Did you install Tube Dimmer by yourself? Do you know what is it? Can you uninstall it from your computer? Maybe you are confusing that why your computer works poorly. This passage will help you know the Tube Dimmer malware, and gives you a guide to uninstall it. Contact Tee Support agents 24/7 online computer experts if you need help.

What Is Tube Dimmer?

Tube Dimmer states that it is a “free application that allows you to turn off the lights when watching videos on your favorite web sites. When Tube Dimmer is running you will find a new light switch button on eligible web sites.” However, users complain this program recently. Let’s see what users complain about:

Tube Dimmer 2.6.43 continually attaches itself to my Firefox even after I removed it! I do not want it, I did not ask for; yet it keeps attaching itself. This type of Malware or behavior only angers me more. I want your product (Tube Dimmer 2.6.43) out of my PC for good!

I messed up and ended up downloading this thing called Tube Dimmer which I cannot get rid of. Can anyone help me with this please? I use Mozilla FIrefox.

That is what users come across. Once the Tube Dimmer is installed, the first problem that users encounter is the browser hijacker. Users’ homepages will be redirected to web sites related to Tube Dimmer. Users may download it accidently, or it is installed when users download or update free programs from the Internet. Other distribution ways can be hacked web sites, suspicious links, or spam email attachments. Users have to be careful when they browse the Internet.

Tube Dimmer malware drops malicious files and registry entries to the infected system once installed. It also installs malicious toolbar and add-ons to browsers so that it can take control of the browsers. Popular browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox can be affected. Tube Dimmer changes browser settings such as homepages, DNS settings and default search engine. Therefore, users cannot surf the Internet normally. Users have to remove Tube Dimmer as soon as they can before it causes other computer problems. Or you can ask help from Tee Support agents 24/7 online to get instant help.

Why Tube Dimmer Cannot Be Removed by Anti-virus Programs?

Tube Dimmer sneaks into the compromised computer without users’ permission, while it seems that users cannot uninstall Tube Dimmer with anti-virus programs. That is because Tube Dimmer hides its files deeply behind the system, and changes the files names and locations very often to avoid being detected by anti-virus programs. Another reason is that Tube Dimmer pretends to be a useful program and comes to the target computer with other programs together; therefore, anti-virus programs will not consider it as a computer threat at all. In this situation, users have to remove Tube Dimmer manually.

Tube Dimmer Is Not Friendly to Your Computer

  1. Tube Dimmer injects to target computer without users’ permission;
  2. Tube Dimmer drops malicious files and registry entries to the system;
  3. Tube Dimmer installs toolbars and add-ons to browsers;
  4. Tube Dimmer changes the default browser settings;
  5. Tube Dimmer causes browser problems such as homepage hijacker or search results redirections;
  6. Tube Dimmer degrades the computer performance;
  7. Tube Dimmer cannot be removed by most of the anti-virus programs.

Ste-by-step Guide to Remove / Uninstall Tube Dimmer

Step 1: Boot your infected computer into Safe Mode with Networking if your computer runs poorly in normal mode.

(Reboot your infected PC > keep pressing F8 key before Windows start-up screen shows>use the arrow keys to select “Safe Mode with Networking” and press Enter.)

Step 2: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop Tube Dimmer processes in the Windows Task Manager.

Step 3: Open the Registry Editor, search for and delete these Registry Entries created by Tube Dimmer.

(Click Start button> click “Run” > Input “regedit” into the Run box and click ok)

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\igjjkeeamkpihpncmmbgdkhdnjpcfmfb
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\TubeDimmer
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{781CA792-9B6E-400B-B36F-15C097D2CA54}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{2830488C-079B-45C2-88B6-AFE4EAA2DF85}

Step 4: Detect and remove Tube Dimmer associated files listed below:

%COMMON_APPDATA%\TubeDimmer\
C:\Users\All Users\TubeDimmer\

Step 5: Clear your internet history records, internet temp files and cookies.

Step 6: Guide to reset IE Home Page

1.  Select Start Menu > Control Panel > Internet Options > General.

2.  Type your preferred home page’s URL.

3.  Click “Use Default,” “Apply,” and “OK.”

Step 7: Restart your computer and check if the Tube Dimmer has gone.

Video Instruction to Fix Other Computer Problems

Please note: all viruses mutate themselves. Users need to remove the Tube Dimmer malware as soon as possible before it causes further problems. Contact Tee Support agents 24/7 online computer experts to help you if you cannot deal with it by yourself.

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