About this threat

AccelerateTab Virus is a suspicious browser add-on that users by accident install. Users for the most part get infected when they inattentively install free applications, and what this will do is lead to your browser adding the extension and settings modified. You will then start noticing more ads and getting redirects to weird portals. It makes money by rerouting you, and it is in no way useful to you. While it is not an immediate system hazard, it can still cause harm. You may end up with a severe malevolent software infection if you were redirected to a dangerous website. So as to guard your OS, the correct course of action right now would be to terminate AccelerateTab Virus.

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Doubtful extension spread methods

Free software is employed to aid in dubious browser plug-in distribution. You may have decided to set it up as well because it’s available on browser stores or official sites. But generally, they are added as extra items that, unless you untick them, will install automatically alongside. And by sticking to the most basic settings when you set up freeware, you are allowing them to install. Only Advanced or Custom mode will permit you to inspect for added offers, so make sure you choose those settings. If you note something being there, unmark it/them. If you are hasty, you might end up exposing your system to probable infections, so keep that in mind. We recommend you to eliminate AccelerateTab Virus, as the installation was probably unintentional.

Why uninstall AccelerateTab Virus

permitting the plug-in to remain isn’t encouraged as it can bring about troublesome outcomes. The main reason these questionable add-ons even exist is to make site owners revenue by rerouting you. If you permit the extension to get into your PC, you will discover your browser’s settings altered and its advertised website will be set as your home website, new tabs and search engine. After the modifications are implemented, no matter if you’re using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, the web page will load every time. And you may not be authorized to change the settings back without first needing to erase AccelerateTab Virus. The extension will also attach unknown toolbars to your browser and create huge numbers of advertisements. These kinds of plug-ins are usually noticed in Google Chrome but that is not necessarily the case all the time. You’re not suggested to implement the plug-in as it could expose you to unsafe content. These plug-ins aren’t categorized as malevolent themselves, some may be able to bring about more severe infections. You should remove AccelerateTab Virus in order to evade more trouble.

AccelerateTab Virus uninstallation

You could pick from automatic or by hand removal when it comes to having to erase AccelerateTab Virus. It may be easiest if you downloaded some anti-spyware application and had it take care of AccelerateTab Virus termination. If you want to abolish AccelerateTab Virus yourself, guidelines will be presented below.

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Learn how to remove AccelerateTab Virus from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall AccelerateTab Virus

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove AccelerateTab Virus from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete AccelerateTab Virus from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove AccelerateTab Virus from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus

Step 5. Remove AccelerateTab Virus from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus

Step 6. Remove AccelerateTab Virus from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for AccelerateTab Virus removal.

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  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove AccelerateTab Virus and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to get rid of AccelerateTab Virus