If the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and MS Edge constantly shows 30Tab Safe Navigation web-page, then your PC is infected by a browser hijacker. As a result, your search provider, new tab and start page are replaced to 30Tab Safe Navigation and all your search results are redirected to this unwanted web site or other domains. It may also create lots of pop-up advertisements on your personal computer and increase your vulnerability. With the few simple steps below, you can remove 30Tab Safe Navigation completely.
The 30Tab Safe Navigation browser hijacker can also alter the default search engine that will virtually block the possibility of finding information on the Internet. The reason for this is that the 30Tab Safe Navigation search results can open lots of ads, links to unwanted and ad web-pages. Only the remaining part is the result of your search request, loaded from the major search providers like Google, Yahoo or Bing.
Also, ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) may be installed on the computer together with 30Tab Safe Navigation hijacker. It will insert a huge count of advertisements directly to the web-pages that you view, creating a sense that advertisements has been added by the developers of the page. Moreover, legal advertisements may be replaced on fake advertisements which will offer to download and install various unnecessary and malicious applications. Moreover, the 30Tab Safe Navigation browser hijacker be able to collect lots of privacy info about you which may be later transferred to third parties.
A malicious software which introduces some changes to settings of all your typical internet browsers on 30Tab Safe Navigation usually affects only Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, FF and Edge. However, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The 30Tab Safe Navigation hijacker can alter the Target property of web browser’s shortcuts, so every time you launch the browser, instead of your home page, you’ll see a completely different web-site.
So, it is very important to clean your machine of browser hijacker infection ASAP. The step by step tutorial, which is shown below, will assist you to remove 30Tab Safe Navigation redirect from the Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer and other browsers.
How to remove 30Tab Safe Navigation from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
There are a simple manual guidance below which will assist you to delete 30Tab Safe Navigation from your Windows computer. The most effective solution to delete this hijacker infection is to follow the manual removal instructions and then use Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM), MalwareBytes Anti Malware or AdwCleaner automatic tools (all are free). The manual way will assist to weaken this browser hijacker and these malware removal utilities will completely remove 30Tab Safe Navigation and return the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, FF and Edge settings to default.
To remove 30Tab Safe Navigation, complete the steps below:
- How to remove 30Tab Safe Navigation without any software
- How to automatically delete 30Tab Safe Navigation browser hijacker
- Stop 30Tab Safe Navigation and other annoying web pages
- Where the 30Tab Safe Navigation hijacker comes from
- Finish words
How to remove 30Tab Safe Navigation without any software
Most common hijacker infections may be deleted without any antivirus apps. The manual browser hijacker removal is guidance that will teach you how to remove the 30Tab Safe Navigation redirect.
Remove suspicious programs using MS Windows Control Panel
The process of browser hijacker removal is generally the same across all versions of MS Windows OS from 10 to XP. To start with, it is necessary to check the list of installed programs on your PC system and delete all unused, unknown and dubious applications.
Make sure you have closed all browsers and other software. Press CTRL, ALT, DEL keys together to open the Microsoft Windows Task Manager.
Click on the “Processes” tab, look for something dubious that is the hijacker infection responsible for redirects to 30Tab Safe Navigation then right-click it and select “End Task” or “End Process” option. In many cases, malicious software masks itself to avoid detection by imitating legitimate Microsoft Windows processes. A process is particularly suspicious: it is taking up a lot of memory (despite the fact that you closed all of your applications), its name is not familiar to you (if you are in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for its name in Google, Yahoo or Bing).
Next, remove any undesired and suspicious programs from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, click the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Select “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of programs installed on your PC. Most probably, one of them is the browser hijacker infection responsible for modifying your web browser settings to 30Tab Safe Navigation. Choose the dubious program or the program that name is not familiar to you and delete it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in Windows, choose “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, choose “Uninstall a program”.
Choose the dubious or any unknown programs, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to delete this undesired application from your personal computer.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Select an undesired program, then click “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
Delete 30Tab Safe Navigation from FF
If the FF settings such as home page, new tab and search engine have been modified by the browser hijacker, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, run the Mozilla Firefox and press button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Further, press the Help button () as shown below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation prompt. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a process to fix your problems that caused by the hijacker infection that causes web-browsers to display undesired 30Tab Safe Navigation page. Once, it’s complete, press the “Finish” button.
Delete 30Tab Safe Navigation from Internet Explorer
The Microsoft Internet Explorer reset is great if your internet browser is hijacked or you’ve unwanted addons or toolbars on your web browser, that installed by a malicious software.
First, launch the IE, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will open the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then press the “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as shown on the screen below.
After the process is finished, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart your system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s home page, search engine and new tab to default state.
Get rid of 30Tab Safe Navigation redirect from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple way to get rid of the browser hijacker infection, harmful and adware extensions, as well as to restore the browser’s homepage, new tab and search engine by default that have been replaced by hijacker.
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Google Chrome main menu again, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown in the following example and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Fix affected internet browsers shortcuts to remove 30Tab Safe Navigation homepage
Unfortunately, the browser hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to 30Tab Safe Navigation, can also hijack Windows shortcuts (mostly, your web browsers shortcut files), so that the 30Tab Safe Navigation start page will be shown when you launch the Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome and FF or another web-browser.
Open the properties of the browser shortcut file. Right click on the shortcut of infected web browser and select the “Properties” option and it’ll display the properties of the shortcut file. Next, choose the “Shortcut” tab and have a look at the Target field as displayed in the figure below.
Normally, if the last word in the Target field is chrome.exe, iexplore.exe, firefox.exe. Be sure to pay attention to the extension, should be “exe”! All shortcut files that have been altered by browser hijacker which modifies web-browser settings to replace your new tab page, start page and search provider by default with 30Tab Safe Navigation web site, usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe like below
Another variant, an address has been added at the end of the line. In this case the Target field looks like …Application\chrome.exe” http://site.address as shown on the screen below.
In order to fix the affected shortcut, you need to insert right path to the Target field or remove an address (if it has been added at the end). You can use the following information to fix your shortcuts that have been changed by browser hijacker infection that developed to reroute your internet browser to the 30Tab Safe Navigation page.
|Google Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|Firefox||C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe|
|Internet Explorer||C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|Opera||C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe|
Once is done, click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all internet browsers which are rerouted to the 30Tab Safe Navigation intrusive web page.
How to automatically delete 30Tab Safe Navigation browser hijacker
If you’re not expert at computer technology, then we suggest to run free removal tools listed below to remove 30Tab Safe Navigation for good. The automatic way is highly recommended. It has less steps and easier to implement than the manual way. Moreover, it lower risk of system damage. So, the automatic 30Tab Safe Navigation removal is a better option.
Use Zemana AntiMalware to remove hijacker
Zemana Free is a free application for Windows operating system to look for and remove PUPs, adware, malicious browser extensions, browser toolbars, and other undesired software like browser hijacker which cause a reroute to 30Tab Safe Navigation web site, installed on your PC system.
Now you can set up and use Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) to remove 30Tab Safe Navigation homepage from your web-browser by following the steps below:
Visit the page linked below to download Zemana setup package named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your machine. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
Start the install package after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to install this tool on your system.
During install you can change some settings, but we suggest you don’t make any changes to default settings.
When installation is finished, this malware removal utility will automatically start and update itself. You will see its main window as displayed on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan” button . Zemana Anti-Malware utility will begin scanning the whole system to find out hijacker responsible for modifying your internet browser settings to 30Tab Safe Navigation. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC system. While the tool is checking, you can see number of objects and files has already scanned.
When the scan get completed, Zemana will prepare a list of unwanted and ‘ad supported’ software programs. Next, you need to click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will remove hijacker responsible for redirecting your browser to 30Tab Safe Navigation web page and move threats to the program’s quarantine. After the task is complete, you can be prompted to reboot your PC system to make the change take effect.
Remove 30Tab Safe Navigation start page with Malwarebytes
Manual 30Tab Safe Navigation startpage removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the hijacker infection can be not completely removed. We advise that run the Malwarebytes Free that are completely free your computer of browser hijacker. Moreover, the free program will allow you to delete malware, potentially unwanted programs, adware and toolbars that your personal computer can be infected too.
Visit the page linked below to download MalwareBytes Free. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
When the download is done, close all windows on your machine. Further, start the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up like below, press the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes on the PC. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Free will automatically launch and you can see its main window as shown in the figure below.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes program will scan through the whole personal computer for the hijacker that redirects your web browser to intrusive 30Tab Safe Navigation web-page. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. While the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified either as being malware.
When MalwareBytes Free has finished scanning your personal computer, you’ll be opened the list of all found items on your computer. All found threats will be marked. You can remove them all by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes will remove hijacker responsible for redirects to 30Tab Safe Navigation and move items to the program’s quarantine. After disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your personal computer. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) to remove hijackers, ‘ad supported’ software and other malware.
Run AdwCleaner to get rid of 30Tab Safe Navigation start page
AdwCleaner is a free removal utility. It deletes PUPs, adware, hijackers and unwanted internet browser plugins. Video tutorial available here. It will identify and remove browser hijacker infection responsible for changing your web browser settings to 30Tab Safe Navigation. AdwCleaner uses very small personal computer resources and is a portable application.
- Visit the following page to download AdwCleaner. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: July 4, 2018
- Once the download is finished, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is opened, press “Scan” button for checking your computer for the hijacker which made to reroute your internet browser to the 30Tab Safe Navigation web-page. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a malware, adware or PUPs are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- As the scanning ends, AdwCleaner will display a list of found items. You may move threats to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Stop 30Tab Safe Navigation and other annoying web pages
Run ad-blocker application like AdGuard in order to stop advertisements, malvertisements, pop-ups and online trackers, avoid having to install malicious and adware browser plug-ins and add-ons which affect your machine performance and impact your computer security. Browse the Web anonymously and stay safe online!
- Installing the AdGuard is simple. First you’ll need to download AdGuard by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
- When the download is complete, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the install is finished, press “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop ups, sites like 30Tab Safe Navigation, as well as other malicious or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon named AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
Where the 30Tab Safe Navigation hijacker comes from
These days some free applications authors bundle optional applications which could be PUPs such as the 30Tab Safe Navigation browser hijacker, with a view to making some money. These are not free applications as install an unwanted applications on to your MS Windows PC system. So whenever you install a new free program that downloaded from the Net, be very careful during installation. Carefully read the EULA (a text with I ACCEPT/I DECLINE button), choose custom or manual installation type, uncheck all bundled software.
Now your system should be clean of the browser hijacker that designed to redirect your web-browser to the 30Tab Safe Navigation page. Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana Free (to periodically scan your computer for new browser hijackers and other malicious software) and AdGuard (to help you stop intrusive popups and malicious web sites). Moreover, to prevent any hijacker, please stay clear of unknown and third party software, make sure that your antivirus program, turn on the option to detect PUPs.
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