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How to remove Tuning Videos

Also Known As: Ads by Tuning Videos
Type: Adware
Damage level: Medium

What kind of application is Tuning Videos?

Tuning Videos is described as an app that protects the eyes and improves sleeping cycles by adjusting video temperature and many other properties. After downloading and adding it to a browser, we found that it has an additional property - it shows advertisements. Thus, we categorized Tuning Videos as adware.

Tuning Videos adware

Tuning Videos in detail

Clicking on ads generated by Tuning Videos can open shady websites. For example, untrustworthy pages asking to provide personal information, various scams, sites offering to download dubious apps, etc. Also, ads displayed by Tuning Videos may be used to distribute unwanted apps - clicking them can download or install shady apps.

We also found that Tuning Videos can read and change all data on all websites. Developers may use Tuning Videos to collect information that they may misuse for malicious purposes (for example, sold to third parties or used to steal identities).

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by Tuning Videos
Threat Type Adware
Symptoms Your computer becomes slower than normal, you see unwanted pop-up ads, you are redirected to dubious websites.
Distribution methods Deceptive pop-up ads, free software installers (bundling), fake Flash Player installers, torrent file downloads.
Damage Internet browser tracking (potential privacy issues), display of unwanted ads, redirects to dubious websites, loss of private information.
Malware Removal (Windows)

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Adware in general

The purpose of adware is to show annoying advertisements. Also, adware can be used to gather information and promote fake search engines. A big part of adware is promoted/distributed using deceptive methods. Thus, most adware-type apps are installed unintentionally. More adware examples are Research Alts, Renew Search, and Settings.

How did adware install on my computer?

We found that Tuning Videos has an official website. Also, it is promoted a deceptive page that displays instructions on how to add Tuning Videos to a web browser to "complete the process". It is also common for apps of this type to be distributed via shady advertisements and installers for other programs.

Programs bundled with adware have "Advanced", "Custom", or other settings in their installers. Adware installs after finishing installations of programs without changing the settings mentioned in the previous sentence.

How to avoid installation of unwanted applications?

Download applications from official websites (and use direct download links). Do not use shady pages, third-party downloaders, P2P networks, and similar sources to download apps and files. Also, do not click on ads and fake buttons displayed by dubious sites or allow shady pages to show notifications.

Always deselect optional (unwanted) installations before installing programs. If your computer is already infected with rogue applications, we recommend running a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Deceptive website promoting Tuning Videos adware:

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Official website promoting Tuning Videos:

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Quick menu:

Adware removal:

Windows 11 users:

Accessing Apps and Features in Windows 11

Right-click on the Start icon, select Apps and Features. In the opened window search for the application you want to uninstall, after locating it, click on the three vertical dots and select Uninstall.

Windows 10 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 8

Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.

Windows 7 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 7

Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.

macOS (OSX) users:

Uninstall app in OSX (Mac)

Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Tuning Videos adware uninstall via Control Panel

In the uninstall programs window, look for any unwanted applications, select these entries and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".

After uninstalling the unwanted application, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.

Remove adware from Internet browsers:

Video showing how to remove Tuning Videos adware using Combo Cleaner:

Google Chrome logoRemove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

Removing Tuning Videos  ads from Google Chrome step 1

Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "More tools" and click "Extensions". Locate "Tuning Videos" and other recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons, and remove them.

Removing Tuning Videos ads from Google Chrome step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the ads by tuning videos, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.

Google Chrome settings reset step 1

After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 2

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 3

Mozilla Firefox logoRemove malicious plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:

Removing Tuning Videos ads from Mozilla Firefox step 1

Click the Firefox menu firefox menu icon (at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click "Extensions", in the opened window, remove all recently-installed suspicious browser plug-ins.

Removing Tuning Videos ads from Mozilla Firefox step 2

Optional method:

Computer users who have problems with ads by tuning videos removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.

Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, firefox menu icon in the opened menu, click Help.

Accessing settings (Reset Firefox to default settings step 1)

Select Troubleshooting Information.

Accessing Troubleshooting Information (Reset Firefox to default settings step 2)

In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.

Clicking on Refresh Firefox button (Reset Firefox to default settings step 3)

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.

Confirm your want to reset Firefox settings to default (Reset Firefox to default settings step 4)

safari browser logoRemove malicious extensions from Safari:

removing adware from safari step 1 - accessing preferences

Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....

removing adware from safari step 2 - removing extensions

In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.

Optional method:

Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...

resetting safari step 1

In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.

resetting safari step 2

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) logoRemove malicious extensions from Microsoft Edge:

Removing adware from Microsoft Edge step 1

Click the Edge menu icon Microsoft Edge (chromium) menu icon (at the upper-right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and click "Remove" below their names.

Removing adware from Microsoft Edge step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the ads by tuning videos, reset your Microsoft Edge browser settings. Click the Edge menu icon Microsoft Edge (chromium) menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge) and select Settings.

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) reset step 1

In the opened settings menu select Reset settings.

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) reset step 2

Select Restore settings to their default values. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Microsoft Edge settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) reset step 3

  • If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.

Summary:

declining installation of adware while downloading free software sampleCommonly, adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate Internet browsers through free software downloads. Note that the safest source for downloading free software is via developers' websites only. To avoid installation of adware, be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. When installing previously-downloaded free programs, choose the custom or advanced installation options – this step will reveal any potentially unwanted applications listed for installation together with your chosen free program.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What harm can adware cause?

The most common problems with having adware installed on the operating system are decreased computer performance and diminished web browsing experience. Moreover, adware can be the reason behind problems related to online privacy/browsing safety.

What does adware do?

The purpose of adware is to display advertisements (for example, banners, coupons, pop-ups). Additionally, it can hijack a web browser and (or) collect information.

How do adware developers generate revenue?

Most adware developers generate revenue by promoting products, websites, or services via affiliate programs.

Will Combo Cleaner remove Tuning Videos adware?

Yes, Combo Cleaner will detect and remove installed adware. It is recommended to use specialized apps for adware removal. Manual removal does not always work because files and other components belonging to adware remain present and running even when adware itself is no longer installed.

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Tomas Meskauskas

Tomas Meskauskas - expert security researcher, professional malware analyst.

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Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

Increased attack rate of infections detected within the last 24 hours.

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