TVPlusNewTab is a browser hijacker. TVPlusNewTab alters the browser’s default homepage and search engine to search.tvplusnewtabsearch.com.
TVPlusNewTab is usually suggested on the internet as a helpful homepage for television fans. However, in reality, this is a browser hijacker that collects all kinds of data from your browser.
The web browsing data collected by the TVPlusNewTab adware is used for advertising purposes. The browsing data is sold to advertising networks. Because TVPlusNewTab gathers browsing data from your browser, TVPlusNewTab is also classified as (PUP) Potentially Unwanted Program.
TVPlusNewTab browser extension will install itself in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browser. No major browser developer yet notices this browser hijacker as dangerous.
If your home page or new tab has changed to Tvplusnewtabsearch.com and the TVPlusNewTab browser extension has been installed, remove the TVPlusNewTab extension as soon as possible using this TVPlusNewTab removal instruction.
Uninstall TVPlusNewTab extension from Google Chrome
- Open Google Chrome
- Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
- Find the “Search and Newtab by TVPlusNewtab” browser extension and click Remove.
Uninstall TVPlusNewTab extension from Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
- Find the “TVPlusNewTab” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the TVPlusNewTab extension.
Select Remove from the menu to remove TVPlusNewTab from the Firefox browser.
Uninstall TVPlusNewTab add-on from Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer
- Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
- Open Manage Addons from the menu.
- Remove TVPlusNewTab from Extensions and Toolbars.
- On the left open Search Providers settings.
- Find TVPlusNewTab Search and Remove TVPlusNewTab Search.
Do you still have TVPlusNewTab in Internet Explorer?
- Open Windows Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program.
- Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
- Select TVPlusNewTab and click Uninstall.
- Follow TVPlusNewTab uninstall instructions.
Remove TVPlusNewTab adware with Malwarebytes
I recommend removing TVPlusNewTab adware with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.
TVPlusNewTab adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove TVPlusNewTab with Malwarebytes.
- Install Malwarebytes, follow on-screen instructions.
- Click Scan to start a malware-scan.
- Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
- Once completed, review the TVPlusNewTab detections.
- Click Quarantine to continue.
- Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.
You have now successfully removed TVPlusNewTab malware from your device.