TubeDimmer Removal: Remove TubeDimmer Forever

Threat indicator: HIGH

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Affected OS:

TubeDimmer

common.dll

Adware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)


From developers page: Tube Dimmer is a free application that allows you to turn off the lights when watching videos on your favorite websites.

TubeDimmer is adware application that adds itself as an extension to 3 major browsers - Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. It inserts extra ads on various video sharing sites (mainly YouTube) and search result pages.


TubeDimmer

TubeDimmer intrusion method

TubeDimmer copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is common.dll. Then it creates new startup key with name TubeDimmer and value common.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name common.dll or TubeDimmer.

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* Removes all files created by TubeDimmer.

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How to remove TubeDimmer manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with TubeDimmer, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by TubeDimmer.

To get rid of TubeDimmer, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• app.dat
• common.crx
• common.dll
• TubeDimmer.ico
• Uninstall.exe
• main.js
• chrome.manifest
• install.rdf
• Uninstall.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use TubeDimmer Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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

3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\igjjkeeamkpihpncmmbgdkhdnjpcfmfb
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\TubeDimmer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{781CA792-9B6E-400B-B36F-15C097D2CA54}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{2830488C-079B-45C2-88B6-AFE4EAA2DF85}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{E5A7A645-8318-4895-B85C-EDC606B80DB6}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{384997EE-E3BE-49C4-9ECA-C62B7C08128A}

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use TubeDimmer Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


4. Manually fix browser problems

TubeDimmer can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in TubeDimmer Removal Tool to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to TubeDimmer before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in TubeDimmer Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in TubeDimmer Removal Tool.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and crreate folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in TubeDimmer Removal Tool.

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with TubeDimmer and common.dll we received earlier:

Problem Summary: can not uninstall tub dimmer from my computer.

can not uninstall tub dimmer from my computer.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Tube dimmer slows down my computer

Tube dimmer, I deleted the extensions not to long ago, and now I see its logo in my lower right hand corner just sitting there

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Tube Dimmer

I downloaded your customized Tube Dimmer removal program but it didn't detect tHe problem. Any solution?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: tube dimmer won't uninstall

PhotoGallery shows up in a popup. When I delete it it initially goes away and then starts to try to install again.

"The feature you are trying to use is on a netork resource that is unavailable."

"Click ok to try again or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package 'photogallery.msi' in the box below"

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: cannot remove tube dimmer

I thought I had uninstalled tube dimmer but it says its still running. Help!!!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: can not get tube dimmer off my computer

please call me an walk me though it 989 588 6510 please i have tryed everything

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: tube dimmer keeps running

I deleted it but it didn't come off my pc

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Tube dimmer help!

i cant get rid of it. and when i try to uninstall or end it on task manager it poof somewhere else in the same window

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: tube dimmer

please help me get rid of tube dimeer. even in safe mode it wont let me download anything to get rid of it . it is creating havok with my computer and i have tried everything to get rid of it and cant - PLEASE HELP . i dont know anything about the registry and am afraid to mess up my computer

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: trying to remove tube dimmer

i unustalled the tube dimmer but its still on my pc i want it off my pc NOW

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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