NewTabTV “Malware”

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This page aims to help you remove the NewTabTV “Malware”. Our removal instructions work for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer, as well as every version of Windows.

This article is going to describe the typical characteristics and potential results and effects of the appearance of NewTabTV “Malware” on your PC. This is a program that may manifest itself by generating a big number of various ads (pop-ups, banners) and may affect every single browser (for instance – Chrome, Explorer or Firefox). Other ways, in which it may affect your browser apps, is by making them set new homepages and search engines or redirect you to strange, unknown websites. You are going to learn a lot about this browser hijacker’s standard way of infecting a computer, its distribution, as well as the most successful prevention and removal instructions down here in our article and Removal Guide.

This program may be focused on producing irritating ads and broadcasting various pop-ups, banners, boxes and tabs – that is all this hijacker can do. Consequently, it has been identified as an ad-generating piece of software – a representative of the group of the so-called browser hijackers. All such products have been developed with the sole purpose to advertise and popularize different services and products. The developers of these programs get paid for programming them in such a way. More precisely, every single ad accumulates profits in the bank accounts of the developers, who create and distribute Adware.

Spreading hijackers:

For the purpose of distributing NewTabTV “Malware” and other programs like it, their creators started developing mixtures of software called bundles. Generally, the so-called bundles include ad-showing software (hijackers/ Adware) and a fascinating original program (perhaps a game), which could trick the users into downloading such a program combo. These combos are distributed on the web for free. Other possible causes for an infection with ad-related programs could be all the pages, infected by it, all the torrents, websites, spam and regular emails, which might contain it. But that shouldn’t be reason for you to worry immediately; your PC has NOT been contaminated with any virus. NewTabTV “Malware” possesses NO malicious features (like locking up data, requiring the payment of a ransom, making an entire machine unusable, exploring program or system vulnerabilities as the typical virus types such as Ransomware and Trojans normally do).

If NewTabTV “Malware” is not malware, are there any possible suspicious activities such a program may perform?

The only quite questionable and rather intrusive actions that you could expect from NewTabTV “Malware” are the matching of your current searches to the recently shown advertisements. As an advertising tool, Adware will always strive to understand what a user needs or wants, and for that purpose programs like NewTabTV “Malware” might be able to explore your browsing history in search of your supposed interests. In this way some of the affected users end up being overwhelmed only by pop-ups and banners, advertising great deals about products or services they might be interested in.

Will you be able to easily remove NewTabTV “Malware” from your computer?

Normally, you may have no problems while removing NewTabTV “Malware” from your computer if you know exactly what you are doing. To help you with that, we have assembled some useful uninstallation instructions. You will find it below. Simply make sure you follow every single one closely and you should have no difficulty uninstalling such a hijacker. Prevention should a priority: The tips we are going to share with you here will not only save you from programs like NewTabTV “Malware” in the future, but also – from various browser hijackers, and even malicious programs based on Ransomware. In general, there is some prevention advice you are supposed to learn by heart and try to always follow:

When it comes to installing new software:

When you start installing anything new on your device, always bear in mind that most cyber-related issues normally come from software you download from suspicious sources. That’s the reason why we indeed recommend you should carefully choose the places from which you download any kind software. Second of all, you are always supposed to perform the installation process in a clever way. The only way is using the ADVANCED installer option when the wizard asks you about how to proceed with the installation. This option guarantees that all the details about, for instance, the bundle you are installing, will be shown to you. Consequently, you will be able to exclude all ad-related products from the to-be-installed ones.

Perhaps the most difficult part of the prevention process is to always choose the places you go to online. Try to stick only to pages with a good reputation and learn to avoid all torrents, emails, bundles and hyperlinks that don’t appear to be particularly trustworthy.


Name NewTabTV
Type Browser Hijacker
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About the author


Violet George

Violet is an active writer with a passion for all things cyber security. She enjoys helping victims of computer virus infections remove them and successfully deal with the aftermath of the attacks. But most importantly, Violet makes it her priority to spend time educating people on privacy issues and maintaining the safety of their computers. It is her firm belief that by spreading this information, she can empower web users to effectively protect their personal data and their devices from hackers and cybercriminals.

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