NewTube Chrome Extension Removal Process (remove NewTubeChromeExtension)

June 18, 2018

The NewTube Chrome Extension sounds to some to be a type of add-on component for web browsers that is associated with the popular YouTube service and website. Unfortunately, NewTube Chrome Extension isn't related to YouTube but instead attempts to promote ransom services and products on the Internet that may be related to items you have viewed in the past. NewTube Chrome Extension is able to display enticing items by tracking your browsing habits, which may seem to be a slight invasion of privacy for some.

In most cases, NewTube Chrome Extension will load on a Windows PC when installing random freeware apps that come bundled with add-on software. When loaded, NewTube Chrome Extension may modify Internet settings and start to load or redirect users to unwanted sites that have questionable content. Stopping such actions will require removal of NewTube Chrome Extension, which is a process that may be accomplished automatically by using an updated antispyware program. Savvy PC users may eliminate NewTube Chrome Extension manually by going through the necessary web browser extension area of popular web browser applications.

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

Why should you remove NewTube Chrome Extension?

If NewTube Chrome Extension 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 NewTube Chrome Extension 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 NewTube Chrome Extension removal process.

How can you manually remove NewTube Chrome Extension

Manual removal of NewTube Chrome Extension may not be for everyone. Each manual NewTube Chrome Extension 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 NewTube Chrome Extension removal process.

NewTube Chrome Extension 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 NewTube Chrome Extension in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find NewTube Chrome Extension, 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 NewTube Chrome Extension. 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

    bookmark-add-favorite

  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with NewTube Chrome Extension 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 NewTube Chrome Extension, 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"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with NewTube Chrome Extension by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\NewTube Chrome Extension 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 NewTube Chrome Extension completely from your computer. If you find that NewTube Chrome Extension is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic NewTube Chrome Extension removal process.

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