What is “SupTab” and how can i remove it ?
Type of the virus: Browser Hijacker
Browsers with risk of infection: Chrome/Opera/Firefox and Safari
OS with risk of infection:Windows XP,Vista,Windows 7/8 and Windows 10
Short description :
“SupTab” is PUP and browser hijacker which installation adds search toolbar on your browser, redirects home page to another link and display unwanted ads. The program is bundled with installation of random freeware or shareware programs. It may remain unseen by some security programs like absolutely legitimate software. The virus creates files and browser extensions.The program will run automatically every time your computer starts. Our advice is to get rid of it as fast as you can.
How does the virus spreads :
“SupTab” is application, so it can be installed via other software installation or by visiting fishy sites. We said it before and we will say it now – be very cautious when you install non-legitimate software. Follow every steps of installation and do not trust typical installation process. Always choose custom or similar install and check for other “ghost” program installation.
What damage can cause to my system :
It is possible “SupTab” to create registry entries and process on your computer. Result of that could be sluggish browser work, unexpected pop-up ads from your browse and modified browser homepage. Also this process may affect overall system performance – of course by slow it down.
Additional information :
Always pay attention to files that you are downloading. Do not presume everything on internet web is free, always have a one in mind. It is highly recommended to use security of antivirus software and it is important that program to be up-to-date with virus list. This tip is for every person that keeps very important information – HAVE A BACKUP OF YOUR INFORMATION, if you do not have any – make it on separated device. Flash drive or external hard drive will be perfect solution for backup your files.
Manually removal of “SupTab” (easy steps)
- Login as administrator.
- Go to control panel and uninstall “SupTab”.
- Remove “SupTab” folder from program files and start menu.
- Remove “SupTab” from your browser extensions.
- Clear your browser cookies.
- Reset your browser settings.
- Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
- Restart your computer.
NOTE: you may be infected with more than one malware and after following the steps ads may still pop-up.