What is FunMediaTab?

Browser hijackers are search engines that can be distributed with and without supported browser extensions. We would like to inform you about a hijacker known as FunMediaTab that is set to replace your browser’s new tab page, and search provider so you ought to remove it. We believe that it is a useless and unreliable search engine and keeping it involves a certain amount of risk. This risk includes you being subjected to links to shady and even dangerous scam and phishing websites. If you want to know more about this hijacker, then we invite you to read this whole description.testtesttest

Where does FunMediaTab come from?

Research has shown that this browser hijacker is another release by Imali Media, an unreliable software developer that has previously published browser hijackers, such as and, as well as a potentially unwanted program called Internet Quick Access which is a Chromium-based Internet browser. If this developer produces an application or browser extension, then it always features a search engine that ensures a steady stream of advertising revenue because all of the fake search engines set up by it contain promotional links and advertisements in their search results.

Now, regarding this hijacker’s dissemination channels, our malware analysts have discovered that FunMediaTab is bundled with third-party software and the installers used are set to inject this hijacker’s browser extension to your browser without your knowledge or authorization. This is a dishonest distribution tactic that makes this application what it is — a browser hijacker. Nevertheless, it has a two other legitimate distribution channels that we must mention. It has a dedicated distribution website at and it is also features on Google’s Chrome Web Store. However, it is not supported by Chrome the versions disseminated via freeware bundles and the dedicated website support Internet Explorer and Firefox. This ends the section regarding this hijacker’s origins.

What does FunMediaTab do?

We are now going to move on to how FunMediaTab works and there is a lot to say about it. Once this hijacker has entered your PC, it will immediately modify your browser’s settings. Our research has revealed that it will change the search engine of Firefox and the new tab page of Chrome. Regardless, the changes this hijacker makes are significant because it redirects web traffic to its features search engine. The purpose of this hijacker is to force you to use it for conducting online searches and generate advertising revenue in the process. Indeed, making money is all this program is good for because it does not provide the features it s developers claim it to provide.

The official line is that FunTVTab enables its users to watch movies and TV series online right from the web browser. Of course, this functionality does not impress, but more importantly, this feature is not present on the browser extension. Instead you get promotional links in the search results if you choose to use For the record, this search engine redirects all searches to, but the search results can be modified by Imali Media to include promotional. We cannot stress enough how unreliable and dangerous some of them can be. Browser hijackers are more than likely to promote questionable sites that may be used to extract personal information, trick you into revealing your banking credentials (if the website is a fake online shopping website,) or to host downloads of malicious software. Therefore, if you want to be on the safe side of things, we recommend that you delete this hijacker.

How to get rid of FunMediaTab

It is evident beyond reasonable doubt that FunTVTab is an unreliable piece of software. In fact, it is pure malware and you have to eradicate it to reestablish your computer’s security. Apart from that you might want to get rid of it simply because it is designed to hijack your browser’s settings to force you to use its search engine. Please consult the removal instructions provided below.

Removal Instructions

Google Chrome

  1. Press Window+E keys.
  2. In the Explorer window’s address bar enter the file paths below.
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  3. Find oggfofmiominpbcipogoccafcflcbofd and delete it.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. press Window+E keys.
  2. Enter %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{ID}\extensions in the address bar.
  3. Find and delete
100% FREE spyware scan and
tested removal of FunMediaTab*

Leave a Comment

Enter the numbers in the box to the right *