Monday, September 1, 2014

Remove RocketTab - Easy Guide to Get Rid of RocketTab

Screenshot of RocketTab:

I went into uninstall programs but rockettab ads was not there but still haunts my browser. does anyone know how to get rid of it?

RocketTab has adopted the newest rootkit technology, and in order to stay longer in the target PC, RocketTab places harmful processes to the system boot-up and modifies run-time policies. If you want to remove RocketTab manually, it is no doubt that you need to detect and remove all its relative files, process, registries and reset all the settings.

If you do not have any previous similar experience and are concerned about changing system settings and deleting files on your PC during the manual removal process, it is recommended that you choose automatic removal solution. Download and install SpyHunter which is designed specifically to deal with such adware to get rid of RocketTab once and for all.

Why we need to remove RocketTab as soon as possible:

1. RocketTab is aggressive and attacks your computer without your knowledge;
2. RocketTab drops malicious files and install unsafe programs in your computer;
3. RocketTab allows other infection to attack your system;
4. RocketTab records your operation of the computer, your online activities and collects your sensitive data;
5. RocketTab distributes your private info to cyber criminals.

In this post, I offer two effective methods (Manual removal guide and Automatic removal instruction) to get rid of RocketTab completely, choose the one you like to remove RocketTab from your PC once and for all.

Solution One: RocketTab manual removal instruction:

1. End all the running processes of RocketTab

 Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.

Stop all the running processes about RocketTab.

2. Remove harmful add-on and extensions from your web browsers.

Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons
(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard
(3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.


(1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on

(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.

Google Chrome:

(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions

3. Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by RocketTab

Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu→type msconfig in the search bar → open System Configuration →Disable all possible startup items generated.

4. Clean cookies

Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.

Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

Opera: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.

5. Show all hidden files and clean all the files about RocketTab

(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.

(2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

(3). Clean all the harmful files about this infection as below.

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

6. Delete malicious registry entries related to RocketTab.

Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

Delete all the vicious registries as below:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\random.exe"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run \Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Manual removal is an effective method to get rid of RocketTab, however it is a little complicated, if you do not familiar with system files and registries and do not want to mess up your PC, you can choose the automatic removal method as below.

Solution Two: RocketTab automatic removal instruction

SpyHunter is designed as a simple way for the average computer user to protect their PC from online threats. It is automatically configured to give you the best protection. It provides reliable protection against all kinds of malicious threats including spyware, adware, hijackers, rootkits, and more. You can follow the instructions provided below to download and install SpyHunter successfully, and enjoy the immediate and ongoing protection.

1. Download SpyHunter by clicking the following download link:

2. Double-click on the downloaded file. If asked to allow program to make changes to this computer, click “Yes” button.

3. In this step, please accept the Licence Agreement and click “Next >” button.

4. Install Spyhunter in your PC.

5. After the definition database is downloaded, system scan will automatically start.

Note: RocketTab is quite nasty and stubborn, you cannot be too careful to distinguish its harmful files and registries from the system files and registries. If you have spend too much time in manual removing RocketTab and still not make any progress, you can download and install Spyhunter antivirus software here to remove RocketTab automatically for you.

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