How to delete Girls’ Generation New Tab adware?

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The Girls’ Generation New Tab pop-ups refer to the malware that generates them. We classify it as unwanted browser extension i.e. PUA (potentially unwanted application) or PUP (potentially unwanted program). Probably you have already seen many promotion advertisements thanks to this adware.


Girls' Generation New Tab virus
Girls’ Generation New Tab

Users don’t know where this extension usually come from. We may tell you that one of the ways concerns free software bundled with unwanted application. Even if you uninstall this free software, Girls’ Generation New Tab will keep functioning changing your homepage and search engine, tracking browser activity, displaying advertisement pop-ups and even slowing down browser operation speed.

It’s always critical to check every program you are going to install and you must do it before this installation takes place. Even tried program can be bundled with this adware that hackers try to spread as much as possible due to the help of social engineering. They use this bundling to monetize their “well-intended” free services. It’s easy to block adware, just uncheck given option in one of the initial installations’ steps, because normally Girls’ Generation New Tab is installed by default.

Girls' Generation New Tab virus
Girls’ Generation New Tab

Regular advertisement pop-ups in the browser like Girls’ Generation New Tab notifications are really annoying. If you want to remove it, then simply follow the instruction below. It will help you eliminate this extension and other threats (if any) with our GridinSoft Anti-Malware program.


Girls’ Generation New Tab removal guide


STEP 1. Remove Girls’ Generation New Tab virus from the browser

First of all, Girls’ Generation New Tab is a browser hijackers, like many others. So, here is the simple way to remove them from the browser and get your homepage and search engine back. You just need to reset your browser settings. To do this automatically and for free, you can use the Reset Browser Settings tool from GridinSoft:

  1. Reset Browser Setting is a tool, included to the complex anti-malware program. So, first of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware (here or from the product page):
  2. Open the Tools tab on the top menu. Choose the Reset Browser Settings tools from the list:
  3. Choose Reset Browser Settings tool
    GridinSoft Anti-Malware tools tab
  4. Select the browser, which is infected by Girls’ Generation New Tab, and options, that you need to reset, and just do it! (Please, be aware, that this procedure will close all instances of the selected browsers, and save your work in them before clicking on the “Reset” button):
  5. Choose your browser and click Reset
    Reset Browser Settings options
  6. When this process is done, you’ll see such screen. It means, that your browser settings are default now and Girls’ Generation New Tab has been removed from your browser:
  7. Your browser is clean!
    Reset Browser completed

Video guide on how to reset browser automatically:

BUT!! Unfortunately, it doesn’t mean that Girls’ Generation New Tab hasn’t installed some malicious software directly in your system. So, we strongly recommend every user, who has the same problem, to scan his computer after the browser resetting and make sure, that PC is clean and safe.

STEP 2. Remove Girls’ Generation New Tab traces from the system

  1. Go back to the GridinSoft Anti-Malware main screen and choose the scan type:
  2. Choose "Full Scan"
    GridinSoft Anti-Malware Scan Types
  3. Scan your computer system:
  4. Please wait until the scan completed
    Anti-Malware Scan Process
  5. After the scan is completed, you will see if there is any adware on your PC. Remove the detected items by clicking on the “Apply” button:
  6. Move detected items to quarantine
    GridinSoft Anti-Malware Scan Results
  7. Finally, this window is a proof of your system’s absolutely cleanness. You removed Girls’ Generation New Tab!
  8. GridinSoft Anti-Malware Removal Process
    Removal process completed. Your system is clean!

Video guide on how to remove Girls’ Generation New Tab from the system:

STEP 3.How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Girls’ Generation 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 “On-Run 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:

The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore this file” button. In case, if you want to terminate malicious program, you must select “Confirm”.

On-Run Protection from malware
GridinSoft On-Run Protection
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