Solution to Remove LightGate Ads Completely

LightGate Ads

I have found LightGate Ads on the PC and also found some weird things with my web browser where it respond very slow with constant ads which is quite hard to tackle. I have been disturbed to browse my Internet normally owing to this nasty ads. I don't know how to delete it completely. Can anyone give me some suggestion how to uninstall LightGate Ads completely?

LightGate Ads More Description

LightGate Ads is an unwanted adware program which is not only annoying but also can be weird for your computer if it stays for long. It is confirmed to be delivered by cyber criminals to deceive you while you are doing some online activities on the PC. In-fact, in most cases LightGate Ads displays various ads on the browser and claims you to enhance your browsing experience. There are many unwanted pop-ups ads which is displayed by this nasty can convince you to click on its links which if clicked by you then it may enable to monitor your confidential information like online banking information. Hence, it require that you should never click on its any links which is displayed by this nasty program.

In a general, LightGate Ads comes on the PC, lurking some free program installer, like audios, videos, games etc and other some spam emails which is clicked generally without paying attention. If once your PC infected with LightGate Ads then, you have to face a number of issue where firs of all you will get that your browser has been bombarded with many nasty ads which may corrupt your browser and redirect you to suspicious sites to bring many hazardous to harm your PC. Due to this, your browsers setting will be modified and number of other infection will be running may bring some issue to damage your PC. It may put your sensitive information like browsing history and online activities highly on risk where you will be blocked to browse anything on the site. So, if you have found LightGate Ads on the PC then please take decision to delete it completely.


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How to Uninstall LightGate Ads from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from LightGate Ads

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall LightGate Ads from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for LightGate Ads or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall LightGate Ads ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove LightGate Ads from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious LightGate Ads entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove LightGate Ads from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove LightGate Ads and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove LightGate Ads from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the LightGate Ads extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall LightGate Ads from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select LightGate Ads related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove LightGate Ads
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block LightGate Ads on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select LightGate Ads or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to LightGate Ads.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete LightGate Ads permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of LightGate Ads on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking LightGate Ads. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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