Tracker Packages New Tab

What is Tracker Packages New Tab?

Tracker Packages New Tab falls under the category of potentially unwanted programs, also called PUPs. Our researchers say there is a chance the extension could gather information about a user’s interests and display third-party advertising content. Keep in mind that some of the third-party ads might be untrustworthy, so if you see such content while using the application in question, we advise being cautious. If you continue reading our article, we will explain this in more detail as well as provide you with more information about the PUP. Should you decide you do not need such an application on your browser, you could erase Tracker Packages New Tab with the instructions available below this article.test

Where does Tracker Packages New Tab come from?

PUPs like Tracker Packages New Tab can be spread through various channels, although our researchers say it is likely that this application could be distributed through torrent and similar P2P file-sharing websites. Users might not need to install it necessarily as the extension could be bundled with other software. To avoid receiving additional tools accidentally, we recommend picking advanced installation settings and paying attention to the information/suggestions available on an installation wizard. Naturally, downloading software from legitimate websites only as well as having a legitimate antimalware tool to protect your device might also help you avoid receiving untrustworthy tools.

How does Tracker Packages New Tab work?

The application might work on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer browsers. Same as PUPs alike it is supposed to place a toolbar below a browser’s address bar. While it may contain lots of useful links to other websites, keep in mind that if you decide to eliminate the extension, you could easily bookmark these links and access them just as easily without the toolbar.

Furthermore, like other similar PUPs, the extension might change a user’s homepage with a particular search engine ( Our researchers at report that this search tool might redirect to, although it could be its modified version. Meaning, the application might inject gathered results with third-party content. It seems rather possible given Tracker Packages New Tab Privacy Policy mentions that advertisers can place ads through the application’s provided services, including sponsored links in search results. However, the PUP’s Terms of Use paper explains that the application’s developers disclaim all warranties. Meaning, they do not warrant that the advertisements provided through the extension or its search engine will be reliable. For this reason, we recommend being extra careful with ads that could be displayed by Tracker Packages New Tab, unless you are entirely sure they are safe to interact with.

How to erase Tracker Packages New Tab?

It should not be too complicated to eliminate the PUP manually, and if you feel up to the task, you should try to complete the deletions steps available below this paragraph. Naturally, if the process looks too complicated, you should employ a legitimate antimalware tool that could get rid of Tracker Packages New Tab for you. Also, should you need more help or have other questions about the discussed extension, keep in mind you could leave us a message in the comments section.

Get rid of Tracker Packages New Tab

Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Windows key+R.
  2. Type Regedit and click OK.
  3. Look for this path: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
  4. Find a value name titled Start Page.
  5. Right-click the value name and select Modify.
  6. Replace PUP's modified value data (, for example, with
  7. Click OK.
  8. Leave Registry Editor.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Windows key+E.
  2. Find the path: C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{UniqueMozillaID}
  3. Locate a file titled Prefs.js and launch it with Notepad.
  4. Search for the given line: user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "").
  5. Replace with a website you like.
  6. Tap Ctrl+S.
  7. Close the file.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch File Explorer (Windows key+E).
  2. Search for the following path: C:\Users\{Username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  3. Look for data called Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.
  4. Right-click the listed files separately and select Delete.
  5. Close the Explorer. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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