Search My Tabs virus – How to remove? (Uninstall)

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Get rid of Search My Tabs virus

What is Search My Tabs?

Most of us had encountered the falsified ads that claim that a certain application is capable of advancing the web surfing speed by giving access to several proxy servers to the extent that we might sometimes believe that these ads are true. Search My Tabs is one of those PUPs that invades your system without consent to steal your private information.

Upon invading your system without agreement, Search My Tabs starts popping up some fake ads frequently that lower the performance of your computer and browser. These ads might redirect you to many dangerous websites that could install a lot of malware on your system. The tool starts collecting your IP address, browsing history, search queries, etc. Moreover, it is capable of collecting some of your personal information like credit card information and so on and share them with other third parties to benefit financially from such theft by selling this info to third parties, which could cause a lot of harm.

Search My Tabs virus

Adware installation costs the users many malicious tools invasion that is responsible for leading you to more virus damage. These tools pop up many fake ads that are related to offers or vouchers that make you feel a more privileged user, making you keen enough to investigate the offer. Clicking on these fake banners redirects you to some malicious websites that have scripted viruses on them, which are downloaded on your computer without your consent. After being downloaded, the virus starts collecting your private information like passwords and credit card information. The developers who embedded these tools have a purpose of doing so. They implement these tools to steal your information and ask you for money as compensation for what they have stolen as to not use them against you, which is an undesired situation.

How did Search My Tabs get installed on your computer?

The actual case is that these viruses invade your computer without your consent, but the users hold a big part of the responsibility as they are not aware enough of what is being downloaded on their computers. Downloading packages and apps from unknown sources are very risky as hackers bundle these apps with the harmful tools that lead you to the malicious websites. Skipping the download steps make these tools get downloaded on your computer especially in the recommended settings an advanced settings.

How to get rid of (Uninstall) and remove Search My Tabs?

Do not download any apps or packages from sources other than their authorized to eliminate the risk of bundling and make sure that you are using your PC safely. Uninstall the apps that you downloaded from unauthorized website and remove what you find might be suspicious. Check if you still receive pop-ups and remove more apps if you still find these pop-ups. Even if you downloaded a fake app by mistake, make sure that you do not click on any banner or fake ad that appears to you to prevent being redirected to the virus websites. You can also use our programs to uninstall Search My Tabs completely.

Despite the fact that this virus is very malicious, it can be eliminated totally from your PC via manual or automatic removal. You can remove the virus manually only if you are experienced enough to do so as you might risk its recurrence. In this process, virus can get removed but need lots of knowledge and experience. On the other hand, a more safe method is to remove it by the aid of a software to guarantee to terminate this threat.

Option A: Advanced system software is recommended to uninstall this malware from your PC.  Free scanner allows you to check whether your PC is infected or not.



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Option B: Remove Manually (Risky & Complicated) For Technical Geeks only!

Steps To Remove Manually

End malicious process from Windows Task Manager
  • Click Windows logo + R button together to open Run in your PC.
  • Type taskmgr in Run and click on OK button.
  • Now go to Process tab in Task manager.
  • Select related process and click End Process.
Uninstall From Control PanelFrom Windows 10 Control Panel
  • Click on Start and select Settings option.
  • Now Go to System Option.
  • Now select Programs & Feature option.
  • Select  and click on Uninstall tab.
Remove From Browser ExtensionRemove Extensions From Internet Explorer
  • Open browser tool by clicking on Setting Icon from the right-top corner of your browser.
  • Click on Manage Add-ons option.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions tab.
  • Find related add-ons and Click Disable.
  • Select More information button and click on Remove button.
Delete harmful registry made by
  • Press “Windows + R” button sententiously on your keyboard.
  • Type “regedit” and click on OK button to open
  • Find and delete all malicious registry entries created by .
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = ’0′ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = ’0′ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestore “DisableSR ” = ’1′ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msascui.exe “Debugger” = ‘svchost.exe’ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “3948550101?HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “xas” HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\
Reset Web Browser to Revert Settings Modified by Search My Tabs (Optional)

Reset Internet Explorer Setting

  • First of all run Internet Explorer browser and Click on Tools tab.
  • Select Internet option from drop down list.
  • Choose Advanced tab and click Reset button.
  • Select Delete personal settings check box and click on Reset button.
  • Now click on close button and restart your browser.

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