What is

Though does not corrupt Google Chrome browsers without permission, malware analysts identify it as a browser hijacker. After all, users are sort of forced into accepting this search tool when they download the MyRadioTab extension. You should have been informed about the additional search tool when downloading this application, but that all depends on the installer used and your attention. If you carelessly click through the installation setup, it is very easy to miss important information. The hijacker might also be concealed from you if you download the add-on using a third-party installer. Unfortunately, it is very likely that you have used an unfamiliar installer to acquire the extension as well, due to which other threats might be active as well. Keep reading to learn how to identify malware and remove from Google Chrome. If you are not sure why deleting this hijacker is necessary, you will find out.testtest

How does work?

You can download MyRadioTab from the official website,, or you can acquire it from (Chrome web store). This extension is represented as a tool that can help you listen to radio online. It claims to provide access to hundreds of radio stations, but it is not as useful as you might think. In fact, our researchers believe that the extension was primarily created to represent because it is not very useful otherwise. Once you install it, the New Tab page will be taken over, and the default search provider will be hijacked as well. The extension is meant to be represented via the New Tab, but, in fact, you see the hijacker with a few easy-access links to popular music streaming services, such as Spotify, Soundcloud, and Pandora. The “Listen to Live Radio” button redirects to, and this website promotes many different online radio stations. Although we do not claim that MyRadioTab is completely useless because it allows playing radio live, you have to admit that might be the more important feature of this suspicious extension.

Upside Innovations Inc. – not to be confused with Upside Innovations at – is the licensor of the suspicious We have reviewed the company’s Privacy Policy, which is available at, and we have found that this software might collect personally identifiable information, even if that is done unintentionally. It is also revealed that non-personally identifiable information is tracked to provide users with personalized content, including advertisements, which might be delivered by unknown “partners.” It is most likely that you will see ads via the search results page. Although is represented as a search provider, all it can do is redirect you to Yahoo Search and modify the results to include sponsored links. Is this dangerous? Unfortunately, it could be if unreliable parties were using the hijacker to promote their services and products. Considering that these parties are not revealed, we cannot claim that they are trustworthy because we do not know it. The best thing to do in this situation is to ignore the ads shown to you and remove the software that is introducing you to them.

How to eliminate

Considering that might be represented via software bundles, the first thing we recommend doing is canning your PC to see if you are dealing with other malicious and unreliable programs as well. If you are, delete them as soon as possible. Because it might be difficult to erase all threats manually, it is a good idea to download reliable, automated malware removal software. Of course, you can delete manually using the guide below, and, as you can see, it is very easy to do that, we cannot guarantee that it will be just as easy to eliminate all other existing treats. The method we recommend shows how to delete the folder with the MyRadioTab/Radio files. You can also erase this extension linked to the hijacker directly from the Google Chrome browser. Whichever method you choose, keep in mind that you do not know if your PC is completely clean until you run a malware scanner, and it detects no threats. Our final advice for you is to make sure that you use a legitimate and up-to-date malware scanner because there are tons of bogus and useless scanners out there.

Removal Instructions

  1. Launch Explorer (simultaneously tap Win+E keys).
  2. Type %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\ into the address bar. Windows XP users need to enter %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\.
  3. Open the Default folder. Those with multiple Chrome profiles need to open the {Profile name} folder.
  4. Open the Extensions folder.
  5. Right-click and Delete the folder named kpjgjcgcmgdeflafndabngijgjiefcpn.
  6. Scan your PC.
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