Lightning SpeedDial is an adware program that displays ads related to your browsing history. It is often automatically installed along with free programs from the Internet if you failed to disable Lightning SpeedDial. This adware infects Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Then ads are displayed in your web browsers. If you want to remove Lightning SpeedDial, then you need to remove all the components installed as a program and web browser extensions and add-ons.
This removal guide will help you to remove Lightning SpeedDial manually. If you want to get rid of ads in your web browser and malicious programs spying on you, then you need some detection tool like SpyHunter anti-malware scanner that offers quality detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against malicious programs.
What is Lightning SpeedDial?
Lightning SpeedDial is a program and web browser extension that is designed for tracing user’s web browsing and offering ads and coupons any time when a user visits shopping websites related to products promoted with ads. Currently, the plenty of products like Lightning SpeedDial are distributed by free program developers for monetizing. Adware is bundled with free program and set for an automatic installation along with a free program while the ability of a user to notice its presence is often somehow obscured, or it is combined with other options related to a free program used as a host for adware and hidden under “typical installation” option. So, many users get Lightning SpeedDial deceptively installed without any will to do that.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware like Lightning SpeedDial, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs, and it will save you a lot of time needed for removing unwanted adware. Use SpyHunter if you want to get a reliable real-time protection against malware, reliable virus detection, and clean removal.
Lightning SpeedDial Removal Tool
Lightning SpeedDial Removal Tool helps to make removal process safe and easy for a user with different level of computer skills. This solution pack comes with free online support and helps to remove not only Lightning SpeedDial but all known malicious programs and spyware used by cyber criminals. Some of user’s unwanted programs are not addressed by conventional anti-virus products, and using special anti-spyware program helps to improve your security and privacy.
Remove Lightning SpeedDial Manually
First, you need to uninstall Lightning SpeedDial using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to Lightning SpeedDial adware.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-spyware program to make sure that hidden malware and spyware are also removed.
Uninstal Lightning SpeedDial adware program
- Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
- Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
- Scroll through the program list, highlight “Lightning SpeedDial” item, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove Lightning SpeedDial from Internet Explorer
Remove Lightning SpeedDial add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers
- Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
- Pick Manage add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “Lightning SpeedDial” add-ons.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove Lightning SpeedDial from Firefox
Remove Lightning SpeedDial add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
- Click it and select Add-ons.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar.
- Find “Lightning SpeedDial” add-ons. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Lightning SpeedDial from Chrome
Remove Lightning SpeedDial add-ons for Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
- Choose Settings from the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
- Find and Disable/Delete all “Lightning SpeedDial” add-ons.
- Restart your browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is easy to follow, and Lightning SpeedDial should be gone by now. So, other adware, spyware, malware, and viruses might infect your computer. You either need to detect and manually remove them, or use security programs for automated malware detection and removal.
Remove Lightning SpeedDial Completely
Lightning SpeedDial adware might be spread in a bundle with other like and even some malicious programs. They might be used by cyber criminals for spying on you and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities on the Internet. After you remove Lightning SpeedDial, run full antivirus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and re-scan your system with anti-spyware program like one that comes for free with Lightning SpeedDial Removal Tool. It will help you to remove threats hidden on your computer.
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