NewTab by Ozip – how to exterminate?

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NewTab by Ozip is a pseudo search engine, which does not really furnish you with any decent search results. Whenever you open every new tab in Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers, you will notice NewTab by Ozip instead of a blank tab. Your search queries will be therefore redirected through some other random third-party sites, which do not furnish you with any decent search results.

NewTab by Ozip
NewTab by Ozip

NewTab by Ozip will appear in each new tab of your Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers each time you open them. Such problems start to occur after the PC gets infected with some serious browser hijacker, such as Ozip Search. You definitely need to take care of your PC when you notice NewTab by Ozip as a part of it.

Remember that the majority of adware and browser hijackers today, such as NewTab by Ozip, are spread in the web via integration with other cost-free software. You must pay close attention not to permit any hidden installations to occur in your system. Finally, to get rid of it, please follow the removal guide below.

NewTab by Ozip automatic removal tool:

NewTab by Ozip removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with NewTab by Ozip in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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