Do you know what Home.centralhubradio.com is?
Home.centralhubradio.com is a startup page that is set by a browser extension known as Central Hub Radio. The extension changes the settings of the Chrome browser so that you can use a new search engine and, most important, access a library of radio stations. The extension ads its button to the browser, and offers you the Yahoo search, which you can set as your default search engine without the help of any browser extension.
The extension redirecting your search terms to Yahoo through Home.centralhubradio.com falls into the categoryf tially unwanted program (PUP)h of potentially unwanted programs (PUP), which include programs that make unauthorized changes on the browser, record online behavior, and read user-specific information on different websites. If you have no intention of using Central Hub Radio and surfing the Internet using Home.centralhubradio.com, take action to remove this PUP from the browser. rough d software sources.
The extension Central Hub Radio is promoted on its official website centralhubradion.com and is available on the Chrome Web Store. If neither of these websites are the sources you used to install the application, we can only speculate that you have probably installed the extension inadvertently.
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The startup page Home.centralhubradio.com offers you links to popular social media websites, including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, some more. However, the fact that Home.centralhubradio.com provides you with search results retrieved from Yahoo shows that this service cannot offer you any authentic search results. Moreover, the search results retrieved to you by Home.centralhubradio.com may contain some purposely added links, some of which may direct you to dubious websites.
The purpose of Home.centralhubradio.com is to collect information about your interests so that the data collected can be used to take advantage of you. For example, Central Hub Radio collect some non-personally identifiable information. Such data includes your search terms, which are the major indicators of your interests, the IP address of the browser, browser type, and some other technical characteristics. The longer you keep the program forcing you to use Home.centralhubradio.com, the more information that could help third parties draw some conclusions about you is collected.
Central Hub Radio may cooperate with third parties to create and provide you with advertisements based on your searching sessions. You should bear in mind that you interact with that third-party content at your own risks. Online advertisers disclaim responsibility for the content they advertise, so, if you click on an ill-purposed pop-up advertisement that takes you to malware distributing website, no one will take responsibility for that. Because of the risk of being directed to fraudulent websites, you should treat PUPs skeptically and remove such programs from the computer straight away.
Below you will find a step-by-step guide that will help you terminate Home.centralhubradio.com, but you should also take preventative measures against undesirable software so that no PUP or even more dangerous program accesses your PC again. To prevent malware and spyware programs, implement a reputable security tool, which will fight off Trojan horses, keyloggers, browser hijackers, ransomware, and many other online threats.
How to remove Home.centralhubradio.com
- Click the three-dot button in the top-right corner of the browser.
- Select More tools.
- Click Extensions.
- Remove the extension that has replaced your startup page with Home.centralhubradio.com.
In non-techie terms:
Home.centralhubradio.com is part of the browser extension Centraol Hub Radio allowing its users to choose from a wide variety of radio stations and listen their broadcasts online. Even though the application may come into handy, it makes unnecessary changes on the browser and collects non-personally identifiable information that could be used by third parties for in different ways and for different purposes.