Chill Tab NewTab Removal Guide

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You should never install programs and extensions just because they are introduced to you in an attractive manner. Chill Tab NewTab might seem like an attractive and useful tool, but, in reality, it is a browser hijacker that deserves removal! Have you installed this suspicious extension onto your Google Chrome browser? If you have, you already know that chill-tab.com has taken over your homepage, default search provider, and even the New Tab page. In fact, you will face search.chill-tab.com/?q=, and it is represented as a normal search engine. Unfortunately, there is nothing normal about it, and you might be doing yourself a great disservice by interacting with it in any way. Some users are fooled into believing that this search tool is beneficial because it shows search results via Yahoo Search, but that is not as innocent as you might think. To learn all about this, and to find out how to delete Chill Tab NewTab, continue reading this report. If you think of any questions along the way, add them to the comments section.

Although Chill Tab NewTab does not have an official website representing it, you can find it on Chrome web store at chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chill-tab-newtab/ohohinjageimkjihjgdepnjjddlemako. According to the information on this page, the extension can enable “the quickest search that will give you exactly what you are looking for.” That sounds great, right? Well, hold on just a second. The creator of this hijacker has to promote it in the best light possible so that users would install it, and that does not mean that the program is as great as it might seem. What you should do is check the Privacy Policy, and you can find it at chill-tab.com/Privacy.html. According to our research, one of the statements indicates that personal information can be recorded for various reasons, and that is contradictory to the statement on the Chrome web store page suggesting that personal information is not recorded at all. Needless to say, that makes this hijacker very unpredictable.

What about the search tool? Chill Tab NewTab represents the search.chill-tab.com/?q= search engine, and it is very suspicious. First and foremost, it redirects to search.yahoo.com without your permission, and that can be treated as illegal activity. The worst part is that this hijacker can exploit the reputable search engine to showcase sponsored content that belongs to unknown third parties. Yes, Chill Tab NewTab works with third parties, and it is believed that this hijacker is primarily employed as an advertising tool because its main task is to showcase sponsored content. Speaking of third parties, they might implement tracking cookies to spy on you, and they could potentially access the data recorded by the data trackers of the hijacker itself. Do you feel safe using this suspicious extension? We are sure you do not, and that is why you should not postpone the removal.

You should not postpone the removal of Chill Tab NewTab because this extension clearly does not provide you with reliable services. Even if you see no harm in using this hijacker, you have to remember that it can spy on you silently. Also, the links it injects into Yahoo search results that are shown by redirecting you without permission could be unreliable and misleading. If you decide to get rid of Chill Tab NewTab manually, we also recommend erasing cookies, which is not hard to do. If you employ anti-malware software, the issue will be taken care of automatically. We specifically recommend employing this software if multiple threats are running on your PC, and this could be the case if Chill Tab NewTab entered your operating system via an unfamiliar installer bundled with other infections. Also, anti-malware software can help you keep your PC malware-free in the future, and that is something you should care about.

How to delete Chill Tab NewTab

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Enter chrome://extensions/ into the address bar.
  3. Click the trash bin button linked to Chill Tab NewTab.
  4. Select Remove to erase the extension.
  5. Enter chrome://settings/clearBrowserData into the address bar.
  6. In the Clear browsing data menu select the time range.
  7. Check the boxes indicating witch data you want to erase.
  8. Click CLEAR BROWSING DATA and then restart the browser.
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Chill Tab NewTab

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