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Should I remove OneTab?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,566
United States Rank #10,756
Reach 0.0175%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.22 days
802.99 days >
Average installed length: 421.91 days


What is OneTab?

OneTab (OneTAb Add-on) is a web browser extension from OnPageAds that is installed as a Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object (BHO) in Internet Explorer and delivers injected advertising within the viewed web pages by dynamically modifying the web page content.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The primary executable is named OneTab.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in OneTab.
OneTab.dll (292675a88750941e32582debbd631107) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Bho.3898
eSafe Win32.Trojan
OneTab has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\onetab
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\OneTab\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by OneTab

Program module:OneTab.dll (Malware detected)
OneTAb Add-on
Additional files:
  • OneTab.dll - OneTAb (OneTAb Add-on)
  • uninstall.exe
  • OneTab.crx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • OneTab.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'OneTab Add-on' with the class of {16ADEA98-D215-4F51-80AF-5E5ED660B9C0}.

How do I remove OneTab?

You can uninstall OneTab from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program OneTab, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove OneTab.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by OneTab you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.71%
Windows Vista 11.05%
Windows XP 8.43%
Windows 10 5.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.45%
Windows 7 Professional 8.45%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.81%
  India 2.09%
  Sweden 2.09%
  Italy 2.09%
  Iran 1.88%
  Belgium 1.67%
  Germany 1.67%
  Australia 1.46%
  Spain 1.46%
  Canada 1.46%
  United Kingdom 1.46%
  Taiwan 0.84%
  France 0.84%
  Romania 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.78%
Dell 20.87%
Acer 18.26%
ASUS 6.52%
Samsung 5.22%
Toshiba 4.78%
Lenovo 2.61%
American Megatrends 1.74%
Apple 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.83%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.76%
Dell XPS 8300 2.07%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.07%


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