Have you become that your browser is redirected to a previously unseen web page named My Video Tab instead of your start page? Then it is possible that your settings of installed internet browsers replaced and your personal computer has become a victim of a PUP (potentially unwanted program) from the browser hijacker category. Follow the guide below without a wait to remove My Video Tab and protect you from other hijackers and potentially unwanted applications.
If your system has been affected by My Video Tab browser hijacker infection you will be forced to use its own search engine. It could seem not to be dangerous, but you still should be very careful, since it may show unwanted and harmful advertisements made to trick you into buying certain questionable programs or products, provide search results which may reroute your web browser to some deceptive, misleading or harmful web sites. We advise that you use only the reliable search provider such as Google, Yahoo or Bing.
The My Video Tab hijacker is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, imposes changes to certain settings of installed browsers, and blocks them from modifying. Also this hijacker can install additional internet browser extensions and modules that will display ads and popups.
And finally, the My Video Tab browser hijacker can gather a wide variety of marketing-type data about you like what pages you’re opening, what you are looking for the Internet and so on. This information, in the future, may be sold to third party companies.
To find out how to remove My Video Tab, we recommend to read the step-by-step guide added to this blog post below. The instructions was made by IT security specialists who discovered a method to get rid of the annoying My Video Tab browser hijacker out of the PC.
How to remove My Video Tab from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge (Virus removal guide)
Fortunately, it’s not hard to remove the My Video Tab browser hijacker infection. In the following tutorial, we will provide two ways to clean your computer of this browser hijacker. One is the manual removal solution and the other is automatic removal solution. You can select the solution that best fits you. Please follow the removal instructions below to remove My Video Tab right now!
To remove My Video Tab, perform the steps below:
- How to get rid of My Video Tab homepage without any software
- How to automatically delete My Video Tab hijacker infection
- Run AdBlocker to block My Video Tab and stay safe online
- How to My Video Tab browser hijacker get installed onto personal computer
- To sum up
How to get rid of My Video Tab homepage without any software
Most common browser hijacker infections may be deleted without any antivirus apps. The manual hijacker removal is few simple steps that will teach you how to get rid of My Video Tab redirect. If you do not want to get rid of My Video Tab in the manually due to the fact that you are not skilled at computer, then you can run free removal utilities listed below.
Delete potentially unwanted applications using Windows Control Panel
Some of PUPs, adware and hijacker can be removed using the Add/Remove programs utility that is located in the Windows Control Panel. So, if you are using any version of MS Windows and you have noticed an unwanted program, then first try to get rid of it through Add/Remove programs.
Make sure you have closed all browsers and other programs. Next, remove any unrequested and suspicious programs from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, press 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 apps installed on your computer. Most probably, one of them is the browser hijacker infection that causes internet browsers to show annoying My Video Tab webpage. Choose the suspicious program or the application that name is not familiar to you and uninstall it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in Microsoft Windows, choose “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, select “Uninstall a program”.
Select the dubious or any unknown apps, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to delete this unwanted program from your personal computer.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Select an unwanted program, then click “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
Remove My Video Tab from Google Chrome
In this step we are going to show you how to reset Chrome settings. PUPs such as the My Video Tab can make changes to your web browser settings including homepage, default search engine and newtab page, add toolbars and undesired addons. By resetting Google Chrome settings you will remove My Video Tab and reset unwanted changes caused by browser hijacker. It’ll keep your personal information such as browsing history, bookmarks, passwords and web form auto-fill data.
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Choose More Tools, then press Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed plugins. If the list has the add-on labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove 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 displayed on the image below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Delete My Video Tab redirect from IE
By resetting Microsoft Internet Explorer internet browser you revert back your internet browser settings to its default state. This is good initial when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by hijacker like My Video Tab.
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, press ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as displayed below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The IE will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect. It will remove browser hijacker infection that responsible for web-browser reroute to the annoying My Video Tab web page, disable malicious and ad-supported web browser’s extensions and restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings like search engine, new tab page and homepage to default state.
Remove My Video Tab from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
This step will help you get rid of My Video Tab, third-party toolbars, disable harmful extensions and restore your default start page, new tab page and search engine settings.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and press the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as displayed in the following example.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, press “Refresh Firefox” button as shown in the figure below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Firefox internet browser settings to their default state.
How to automatically delete My Video Tab hijacker infection
It’s not enough to remove My Video Tab from your browser by following the manual steps above to solve all problems. Some My Video Tab hijacker related files may remain on your PC system and they will restore the hijacker even after you delete it. For that reason we recommend to run free antimalware tool like Zemana Anti Malware, MalwareBytes Free and Hitman Pro. Either of those applications should be able to look for and delete hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to My Video Tab.
Automatically remove My Video Tab search with Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM)
Zemana Anti Malware is a utility that can delete adware, PUPs, hijackers and other malicious software from your PC easily and for free. Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) is compatible with most antivirus software. It works under Microsoft Windows (10 – XP, 32 and 64 bit) and uses minimum of machine resources.
Now you can install and run Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) to delete My Video Tab redirect from your web-browser by following the steps below:
Visit the page linked below to download Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) install package called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your system. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
Start the installation package after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to set up this tool on your machine.
During installation you can change some settings, but we suggest you do not make any changes to default settings.
When install is done, this malicious software removal tool will automatically run and update itself. You will see its main window as shown in the figure below.
Now click the “Scan” button for checking your personal computer for the browser hijacker which redirects your internet browser to unwanted My Video Tab site. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. While the tool is scanning, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
Once the scan get completed, Zemana Free will show you the results. You may delete threats (move to Quarantine) by simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will remove hijacker which cause a redirect to My Video Tab website and move threats to the program’s quarantine. After the procedure is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your PC to make the change take effect.
Get rid of My Video Tab hijacker and malicious extensions with HitmanPro
Hitman Pro is a completely free (30 day trial) utility. You do not need expensive solutions to delete hijacker responsible for modifying your internet browser settings to My Video Tab and other shady programs. Hitman Pro will remove all the unwanted applications such as adware and hijackers at zero cost.
Please go to the following link to download HitmanPro. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
Download and use Hitman Pro on your PC. Once started, click “Next” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the hijacker infection that cause a redirect to My Video Tab webpage. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your personal computer and the speed of your PC system. While the HitmanPro utility is checking, you may see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malware..
After Hitman Pro has completed scanning your PC, Hitman Pro will display you the results.
When you’re ready, press Next button.
It will show a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial to delete all malware found.
Run MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to delete hijacker
You can remove My Video Tab homepage automatically with a help of MalwareBytes Free. We recommend this free malicious software removal tool because it can easily remove browser hijacker, ad supported software, potentially unwanted software and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
- MalwareBytes Free can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your internet browser will open the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- After the downloading process is complete, please close all programs and open windows on your system. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will start the “Setup wizard” of MalwareBytes Free onto your system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will run and open the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the browser hijacker responsible for redirecting your web-browser to My Video Tab web-site. This task may take some time, so please be patient. While the utility is checking, you may see how many objects and files has already scanned.
- When the scan get completed, you’ll be displayed the list of all detected threats on your machine.
- Once you’ve selected what you want to remove from your PC click the “Quarantine Selected” button. When the cleaning process is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the system.
- Close the Anti Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Run AdBlocker to block My Video Tab and stay safe online
The AdGuard is a very good ad blocker program for the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge, with active user support. It does a great job by removing certain types of unwanted advertisements, popunders, pop-ups, undesired new tabs, and even full page advertisements and web site overlay layers. Of course, the AdGuard can block the My Video Tab automatically or by using a custom filter rule.
Installing the AdGuard is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard on your Microsoft Windows Desktop by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
When downloading is done, double-click the downloaded file to launch it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed in the figure below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick guidance as displayed below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick instructions that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will run automatically and stop pop ups, My Video Tab redirect, as well as other malicious or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which can be found on your desktop.
How to My Video Tab browser hijacker get installed onto personal computer
To sum up
After completing the steps outlined above, your computer should be clean from this hijacker and other malicious software. The Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome and Edge will no longer open intrusive My Video Tab web-site on startup. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step guide does not help you, then you have caught a new browser hijacker infection, and then the best way – ask for help.
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