LiveiStream TV extension is ad-supported program responsible for ads, deals, popups, coupons displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens after LiveiStream adware infects your computer. However, it is legitimate and non-malicious, and your antivirus didn’t block it. Now, you want to remove LiveiStream and it is a good idea because this kind of software compromises your security.
LiveiStream installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how LiveiStream got installed on your computer, the answer is simple. You just failed to disable LiveiStream optional installation when you install some of free programs from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. A free program that you need comes with a download client that controls the installation and offers you to install adware programs like LiveiStream promoted as useful. Adware is set to be automatically installed unless you notice and disable it before installing a free program.
LiveiStream is installed as a Windows application and multiple BHO (browser helper objects), web browser extensions or add-ons that are running adware activities. Therefore, if you want to remove LiveiStream, then you need to uninstall LiveiStream application and remove extensions related to LiveiStream from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following LiveiStream removal guide placed below.
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What is LiveiStream?
LiveiStream is an adware that infects your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. It consists of a Windows application and similarly named browser extensions specific for web browsers installed on your computer. These adware components are designed for spying on your web browsing and displaying ads related to your browsing history. When you click on such ads, LiveiStream owners and distributors get some money on pay-per-click basis paid by promoters. While LiveiStream is not malicious, the downside of using it is wasted web traffic and your compromised privacy that put you at risk of sharing your user’s profile among various sales companies. LiveiStream is often distributed with free programs that you may download. This adware is deceptively installed unless you disable the optional for LiveiStream before installing a program or update that you download. Removing LiveiStream is quite easy, but other adware programs that might come bundled with it are often tricky and stubborn for your removal effort.
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.
LiveiStream Adware Removal ToolLiveiStream Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove LiveiStream and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to LiveiStream malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete LiveiStream 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 LiveiStream and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove LiveiStream from Windows
For manual removal, you need to remove all LiveiStream components. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista) . You can start this Windows utility program by clicking a link in the Control Panel menu. Then you need to find and remove LiveiStream extensions from your web browsers and reset browser settings to defaults or to your proffered ones.
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 LiveiStream 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 "LiveiStream" 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 LiveiStream 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 LiveiStream program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall LiveiStream on Windows XP
Uninstalling LiveiStream 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 LiveiStream program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove LiveiStream from Chrome
Remove LiveiStream 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 LiveiStream extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove LiveiStream from Firefox
Remove LiveiStream 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 LiveiStream add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove LiveiStream from Internet Explorer
Remove LiveiStream 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 LiveiStream, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is quite time consuming. If your value your time, then you can save it by using LiveiStream Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program to get rid of other computer infections.
Remove LiveiStream Adware Infection Completely
LiveiStream 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 LiveiStream 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.