The Musictabsearch.com Overview
Musictabsearch.com (Mymusictab) is a browser hijacker that modifies your browser settings without requiring your agreement. You don’t know your computer has been hijacked until you find the homepage and search engine of Google, Firefox or IE changed. As it works with a group of malicious programs, the registry entries and computer files have some changes. Executing its activities take up CPU usage thus your computer has “traffic jam”.
Some Symptoms Brought by Musictabsearch.com
This hijacker guides you to use Surf Canyon Search. (similar redirect virus to : Mylucky123.com)
The hijacker displays sponsor advertisements; the content of which is customized for you according
to what you have search.
to what you have search.
The hijacker drops other malware into your computer.
The hijacker can get your confidential information. It may sell to third party
How to Avoid?
Musictabsearch.com is distributed on free share source (free software or torrents). When you download some of them, you should beware the license agreement. The Advanced option is usually put in a corner, so you try to find it and choose what you want to download in your computer. However, it is still a dangerous way. Some free applications don’t show you the option and continue to install its bundles without your permission.
I think you need a computer security tool. At least, it reminds you whether there is harmful item and pups up a window to ask you “block or not”.
Manual Methods to Remove Musictabsearch.com
Step 1 End the Processes from Task Manager1. Press “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” (for Window 7) or “Ctrl+Shift+Esc” (for Window 8) together to start Task Manager. (alternatively you right click the taskbar and choose Start Task Manager.
2. Click End Process to stop all malicious processes.
Step 2 Remove Relative Programs from Control PanelFor Window 8 Users
- Click Start on lower left corner.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program.
- Find dubious programs from the list and then click uninstall.
- Click start on the lower left corner.
- Click Control Panel.
- When the window pup ups, look though all and click Programs and Features.
- Find programs about Musictabsearch.com. Right click on it and choose uninstall.
Step 3 Remove Useless Extensions from Web BrowersGoogle Chrome 1. Open Google Chrome Browser. Click the chrome menu button on the right upper corner. In the list of menu button choose More Tools and then choose Extensions.
2. In the Extension tab, remove useless extensions by clicking the trash can icon.
1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Click on Firefox tool button and click Add-ons.
2. In the page of Add-ons Manager, select the Extensions or Add-ons tab.
3. Select the dubious add-ons you want to remove. Click the Remove.
1. Open Internet Explorer. Click on IE setting button and choose Manage add-ons.
2. In the page of Manage add-ons, select the dubious add-ons and the programs you want to delete. Click Disable to remove them.
Automatic Methods to Remove Musictabsearch.com
SpyHunter is a powerful virus detection and removal tool that can provide the latest updates for virus database. When you meet some illegal website or plug-in occasionally, you will be immediately notified and SpyHunter also helps you remove them.
Step 1 Dowload and Install SpyHunter1. Download SpyHunter by clicking the below link.
2. Run the file.exe by clicking Run.
3. After it is done, double click SpyHunter icon. In the interface of SpyHunter click the Scan Computer Now!
4. The results of scanning come out. You will see the computer threats list. Tick Select All and then click Fix Threats.
Step 2 Clean Computer with RegCureIn addition to SpyHunter, there is RegCure Pro. You can use it to remove registry entries or cookies hijacked by Musictabsearch.com.
1. Click the link below to download RegCure.
2. Click Save File to save the file.exe.
3. Run the file.exe by clicking the Run button. If the Windows asks you whether to allow or not, please choose allow.
4. After the installation is successful, double click the shortcut icon to open RegCure, which will automatically turn to the interface of System Scan and start to scan.
5. When the scanning is finished, you will see all the threats. Now, don't hestate to click Fix All to solve all issues in your computer.
There is a video which provides similar methods to remove browser hijacker. You can have a look!
In the End:
Generally, after trying the above methods, it can completely solve the problems of changing homepage. But for some special problems (different computers have different situations), SpyHunter can help you with custom service.
Download SpyHunter to eliminate Musictabsearch.com completely.
Download RegCure Pro to improve computer running speed efficiently.