What is Rocket Tab

Rocket Tab by Rich River Media LLC is a malicious browser add-on for Google Chrome,Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox. Rocket Tab is is adware developed for making money out of your clicks on ads it shows in your browsers. This adware can be installed by a download program for a free software that you use. Rocket Tab usually is an optional offer in those program installers. If you don’t uncheck Rocket Tab installation offer checkbox, then ads will infect your web browsers. While this advertising program is not extra dangerous, it is not safe to keep Rocket Tab on your PC.

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How Rocket Tab infected your PC

Rocket Tab adware is installed on your PC without your consent, it is not easy to remove. As a rule, there is an Uninstall Program entry in Control Panel that will let you uninstall Rocket Tab from your computer, but this will not fully solve your problem with Rocket Tab. You will need to use the specialized utilities that can be found in this removal tutorial to cleanup leftovers of Rocket Tab. To remove this browser extension from your computer and cleanup browsers, please use Rocket Tab removal guide below.

Download Rocket Tab Removal Tool

Download Removal Tool

To remove Rocket Tab completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Rocket Tab and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove Rocket Tab manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Rocket Tab removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Rocket Tab installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove Rocket Tab from Control Panel

To start removing Rocket Tab you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove Rocket Tab from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Rocket Tab.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Rocket Tab from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Rocket Tab and click Uninstall.

Remove Rocket Tab from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Rocket Tab, click Uninstall.

Cannot uninstall Rocket Tab

In some cases Rocket Tab won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Rocket Tab. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Rocket Tab folder and files. This happens, because process RocketTab.exe or service RocketTabSvc does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes or uninstall Rocket Tab in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting press F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Rocket Tab

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

Remove Rocket Tab add-on from your browsers

Removing Rocket Tab from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Rocket Tab extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Rocket Tab extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose Rocket Tab extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Rocket Tab from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Rocket Tab, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Rocket Tab.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Rocket Tab does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find Rocket Tab extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

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