EuqalTab Extension

What is EuqalTab Extension?

EuqalTab Extension is presented as an “animated new tab and homepage with the weather forecast for your location.” No doubt, users who are looking for a colorful website with a few handy features for their start page may want to install it. However, our researchers say it is just another potentially unwanted program (PUP) that could introduce you to an unreliable search engine and consequently recommend not to trust it. Those who would like to learn more about this suspicious application should continue reading our report. In the rest of the text, we will talk about EuqalTab Extension’s working manner and why it might be potentially dangerous to leave it unattended. Also, if you already installed it, but do not wish to keep this PUP on your system any longer, you could use the deletion instructions available a bit below this article.

Where does EuqalTab Extension come from?

So far the extension was noticed only on its official websites ( and on Chrome Web Store page ( Nevertheless, our researchers at think EuqalTab Extension might also be spread via bundled software installers, suspicious pop-up advertisements, or other untrustworthy channels. Therefore, if you installed the PUP unknowingly, you should know this could have happened because you downloaded some setup file from a torrent or another untrustworthy file-sharing web page. Not to mention, it could signal the user does not pay enough attention during the installation process since in some cases users have a chance to deselect unwanted software suggestions if they pick custom settings and review all given terms carefully. Another thing that could help users stay away from suspicious applications in the future is keeping a legitimate antimalware tool as it may alert the user about potential threats.

How does EuqalTab Extension work?

EuqalTab Extension can affect only Google Chrome browsers, and the application may do so by replacing user's start page and new tab page with a particular search engine. Our specialists say it might be gathering results with a modified search engine; thus, there is a possibility the PUP might be able to alter the collected results before they reach you. To be more accurate, the extension could inject them with additional advertisements from its third-party partners. The main problem is that while clicking such ads could generate advertising revenue for EuqalTab Extension’s developers, doing this might also put your system or your privacy in danger. Since the application’s creators do not take responsibility for the third-party content, we do not think anyone would review the ads to ensure their safety. In other words, there is a possibility they could come from any source, e.g., scam websites, sites distributing malware, and so on. Naturally, we cannot be entirely sure, and we do not say you will necessarily encounter such suspicious content while searching the Internet with the PUP’s provided tool. Still, you should know there is such a possibility, and we advise against the usage of this add-on.

How to remove EuqalTab Extension?

The good news is the PUP can be easily erased through the affected browser’s extensions menu. Needless to say, if you have no idea how to access this menu, you should have a look at the instructions located at the end of this paragraph as they can explain how to find it step by step. Another way to deal with EuqalTab Extension is to employ a legitimate antimalware tool, set it to scan the computer and wait till it detects the suspicious application. Afterward, just click the removal button and the tool should delete all identified threats for you.

Eliminate EuqalTab Extension

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press ALT+F to access Settings.
  3. Choose More tools and select Extensions.
  4. Find EuqalTab Extension.
  5. Tap the recycle bin button available next to the unwanted plugin.
  6. Click Remove and close the browser. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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