Removing Malware "Tube Dimmer"

This section provides the manual removal procedure to remove malware 'Tube Dimmer', 'Scorpion Saver', or 'Adpeak' on a Windows 7 system.

Removing malware "Tube Dimmer" is not so easy:

1. Reboot Windows 7 system in safe mode by press and hold down <F12> get the boot options screen. Then press <F8> to start Windows 7 in safe mode.

2. Delete the following folders:

C:\ProgramData\TubeDimmer
C:\ProgramData\RHelp
C:\ProgramData\Updater
C:\Program Files\ScorpionSaver Services

3. Reboot Windows 7 system in normal mode.

4. Remove "Tube Dimmer" extension from Firefox.

5. Disable "Tube Dimmer" add-on from IE.

6. Do not touch any registry settings if you don't feel conformable editing registries. You can leave "Tube Dimmer" related registries there.

7. Do not run the "Tube Dimmer", "Updater", "ScorpionSaver", or "ScorpionSaver Services" uninstall process in "Control Panel > Uninstall a program". Running them may trigger the malware to install additional malware components.

Last update: 2013.

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

 Windows 8: System Security Review

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

 Windows 7 System Recovery

 Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Keeping Firefox Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

 Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

"Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 What Is Malware "Tube Dimmer"?

 "Search Deals by Injekt" Ads on Google Pages

 "Scorpion Saver" Floating Ad on Web Pages

 "Scorpion Saver" Adpeak Proxy Attack

 Google Ads Hijacked by "Scorpion Saver" Ads

 Yahoo! Ads Displaced in Yahoo! Email

 "RocketTab Ads" Box on Google Pages

 Diagnosis Results of Malware "Tube Dimmer"

 ChromeHelper.exe, FirefoxHelper.exe, and IeHelper.exe

Removing Malware "Tube Dimmer"

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO

 References

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