If you’re reading this article, then it means that you are seeing the Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com website instead of your home page or when you perform an internet search you are automatically rerouted to this unwanted websitepage. All of these problems with your personal computer caused by browser hijacker, which is often installs on the computer by some freeware. You probably want to know ways of removing Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com redirect as well as to revert back your internet browser’s start page, search engine and new tab page. In the guide below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
The browser hijacker will set up the Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com website as default search provider that cause search redirects via the website. In this way, developers of the hijacker have an opportunity to show various advertisements together with the search results for your query. These intrusive advertisements will be combined in the redirected webpage. This can bring a large amount of revenue for developers of the hijacker.
Also, adware (also known as ‘adware software’) can be installed on the system together with Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com hijacker. It will insert a lot of ads directly to the web pages which you view, creating a sense that advertisements has been added by the authors of the web page. Moreover, legal advertisements can be replaced on fake advertisements which will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com browser hijacker infection be able to gather marketing-type data about you that can be later transferred third party companies.
|Type||browser hijacker, search engine hijacker, homepage hijacker, toolbar, unwanted new tab, redirect virus|
|Removal||Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com removal guide|
How can a browser hijacker get on your machine
Hijacker is usually written in ways common to malware, spyware and adware. In order to get rid of hijacker and thereby remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com search, you will need use the steps below or use free removal utility listed below.
How to remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com redirect
In order to delete Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com start page, start by closing any applications and pop ups that are open. If a pop-up won’t close, then close your web-browser (Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge). If a program won’t close then please restart your PC system. Next, follow the steps below.
To remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com, perform the following steps:
- How to manually remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com
- How to remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com with freeware
- Use AdBlocker to block Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com and stay safe online
- Finish words
How to manually remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to get rid of the Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and IE web browsers.
Remove potentially unwanted apps through the 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 software on your personal computer and uninstall all unused, unknown and dubious applications.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, press Windows button , then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as displayed on the image below.
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as displayed on the screen below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of apps installed on your computer. Most probably, one of them is the browser hijacker infection which reroutes your web browser to undesired Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com web page. If you have many software installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious software by sort the list by date of installation. Once you’ve found a dubious, unwanted or unused application, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, click ‘Start’ button and select ‘Control Panel’ at right panel as shown on the screen below.
Once the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ similar to the one below.
You will see a list of programs installed on your PC system. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the applications that were installed last. Most probably, it is the browser hijacker infection that responsible for web browser reroute to the intrusive Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com web page. If you are in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the program which you need to remove is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ similar to the one below.
Remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com from web browsers
Remove unwanted extensions is a easy way to remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com startpage and revert back internet browser’s settings which have been modified by hijacker.
|Google Chrome||Mozilla Firefox|
You can also try to get rid of Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com home page by reset Google Chrome settings.
If you are still experiencing issues with Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com removal, you need to reset Mozilla Firefox browser.
Another method to get rid of Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com redirect from Internet Explorer is reset IE settings.
How to remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com with freeware
Manual removal guidance may not be for everyone. Each Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com removal step above, such as removing suspicious programs, restoring affected shortcuts, removing the hijacker from system settings, must be performed very carefully. If you are have doubts about the steps above, then we recommend that you use the automatic Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com removal tutorial listed below.
Automatically delete Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com with Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM)
Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) is free full featured malicious software removal utility. It can check your files and Windows registry in real-time. Zemana can help to delete Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com hijacker, other potentially unwanted applications and adware. It uses 1% of your PC system resources. This tool has got simple and beautiful interface and at the same time best possible protection for your personal computer.
First, visit the page linked below, then click the ‘Download’ button in order to download the latest version of Zemana.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After the downloading process is done, close all programs and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as displayed in the following example.
When the installation starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will allow you set up Zemana AntiMalware on your system.
Once installation is finished, you will see window such as the one below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the hijacker that responsible for web browser reroute to the intrusive Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com website. Depending on your PC system, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a malicious software, adware software or potentially unwanted software are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
After Zemana AntiMalware has finished scanning, Zemana will show a screen that contains a list of malicious software that has been found. Review the results once the tool has done the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will start to get rid of hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com.
Run Hitman Pro to remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com home page
The Hitman Pro utility is free and easy to use. It can scan and delete hijacker which alters web-browser settings to replace your search engine by default, homepage and newtab page with Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com web page, malware, potentially unwanted software and adware from system (MS Windows 10, 8, 7, XP) and thereby return web-browsers default settings (default search engine, homepage and newtab page). HitmanPro is powerful enough to scan for and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the system.
Visit the page linked below to download Hitman Pro. Save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
After the download is done, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will start the Hitman Pro tool. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to launch the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” . Hitman Pro application will scan through the whole machine for the hijacker that responsible for web browser redirect to the annoying Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com web site. Depending on your PC system, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a malicious software, adware software or PUPs are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
After HitmanPro completes the scan, HitmanPro will open a list of all items detected by the scan as on the image below.
Review the results once the utility has finished the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply press “Next” button. It will display a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button. The HitmanPro will delete hijacker that causes internet browsers to open undesired Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com web page and add threats to the Quarantine. When the task is complete, the tool may ask you to restart your machine.
Run MalwareBytes to remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com startpage
You can get rid of Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com homepage automatically through the use of MalwareBytes AntiMalware. We advise this free malicious software removal tool because it can easily delete hijacker, adware, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
- MalwareBytes Free can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your browser will show the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- After the download is finished, please close all programs and open windows on your personal computer. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will start the “Setup wizard” of MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) onto your computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the MalwareBytes Free will launch and display the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button for scanning your personal computer for the browser hijacker infection responsible for redirecting your web browser to Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com web page. This task may take quite a while, so please be patient.
- After finished, MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will open you the results.
- Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and press the “Quarantine Selected” button. When disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
- Close the Anti-Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Use AdBlocker to block Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com and stay safe online
In order to increase your security and protect your computer against new unwanted advertisements and harmful web-pages, you need to use ad blocking application that blocks an access to malicious ads and websites. Moreover, the program may block the open of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
First, visit the following page, then click the ‘Download’ button in order to download the latest version of AdGuard.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to launch it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen similar to the one 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 instructions as shown on the screen below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your system, AdGuard will run automatically and stop unwanted advertisements, block Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your desktop.
Now your computer should be clean of the browser hijacker which cause a redirect to Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com web site. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop ups and unwanted malicious websites) and Zemana (to periodically scan your computer for new malicious software, browser hijacker infections and adware software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijacker infections, harmful applications and adware software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Search.viewonlinerecipestab.com startpage from your web-browser, then ask for help here.