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Danger level 4
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application

My Horoscope Tab

If you like reading horoscopes daily and want to reach websites providing them faster, you might be interested in a browser extension called My Horoscope Tab. It provides a toolbar with links to various horoscopes and astrology web pages. Another thing that you ought to know about it is that the plugin could also alter your browser preferences and gather data related to your browsing. Since the last two mentioned qualities could seem annoying and might be undesirable, the extension was classified as a potentially unwanted program. You can learn more about it if you read the rest of this article. At the end of the article, we display deletion instructions too that show how to remove My Horoscope Tab from Google Chrome browsers manually.

The research shows that at the moment of writing, My Horoscope Tab works only on Google Chrome browsers. Meaning, it might be impossible to install it on other browsers. As it works on Google Chrome, we checked if it is on Chrome Web Store, at the time we were researching the application, and we found it there. It had no reviews or ratings and only five users. Such statistics make us wonder whether users would want to download the plugin after seeing them. However, the mentioned platform is probably not the only way to come across the potentially unwanted program. Similar tools are sometimes spread through file-sharing web pages, pop-ups, and ads. Thus, we advise avoiding unreliable file-sharing sites and software offered on questionable pop-ups or advertisements if you want to keep away from potentially unwanted programs and tools alike.

As explained in the beginning, My Horoscope Tab might provide a toolbar with links as well as have unwanted functionality, for example, it could read your browsing history or change your browser preferences. Our researchers noticed that the extension might replace the homepage and new tab page preferences. Thus, the browser might load a search website called that belongs to the application when you open it or create a new tab. What you ought to notice after your first tries to surf the Internet via is that it redirects to a modified Yahoo search engine. In other words, the extension’s search page might be unable to show search results without the Yahoo search engine’s help. The results could be modified too, which means they could be altered by the potentially unwanted program, for example, it could inject them with third-party ads.

When you use My Horoscope Tab, the application might read your browsing history, which means it might be able to view your search keywords, visited websites, clicked ads, and data alike. Such information might be used to determine your interests and create tailored advertisements. As you see, the application’s Privacy Policy says that the extension could gather information to assist advertisers and publishers so that they could “connect with you to promote advertising.” If you do not like the idea that data related to your browsing habits could be collected and shared to show you relevant ads, this extension might not be for you. If you think so too, we advise bookmarking websites that provide horoscopes so that you would not need the extension’s toolbar and links.

If you decide to erase My Horoscope Tab, you should know that there are two ways to get rid of it. The first option is to find the potentially unwanted program in your browser’s extensions menu. Once you locate it, you should be able to remove it at once. If you need more help with this task, you could use the instructions available below. If you do not want to remove My Horoscope Tab manually, you could get a reliable antimalware tool instead. It should detect that the extension is a potentially unwanted program, and you should be able to get rid of it along with other identified items right after the scan.

Remove My Horoscope Tab

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press ALT+F.
  3. Select More tools and click Extensions.
  4. Find My Horoscope Tab.
  5. Click the Remove button placed near it.
  6. Choose Remove.
  7. Exit your browser.
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