HomeTab is a sneaky adware, which infiltrates computers in a bundle with freeware and shareware. As soon as it sneaks inside, it typically changes the start page and default search engine to search.hometab.com or search.newhometab.com domains. Besides, this program may also start displaying continuous pop-up notifications that promote related websites or simply slow down the browser. We can't say that HomeTab is malicious or that it's a virus. This program can't harm your computer but it can definitely cause unwanted activities on it. If you noticed browser redirections or commercial pop-up ads, they may be caused by HomeTab. In order to get rid of them, you should remove this program from your computer 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. As soon as HomeTab appears on your computer, it starts interrupting its victim 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. For that, you can use STOPzilla, SpyHunter or Malwarebytes Anti Malware. As soon as you remove malicious entries from the system, look for this program on Add/Remove Programs list. 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.
Uninstall HomeTab and related programs
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
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.
Remove HomeTab from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Remove dangerous add-ons
Information added: 08/13/14 08:28;
information updated: 08/13/14 08:28