HomeTab is a sneaky adware-type application, which may infiltrate your computer in a bundle with freeware and shareware. As soon as it sneaks inside the system, it may easily hijack each of your web browsers and that may change your start page and default search engine to search.hometab.com or search.newhometab.com domains. If you have already noticed that, you should check your computer for HomeTab virus. Besides, this program may also start initiating other unwanted activities on your computer. Usually, it starts displaying continuous pop-up notifications that look very tricky and we have managed to find hundreds of people who claim that they can hardly ignore them and not click them. Please, do NOT do that because HomeTab ads are mostly used for promoting related websites that seek to increase their page rank or sales. Besides, when this program is inside the system, it may slow down each of your web browsers, so you may find out that you can hardly browse the web as fast as you did that before. To sum up, while we can't say that HomeTab is malicious or that it's a virus, this program should be avoided. Yes, it can't pose harm to your computer but it can definitely cause unwanted activities on it. If you noticed browser redirects or commercial pop-up ads, they are labeled as 'ads by HomeTab', 'HomeTab ads', 'brought to you by HomeTab', etc., you should check your computer with a reputable anti-spyware and get rid of suspicious files that belong to this program. We recommend using SpyHunter for that. Of course, if you want to avoid to insecure websites you should do that without any delay.
HomeTab can be downloaded from its official website and some other download sites. However, in most of the cases it shows up on computer after downloading PDF Creators, video players, and other freeware. Of course, users are always notified that they will download HomeTab on their computers with this freeware However, this can't be noticed if you don't pay enough attention to the installation process of such programs... Please, try to be more careful when downloading freeware on your computer next time and opt only for Custom or Advanced installation of the freeware. As soon as you see a notification about HomeTab or similar browser add-on, extension, plugin or toolbar, you should opt out of it by unchecking the check mark. If his program manages to appear on your computer, it may start interrupting you with continuous pop-up ads. Typically, it affects all web browsers that are installed on the system, so you will have to remove it from Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox separately if you want to get rid of this program for good.
If you want to remove HomeTab from the system, you should firstly scan your machine with updated anti-spyware or follow this step by step guide, which is given down below. For that use manual removal step and remove HomeTab for good:
You can remove HomeTab automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for HomeTab or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of HomeTab registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
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Information added: 03/09/15 02:37;
information updated: 03/09/15 02:37