Are you trying to get rid of Equal Tab but fails everytime? Then do not panic just follow the below given removal guide to easily eliminate Equal Tab from infected machine.
Equal Tab : Things You Should Know About The PUP
Equal Tab is also detected as PUP.Equal.Tab. It is classed as Potentially Unwanted Program which installed on computer without having permission. Once it enter inside of system then start making various annoyances on compromised computer. It injected into your installed browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, Edge and similar others. It reset their existing settings to replace their default set browsers home page and search engine or new tab page with hijacked or vicious pages. It also make redirection to your search results on vicious sites to make system more vulnerable by dropping more malware into it. It also inject various kinds of advertisements and pop-ups into browsers to bother you all the time whenever you launch browser to surf Internet. It can also collect your sensitive or confidential information from your online preferences , surfing history and system activities. So it can reveal your privacy online. You should be very careful and try to get away it from infected system as fast as you can.
What Are The Installation Ways Followed By Equal Tab To Get Into Your Machine?
The makers of the PUP makes compromise with the third party software promoters to add this Equal Tab files into the installers of their freeware or shareware that you may accidentally installed on your system without checking their EULA and other security measures. Most of the time it follows stealth installation using third party software to installed on system in a form of additional system utilities to boost system speed and performance. If you want to stay away from unwanted installations then you highly recommend to always use "Advanced or Custom" screen for new programs. It shows the additional and you can remove from the installation list to save system.
Hence you need to follow the removal to remove Equal Tab from system by using a reliable anti-malware on affected computer.
Equal Tab Removal Solution from Compromised PC
- Step 1 : Reboot PC in Safe Mode and Networking To Delete Equal Tab
- Step 2 : Complete Guide To Unhide Hidden Files and Folders Related to Equal Tab
- Step 3 : Delete Equal Tab From Windows Task Manager
- Step 4 : Equal Tab Removal From Control Panel
- Step 5 : Delete Equal Tab related startup entries
- Step 6 : Equal Tab Removal Using Automatic Process
Before initiating Equal Tab Removal, users need to reboot PC in Safe Mode. In case you are fully acquainted with it, you can proceed further, else click the link to know how to reboot PC in Safe Mode and Networking. (Win 7/8/10, XP/Vista/ Included.)
- Go to Start Menu, click on Control Panel and then Folder Options.
- Tap on View tab >> Advance Setting Category and select Hidden Files or Folders.
- Then after, you need to tick on Show Hidden Files and Folders.
- Finally, click on Apply and then hit OK button.
- You need to open task manager by right click on taskbar and selecting start task manager as shown in picture
- Now look at the various processes running and identify them Equal Tab process , if they look suspicious then you need to end them.
- You can search for various processes running on google and take your decision about suspicious processes.
- Now you need to open control panel. For this you need to run “appwiz.cpl” in run window
- Press Win key and R together, a window will appear. Now write “appwiz.cpl” to open control panel.
- Now look out for add remove program in control panel. Open it and Delete Equal Tab or any suspicious programs installed.
- Now you need to remove startup entries which are suspicious or not needed.
- Click win key and R key together, a window will open write “msconfig” and hit enter
- Now you need to go to the startup tab and browse through list of programs and uncheck suspicious programs from the list
Note : You must be able to Delete Equal Tab by following these steps..If still facing problem, Opt for Automatic Equal Tab Removal Process using Avast Free Antivirus.
Complete Guide To Delete Equal Tab from your PC using Automatic Process