What is Search.chill-tab.com?

Search.chill-tab.com is a browser hijacker coming into PC as a browser extension Chill-Tab for Safari, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. This hijacker infects Mac computers. It looks like a regular search page, such as Yahoo, Bing or Google, but, in reality, Search.chill-tab.com is so annoying. Search.chill-tab.com hijacks the browser and delivers a lot of inconveniences. Search.chill-tab.com comes without the consent of the user and starts to display a variety of advertisements, banners and coupons of popular sites, such as eBay, Walmart, Amazon and so on. It changes your homepage, search engine, and other browser settings. Most of the proposals that Search.chill-tab.com shows is the pacifier. Most of it isn’t valid. Search.chill-tab.com is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How Search.chill-tab.com gets on your Mac?

Adware and hijacker come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate Mac without user consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that might contain a consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select the Advanced type of installation. If Search.chill-tab.com has already penetrated your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Search.chill-tab.com from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall Search.chill-tab.com remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

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Or uninstall Search.chill-tab.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Search.chill-tab.com from Mac

Search.chill-tab.com may not have the app associated with it in Applications. However, we recommend you to inspect the list of installed applications and remove unknown or suspicious ones.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall Chill-Tab or Chill-Tab Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application Chill-Tab from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

appcleanerTo remove leftover items of unwanted application on Mac we recommend you to use AppCleaner. Just drag application you want to remove to AppCleaner window and it will search for residual data on your hard drive. This will save space of your memory and will help to remove stubborn applications from Mac systems.

After that remove Search.chill-tab.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Search.chill-tab.com from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Chill-Tab.
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Chill-Tab.
  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 Chill-Tab.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Safari:

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Click on the Safari menu.
  3. Choose Reset Safari….
  4. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Safari.

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.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Search.chill-tab.com:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

~/Library/Application Support/Agent/macsearch

Remove following folders

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