Ads by RightTabs – how to eliminate?

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There are many active Internet surfers and PC users these days who see a lot of annoying Ads by RightTabs to pop up in their browsers. Note that this particular problem mainly occurs when you visit various e-commerce websites like Walmart, Amazon, Ebay, Bestbuy, etc. However, these ads may appear even when you visit the regular pages.


The adware called RightTabs is able to generate various advertisement banners in your PC and to place them together with the contents of the website you visit. Also, you may notice that sometimes the adware is also capable of converting the regular words of the visited websites into links. When moving the PC mouse next to such words the adware will display ads similar to the highlighted words.

RightTabs adware is bundled by default today with many other cost-free programs. If you spend a lot of time downloading and installing cost-free applications, make sure you always know ahead of time what else you will be suggested to install into your PC in addition to the initial application of your choice. This will help you to avoid all sorts of unwanted applications to become the part of your system by default.

RightTabs automatic removal tool:

RightTabs removal steps:

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

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

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with RightTabs in the future.

GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer

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 Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer

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