Crime Report New Tab Removal Process (remove CrimeReportNewTab)

November 7, 2018

The Crime Report New Tab application is a potentially unwanted program that is associated with a browser hijacker website that offers a basic search engine but returns results that are accompanied with several advertisements and sponsored links.

The actions of Crime Report New Tab are not known to be malicious per se. However, Crime Report New Tab could lead to websites that have questionable and unwanted content.

Loading of Crime Report New Tab takes place when computer users install random freeware apps that may come bundled with add-on software and web browser components. Once the components load, they are prone to modifying Internet settings thus causing aggravation for the computer user.

Removal of Crime Report New Tab and its associated components using an antispyware program is an automated task that mostly any computer user affected by Crime Report New Tab can perform to get their system back to normal operation. Savvy PC users may discover manual methods of eliminating Crime Report New Tab and its components as well.

Are you getting popups from Crime Report New Tab? Have you identified that you have Crime Report New Tab installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Crime Report New Tab completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Crime Report New Tab?

If Crime Report New Tab resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Crime Report New Tab may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Crime Report New Tab removal process.

How can you manually remove Crime Report New Tab

Manual removal of Crime Report New Tab may not be for everyone. Each manual Crime Report New Tab removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Crime Report New Tab removal process.

Crime Report New Tab can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Crime Report New Tab in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Crime Report New Tab, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Crime Report New Tab. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

    bookmark-add-favorite

  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Crime Report New Tab from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Crime Report New Tab, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Crime Report New Tab by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Crime Report New Tab folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Crime Report New Tab completely from your computer. If you find that Crime Report New Tab is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Crime Report New Tab removal process.

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