Stream On The web Removal Process (remove StreamOnTheweb)

April 12, 2018

Stream On The web is a potentially unwanted program associated with a browser hijacker that originates from the website home.streamontheweb.com, which is viewed as a basic Internet search site. The use of the Stream On The web website is not known to be harmful to a PC. Though, the many sponsored links or ads found throughout search results on the streamontheweb.com website may lead to unwanted site redirects.

The modification of Internet settings is known to take place upon installation of Stream On The web and its components. Many of the components will load as web browser extensions. Removal of those components may necessitate use of an antispyware resource in the case that a user affected by Stream On The web is not savvy enough to eliminate the components manually.

Are you getting popups from Stream On The web? Have you identified that you have Stream On The web installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Stream On The web completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Stream On The web?

If Stream On The web resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Stream On The web may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Stream On The web removal process.

How can you manually remove Stream On The web

Manual removal of Stream On The web may not be for everyone. Each manual Stream On The web removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Stream On The web removal process.

Stream On The web can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Stream On The web in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Stream On The web, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Stream On The web. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

    bookmark-add-favorite

  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Stream On The web from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Stream On The web, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Stream On The web by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Stream On The web folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Stream On The web completely from your computer. If you find that Stream On The web is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Stream On The web removal process.

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