Lights Off is an adware program similar to Tube Dimmer. It offers a dimmed screen for watching on-line videos. However, it comes packed with adware that hijacks your web browsers Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome for spying on you browsing history and displaying ads and deals that can attract your clicks. Such clicks on Lights Off advertising bring profit to this adware owners and distributors that help to install Lights Off. That is probably why the installation is often deceptive. Lights Off is bundled with popular free programs and set for being automatically installed unless you notice and disable this optional adware. I guess you did not, and now you want to remove Lights Off from your computer. It is a good idea. While Lights Off is not malicious by design, any adware presents some threats to your security and privacy.
If you want to get rid of Lights Off ads and deals displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, then you need to remove Lights Off extensions, add-ons, and browser helper objects installed in these web browsers. You also need to remove similarly named Windows application just as you would remove any other Windows program. You can remove Lights Off components manually by following this guide. However, other adware that might be present in a bundle or installed somehow else can bring you a hard time since you need to see what to kill first. SpyHunter offers a free scanner that shows you all you need, and it can automatically remove Lights Off and other malware form your infected computer.
If you want to remove Lights Off ads, other malicious programs, and protect your computer against future infections, then use SpyHunter. This security software is one of the best and offers reliable real-time protection. It helps to keep your web browser clean and safe. SpyHunter provides very useful scan results that you can use for manual Lights Off removal if you prefer to manually remove Lights Off components and other malicious files and settings that are found.
What is Lights Off?
Lights Off is an adware developed for making money out of users’ clicks and promoted as an application that enhance comfort for watching on-line videos. While it is not malicious, it traces your web browsing history and might cause some problems related to your privacy and security of your computer system. Adware wastes your web traffic for running its activities. Lights Off is often deceptively installed with free programs if you miss signs of adware present in download client or a setup wizard for a program that you download. Lights Off is installed as a Windows program that manages adware and web browser extensions installed into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing Lights Off more slightly more complicated than removing other windows programs, but if it is bundled with other adware programs, then you can have a hard time. It is better to be careful while installing free programs since inspecting setup wizards for bundled programs takes less of your time than Lights Off removal.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
Lights Off Adware Removal ToolLights Off Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Lights Off and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Lights Off malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Lights Off components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against Lights Off and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Lights Off Ads Manually
You need to uninstall all the Lights Off components manually. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to Lights Off.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall Lights Off on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "Lights Off" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall Lights Off on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight Lights Off program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Lights Off on Windows XP
Uninstalling Lights Off from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on Lights Off program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Lights Off from Chrome
Remove Lights Off extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find Lights Off extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Lights Off from Firefox
Remove Lights Off add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find Lights Off add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Lights Off from Internet Explorer
Remove Lights Off extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on Lights Off, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Lights Off Infection Components:
Remove Lights Off entries from system registry:
Delete Lights Off files and folders:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\LightsOff\app.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\LightsOff\data.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\LightsOff\LightsOff.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\LightsOff\LightsOffService.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\LightsOff\Uninstall.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\LightsOff
Note: This manual removal procedure for Lights Off is easy to follow. Other malware and adware programs might be present on your computer, and you need other guides to remove them. Lights Off Removal Tool makes it easy for you to detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove Lights Off Adware Infection Completely
Lights Off adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove Lights Off adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software comes with a free professional support and a free scanners that you can use for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated removal process that is more safe and reliable. It helps to remove deceptively installed PUP similar to Lights Off.