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How to Remove AccelerateTab Virus (AdwareRemoval Guide)

 
Do you enter any trouble during the uninstallation process of AccelerateTab? Are you searching for an effective way to thoroughly remove it from your computer? This step-by-step guide article is right for you to uninstall AccelerateTab completely from your system.
 

What is Accelerate Tab

 
Developed by websecuritykeeper.com, AccelerateTab is a browser add-on designed to help you detect malware sites and cyber attack while you surf online.

AccelerateTab

However, AccelerateTab is known as a malicious adware virus and brings great damage to your computer if you have installed.

Once AccelerateTab virus arrives on your PC, it may:

• Exploit your system leaks to drop many hazardous codes including spyware and malware to your computer.
• Change your system files and registry entries, and even create new affected files in your system.
• Slow down your computer extremely.
• Cause other unexpected damages on your PC, like system crash, blue screen errors, system file missing issues, and others.

 

How Did AccelerateTab Appear in My PC?

 

AccelerateTab usually can be found to be bundled with third party software, for example, VidCrop.

It also can be released by cyber criminals via network, such as harmful websites and free downloads, etc.

AccelerateTab is required to ask when installing VidCrop:

AccelerateTab in VidCrop Installer

When you are trying to install the third party software like VidCrop, you may also have the AccelerateTab installed by just keeping clicking on “Next”, “Accept” or “I Agree” or similar buttons.

Once installed on your system, AccelerateTab will copy its file(s) to your hard disk, which is typically called secureupdate.exe, and create new startup key and can also be found in your processes list with the name AccelerateTab and valued secureupdate.exe.

 

How to Remove AccelerateTab Completely


Step 1 Uninstall AccelerateTab from computer.


Option 1 Uninstall AccelerateTab adware from Control Panel manually.
Option 2 Uninstall AccelerateTab adware via Anvi Uninstaller.

Step 2 Remove AccelerateTab from every browser installed.

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Option 1 Manually remove this adware by modifying the browser settings. Or reset them to their default settings (Optional).
Option 2 Automatically remove AccelerateTab using Cloud System Booster (Pro version).

Step 3 Clean up your entire system after adware uninstallation via Cloud System Booster.

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Step 1 Uninstall AccelerateTab from computer.

 
Option 1 Uninstall AccelerateTab adware from Control Panel manually.

It’s the most common way to uninstall the adware from Control Panel, just as uninstall other programs as usual.

1. Open Control Panel.

Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 users: Click “Start” > “Control Panel”.
Windows 8 users: Drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen and search “Control Panel” from the “Search” list.

2. Uninstall AccelerateTab from Control Panel.

In the popped-up Control Panel box, click on “Uninstall a program” under “Programs” category > In “Uninstall or change a program” box, find out the potentially unwanted program such as AccelerateTab, right click on AccelerateTab, and choose “Uninstall” to remove the program from Control Panel.

Uninstall AccelerateTab from Control Panel

Option 2 Uninstall AccelerateTab adware via Anvi Uninstaller.

Anvi Uninstaller can help you quickly scan all installed programs and uninstall the unwanted programs conveniently as well as its related registries completely.

Anvi Uninstaller can be downloaded as a smart freeware (download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/uninstaller.html), or can be available as a built-in tool in the powerful PC optimization tool Cloud System Booster.

See how Anvi Uninstaller works in Cloud System Booster:

Install and start Could System Booster(Download: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html Purchase: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php )→Click on ToolBox right under the homepage→download and run Anvi Uninstaller→go to Recently Installed tab →select AccelerateTab , and then click on the Uninstall button to uninstall it completely.

Uninstall AccelerateTab using Anvi Uninstaller
 

 

Step 2 Remove AccelerateTab from every browser installed.

 
Option 1 Manually remove this adware by modifying the browser settings. Or reset them to their default settings (Optional).

It’s a free way but complicated, especially when you have multiple browsers installed.

IInternet Explorer
 

Remove Add-ons


Open Internet Explorer browser, Click on Tools (IE 8)/gear icon( IE 9 and 10) at the upper-right corner of the window, and navigate to Manage Add-ons.

Manage Add-ons in Internet Explorer
 
Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab, select AccelerateTab add-on and click on the Disable button to disable it.

Remove AccelerateTab from Internet Explorer

 


Reset Browser Settings (Optional)

Open Internet Explorer browser, Click on Tools (IE 8)/gear icon( IE 9 and 10) at the upper-right corner of the window, and navigate to Internet Options.

Internet Options in Internet Explorer

 

Then come to the Internet Options window, go over to the Advanced tab, and click on the Reset button to reverse Internet Explorer to its default settings.

Reset Internet Explorer Settings

 

Reset Internet Explorer confirmation box

 
GGoogle Chrome
 

Remove Add-ons


Open Google Chrome browser, click on the 3 Horizontal Bar icon Chrome 3 Horizontal Bar at the upper-right corner of the window, and navigate to Tools and then Extensions.

extensions in Chrome
 
Then come to the Extensions window, look for the AccelerateTab under Extensions tab, select and remove it by clicking on the Trash icon.

Remove AccelerateTab from Chrome
 

Reset Browser Settings (Optional)


Open Google Chrome browser, click on the 3 Horizontal Bar icon Chrome 3 Horizontal Bar at the upper-right corner of the window, and navigate to Tools and then Settings.
Tools>Settings in Chrome
 
Then come to the Settings window, go over to the Settings tab, drop down your mouse to find “Show advanced settings” to display more setting options, and click on the “Reset browser settings” at the bottom of the window.

Reset Chrome settings
 

Click on the “Reset” button in the reset confirmation box, you will restore current Chrome settings to its original defaults.

Reset Chrome confirmation box
 
FMozilla Firefox
 

Remove Add-ons


Open Mozilla Firefox browser, click on the 3 Horizontal Bar icon Firefox 3 Horizontal Bar at the upper-right corner of the window, and navigate to Tools and then Add-ons.

Add-ons in Firefox
 
Then come to the Add-ons Manager window, click on the Extensions icon Extensions icon in Firefox to go to Extensions tab, search AccelerateTab adware and click on the Remove button to delete it.

 

Reset Browser Settings (Optional)


Open Mozilla Firefox browser, click on the 3 Horizontal Bar icon Firefox 3 Horizontal Bar at the upper-right corner of the window, and navigate to Help button Help button in Firefox.

Then come to the Help window, choose Troubleshooting Information.

Hel > Troubleshooting Information in Firefox
 
Click on the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.

Reset Firefox
 
Click on the Reset Firefox button in the confirmation window, and Firefox will be reset.
reset Firefox confirmation
 
Option 2 Automatically remove AccelerateTab using Cloud System Booster (Pro version).

All the above indicates that the manual removal process of AccelerateTab is very complex and requires decent technical expertise. You need knowledge of system files and registry files, or any deletion or removal by mistake may lead you to more problematic situations , what’s worse, wrong operation by manual may make your computer completely unusable. For most computer novice users, a simple and effective adware removal way is necessary. Cloud System Booster offers all Windows users a quick and powerful way for almost all adware removal. With this smart adware removal tool, even a computer novice user can remove the adware entirely by scanning AccelerateTab ads in browsers, selecting it and removing it instantly.

 
Register Cloud System Booster with your purchased license key to upgrade it to Pro version.

Cloud System Booster Pro main interface
 
Click the arrow icon arrow button in Cloud System Booster in the lower right corner of Cloud System Booster interface, and then click Slim Toolbar icon Slim Toolbar icon in Cloud System Booster :

Slim Toolbar in Cloud System Booster
 
In the Toolbar Manager box, click on the Scan button, the Slim Toolbar will quickly scan all your browsers for extensions, add-ons, plugins.

Slim Toolbar Manager
 
Select AccelerateTab adware under “Chrome Toolbar”, “IE Toolbar” and “Firefox Toolbar” and click on the Remove button to remove it completely from your system.

Remove AccelerateTab by Slim Toolbar

Please note another independent and free version of Anvi Slim ToolBar is also available to remove AccelerateTab or related adware add-ons automatically.

The trial version is free for 15 days: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

For long-time usage, please click here purchase the browser extension management software:http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

Start it and click Manage. Then select related add-on on all browsers and remove.

Similar picture:

Anvi Slim Toolbar Manage
 

Step 3 Clean up your entire system after adware uninstallation via Cloud System Booster.

 
The residual junk files, error and invalid registry entries of PUP/adware leading to AccelerateTab pop-up ads and other viruses, which are not malicious but slow down your PC, must be clean up after adware uninstallation or removal.

Start Cloud System Booster, click on the “Quick Scan” button to run a quick and full scan for your entire system through four processes: Registry Cleaner, Disk Cleaner, Optimizer, PC Repair.

Quick Scan feature in Cloud System Booster
 
run a full scan on entire PC system
 

Click on the “Clear” button to clean up your computer.

Clean system for better PC performance
 
Finally, click on the “Finished” button to complete PC cleanup.

Enjoy faster program running and web browsing on your computer.———————————————————————————————————————————

 

Tips for Malware Prevention

 
Malware authors or cyber criminals never stop attempting to find new ways to infect your computer. Then, how to prevent malware infection and protect our PC?
 

Good Online Surfing Habits May Do a Great Favor


Before talking about to prevent malware, we need to know how malware works. In fact, there are several common ways that malware authors use to install their malicious software on your computer.

Websites – If you are visiting a strange website, never “agree” to install the software you are being asked before you make sure it’s safe and legal. Or you may also install malware on your PC without your knowledge.

Emails – Attachments in emails and instant messages and requests for file transfers are also very common methods to spread malware. So, be careful to the attachment from people you do not know or the suspicious links or contents.

USB flash drives or other physical media – Some kinds of malware, for example, worms, usually spread by USB flash drives or other removal physical media when you are copying sharing files between drives or computers. The best method to prevent such malware is to scan them with security software once connected to PC.

Pop-up windows – Some pop-up windows can also spread malware when it asks you to download software or accept a free “system scan” or something like that. When such pop-up appears, don’t hesitate to close it via Windows Task Manager or pressing Ctrl-Alt-Delete.

Software installations – Malware may also be bundled with some freeware or shareware that you have downloaded from software sharing websites. When installing such software, the malware may also be installed. So, read carefully on the message boxes during installation before selecting Next, OK, or I Agree.


Anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-adware, anti-spyware and firewall to install


Make sure you have at least one anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-adware, anti-spyware or firewall installed on your computer. Such system security software can help you from malware.

Antivirus software – To keep your system safe, please make sure you have at least one antivirus software installed. If not yet, here is recommended:

Anvi Smart Defender – a powerful antivirus tool, which can help users prevent malicious software such as virus, Trojan, adware, spyware and so on.
Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html

Your antivirus software must be running and updated regularly.

Anti-malware or anti-spyware –Most antivirus programs contain the anti-malware component. If not, you can install a standalone anti-malware application which must do not conflict with your existing antivirus software, for example:

Anvi AD Blocker- gives you a real-time protection from malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites by blocking them all.
Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html

Firewall – Usually, Windows Firewall is OK. Do not run two firewalls at once, or they may interfere with each other.

Note: Don’t forget to keep the security software on your PC up-to-date regularly to protect against the latest threats.


Additional:

Take advantage of Windows Update to keep your operating system always up-to-date by notifying you latest updates or automatically downloading and installing the new updates.

No matter which browser you are using, keep your browsers up-to-date to prevent malware infection by its pop-up blocking, download screening and auto update functions.

Enjoy.