Search 4newtab Removal Guide

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If you are considering whether or not it is worth installing Search 4newtab, we have a piece of advice for you – do not install this piece of software. First, it is not very beneficial even though it promises to allow users to perform web searches from their browsers’ URL bars. Second, thorough research conducted by researchers working at has shown that this piece of software is a potentially unwanted program. Most probably, 15 604 users who installed it from the Chrome Web Store ( did not know that it is not fully trustworthy. No matter if you belong to the group of people who still cannot decide whether or not they should install this extension, or you have already added it to the list of your Google Chrome extensions, you should disable it today without further consideration. If you need more reasons to do this, you should carefully read the next paragraph. Actually, it would be best to read this entire report till the end if you also want to get more knowledge about the removal of this potentially unwanted program.

Specialists have classified Search 4newtab as a potentially unwanted program not without reason, of course. It has been noticed that this piece of software changes the default search tool on users’ Google Chrome browsers the second it successfully infiltrates their computers. We do not call it a browser hijacker because users are informed about these changes. Of course, not all of them read software descriptions, so we are not surprised at all that so many users do not know anything about the changes Search 4newtab applies. The first thing Search 4newtab does once it affects the Google Chrome browser is changing the default search tool. Speaking specifically, it sets as a new default search tool. Because of this, all users’ searches go through this URL before they are provided with Yahoo! search results. According to researchers, some of these search results they see might be modified and, in the worst-case scenario, redirect users to untrustworthy websites. Anything might be found on these websites, so browsing them might result in security-related problems. What else you should know about Search 4newtab is that it might collect information about you. Our specialists have found a disturbing sentence in its Privacy Policy: “We may collect two types of information: 1) Personal Information, and 2) Anonymous Information.” Of course, it could not access any personal details if you do not provide them yourself. As for the so-called anonymous information, Search 4newtab automatically records such details as IP address, browser type and language, access time, software installed on the computer, and more. You cannot change the behavior of this browser extension, but you can delete it at any time if you have found it undesirable.

Some users download Search 4newtab from the Chrome Web Store (, but, without a doubt, not all users know about the installation of this piece of software, which suggests that other distribution methods might be used to spread it too. Our researchers have decided to find out whether or not it is true. Research conducted by them has clearly shown that this browser extension might also come from pop-ups. These pop-up advertisements might be shown to users when they land on dubious websites. Also, their appearance on their screens might indicate that there is an advertising-supported application installed on their computers. If it turns out to be the latter case, this program must be erased from the system together with the Search 4newtab browser extension.

If you do not know anything about the installation of Search 4newtab, or you have simply found it useless, you should not keep it active. It can be easily erased through the add-ons manager. Use our instructions provided below this article if this does not tell you much. You can remove it quicker from the affected Google Chrome browser by scanning the system with an automated malware remover. The choice is yours.

Delete Search 4newtab

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F after launching your Google Chrome browser.
  2. Click More tools and open Extensions.
  3. Find Search 4newtab on the list and select it.
  4. Click the trash button.
  5. Click Remove in the dialog box.
Download Remover for Search 4newtab *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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