Remove GreatSocialTab virus (guide)

GreatSocialTab is a new unwanted program. The software is advertised as a good program. “Search everybody and learn what”s up with your friends in one click. Get social search tab and search widget to enable a one-click search to find to find friends, stores, websites and companies in social media.” However, it is deemed as an adware program.The program will spread lots of ads and banners. We recommend you to delete GreatSocialTab malware fully.


GreatSocialTab

Once installed, GreatSocialTab will cause many problems. You should be aware, the main goal of the software is to generate profit for scammers. Therefore, you will face these annoying and obtrusive ads. They may lead you to suspicious internet pages. You should not download from such web resources updates, free programs and other data. Usually, they may include unsafe applications.

We recommend you to follow the guide below to remove GreatSocialTab malware fully. GridinSoft Anti-Malware is a powerful anti-malware program. It may delete all kinds of malware from your computer. You need to use the full version of the software.


GreatSocialTab automatic removal tool:

GreatSocialTab removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • NOTE: In a free version of this program, you can use all its tools and scan your computer for malicious items. To be able to remove them you need to obtain a license.

  • 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 GreatSocialTab 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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