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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

How to Remove Lightning Savings Adware Manually-Removal Guide

Still frustrated about the persistence of those pop ups from Lightning Savings adware? Does the situation that various security tools can’t help removing puzzle you at the moment? If you are seeking a valid way to get rid of Lightning Savings, you can implement the removal methods in this post to help yourself out.

What is Lightning Savings?

Lightning Savings is an unwanted adware application that promoting commercials and helping its designers to get revenue from advertising. Usually, Lightning Savings Adware gets on a computer as an attachment bundled with some free downloads or software packages, and then performs commercial publicity via popping up ads when users surf the internet, especially when they are shopping online. As an advertising platform, Lightning Savings is responsible for displaying lots of coupons and deals. Having much in common with other adware programs like Bee Coupons, Ninja Savings, SlamDunk Savings, Find Me Savings and so forth, this adware will keep delivering ads from a third party and popping up to attract your attention until your click on its ads or sponsored links.

As tricky enough Lightning Savings is, you may be led to visit advertising pages which flooded with more commercials. Or you may be tricked into entering infected webs which contain unwanted programs like adware, spyware, Trojan or other computer threats. Will you get real coupons from Lightning Savings? How do you know your computer won’t get infected with malicious application? For the sake of a healthy computer and smooth internet environment, you are highly advised to uninstall Lightning Savings adware completely from your machine.

Evil Actions of Lightning Savings

1) It displays irritating pop ups without end.
2) It may lead to visit unknown websites or corrupt pages.
3) It installed other unwanted program on your system.
4) It may allow spyware or cyber hacker to compromise your privacy.
5) It consumes lots of system recourses and causes a sluggish machine.

Uninstall Lightning Savings Effectively

Solution 1: Remove Lightning Savings Manually

Solution 1: Remove Lightning Savings Manually

1. Disable any suspicious startup items.
Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of search.conduit.com.

2. Open Windows Task Manager and close all running processes.

3. Uninstall unwanted program by using Control Panel.

4. Show hidden files and delete these files created by Lightning Savings Ad: %UserProfile%\Application Data\[random digits]\[random digits].cfg %UserProfile%\Application Data\[random digits]\[random digits].exe %UserProfile%\Desktop\System Tool.lnk %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\System Tool.lnk

5. Delete all registry values related to Lightning Savings from registry editor. 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Inspector” HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “UID” = “tovvhgxtud”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\[random].exe

Kind Reminder: should you meet any question or problem that blocks your manual removal processes, you are welcome try an automatic removal with SpyHunter.

Solution 2: Remove Lightning Savings Automatically with SpyHunter

1: Download removal tool SpyHunter


2: Install SpyHunter after downloading

3: Run SpyHunter and start a full scan

4: Delete all detected item

Good to Know: Manual removal is an efficient way to get rid of Lightning Savings. But if you are not familiar with manual operation, please feel free to start automatic removal with SpyHunter from here right now!