How to Remove Default Tab and Fix Issues Related to Search Redirection

There are two issues related to Default Tab that you might need to fix. The first one is related to commercial web browser hijacker developed by Search Results LLC that redirects your web browsers to mysearchresults.com. The second issue might be related to other programs that redirect your web search to different one by hijacking default new tab and other settings in your web browsers. Both issues quite similar, and you can use similar approaches for removing Default Tab and other web browser hijackers related to search redirection.

This removal guide will help you to remove Default Tab either manually or with a help of Default Tab Removal Tool that comes with FREE online support, FREE anti-spyware program, and guaranties removing stubborn malicious and unwanted programs.

 

What is Default Tab?

As a program Default Tab is designed for redirecting user’s web search to a mysearchresults.com or any unwanted search page that injects many promoted links into organic search results. This search redirect is often deceptively installed along with free programs. Though, other like programs are also using hijacking default new tab in most-used web browsers Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. They redirect your search to different web addresses with the same purpose to earn money out of your clicks by promoting other websites. Removing Default Tab is very similar to removing other redirect viruses that reset your default new tab, but it is much more convenient to prevent installing browser hijackers than remove them later on.

Default Tab browser hijacker

Protection:

Browser hijackers and adware distributed along with free programs is set for automatic installation since it help developers to monetize their programs. The information about bundled programs is often placed in a way that make it difficult for users to notice one. You need to pay attention to any marked check boxes and use “custom” installation instead of “typical” because the last one might hide hijacker components.

Default Tab Removal Tool

Default Tab and other programs that change your web browser settings including default new tab might be installed with other adware programs. Detecting and removing all of installed components is quite difficult for inexperienced computer users. Some malicious programs might be installed from links found in altered search results. Only scanning your computer with special software can remove all dangerous components and fix problems related to their presence.

Default Tab Removal Tool makes the removal easy, quick, and safe as compared to manual removal. It comes along with free professional online assistance and anti-spyware program that helps you to remove malicious programs, keyloggers, surveillance apps, ads, coupons, and other unwanted stuff that is not addressed by conventional anti-virus products. Remove Default Tab and get year-long protection for free.

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Remove Default Tab Manually

For manual removal you need to uninstall Default Tab and other adware programs using “Add/Remove programs” system utility. Then you need to remove suspicious web browser extensions and reset your web browsers home page and default new tab to different address other than mysearchresults.com or any unwanted search page or similar page were your default web search is redirected.

Use the following guide for removing Default Tab from your computer. Then scan it with antivirus and anti-spyware programs for removing other threats that infected your computer.

Uninstal Default Tab adware program

  • Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
  • Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
  • Scroll through the program list, highlight “Default Tab, SelectionLinks, BrowserDefender, MixiDJ Chrome Toolbar” item, and click Remove.

Remove Default Tab from Internet Explorer

Remove Default Tab add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Manage add-ons.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “Default Tab, SelectionLinks, BrowserDefender, MixiDJ Chrome Toolbar” add-on.
  • Select this item and click Disable. If you see suspicious programs installed onto your computer, try to find more information on the Internet and remove programs related to hijackers and adware.
  • Restart your browser.

Remove unwanted search page redirect from IE 8

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • In Option window open General tab, find Search section, and click Settings button.
  • Mark you preferred search provider in the providers’ list and click Set as Default button.
  • You will see a list of search providers. Select your preferred search provider and click the button Set as default.
  • Find the line with mysearchresults.com or any unwanted search page redirect, and then click Remove button.

Remove unwanted search page redirect from IE 9

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • Open General tab, find Change search defaults, and click the Settings button.
  • Select your preferred provider and click Set as default button
  • Remove mysearchresults.com or any unwanted search page redirect and like from the list.

Remove Default Tab from Firefox

Remove Default Tab add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
  • Click it and select Add-ons.
  • Select Extensions on the sidebar.
  • Find “Default Tab, SelectionLinks, BrowserDefender”. Right-click it, and then click Remove button. If you see suspicious programs installed onto your computer, try to find more information on the Internet and remove programs related to hijackers and adware.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove unwanted search page redirect from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and enter “about.config” in URL bar.
  • Type “ Keyword.url ” in the search box and right click it.
  • Set it something different than mysearchresults.com or any unwanted search page and reset this parameter.
  • Type “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than mysearchresults.com or any unwanted search page
  • Type “browser.search.selectengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search redirect to mysearchresults.com or any unwanted search page. Then search for “browser.newtab.url”, right click it and reset to prevent automatic launching search redirected website on each new tab.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove Default Tab from Chrome

Remove Default Tab add-ons from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
  • Find and Disable/Delete all “Default Tab, SelectionLinks, BrowserDefender, MixiDJ Chrome Toolbar” add-on. If you see suspicious programs installed onto your computer, try to find more information on the Internet and remove programs related to hijackers and adware.
  • Restart your browser.

Remove unwanted search page redirect from Google Chrome

  • Launch the program Google Chrome and click on Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Find “Search” and click on Manage search engines.
  • Select your preferred search engine and click Make default.
  • Find and remove mysearchresults.com or any unwanted search page related items.

Note: This manual removal procedure is time consuming and might be very confusing with threats like Default Tab. If your value your time or cannot remove this redirect virus, use Default Tab Removal Tool instead, and then scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program to get rid of hidden computer infections and threats similar to Default Tab.

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  • Remove programs that can steal your money and private data
  • Remove adware that annoys you and compromises your privacy
  • Find and remove legitimate programs that help to spy on you

Use your FREE ANTISPYWARE for detecting and removing dangerous programs that are not addressed by conventional antivirus products.

Remove Default Tab Search Redirect Completely

Fixing Default Tab related issues might be tricky. Some redirect viruses and hijackers might use your Hosts file for setting redirects that are impossible to remove by resetting your web browsers to one of major search engines. These redirects might be fixed only by editing your Hosts file. Read this article to find out how to remove redirects from you Hosts file and remove any one that redirects well-known search providers to some IP address. Settings in Hosts are not needed for connections, they are only used for redirection one address to another or blocking.

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