Do you know what Muzic.io is?
Muzic.io promises users that it will enable them to listen to hundreds of online radio stations. It says that there are only two things that users need to do: first, they have to install Muzic.io on their systems and second, they need to have a Google Chrome web browser installed on their systems. Once users download and install Muzic.io from the Chrome Web Store or another source, they immediately notice a new folder whose name consist of random letters, i.e. ibipigkkmpjlklbnjkkkdgihkmejfffe if they follow this path C:\Documents and Settings\user\AppData\Local\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions. In addition, they see a new extension added to their browsers. It has the same ID (ibipigkkmpjlklbnjkkkdgihkmejfffe) as the software at the Chrome Web Store, which indicates that it is the same piece of software. In the opinion of our specialists, it is not the best idea to keep the Muzic.io installed. We will enlist all the reasons why you should get rid of it further in this article.
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Actually, it is not very surprising that Muzic.io displays commercial advertisements because it is very similar to another well-known adware program Baboom. Specialists have also observed that Muzic.io uses the same server as other programs, for instance, Amazing Tab (amazingtab.com), Baboom.audio (baboom.audio), and Down Checker (downchecker.com). It is very likely that all these programs are somehow related, e.g. it might be that they belong to the same software developer.Muzic.io screenshot
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The majority of users download Muzic.io from the Chrome Web Store; however, it seems that it is spread in software packages as well. Of course, it is not the only program in the package, which means that other untrustworthy applications might have slithered onto your computer together with Muzic.io. If it is really true, you should find and eliminate those additional programs as soon as possible because they might download much more harmful applications if compared to adware. After doing that, make sure that you install a security tool on the system.
Below provided instructions will help you to remove Muzic.io fully. After you finish the removal process, do not forget to scan your system with an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter. It will check whether there are no other infections for you. You can delete Muzic.io automatically from your system as well. Just make sure you use a trustworthy malware remover.
- Follow the path C:\Documents and Settings\user\AppData\Local\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions.
- Locate the ibipigkkmpjlklbnjkkkdgihkmejfffe folder and delete it fully.
- Go to c:\Documents and Settings\user\AppData\Local\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage, find the following files, and remove them completely:
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You should keep your security tool enabled 24/7 if you do not want to allow other ad-supported programs to enter the system. Security specialists say that users should also stop downloading programs from third-party web pages and installing them carelessly. It is not advisable to click on ads that offer to update existing software or download a new “useful” application.