MusicApp Home

What is MusicApp Home?

MusicApp Home description suggests the extension can help users access music for free, discover new artists, create personalized playlists, and so on. Consequently, it may seem like a useful tool, but when you think about it, there are already applications that provide the same features and do not hijack user’s browser, for example, YouTube. Thus, if you did install MusicApp Home for its features, we advise you to reconsider this choice. This extension was categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) which means it might have undesirable qualities or could endanger the system. There will be more information in the rest of the text, so if you wish to learn more, we encourage you to have a look at the rest of our report. As for users who have already decided to eliminate the PUP, we offer our deletion instructions available below the text.testtest

Where does MusicApp Home come from?

Currently, MusicApp Home can be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store page and not from the Add-ons for Firefox page. That is because the extension is compatible just with Google Chrome. In any case, we do not think it is the only channel where the PUP is being distributed. Besides the mentioned website it might be spread with bundled software installers or suspicious pop-up ads. Therefore, some users could place it on the browser without even realizing it. If you are one of them, we would recommend being more cautious in the future. To avoid threats, it would be safer to download software installers from legitimate web pages instead of acquiring them from torrent or other untrustworthy sites. Also, it is essential to pay attention during the installation process. In some cases, bundled applications can be seen if you pick the advanced installation process, so all you need to do is deselect the unwanted suggestions.

How does MusicApp Home work?

According to our researchers at MusicApp Home could hijack Google Chrome’s homepage. As a result, the browsing application may start loading a suspicious search engine, instead of the website that was your default start page. What’s more, it looks like this search engine could be unreliable as it might redirect your search queries through a particular server ( to bring you modified results. It means the results could have additional content injected by the PUP, for example, it might be various third-party pop-ups, banners, sponsored links, etc. The main problem is such content might not be reviewed, which means some of it could be potentially dangerous. For instance, the ads may lead to web pages suggesting malicious tools, offering to participate in fake lotteries or surveys, show you fake system alerts, and so on. Under such circumstances, we would advise users to remove MusicApp Home before anything goes wrong. After all, there are more reputable and also free applications you may use to search for music.

How to erase MusicApp Home?

One of the ways to erase MusicApp Home is to get rid of all data it might have placed on the computer. Since there could be quite a few folders our researchers prepared deletion instructions to make this task easier for you, so if you feel you can manage slide below and follow the provided steps. The other option we could suggest is removing the PUP with a legitimate antimalware tool. To eliminate the unwanted application with it click the scanning button, perform a full system scan, and tap the deletion button once the report shows up.

Remove MusicApp Home from Google Chrome

  1. Launch File Explorer (Windows key+E) and locate these directories:
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings
    %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions
    %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings
  2. Search for folders named as lhhpipbfghemhkooapmjianbogjhlfig, right-click them separately and press Delete.
  3. Navigate to %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  4. Look for files called Preferences and Secure Preferences, right-click these files separately and select Delete.
  5. Close the File Explorer.
  6. Empty Recycle bin.

Remove MusicApp Home from other Google Chrome profiles

  1. Open File Explorer (Windows key+E).
  2. Get to the following directories separately:
    %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Profile.*\Extensions
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\\Chrome\User Data\Profile.*\Extensions
  3. Search for folders named as lhhpipbfghemhkooapmjianbogjhlfig, right-click them and press Delete.
  4. Find these directories:
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage
    %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage
  5. Locate and remove these files:
  6. Empty Recycle Bin. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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