Free Streaming Radio

What is Free Streaming Radio?

Free Streaming Radio is a potentially unwanted program or a PUP. At the moment of writing, it works on Google Chrome browsers only, so if you are using a different browser, you are unlikely to come across it. Also, our researchers say that the extension could be targeted at users who like to listen to the radio. Apparently, the plugin’s toolbar provides links to websites that let you stream radio programs. To learn more about this PUP, we invite you to read our full article. Plus, we can offer our deletion instructions that show how to erase Free Streaming Radio manually. If you think our provided steps are too challenging or want to check your system for potential threats, we recommend scanning it with a legitimate antimalware tool that could take care of the PUP and help you keep your computer clean.test

Where does Free Streaming Radio come from?

Free Streaming Radio can be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store page ( where it currently has a poor rating because someone gave the extension only one star. According to the site’s provided information, there are 26,274 users at the moment of writing and no reviews. While it is possible that some users may install the plugin despite the poor rating and its lack of reviews, there is also a chance that it could be distributed through bundled software installers, advertisements, and so on. Our researchers always recommend keeping away from websites that distribute questionable tools or pirated software as well as from programs that have low ratings and no reviews to avoid installing PUPs and malicious applications.

How does Free Streaming Radio work?

This extension encourages users to search the Internet with a particular search engine that we discuss further in this text. Plus, it provides a toolbar that has various links to other sites. To be more precise, its links should lead to web pages that provide news, allow streaming radio programs, music, and so on.

Upon its installation, the extension should ask you to allow it to “Replace the page you see when opening a new tab” upon its installation. As you see, once Free Streaming Radio settles in may replace your homepage or new tab page with It might seem like a unique search engine, but you should know that it uses the Yahoo search tool to gather and display results. We cannot be sure, but there’s a possibility that the presented results could be modified, for example, injected with third-party advertisements.

Also, we ought to mention that Free Streaming Radio might also ask you to allow it to “Read your browsing history.” If you do not like the idea that this PUP could view your browsing history, you could bookmark the links to websites that it provides instead of adding this extension on your browser.

How to erase Free Streaming Radio?

If you installed this PUP but now want to get rid of it, you could follow the instructions located below. They show how to delete Free Streaming Radio from the Google Chrome’s extensions menu. The process should not be too complicated, but if it is or you do not want to deal with this PUP manually, we encourage you to get a legitimate antimalware tool and erase Free Streaming Radio with it.

Eliminate Free Streaming Radio

  1. Go to Google Chrome.
  2. Insert the following link into the browser’s address bar: chrome://extensions
  3. Press Enter and search for Free Streaming Radio.
  4. Click Remove.
  5. Close the Extensions menu.
  6. Restart your browser. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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