Do you know what Funtabcybersearch.com is?
Funtabcybersearch.com is a dubious search tool that might change your default search engine, homepage, and the New Tab page if you click on the Download button you find on funtabcyber.com or install a software bundle. Of course, it does not matter now how Funtabcybersearch.com has managed to change the settings of browsers without a user’s consent because this search tool still has to be removed from browsers as soon as possible. There are several reasons researchers suggest getting rid of it as soon as possible. You will find them all listed further in this article. We are sure you will no longer want to keep Funtabcybersearch.com set on browsers after reading this report.
Even though Funtabcybersearch.com might be set after users install a browser add-on on their PCs, it is known that it might also be set on browsers without permission, so it is usually called a browser hijacker by specialists. Of course, this search tool should be erased from browsers not only because of that. Research recently carried out by our experts has revealed that Funtabcybersearch.com might show the sponsored search results. In other words, it might show search results whose one and only purpose is to promote third-party websites and lead as many users as possible to them. The developer of Funtabcybersearch.com, most probably, gets money for this activity, but, of course, users do not get anything out of this. Instead, they might end up on a third-party website containing untrustworthy software and thus badly contaminate their computers. This is one of the main reasons specialists do not recommend keeping Funtabcybersearch.com and using it as a default search provider. Unfortunately, it is not the only one.
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As you already know, Funtabcybersearch.com has an official website it can be downloaded from, but there is no doubt that it can also find other illegal ways to enter computers, for example, it might be spread in a software bundle alongside freeware and shareware. To be frank, this is the most common distribution method of browser hijackers and other infections. Be careful if you do not want to allow another similar threat to enter your system in the future. Unfortunately, it might not be enough to be cautious in some cases, so make sure you install a reputable security application as well.
The manual Funtabcybersearch.com deletion can be implemented by resetting browsers to their default settings one by one. Please find the manual removal instructions below this article if you need some help. If this manual removal guide does not help much, use an automatic malware remover. The questionable search engine will disappear after a single scan.
- Launch your browser.
- Press Alt+T and then click Internet Options.
- Click the Advanced tab and then click Reset.
- Enable Delete personal settings (put a tick in the box).
- Click Reset.
- Open Mozilla Firefox.
- Press Alt+H.
- Click Troubleshooting Information.
- Find the button Refresh Firefox at the upper part of the page and click it.
- Click Refresh Firefox again in the pop-up window that shows up.
- Launch your web browser.
- Press Alt+F and click Settings.
- Click Show advanced settings to see the menu.
- Click Reset settings.
- Click the Reset button.
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Nobody can guarantee that there are no other infections hiding and performing various activities on your computer. Yes, the browser hijacker promoting Funtabcybersearch.com might not be the only one, so, according to security specialists, it is a must to scan the system with an automatic malware remover too, especially if a user has deleted Funtabcybersearch.com manually. Feel free to use software (SpyHunter) which can be downloaded from this web page.