Task Manager → Processes tab.
  5. Find Microsoft Edge process, right-click on it, choose Go to details. task-manager Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  6. If Go to details is not available, choose More details.
  7. Locate all Microsoft Edge processes, right-click on them and choose End task.

b) (Method 2)

We recommend backing up your data before you proceed.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe and delete all folders. edge-folder Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Start → Search → Type in Windows PowerShell. edge-powershell Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  3. Right-click on the result, choose Run as administrator.
  4. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste this: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} below PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and press Enter. edge-powershell-script Get rid of musicFriendly Search

Step 4. Delete [postname[ from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Delete all unwanted extensions by pressing the trash icon. chrome-extensions-delete Get rid of musicFriendly Search

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Menu → Settings → On startup. chrome-menu Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Manage start up pages → Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  3. Select Add a new page, and type in the URL of the homepage you want.
  4. Press Add.
  5. Settings → Search engine → Manage search engines. chrome-search-engines Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  6. You will see three dots next to the set search engine. Press that and then Edit.
  7. Type in the URL of your preferred search engine, and click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings. chrome-menu Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Scroll down to and press Advanced. chrome-settings Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  3. Scroll down further to the Reset option.
  4. Press Reset, and Reset again in the confirmation window. chrome-reset Get rid of musicFriendly Search

Step 5. Delete [postname[ from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-menu Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Delete all unwanted extensions. mozilla-extensions Get rid of musicFriendly Search

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Menu → Options. mozilla-menu Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. In the homepage field, put in your preferred homepage. mozilla-options Get rid of musicFriendly Search

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Help menu (the question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Press Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Press on Refresh Firefox, and confirm your choice. mozilla-reset Get rid of musicFriendly Search

Step 6. Delete [postname[ from Safari (Mac)

  1. Open Safari → Safari (top of the screen) → Preferences. safari-menu Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. Choose Extensions, locate and delete all unwanted extensions. safari-extensions Get rid of musicFriendly Search

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Open Safari → Safari (top of the screen) → Preferences. safari-menu Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  2. In the General tab, put in the URL of the site you want as your homepage.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Open Safari → Safari (top of the screen) → Clear History.
  2. Select from which time period you want to delete the history, and press Clear History.safari-clear-history Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  3. Safari → Preferences → Advanced tab.
  4. Check the box next to Show Develop menu. safari-advanced Get rid of musicFriendly Search
  5. Press Develop (it will appear at the top) and then Empty Caches.
If the problem still persists, you will have to obtain anti-spyware software and delete musicFriendly Search with it.

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