Rocket Tab is a potentially unwanted application, which spreads around in a form of browser add-on. We must note that this program is legitimate and should never be called a virus or malware. However, there are several things that cause our decision to include this program to our blog. First of all, RocketTab is mostly spread in a bundle with freeware and shareware, what can hardly be called a fair distribution method. In addition, as soon as it infiltrates the system, it may drop its own add-on on all Internet browsers that can be found on the system, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and others. As a result, you may find out that you can't use your favorite search site because every time you when you start your search session your browser redirects you to RocketTab. Beware that this search engine may return altered search results that may redirect you to insecure web sites. In most of the cases, such sites seek to increase their page rank or sales, but there is no guarantee that they won't trick you into installing suspicious software on your computer.
The clearest sign showing that this PUP is hiding in your computer is continuous Rocket Tab redirects that may try to interrupt each of your search sessions. However, some part of people who have been affected by this hijacker have also warned us about browser slow downs and unwanted pop-up ads that have also been interrupting them. If you want to avoid them, you should remove RocketTab virus without wasting you time. In order to get rid of this program for good, you should download SpyHunter, update it and then run a full system scan.
You can download RocketTab on your computer as a tool that promises to make your browsing more convenient. However, in most of the cases Rocket Tab is distributed in a bundle with freeware and shareware. Of course, you can avoid its infiltration, you just need to know some things. First of all, you should pay more attention to the installation process of the freeware (choosing a Custom or Advanced installation process helps). In addition, you should find the checkmark that agrees to install RocketTab on the system. If you missed it, you can expect discovering this search engine instead of your start page and default search engine. Besides, in order to make money from advertising, this potentially unwanted program may track your online activities. Keep your computer protected; use a reliable security tool, avoid downloading unfamiliar programs and eliminate such intruders as Rocket Tab virus. In order to remove it from there, follow this guide:
If you have already noticed that your start page or default search engine has been changed to Rocket Tab or other unknown search site, be sure that this search engine is hiding inside your computer. In order to remove it from there, follow these instructions.
You can remove Rocket Tab 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 Rocket Tab and related programsWindows Mac OS X ↷ Step 2 Windows 7 / Vista / XP
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 Rocket Tab or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Rocket Tab from Windows shortcuts↷ Step 3
Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.
Remove Rocket Tab from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari ↷ Step 4 Remove dangerous add-ons
Complete Rocket Tab removal
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 Rocket Tab 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: 03/05/15 02:41;
information updated: 03/05/15 02:41