How to uninstall (remove) AlienTab.net

What is AlienTab.net?

AlienTab.net is a browser hijacker, making changes to the browser settings hijacking popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It gets into PC without user consent, via freeware’s web-downloaders and installers. At first glance, AlienTab.net looks like a useful search engine that enhances the browser experience, which has a panel of quick access to popular sites, social networks and so on. AlienTab.net changes browser settings and set http://alientab.net/ as the browser homepage. AlienTab.net significantly reduces the browser performance and increases the traffic. AlienTab.net is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

AlienTab.net hijacker

How AlienTab.net gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as AlienTab.net comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely, remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If AlienTab.net already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove AlienTab.net from your computer?

To uninstall AlienTab.net remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have AlienTab.net in their database. Please, use them to remove AlienTab.net.

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of AlienTab.net.

 

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2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds AlienTab.net – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

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Or uninstall AlienTab.net manually.

Step 1: Remove AlienTab.net from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find AlienTab.net.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find AlienTab.net and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find AlienTab.net, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate AlienTab.net and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove AlienTab.net from your browser.

Step 2: Remove AlienTab.net from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find AlienTab.net.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose AlienTab.net.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable AlienTab.net.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of AlienTab.net:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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