Removal Guide


Have you installed adware application such as How did you install on your operating system and browsers? Actually this is a plug-in application and it is capable to get installed or added to all major browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer, Safari, Edge. The plug-in claims to add the “turn off lights” button so that users can control and decrease the light intensity of the webpages. However, If you do not want any information to be shared with unknown third parties, you must uninstall from your computer. In addition, this browser add-on is sponsored by third parties, which means that it also displays third party advertisements. In other words, it does nothing more than displaying of ads. The results provided on the searched may also contain sponsored links, and you should keep in mind that search engines do not endorse your sponsors for displaying your ads. If your Internet browser is hijacked by and you want to use the Yahoo! Therefore, it is obvious that outsources the Google search engine to make an impression that it can be useful.

You should never trust programs that enter the system secretly as it can remember clicks, impressions, search terms, browser settings, browser type, operating system and some other non-personally identifiable information that can draw conclusions about you. The common feature of applications is that they have official websites, but they are absolutely dysfunctional. The safest way to do this is, of course, to keep an anti-malware tool enabled. This way, this application spreads with download packages, and if you have installed on your computer, it means that there are more unwanted programs installed as well. Removing can be done in two ways. We provide a detailed list of registry entries and files associated with If you are only dealing with the suspicious plugin, you can follow the manual removal instructions included below. We advise you to keep this information only for yourself, because dubious parties may use it to deceive you.

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Learn To Remove Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete Related Files And Folders

1. For Windows 8 or 10 Users : From the Ribbon’s View in My PC click on Options icon.

Folder search option Win 10 or 8


2. For Windows 7 or Vista Users : Open My Computer and tap on Organize button on the upper left corner and then to Folder and Search Options from the drop down menu.

Folder search options Win vista or 7

3. Now go to the View tab and enable Show hidden files and folder options and then uncheck the Hide protected system operating files checkbox option below.

Folder and Search options step 3

4. Finally look for any suspicious files in the hidden folders as given below and delete it.


  • %AppData%\[adware_name]
  • %Temp%\[adware_name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware_name].exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware_name]

Phase 2 : Get Rid of Related Extensions Related From Different Web Browsers

From Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon, hover through More Tools then tap on Extensions.

chrome tools extensions

2. Now click on Trash icon on the extensions tab there next to suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome extensions trash

From Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Manage add-ons option from the drop down menu on going through Gear icon.

IE manage add-ins

2. Now if you find any suspicious extension in the Toolbars and Extensions panel then right click on it and Delete option to remove it.

IE toolbar and extensions

From Mozilla Firefox :

1. Tap on Add-ons on going through Menu icon.

mozilla add-ons

2. In the Extensions tab click on Disable or Remove button next to related extensions to remove them.

mozilla extensions

From Opera :

1. Press Opera menu, hover to Extensions and then select Extensions manager there.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now if any browser extension looks suspicious to you then click on (X) button to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click Preferences… on going through Settings Gear icon.

safari settings - preferences

2. Now on Extensions tab click on Uninstall button to remove it.

Safari Extension tab

From Microsoft Edge :

Note:–As there is no option for Extension Manager in Microsoft Edge so in order to sort out issues related with adware programs in MS Edge you can change its default homepage and search engine.

Change Default Homepage of Ms Edge –

1. Click on More(…) followed by Settings and then to Start page under Open With section.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Now select View advanced settings button and then in Search in the address bar with section, you can select Google or any other homepage as your preference.

Ms Edge Homepage 2

Change Default Search Engine Settings of Ms Edge –

1. Select More(…) then Settings followed by View advanced settings button.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Under Search in the address bar with box click on <Add new>. Now you can choose from the available list of search providers or add you preferred search engine and click Add as default.

Ms Edge Search Engine 2

Phase 3 : Block Unwanted Pop-ups from On Different Web Browsers

1. Google Chrome : Click Menu icon → Settings → Show advanced settings… → Content Settings… under Privacy section → enable Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option → Done.

Chrome Block pop-ups

2. Mozilla Firefox : Tap on Menu icon → Options → Content panel → check Block pop-up windows in Pop-ups section.

Mozilla Block Pop-ups in Content tab

3. Internet Explorer : Click Gear Settings icon → Internet Options → in Privacy tab enable Turn on Pop-up Blocker under Pop-up Blocker Section.

Pop-up Blocker Internet Explorer

4. Microsoft Edge : Press More(…) option → Settings → View advanced settings → toggle on Block pop-ups.

Ms Edge Block Pop-ups

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