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Remove FoxTab Pdf Converter (Removal Guide) - Jul 2017 update

removal by Julie Splinters - - | Type: Adware

FoxTab PDF Converter: valuable facts you should know about this application

FoxTab PDF Converter

FoxTab PDF Converter is a legitimate, yet a questionable application that offers its free services to create and convert any file to PDF. According to its promoters, the tool is setup to create PDFs from any Windows program efficiently and enables you to create PDF documents from almost any application (Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and more). So why are so many users looking for ways to uninstall pdf converter from their devices? We will try to unveil this question in this article.

The largest section of Foxtab pdf creator users (65.89 %) are based in the US, while the second biggest user of the app is Italy [1], though it only contains 5.20 % of all program users [2]. The software operates primarily on older Windows versions, including Windows 7, XP, Vista and Windows 8. When it comes to FoxTab PDF Converter removal, there’s a tie between whether the software should be eliminated from the PC immediately or can stay on the PC a little longer.

However, when there is controversy about some program, it is always best to trust professional antivirus software to make the judgment. And in this case, such tools often indicate it as a potentially unwanted program [3] and help with its elimination from the computer. If you don’t have this tool installed, you should definitely look into software such as Reimage.

Nevertheless, the biggest problem with this seemingly useful free software is that it has been reported to display various annoying notifications, change browser settings, fail to operate properly and even initiate various problems when trying to uninstall it. However, we don't say that FoxTab PDF Converter is a malware. It is merely a potentially unwanted program which you may or may not use at your own risk.

Regardless of whether you are trying to remove pdf converter from Firefox, Google Chrome, MS Edge or some other web browser, you should not do it without proper instructions or assistance. Address the instructions below this article to carry out the software elimination properly.

Questions about FoxTab Pdf Converter

FoxTab PDF Converter illustration
In this image you can see screenshots of FoxTab PDF Converter. Be careful if you find this software on your computer

Means of software distribution and entrenchment on the computer

Some of the users have been made to think it's a virus after finding this program on their computers without downloading it. That's because FoxTab Pdf Converter may be downloaded as a component of other free programs offered on various software sharing platforms.

Besides, it does not appear in the Add/Remove programs list and may initiate some doubts that it is malicious. Nevertheless, if you feel let down by its services, you should uninstall the FoxTab Pdf Converter from your PC without hesitation.

Methods to use for FoxTab Pdf Converter removal

You won't find the converter on Add/Remove programs list. Thus, employing professional and acknowledged antivirus software for the FoxTab Pdf Converter removal is highly recommended. The antivirus software will run a scan of your entire system and eliminate every last bit of the unwanted program from your computer.

When you remove FoxTab Pdf Converter from your PC, you should make sure you don’t obtain questionable software in the future.

You can remove virus damage automatically with a help of one of these programs: Reimage, SpyHunter 5Combo Cleaner, Malwarebytes. We recommend these applications because they detect potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.

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To remove FoxTab Pdf Converter, follow these steps:

Remove FoxTab Pdf Converter from Windows systems

FoxTab Pdf Converter removal can be performed manually. You need to follow the steps below to accomplish that.

  1. Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs). Click 'Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features' (if you are 'Windows XP' user, click on 'Add/Remove Programs').
  2. If you are Windows 10 / 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 'Windows 10 / 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'.
  3. Uninstall FoxTab Pdf Converter and related programs
    Here, look for FoxTab Pdf Converter or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  4. Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes. Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'

Erase FoxTab Pdf Converter from Mac OS X system

The software can be eliminated from the Mac OS X like explained in the instructions below.

  1. If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications. Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'
  2. Wait until you see Applications folder and look for FoxTab Pdf Converter or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash. Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'

Delete FoxTab Pdf Converter from Internet Explorer (IE)

  1. Remove dangerous add-ons
    Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons. Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  2. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for FoxTab Pdf Converter and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable: Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable'
  3. Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
    Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  4. Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes. Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes
  5. Reset Internet Explorer
    Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  6. Here, select Reset.
  7. When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete FoxTab Pdf Converter removal. Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again

Eliminate FoxTab Pdf Converter from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge settings (Method 1):

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge app and click More (three dots at the top right corner of the screen).
  2. Click Settings to open more options.
  3. Once Settings window shows up, click Choose what to clear button under Clear browsing data option. Go to Settings and select 'Choose what to clear'
  4. Here, select all what you want to remove and click Clear. Select 'Clear' button
  5. Now you should right-click on the Start button (Windows logo). Here, select Task Manager. Open the start menu and select 'Task Manager'
  6. When in Processes tab, search for Microsoft Edge.
  7. Right-click on it and choose Go to details option. If can’t see Go to details option, click More details and repeat previous steps. Right-click 'Microsoft Edge' and select 'Go to details' Select 'More details' if 'Go to details' option fails to show up
  8. When Details tab shows up, find every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries. Find Microsoft Edge entries and select 'End Task'

Resetting Microsoft Edge browser (Method 2):

If Method 1 failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method.

  1. Note: you need to backup your data before using this method.
  2. Find this folder on your computer: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  3. Select every entry which is saved on it and right click with your mouse. Then Delete option. Go to Microsoft Edge folder on your computer, right-click every entry and click 'Delete'
  4. Click the Start button (Windows logo) and type in window power in Search my stuff line.
  5. Right-click the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator. Find Windows PowerShell, right-click it and select 'Run as administrator'
  6. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell window shows up, paste this command line after PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and press Enter:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose}
    Copy and paste a required command and press 'Enter'

Once these steps are finished, FoxTab Pdf Converter should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

Get rid of FoxTab Pdf Converter from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions. Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  2. Here, select FoxTab Pdf Converter and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries. Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them
  3. Reset Mozilla Firefox
    Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information. Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  4. Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete FoxTab Pdf Converter removal. Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times

Uninstall FoxTab Pdf Converter from Google Chrome

  1. Delete malicious plugins
    Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions. Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  2. Here, select FoxTab Pdf Converter and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries. Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  3. Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section. When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  4. When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name. Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  5. Reset Google Chrome
    Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  6. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings. When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  7. Click Reset to confirm this action and complete FoxTab Pdf Converter removal. Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal

Remove FoxTab Pdf Converter from Safari

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences. Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  2. Here, select Extensions and look for FoxTab Pdf Converter or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them. Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons
  3. Reset Safari
    Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari.... Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  4. Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete FoxTab Pdf Converter removal process. Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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