How to Remove Reading Hub New Tab Virus (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

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I wrote this article to help you remove Reading Hub New Tab. This Reading Hub New Tab removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

If you come across the Reading Hub New Tab, know that you are in trouble. This is not a helpful application. It is an infection. The sooner you get rid of it, the better. What is hiding behind Reading Hub New Tab is a browser hijacker. Do not believe even a word it says. It tries to convince you that it gives you access to free PDF books. It also claims that you will be able to download these books or read them online. This sounds great but unfortunately, it is not true. The hijacker is lying to your face in order to make you trust it. Don’t. You are dealing with an infection and you need to take immediate measures to remove it. The more time it spends on your machine, the worse your predicament gets. Do yourself a favor and delete the pest before it manages to cause you some serious damage.

The hijacker, once in, makes a complete mess of your online activities. Nothing is the same anymore. Every time you go online, you suffer interference. The pest constantly redirects you to suspicious sites and bombards you with commercials. Your entire screen is covered with ads in all shapes and forms and no matter what you do, they do not go away. On the contrary. The adverts become more and more with each passing day. They become more aggressive as well and start appearing right under the cursor of your mouse leaving you no other choice but to click. Do your best to avoid everything the hijacker throws at you. It is not safe. It is not reliable. A single wrong click will be enough for you to download even more infections on your computer.

Remove Reading Hub New Tab
The Reading Hub New Tab Virus

Yet, avoiding your machine forever is not an option. You need a permanent solution. This solution it the immediate deletion of the intruder. The sooner you get rid of it, the better. Once it is gone, everything will get back to normal and you will be able to surf the web at peace again. Do not hesitate. Follow our detailed removal guide below and remove the hijacker. Protect your PC and your privacy. Yes, your privacy.

The pest also threatens your personal information. It spies on you, collects sensitive data and then sends it all to the crooks behind it. Do not let that happen. Hackers are the worst people on Earth to have access to your private details. Take matters into your own hands and delete the hijacker before it is too late. It uses every second on board to cause damage. Some of this damage may turn out to be irreversible.

How did you get infected with Reading Hub New Tab? Hijackers are sneaky. Since they need your permission to enter, they are bound to ask for it. Yet, they cannot ask openly because it leaves too much room for denial. Here come the infiltration techniques like spam email messages, freeware bundles, corrupted links, bogus updates, etc. If you don’t pay enough attention, the hijacker will be able to trick you into giving it green light.

If you want to keep your PC safe, you have to be on the alert. The web is brimming with parasites which are praying for your negligence. Do not grant it. Do not make hackers` job easier. Always pay attention when surfing the web. Do not click on every link that you see. Do not visit unreliable pages. Protect your computer because no one else is going to. Forget about being careless and in a rush. Choose vigilance instead. It keeps parasites away.

Reading Hub New Tab Uninstall

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Reading Hub New Tab from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.

STEP-3

Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-5

Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Reading Hub New Tab from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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