Remove RocketTab Browser Hijacker

This article will help you to remove RocketTab absolutely. Follow the browser hijacker removal instructions given at the end of the article.

RocketTab is a browser hijacker redirect, which also puts various advertisements in your browser searches. The program will push advertisements and alter your search engine to display those adverts as well as tampered results. While using its services, you can find yourself on unfamiliar pages with lots of pop-ups and sponsored content that go through this hijacker. The hijacker may also modify the start page, new tab, and search settings for the browser applications you have on your computer.

Threat Summary

TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionEach browser application on your computer could get affected. The hijacker can redirect you and display lots of advertisements and sponsored search results.
SymptomsBrowser settings which could be altered are the homepage, search engine and the new tab.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages, Download Site Promoting the Setup
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RocketTab – Distribution Methods

RocketTab is distributed by using different methods.

RocketTab could be distributed through an installation setup called “RTInstaller.exe”, which is 924 KB in size. That setup has a designated download page on the URL “” as seen from the screenshot displayed under the next paragraph.

Another one of the distribution methods includes third-party installations. Those installer setups come from bundled applications and freeware that could be set to install additional content by default on your computer system. Usually, that could happen without any notification. You might have tried installing a media player or free software and got your browser settings modified by the hijacker. To avoid unwanted (Read more...)

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