|Short Description||The application may promise to feed the users relevant search information.|
|Symptoms||Intrusive display of ad-supported search results and others.|
|Distribution Method||Bundled with third-party software installers.|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Premium Tabs|
‘Ads By Premium Tabs’ – In case you see any advertisements with this heading on them, chances are you may have an adware PUP(Potentially Unwanted Program) on your computer. The application developers claim on their website premiumtabs.org that the app display ad-supported search results that may be provided by Premium Tabs’ enhanced searches. Users report that these ad-supported search results may lead to very dangerous sites that may scam users or install malware without their consent.
How Did I Install Premium Tabs Ads?
One thing is for sure – the app cannot be downloaded from their website. This leaves other possibilities, such as application bundling into software installers, downloaded from third parties, for example. Third-party sites include apps like Premium Tabs as a part of an affiliate agreement or partnership deals. Sometimes those third-party sites may have the same developers as the ones of the PUP included. Either way, most users tend to not take their time when installing a free media player, file converter, photo editor or other programs and therefore not notice programs like this one slipping onto their machines.
Premium Tabs Ads – What Does It Do?
As you may have already seen, this adware PUP may display ad-supported search results. That doesn’t eliminate the possibility you noticing pop-up interruptive advertisements on your machine. It may also cause redirects to unfamiliar online locations which in most reported cases:
- Tricking users into making expensive calls with fake tech support numbers by displaying fake virus messages.
- Luring the users into typing their personal and financial information as a part of a registration process for prize claiming, contest participation or free trial of a product or a service.
- Installation of malware on the user PC in the form of Java/Flash Player updates.
- Installation of rogue antivirus programs that pretend to catch viruses.
To protect yourself from such PUPs, it is important to have information about the latest threats and methods by which such programs may be situated on your PC. Also, it is always recommended to have an advanced malware protection software that is being frequently updated with the latest in malware and non-malware, like Premium Tabs.
Premium Tabs Ads – How To Fully Terminate?
To manually uninstall Premium Tabs Ads, you should follow the step-by-step removal tutorial below. Unfortunately, this is no guarantee for its full removal since it may leave some suspicious files and registry keys and values on the user PC after uninstalling. This is why you should download a powerful anti-malware protection program. It will not only detect all files associated with Premium Tabs Ads but will also ensure your future protection against any threats you may stumble upon.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter