The Cool Media Tab is an extension to a Google Chrome internet browser. This add-on is considered as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. It has lots of ways to break inside of your computer and attach itself to your browser as an extension. You will see ads and pop-ups all over your browser window. It has spread to millions of computer and it is not safe to keep this kind of program inside of your computer.
This extension claims to enhance your browser experience by providing new functions in your browser. The Cool Media Tab installs as an extension to Google chrome and allows you to use it as a media center. Unfortunately, this program has a lot of sponsors and it will start to show you ads and pop-ups all over your browser. This will annoy you a lot and could redirect you to different pages that may appear to be viral and infect you with more malicious files.
How does Cool Media Tab get into my system?
Besides that, Cool Media Tab extension uses deceptive methods on installation. The most effective and common is a bundling method. Most users are not paying attention to the installation process of free software programs that were downloaded from a shady and unreliable websites. Cool Media Tab also using torrent, email spam messaging to spread itself and adverts among users. It is strongly advised to remove Cool Media Tab adware and scan your computer for any malicious activity after that. Follow the removal instructions below to deal with this threat as soon as possible.
Removal tool for Cool Media Tab:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Cool Media Tab in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):