How to Get Rid of/Remove HomeTab Ads-Virus Clean Tips

Posted by Britt Duncan - July 2, 2014

Receive HomeTab pop-ups on IE/Firefox/Chrome suddenly? Try to delete it but don’t know where to start? This is a detailed removal guide for you.

Detailed Information about HomeTab

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HomeTab is identified as a perilous adware that seeks to collect private information and data for hackers. In general, this pest is embedded into third parties software, junk email attachments and hacked websites. Once you visit some dangerous websites, install tainted freeware or read unknown emails from strangers, it may grasp the opportunity to penetrate inside. For the purpose of taking over the installed Internet browsers, this adware will replace the original web browser and search provider with Search.surfcanyon.com add malign add-ons. That’s the reason why you get crazy pop-ups and ads on the IE/Firefox/Google.

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Apart from that, the search results are filled with all kinds of commercial links and malware infested websites. Once you click on the advertising links by mistake, additional infections like Supra Savings, PCupgradenow.com and Anyprotect will be loaded onto your system instantly. Therefore, the moment you notice this pest inside your browser, you should take measures to eliminate it timely. Please keep the removal tips below in mind which will help you out quickly and easily.

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Propagation of HomeTab Adware :

(1) HomeTab usually comes bundled with free applications when you download and install free programs. So, you should always take caution about unfamiliar programs when you install a free program.

(2) HomeTab enters into a random computer after you click a spam email. This kind of email may contain malicious attachments with a copy of this malware.

(3) HomeTab may incubate on compromised websites. HomeTab can be automatically implanted into your computer with drive-by download method.

Instruction on Removing HomeTab Malware

According to our research, we found that HomeTab adware often gets installed together with other programs. And HomeTab adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing HomeTab virus.

Windows xp/vista/7:
Step One: Uninstall HomeTab adware.

1. Go to Control Panel from Start menu.
2. Choose Uninstall a program or Add/Change programs.

3. Select HomeTab adware and click on Uninstall or Uninstall/Change button.

Step Two: Show hidden files.

1. Go to Control Panel, and choose Folder Options.

2. In View tab, scroll dawn and choose show hidden files, folders and drives. Click OK.

Step Three: Remove registry entries.

1. Open Start menu and find Run in Windows XP. Type regedit and tap Enter. In Windows vista/7, click Start and type reged in search field.

2. At opening Registry Editor, search for and delete key and values related to HomeTab adware.

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall HomeTab adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select HomeTab from program list.

3. Click Uninstall button and then follow uninstall wizard.

Step Two: Show Hidden Files.

1. Choose Windows Explorer from Start screen.

2. Navigate to File tab, tick both Hidden items and File name extensions.

3. Look for corrupted files outlined below and delete them all:

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

Step Three: Remove Registry Entries.

1. Type regedit in the search field.

2. Search for and delete harmful key and values generated by HomeTab adware.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableVirtualization” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = 1

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