What is Spirals New Tab?

Spirals New Tab is a browser hijacker, similar to the popular search pages, such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo. According to the developers, this is a browser extension that provides a lot of features and functions, such as quick access to the mailbox, YouTube, Amazon and other popular sites. In fact, Spirals New Tab is an advertising annoying extension that comes without user consent. Spirals New Tab hijacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Spirals New Tab changes browser settings, homepage, search engine and the like. Also, this program may transfer your personal information to third parties. If you find a Spirals New Tab on your PC, then you need to remove it right away.

Spirals New Tab Hijacker

How Spirals New Tab gets on your PC?

Similar programs belong to potentially unwanted programs. These programs come on a computer without user consent, so you may have overlooked the penetration of this program. PUP is installed on PC bundled with freeware program such as archivers, download managers, players and so on. The user must be considerate during the installation process to prevent the penetration of unwanted programs. To do this, you need to read the user agreement. Do not agree to install unknown or suspicious programs. Not need to trust programs from unknown publishers. Always follow the installation process and do not rush to click “Next”. If your computer is already infected, you can use our instructions listed below to get rid of Spirals New Tab.

How to remove Spirals New Tab from your computer?

To uninstall Spirals New Tab remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Spirals New Tab

Or uninstall Spirals New Tab manually.

Step 1: Remove Spirals New Tab from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Spirals New Tab from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Spirals New 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 Spirals New Tab.
  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 Spirals New Tab.
  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 Spirals New Tab:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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