What is Social Newtab Plus?

Social Newtab Plus is a browser extension that refers to the number of potentially unwanted programs. Social Newtab Plus hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Social Newtab Plus distributes promotional information and products while your browsing. This program displays the banners, coupons, pop-ups and other advertising products. The main objective of this program is to earn money. This program tries to force the user to spend money. Most of the suggestions from this program are false. Also Social Newtab Plus changing your browser options, collects your personal information (such as browsing history) and it can redirect user to ad sites. Your private information and data may be transferred to third parties. If you find a Social Newtab Plus on your computer, you should remove it right away. Do not waste your time. Use our instructions below.

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How Social Newtab Plus gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as Social Newtab Plus, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Social Newtab Plus completely.

How to remove Social Newtab Plus from your computer?

To uninstall Social Newtab Plus remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Social Newtab Plus in their database. You can try to use them for removing Social Newtab Plus.

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You can try both of these products to remove Social Newtab Plus

Or uninstall Social Newtab Plus manually.

Step 1: Remove Social Newtab Plus from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Social Newtab Plus from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Social Newtab Plus.
  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 Social Newtab Plus.
  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 Social Newtab Plus.
  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: Remove following files and folders of Social Newtab Plus:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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