Published Dec 21, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


High |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Trojan.ADH.2 (Symantec) Adware.Plugin.48 (Dr.Web) DefaultTab (Symantec)


Microsoft security software detects and removes this unwanted software.

This browser modifier makes changes to your Internet browser that you can't control.

It redirects your web browser searches and prevents you from changing your browser settings.

It can be installed on your PC by third-party software installers.

Find out more about how and why we identify unwanted software.

This program poses a high threat to your PC.

Remove programs

You might need to manually remove this program:

The entry for this program may be called "DefaultTab".


If an uninstaller is not available, does not work properly, or you do not want to use it, you can use the following free tools to detect and remove this program and other potentially unwanted software from your PC:

Remove browser add-ons

You might need to remove add-ons from your browser:

Get more help

You can also see our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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