How to remove FunSafeTab Search

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What is FunSafeTab Search?

FunSafeTab Search is a browser extension claiming to improve users’ searching experience. In fact, it turns out to be exactly the other way around. FunSafeTab Search is a typical browser hijacker which developers use to generate advertising profit. It changes the settings of a browser including a default search engine, homepage, and new tab. The user also may notice an increased amount of advertisements surfing the Internet that fill up every page he visits. Moreover, the hijacker collects and analyzes private user information about network activity, browsing history, saved passwords and so on. This information is passed on to third parties for unknown purposes. In general, we advise you to get rid of FunSafeTab Search right now using our guide.

FunSafeTab Search Hijacker

How FunSafeTab Search gets on your PC?

Like many other potentially unwanted programs, FunSafeTab Search comes bundled with audio players, readers, archives and other free programs from the Internet. As a rule, malware is hidden in loaders and installers as an additional program element. You need to select an advanced installation type to see the complete package of the installation package and uncheck the undesired component of the program. Use special programs, such as antiviruses or similar utilities, to secure your personal data and exclude the possibility of penetration of such malicious software. Check out our step-by-step instructions to remove FunSafeTab Search right now.

How to remove FunSafeTab Search from your computer?

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

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Or uninstall FunSafeTab Search manually.

Step 1: Remove FunSafeTab Search from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find FunSafeTab Search.
  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 FunSafeTab Search 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 FunSafeTab Search, 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 FunSafeTab Search 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 FunSafeTab Search from your browser.

Step 2: Remove FunSafeTab Search from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find FunSafeTab Search.
  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 FunSafeTab Search.
  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 FunSafeTab Search.
  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. Got 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 FunSafeTab Search:

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