AccelerateTab Removal Process (remove AccelerateTab)

February 15, 2018

AccelerateTab is a misleading and potentially unwanted program in the form of a web browser add-on extension. The AccelerateTab extension may be offered through various legitimate sources on the Internet acting as an addon for popular web browser applications. The features of AccelerateTab may claim to offer a faster web browser experience but is known to be more of an annoyance to most computer users.

Because AccelerateTab turns out to be annoying to most, it warrants removal, which can be done automatically by using an updated antispyware resource. Removal of AccelerateTab will allow Internet settings to be changed back to their original state thus stopping the unwanted site loads or questionable pages that may be set as default home pages or new tab pages.

Are you getting popups from AccelerateTab? Have you identified that you have AccelerateTab installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove AccelerateTab completely from your computer?

Why should you remove AccelerateTab?

If AccelerateTab resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that AccelerateTab may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking AccelerateTab removal process.

How can you manually remove AccelerateTab

Manual removal of AccelerateTab may not be for everyone. Each manual AccelerateTab removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic AccelerateTab removal process.

AccelerateTab can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate AccelerateTab in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find AccelerateTab, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing AccelerateTab. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with AccelerateTab from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with AccelerateTab, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with AccelerateTab by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\AccelerateTab folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed AccelerateTab completely from your computer. If you find that AccelerateTab is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic AccelerateTab removal process.

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