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Danger level 6
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Changes default search engine

If both your New Tab and homepage have been changed to, you must have installed the Google Chrome browser extension from If you are sure you have nothing to do with this, it could have affected your browsers without your knowledge. Either way, our security specialists recommend that you remove the MediaTab TV – PdfConverter extension if you want to get rid of the page set. This is the only way to do this, so take action immediately after you read this article. This piece of software is promoted as a “new Chrome extension for converting your documents, beautiful browsing and searching experience,” but we still cannot let you keep it because it has been categorized as a potentially unwanted program, meaning that it is not fully reliable. You will find more about this Google Chrome extension if you continue reading this article. It is very likely that you will decide to get rid of this extension after reading this report, so we have prepared the manual removal guide for you.

The installation of MediaTab TV – PdfConverter will result in altered settings of Google Chrome. To be more specific, you will find both your homepage and New Tab altered. contains a search box and three quick-access buttons (PPT TO PDF, PDF TO WORD, and WORD TO PDF) that all open a third-party file conversion service ( As for the search provider, we cannot guarantee that all search results you will be presented with after entering a search query will be 100% trustworthy too. There is a possibility that some sponsored links will be displayed to you either, so, in our opinion, it would be smarter to perform web searches using another search provider that is 100% reliable. The online file converter promoted by can also be accessed without its help. You could access and continue using it after removing the potentially unwanted program by simply typing its URL in your browser’s URL bar and pressing Enter.

If you keep set on the web browser you use, it will also automatically collect various details. Researchers working at have analyzed its Privacy Policy to find out what details it records. It has turned out that both non-personally identifiable and personal information will be recorded. Speaking specifically, it records IP address, the type of browser used, the time at which the website is visited, and third-party pages visited through As for the information that can identify users personally, all personal details provided by the user voluntarily will be recorded. Potentially unwanted applications are not real threats, but you should not let them record any details that can identify you personally because there is a possibility that they will all be used for various malicious purposes in the near future.

It must be one of two reasons you see set on your Google Chrome browser. You have either installed this browser extension directly from the Chrome Web Store yourself, or it has been installed on your computer without your knowledge. Potentially unwanted programs are often spread bundled, so there is a possibility that you have installed MediaTab TV – PdfConverter together with other programs that are not associated with it in any way too. Keep in mind that this piece of software is the same potentially unwanted program no matter it has been installed from the Chrome Web Store or has appeared on your system out of the blue. In other words, we suggest that you remove it no matter what. No, it is not a harmful infection, but we are sure there are better applications with similar features available, so you should use one of them instead. is a website that will be set on your browser as a homepage and New Tab if the browser extension promoting it is ever installed on the system. It is not harmful malware, we can assure you, so its removal should not be complicated. In fact, you just need to remove this extension using your browser’s add-ons manager. You can find our step-by-step instructions provided below. Feel free to use them.


Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press Alt+F.
  2. Select More tools.
  3. Click Extensions.
  4. Locate the extension associated with (MediaTab TV – PdfConverter).
  5. Select it.
  6. Click Remove.
  7. Confirm the removal by clicking Remove again in the confirmation box.
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