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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Remove Ads by Tight Shoppers from IE/ Chrome/ Firefox for Good

What is Tight Shoppers?

Tight Shoppers is detected as a tricky ad-supported program, which uses ads to generate pay-per-click revenue. When you see ads labeled as "Ads by Tight Shoppers ", "Ad by Tight Shoppers", "Provided by Tight Shoppers", etc. popping up in your browser pages, it only means that your PC is infected with this Tight Shoppers adware.

Commonly, Tight Shoppers comes to your PC via free downloads. Its other sources are questionable sites, malicious links and spam email attachments. When installed, this adware can trouble you so much.

  • You will be slammed with lots of pop-up ads when you try to navigate the web.
  • Multifarious misleading message can almost get you pestered.
  • It makes your chances to get infected with other infections increased.
  • It could even make your computer speed slide down significantly.

All above, it is better for you to uninstall Tight Shoppers from the compromised PC as early as you can to bring back a normal PC operation.

How to remove Tight Shoppers permanently?

Solution 1: Manually remove it by yourself
Solution 2: Automatically remove it by using SpyHunter

Solution 1: Manually remove it by yourself

Step 1: Uninstall related programs of Tight Shoppers from your system.

Windows 10:
Tap the Windows key + I to launch Settings.
Click on Control Panel.
Open Uninstall a program.
Delete any suspicious program.

Windows 8 or Windows 8.1:
Press the Windows key + Q.
Type Control Panel and click the icon.
Go to Uninstall a program and remove any suspicious program.

Windows 7 or Windows Vista:
Launch the Start menu and select Control Panel.
Access Uninstall a program.
Remove any suspicious program.

Windows XP:
Access the Start menu.
Open Control Panel.
Launch Add or Remove Programs and eliminate any suspicious program.

Step 2: End Tight Shoppers running process

Press "Ctrl+Shift+Esc" together to open Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab, find your internet browser's running process and click on it, then click the "End Process" button.

Step 3: Reset your web browsers

Internet Explorer:
1) Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon, choose "Internet options", go to General tab, enter your favorite website address, click "Apply".
2) On General tab, click "Delete..." button going to the "Delete Browsing History" window, click "Delete".
3) Click "OK" to close the Internet Options window.
4) Click "Start", find "Internet Explorer" and then right click on it, choose "properties".
5) On the pop-up window, go to Shortcut tab, delete the extension after ".exe" in Target, click "OK".

Google Chrome:
1) Open Google Chrome, click on the icon menu (top right), select "Settings".
2) Go to On startup option, click "Set pages", delete the unwanted website address and then "OK".
3) Go to Appearance option, check "Show Home button", and then click "Change".
4) On the pop-up window, delete the unwanted website address in Open this page option, click "OK", and then uncheck "Show Home button".
5) Go to History tab, click "Clear browsing date…" button. On the confirm window, click "Clear browsing date", and then close Chrome.
6) Click "Start", find "Google Chrome", right click on it, select "properties".
7) On the pop-up window, go to Shortcut tab, delete the extension after ".exe" in Target, click "OK".

Mozilla Firefox:
1) Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the icon menu (top right) and select "Options".
2) Go to General tab, click "Restore Default", and then click "OK".
3) Here select "History", click the "Clear Recent History…" button. On the pop-up window, click "Clear Now".
4) Click "Start", find "Mozilla Firefox", right click on it, select "properties". On the pop-up window, go to Shortcut tab, delete the extension after ".exe" in Target, click "OK".

Step 4: Remove Tight Shoppers from your browsers.

Internet Explorer:
1) Start Internet Explorer and choose "Tools" >"Manage add-ons".
2) Choose "Toolbars and Extensions", then find and remove any suspicious add-on.
3) Restart browser to complete the whole process.

Google Chrome:
1) Open Google Chrome, click on the "Customize and control Google Chrome" icon in top right corner.
2) Select "Settings" > "Extensions", then find and delete add-ons.
3) Restart the browser to complete the whole process.

Mozilla Firefox:
1) Start Firefox and choose "Tools" > "Add-ons"> "Extensions".
2) Search for unwanted items and remove them.
3) Restart Firefox to complete the process.

Step 5: Remove all harmful registries from Registry Editor.

Unless the ads come back again and again, or you won't need to take this step.

Press Win+R key to open the Run box. Type "regedit" in the pop-up box and click OK to open the Registry Editor. And then remove all related or suspicious registries.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Start Page="http://<random>.com"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect="http://<random>.com"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{random name}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchUrl\"http://<random>.com"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\"http://<random>.com"
HKEY_CURRENT_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{random name}

Step 6: Restart your PC to make changes.

Solution 2: Automatically remove it by using SpyHunter

What can SpyHunter do for you?

  • Give your PC intuitive real-time protection.
  • Detect, remove and block spyware, rootkits, adware, keyloggers, cookies, trojans, worms and other types of malware.
  • Spyware HelpDesk generates free custom malware fixes specific to your PC
  • Allow you to restore backed up objects.

Here shows how it work, see for your reference.

Step 1: Download SpyHunter to kill Tight Shoppers ads.

SpyHunter download botton

Step 2: After you download it, run the file to install it on your PC properly.

Step 3: Launch it and click "Malware Scan" to make a full scan for your PC.

Step 4: Remove any malicious files or components of Tight Shoppers ads.

Double check and optimize your PC with RegCure Pro

What can RegCure Pro do for you?

  • Fix system errors
  • Remove malware
  • Improve startup
  • Defrag memory
  • Clean up your PC

You can download and use RegCure Pro with confidence for it doesn't contain any additional items and conflict with your current used antivirus program. Here shows how it works.

Step 1: Download RegCure Pro.

Use the safe link here to safely download the tool.

RegCure Pro download button

Step 2: Run the file that you downloaded on your PC and then install RegCure Pro step by step.

Step 3: Launch RegCure and scan for Tight Shoppers adware.

Step 4: Click "Fix All" and then RegCure Pro will do the rest for you.

Warm Reminder:

If you're not confident to manually remove Tight Shoppers, you can use SpyHunter. Novices are recommended to take the automatic steps. Don't delete your registry entries randomly or you may crash your system.

For clean master to check and optimize your PC, please click here for RegCure Pro.

If you do not want to install more programs, Start a Live Chat with Online Experts.

Good luck and be safe online!

Note: The free version of SpyHunter/ RegCure Pro is only for malware detection. You will need to purchase its full version to remove the malware threats.