If you have detected the strange program under the name of Krab Web launching in the background of your computer, probably you want to get rid of it immediately. This post will show you all details necessary for successful removal. Read more.
Krab Web is a browser-addon which enters your computer without your permission, in a bundle with some freeware, but there are some occasions when users download it believing that it is a useful application. GridinSoft security experts aim to provide users with the true information about this program and disclose it real motives. It promotes advertisements, enhances web traffic of the sponsored web pages and increases sales. Technically, this application is not a virus. It is not as dangerous as Trojan or rootkit. Nevertheless, it can be a reason of your headache.
If it gets onto computer, it changes some settings of your browser to display the advertisements of the sponsored web sites when you are on-line. It is a reason of numerous redirects to the dubious web pages, which you have never indented to visit. Such redirects may present a menace, because usually such sites may distribute serious computer infections. If this adware is present, your Internet becomes as slow as a snail. But, what the worse this adware may violate your privacy because of monitoring all your on-line sessions. It may steal some important information (credit card numbers, passwords, the data from your browsing history, IP address, location etc) and transfer it to the third parties companies, including cyber criminals. The hackers may use these private details for quite malicious purposes.
If you want to avoid such problems in future, it is advised to be careful with any downloads. The occurrence of any pop-up windows may be caused by some nasty adware. They may secretly penetrate into your PC in a bundle with some other popular programs. It concerns especially freeware applications. Almost every of them contain some extras and the publishers do not adequately disclose this fact. Always thoroughly read the End User License Agreements (EULA) or Terms and Agreements before installing anything in order not to install such unwanted extras by default. Never hurry up, clicking the Next button. Carefully examine each downloading step and decline any unfamiliar installations.
Removal tool for Krab Web:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.