What is SupTab?
SupTab is a potentially unwanted application that is compatible only with Internet Explorer. The program is not malicious, however, there are certain disadvantages to it. SupTab usually comes bundled with freeware and shareware and has been in particularly linked to awesomehp.com which is a browser hijacker. If that is how you acquired the program we suggest you delete SupTab as well as the hijacker.
Once SupTab gets access to your system it installs itself onto Internet Explorer under the name IETabPage Class. This entry can be found in Toolbars and Extensions section. If you are not happy with this application, you should eliminate SupTab from your PC.
How does SupTab work?
SupTab has its own official website where it is promoted as an add-on called “Lighting newtab for IE”. This new tab that opens automatically once the program is installed allows you to quickly access your favorite websites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and so on. You can also access online gaming sites. If you find these features useful, you may want to keep SupTab on your system. That is not something we would recommend, however, as long as you have downloaded the program from a reliable source, it is not obligatory to delete SupTab.
If, on the other hand, the program came bundled with other potentially unwanted application like adware or a browser hijacker, you should not hesitate to get rid of SupTab. It is not at all difficult to figure out whether there are potentially unwanted software on your PC. The symptoms include changes in your browser settings, for example unauthorized home page and default search engine modification. Moreover, you may also notice an increased amount of pop-ups, banners and other kinds of ads. If you are still not sure whether your PC is infected or not, you can use a free malware scanner that will detect all potentially unwanted applications on your computer should there be any.
How to remove SupTab?
It is not complicated to remove SupTab from your system. However, if you detect other infections on your PC you should use the malware removal tool to get rid of those as well. The anti-malware utility can delete SupTab and any other threats. It will also make sure that your computer stays clean by protecting it from various online infections like Trojans, viruses, worms, rootkits and so on. You will not have to worry about any of them and you will be able to enjoy safe Web browsing. If, however, you want to uninstall SupTab manually, you can make use of the instructions provided right below.
Advices on SupTab Removal
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs
- Choose SupTab and click Remove
Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
- Select the program and click Uninstall
- Press Win+C and click on Settings
- Choose Control Panel
- Go to Uninstall a program
- Delete SupTab.