Getting rid of Simple New Tab extension

Simple New Tab is an extension, available exclusively for Mozilla browser. The program offers the service of allowing you to customize new tab URLs. This site classified as a browser hijacker because it installs stealthily on your computer.


Simple New Tab
Simple New Tab

Often it will bring mess on your computer and will display many different ads in customized tabs. In additional this browser hijacker can track all your online movement and redirect you to malicious sites. Simple New Tab didn”t have any installation files on the official website that mean that if you were randomly redirected to it, then you already have some viruses on your computer (or you skip installation of some freeware).

This very common technique what often uses adware or malware. This is one and the most important rule how to protect your computer. This site always tries to infect you with more viruses, so we highly recommend not to install anything from this site. It”s not a joke. Many such sites can steal some of your private information, that”s why we highly recommend you to remove Simple New Tab from your computer as fast as possible.


Simple New Tab automatic removal tool:

Simple New Tab 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 Simple New Tab 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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