What is Socialmedianewtabsearch.com?

Socialmedianewtabsearch.com is a browser hijacker that comes without user’s consent. At first glance Socialmedianewtabsearch.com looks like safe and useful program. Actually, Socialmedianewtabsearch.com is a potentially unwanted program. Why? Socialmedianewtabsearch.com comes to PC and begins to display advertising pop-ups, banners and coupons. Contents may vary, but most often it is a popular online shopping offers. Socialmedianewtabsearch.com promises to help find the best offers and lowest prices, in fact, this program is designed to make money. Most of these offers are false. Socialmedianewtabsearch.com changes your browser and homepage. Socialmedianewtabsearch.com also may collect your personal information, such as browsing history and stuff. Socialmedianewtabsearch.com may disclose your personal data to third parties. If you find Socialmedianewtabsearch.com on your PC, you need to remove it immediately. Below is step-by-step removal guide.

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How Socialmedianewtabsearch.com gets on your PC?

Adware, such as Socialmedianewtabsearch.com, comes to PC bundled with free software without the user’s consent. This happens because users rarely follow the installation process. This program can get on the computer along with the archivers, players and other freeware. Always follow the installation process to avoid infecting your computer. Also, read the user agreement, don’t click the “Next” button if you doubt that the program is safe. No need to click “I agree” if the additional software that you are offered is unknown and uncertain. Choose the Advanced installation type to see everything that the installer offers you. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Socialmedianewtabsearch.com right now.

How to remove Socialmedianewtabsearch.com from your computer?

To uninstall Socialmedianewtabsearch.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Socialmedianewtabsearch.com

Or uninstall Socialmedianewtabsearch.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Socialmedianewtabsearch.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Socialmedianewtabsearch.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Socialmedianewtabsearch.com.
  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 Socialmedianewtabsearch.com.
  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 Socialmedianewtabsearch.com.
  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 Socialmedianewtabsearch.com:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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