What is Daily Tab?
The cyber security professionals have determined that Daily Tab is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) from the family of Browser hijackers. The aim of browser hijackers is to earn advertising profit. For example, a browser hijacker redirects the user’s homepage to the browser hijacker’s page that contains advertisements or sponsored links; a browser hijacker redirects the user web searches to a link the browser hijacker wants the user to see, rather than to legitimate search provider results. When the user clicks on ads in the search results, the developers behind browser hijackers gets paid. The developers of browser hijackers can gather confidential info such as user browsing habits as well as browsing history and sell this information to third parties for marketing purposes.
If your PC is affected by the Daily Tab hijacker you will be forced to use its own search provider. It could seem not to be dangerous, but you still should be very careful, since it may show intrusive and harmful advertisements developed to trick you into buying certain questionable apps or products, provide search results which may redirect your web browser to some deceptive, misleading or malicious web sites. We recommend that you use only the reliable search engine such as Google, Yahoo or Bing.
Another reason why you need to delete Daily Tab is its online data-tracking activity. It can collect personal info, including:
- IP addresses;
- URLs visited;
- search queries/terms;
- clicks on links and advertisements;
- web browser version information.
If you are unfortunate have browser hijacker, adware or malicious software running on your computer, you can follow the few simple steps here to remove Daily Tab from your browser.
How can a browser hijacker get on your computer
Browser hijackers and PUPs like Daily Tab can get installed to your web-browser or personal computer when you visit a web site and press an Install button, or when you download and run a suspicious program, or when you install free software that includes a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Be very attentive when installing any programs and make sure you deselect any options for optional applications that you do not want.
|Type||homepage hijacker, redirect virus, PUP, browser hijacker, search provider hijacker|
|Affected Browser Settings||search engine, new tab URL, start page|
|Distribution||free programs installers, fake software updaters, suspicious pop up advertisements|
|Symptoms||Advertising popups won’t go away. Your web browser is redirected to web-pages you did not want. New entries appear in your Programs folder. New browser toolbars on your desktop. Your internet browser homepage or search engine keeps changing or is not set to Google anymor.|
|Removal||Daily Tab removal guide|
How to remove Daily Tab from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
The answer is right here on this web-page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It will help you easily remove hijacker from your personal computer or browser. Moreover, you may choose manual or automatic removal solution. If you’re familiar with the device then use manual removal, otherwise use free malware removal tools that are designed specifically to get rid of browser hijacker such as Daily Tab. Of course, you can combine both methods. Read it once, after doing so, please bookmark this page (or open it on your smartphone) as you may need to exit your internet browser or reboot your computer.
To remove Daily Tab, execute the following steps:
- How to manually delete Daily Tab
- Automatic Removal of Daily Tab
- How to stop Daily Tab redirect
How to manually delete Daily Tab
Daily Tab is a browser hijacker that can change your internet browser settings and redirect you to the websites which may contain countless advertisements. Not every antivirus program can find and delete browser hijackers easily from your computer. Follow the tutorial below and you can delete the hijacker by yourself.
Remove potentially unwanted programs through the Windows Control Panel
Some programs are free only because their installer contains a browser hijacker like Daily Tab. These unwanted programs generate profit for the creators when it is installed. Many hijackers can be removed by simply uninstalling them from the ‘Uninstall a Program’ that is located in Windows control panel.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, press Windows button , then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown below.
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel like below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of apps installed on your device. Most likely, one of them is the Daily Tab hijacker. If you have many apps installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious applications by sort the list by date of installation. Once you’ve found a suspicious, unwanted or unused program, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, press ‘Start’ button and select ‘Control Panel’ at right panel as shown below.
Once the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as shown below.
You will see a list of software installed on your computer. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the software that were installed last. Most likely, it is the Daily Tab hijacker. 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 application which you need to delete is found, simply press on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as displayed in the figure below.
Delete Daily Tab from Firefox by resetting web browser settings
Resetting Firefox browser will reset all the settings to their original settings and will remove Daily Tab, malicious add-ons and extensions. However, your themes, bookmarks, history, passwords, and web form auto-fill information will not be deleted.
First, open the Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Next, press the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button like below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove Daily Tab browser hijacker from IE
If you find that Internet Explorer browser settings such as new tab, home page and default search provider had been hijacked, then you may return your settings, via the reset web browser procedure.
First, launch the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as shown in the following example.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the following example. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your PC for the changes to take effect.
Remove Daily Tab from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings can allow you solve some problems caused by hijacker and remove Daily Tab from search engine by default, home page and newtab page. This will also disable harmful extensions as well as clear cookies and site data. However, your saved passwords and bookmarks will not be changed, deleted or cleared.
- First, start the Google Chrome and press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will open the Google Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then press Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed plugins. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, press the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “Advanced” link, which located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as on the image above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Automatic Removal of Daily Tab
Many antivirus companies have developed apps that help detect and remove browser hijacker, and thereby revert back all your typical browsers settings. Below is a a few of the free programs you may want to use. Your computer can have a huge count of PUPs, adware and browser hijackers installed at the same time, so we suggest, if any unwanted or malicious application returns after rebooting the PC, then launch your PC into Safe Mode and use the antimalware utility again.
Remove Daily Tab browser hijacker with Zemana
Zemana Free is a lightweight tool which designed to use alongside your antivirus software, detecting and removing malware, adware software and PUPs that other applications miss. Zemana is easy to use, fast, does not use many resources and have great detection and removal rates.
First, visit the page linked below, then press the ‘Download’ button in order to download the latest version of Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM).
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After downloading is complete, close all programs and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as shown on the screen below.
When the setup starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) on your personal computer.
Once installation is finished, you will see window like below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the Daily Tab browser hijacker. This task may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the Zemana Free program is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
Once Zemana completes the scan, Zemana Free will display you the results. Make sure to check mark the items that are unsafe and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana will remove Daily Tab hijacker.
Remove Daily Tab hijacker from web-browsers with HitmanPro
The HitmanPro tool is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove Daily Tab browser hijacker, malware, potentially unwanted applications and adware from PC system (Windows 10, 8, 7, XP) and thereby return internet browsers default settings (search engine by default, start page and newtab). HitmanPro is powerful enough to search for and delete malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the device.
HitmanPro can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
Download and use HitmanPro on your computer. Once started, press “Next” button to start checking your PC for the Daily Tab hijacker. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. While the HitmanPro is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified either as being malicious software..
After HitmanPro completes the scan, you may check all items found on your device.
Review the scan results and then click Next button.
It will open a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial to delete all malicious software found.
How to delete Daily Tab with MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM)
You can delete Daily Tab hijacker automatically with a help of MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM). We recommend this free malware removal tool because it can easily remove browser hijacker, adware, potentially unwanted applications and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Please go to the following link to download the latest version of MalwareBytes Free for Microsoft Windows. Save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
When the download is complete, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes will try to update itself and when this task is done, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the Daily Tab hijacker. This task may take some time, so please be patient. When a threat is detected, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Once you’ve selected what you want to remove from your device click “Quarantine” button.
The MalwareBytes Free is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal utility, we advise you to read and follow the few simple steps or the video guide below.
How to stop Daily Tab redirect
It’s important to use adblocker applications such as AdGuard to protect your device from harmful webpages. Most security experts says that it’s okay to stop ads. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard can block Daily Tab and other annoying websites.
- Please go to the link below to download the latest version of AdGuard for Windows. Save it on your MS Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- After downloading it, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is finished, press “Skip” to close the setup program and use the default settings, or click “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 run automatically and stop undesired advertisements, block Daily Tab, 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 icon named AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
To sum up
We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and annoying harmful web sites) and Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your PC system for new hijackers and other malicious software). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Daily Tab hijacker from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge, then ask for help here.