How to Remove Quick Start NewTab from Firefox

By | March 28, 2014

My browser is hijacked by Quick Start NewTab! I tried to uninstall it but no luck. This webpage is still on my browser and hijack my system.Is there way that I can remove Quick Start NewTab completely from my computer?

Quick Start NewTab INTRODUCTION:

Quick Start NewTab is a perilous browser hijacker that takes over web browsers on the infected computer. Basically, Quick Start NewTab virus enters your PC via malicious software downloads. If you have recently clicked on suspicious links or installed a software, that would explain why you have this tricky malware. As soon as it is integrated, Quick Start NewTab virus instantly alters browser settings without your knowledge and replaces the default home page with its own one. Whenever you try to do a search on Google using the infected browsers, you will get redirected to the unwanted Quick Start NewTab search. It is really irritating.

Moreover, Quick Start NewTab redirect virus may force you to visit other unsafe websites that contain harmful links. Clicking on those links will lead to the infiltration of other infections or annoying commercial ads. Running in the background, Quick Start NewTab virus may also collect your personal and then send it to its creators. All in all, Quick Start NewTab is a dangerous browser hijacker that should be removed immediately.


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  • Unfamiliar and questionable advertisements and fake alerts keep popping up on your screen..
  • Quick Start NewTab serious consumes the network resource and decelerates the speed.
  • Quick Start NewTab can turn your computer to run slowly and pose sudden death;
  • Quick Start NewTab may hijack your web browsers and always redirect your search result to Quick Start NewTab and other malicious websites.
  • Quick Start NewTab can help cyber criminals track your online activities and capture significant personal data to cause you a loss of value.

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Step1 : Install The World Fastest & Lightest PC Cleaner YAC.


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Step2 : Once installed, open the program and click on the button “Examine now” in the Health Check item. YAC will now start to search for the malicious programs or files that may be installed on your computer.
Step3 : To remove the malicious programs or files that were detected in the previous step, please click on the Fix button. If there are plug-ins in your computer , YAC will now prompt you that “You need to close the browser to delete the plug-in, close now ?”.Please do so and then click on the Fix button .YAC will now delete all detected adware from your computer.
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Tips : If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by malicious toolbars, you can remove the programs with YAC and reset your web browser as follows:

  • Choose the Protection item and set default browser, choose the browser you need.
  • Then set homepage of the browser, click the button , choose the one you need.
  • You can also set the search engine in this item. The lock setting will take effect after restarting the browser.




In order to remove Quick Start NewTab manually you need to have technical knowledge first then only you can remove it manually as it requires the knowledge of system files and registry files and if you don’t have any idea about this then trying manual methods can lead you to more problematic situations and one wrong file deletion can make your system completely unusable. The Steps for manual Removal of Quick Start NewTab are:

Remove Quick Start NewTab from Mozilla Firefox

  • At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
  • To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens. It will close and be reset.
  • When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will open.