How to Get Rid of Tube in Internet Explorer
Learn how to get rid of Tube8 on Internet Explorer and other browsers! The article contains a step-by-step tutorial on how it infected the system, what is Tube8 and how to delete it manually. If you cannot remove the annoying unwanted application, follow this tutorial.
You may think that Tube is an adware that was installed with Internet Explorer; however, this is not true. It is a “malware” that will steal your personal data (credit card numbers, bank account numbers, passwords and other private details). Once it is on your system, you cannot get rid of it unless you know how.
The main source of Tube is unknown but you can safely assume that it is a web browser that has been bundled with your Internet Explorer or Firefox. For some reason, Internet Explorer users are more prone to having this annoying application than other web users.
To remove the application from Internet Explorer, you need to first get rid of all software associated with it. To do this, follow the steps below.
First thing to do when you have learned how to get rid of Tube in Internet Explorer is to disable its features. To do that, right click on the application icon and select properties; there is an option in the General tab called ‘Advanced Tab’ which will enable you to turn off some unnecessary features such as cookies, security options, security level, Java, plug-ins, runtime, and add/Remove programs.
Next, you need to find the files that contain the infection in your computer and remove them one by one. To do this, click Start, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, and find the malicious program that you want to remove. Once you have found the files you need, delete them all at once, or choose to do it in the order in which they are listed.
Next, you have to use an anti-virus software to get rid of the infection permanently. To do this, download an anti-virus application from the Internet. Make sure that the program is designed for Windows systems and that you have a good compatibility with the operating system.
Download the program, install it, and then let it scan your PC. When it has finished, if it detects any infection, you need to scan the PC for all possible threats. It is recommended to run the scan in the background so that you do not need to be bothered with it. Once it is done scanning, you need to press the “Quit” button and wait until it completes cleaning your PC.
Finally, to remove the program from Internet Explorer, you need to uninstall the application. To do this, select Tools then Add/Remove Programs and find the program in the list. select it and then click on “Remove. If it is an application that is installed by default, you can also delete it manually by choosing “Add / Remove Programs” and then follow the wizard on how to uninstall it.