How to Remove Qone8 Virus from Computer

Recently my computer was attacked by Qone8 virus and I was very irritated. Qone8 is very annoying and it will hijack all browsers and replace your homepage with their own, they will do it in such a way that you won't be able to revert back to your homepage. Qone8 will also install malware and shitty programs and the programs will make sure to make each and every minute of you life hell. But not to worry, today I will teach you How to kick out this virus from your computer.

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Symptoms of Qone8

  • Browser Homepage replaced to Qone8.com
  • Suspicious programs installed
  • Programs like Desktop 365, VAF Music, WebCake etc.

List of Suspicious Programs 

Here is a list of known suspicious programs which maybe installed in your computer. List courtesy TechSupportAll.com

Qone8
Video Saver
Optimizer Pro
Web Cake
Browser Defender
Oxny
Desktop 365
Yontoo
Privacy Safe Guard
Lyrics Container
Coupon Amazing
Browser Protect
Add Lyrics
Less Tabs
Unfriend checker

How to Remove Qone8 Virus from Computer

There are two ways to remove Qone8 virus, You can either remove the virus automatically (No technical knowledge required and even kid can do it) or Manually (Basic computer knowledge and this guide). In this article I will teach you both Automatic and Manual ways of removing Qone8.

Removing Automatically

Removing Qone8 automatically is easy and time saving, It doesn't require any technical knowlesdge, all you have to do is follow some simple steps and before you know, the virus is removed. I prefer automatic way over manual because it is easy and few clicks away. It will completely remove the virus in no time and it's free.

There are many free adware cleaner programs which can automatically remove Qone8 and other adwares in no time. Below are few best Adware cleaners for Qone8.

Click on any of the above to download it for free. Once downloaded follow the below steps for using these programs.
Note: Before using of the below methods, Save all your work because your computer might reboot automatically and you may lose your work.
Once you've downloaded any of the above Adware cleaner then follow the steps given below.

  • Install the program of your choice.
  • Open exe
  • Click on Scan
  • After it finished scanning, check all and click on Clean.
  • The program will automatically remove the virus.
  • Reboot Computer after the process finishes.
The above given steps are common and for all, the steps are easy to follow and anybody can do it without any problems.

Removing Manually

If you are adventurous like me and love doing things in challenging way or If you are a poor guy with low network range and cannot download programs then here you are.

1. Removing Qone8 from FireFox Browser


  • Open Mozilla Firefox
  • Go to Tools (Ctrl+Shift+A)
  • Go to Extensions
  • Remove all suspicious malware file
  • remove all extensions which you haven't installed
Now go to FireFox Help menu > Troubleshooting > Reset FireFox. Also Delete FireFox desktop shortcut and create a new shortcut.

2. Removing Qone8 from Google Chrome


  • Open Google Chrome
  • Go to Settings > Extentions
  • Remove Qone8 (if exists)
  • Remove all suspicious and unwanted extensions
  • Restart chrome
3. Removing Qone8 from Internet Explorer

I doubt if people still use Internet explorer :P but if you use IE then don't worry, Here is how to fix it.


  • Open Internet Explorer
  • Go to Tools > Manage Add-ons > Toolbars and Extentions
  • Remove Qone8 (if exists)
  • Remove all suspicious and unwanted extensions

Next go to IE Tools > Internet options > Advanced and then click on Reset. make sure you check 'Delete personal setting' box and click on reset. After that restart IE and you're good to go.


I hope this tutorial was helpful, if you still can't get rid of Qone8 then leave a comment below and I'll try to get in touch as soon as possible. If you follow this guide properly then 99 percent you'll get rid of Qone8, I recommend the automatic method over manual because Adware removers can remove malware from browsers as well as registry and have high success rate than manual methods.
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About Jimmie Luthra

Jim Luthra is a Third Officer in Merchant Navy and Chief Editor of The-Area51.com, He is a Blogger, Guitarist, Painter, Book Lover, Tech Geek, Basket Ball Lover, Traveller and Fitness Freak. He loves Traveling and Adeventure Sports.
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