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Friday, December 6, 2013

How to Remove Tube Dimmer - Tube Dimmer Uninstall Guide

If you are one of users who are suffered Tube Dimmer unluckily, then you have to learn this nasty thing. Read this post to learn some basic information of Tube Dimmer, and remove it according to the instruction. 

Tube Dimmer Description

Tube Dimmer is a malware that causers many problems for users, which will get users mad at it. It claims that it is a program that allows users turn off the light when they watch videos on web sites. However, users come across problems when using this program.

First of all, Tube Dimmer causes browser hijacker problems. Users are redirected to unfamiliar web sites or Tube Dimmer-related sites when they surf the Internet. Default browser settings such as homepages, default search engines, DNS settings, etc, are changed because it installs malicious toolbar and add-ons to browsers, making chaos to your browsers. Tube Dimmer creates malicious files and registry entries to target system as well. All this things makes users mad because they cannot use their browsers normally.

The second problem is Tube Dimmer cannot be removed. Users have tried everything they can to remove Tube Dimmer, but in vain. It cannot be found in Control Panel in some cases, anti-virus cannot remove it definitely, and it comes back even though you reset your homepages and default browsers.

Tube Dimmer comes with free downloads from the Internet, and it may be contained in hacked web sites or spam email attachments. Users have to be careful when surfing the Internet. Tube Dimmer changes the startup items once installed so that it can be activated automatically with the system booting. Users have to remove Tube Dimmer as soon as they can to protect their computers.

Tube Dimmer Is A Threat to Your Computer

1. Tube Dimmer comes with free downloads from the Internet without any of your permission;

2. Tube Dimmer drops malicious files and registry entries to system;

3. Tube Dimmer installs malicious toolbar and add-ons to browsers;

4. Tube Dimmer causes browser hijacker problems;

5. Tube Dimmer replaces homepages and redirects search results;

6. Tube Dimmer degrades computer performance;

7. Tube Dimmer cannot be removed by anti-virus programs.

How Can I Get Rid of Tube Dimmer

Step 1: Try to remove Tube Dimmer from Control Panel. Even though many users cannot find it from Control Panel, you still have to check it. Start menu>>Control Panel>>Uninstall a program>>Uninstall Tube Dimmer according to instruction.

Step 2: Stop processes related to Tube Dimmer. Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to launch the Task Manager window, click Processes tab, and right-click processes related to Tube Dimmer and end them.

Step 3: Delete files related to Tube Dimmer.

%Windir%\temp\ Tube Dimmer.exe
%Windir%\Temp\ Tube Dimmer

Step 4: Remove registry entries associated to Tube Dimmer. Press Win+R to active the Run window, type “regedit” to the search bar and click OK.

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Inspector%AppData%\Tube Dimmer.exe
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\ Tube Dimmer

Video Guide to Remove Tube Dimmer


  1. Tube Dimmer is running in my toolbar and i followed all the steps only to find nothing listed anywhere. Not even in registry. Any suggestions?

    1. Have you tried searching the regedit. Open the Regedit and click Edit and Find.
      So for the search terms I used "Tube Dimmer", "tube", "tube_dimmer" etc, I bet you will find something. Some said there is a folder in C/ProgramData called Updater which updates this tube thingy

  2. Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you...finally after a couple of months or more trying to get rid of this Fxxxing crap!!!

  3. Finally have someone in the cyber world who has an answer that works. Also got rid of other crap using this process....again Thank-you!!!!

  4. i have the same problem. And i can not find this "tube dimmer" anywhere. :(

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