Tube Dimmer

Tube Dimmer Description

Tube Dimmer is adware that may act as a web browser extension or add-on. Through Tube Dimmer popular web browsers, like Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox, may automatically load random and unwanted sites. Some of the sites could spread malware or load other unwanted add-ons causing the default home page and default search engine to be changed without your permission. Tube Dimmer may be installed through the download and installation of freeware applications obtained from large download sites. Removal of Tube Dimmer is needed to stop the constant redirects and restore your internet settings.
Aliases: AdWare.Agent [Ikarus], Adware.Agent.NUE [F-Secure], Adware.Agent.NUF [F-Secure], Adware.Agent.NVF [MicroWorld-eScan], Adware.Agent.NVF (B) [Emsisoft], PUP.Optional.SearchDonkey.A [Malwarebytes], PUP.Optional.TubeDimmer [Malwarebytes], SearchDonkey (fs) [VIPRE], Trojan.Win32.Generic!SB.0 [VIPRE], TROJ_GEN.F47V1106 [TrendMicro-HouseCall], TROJ_GEN.F47V1124 [TrendMicro-HouseCall], TROJ_GEN.F47V1226 [TrendMicro-HouseCall], Win32.Application.TubeDimmer.A [GData] and Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud) [Kingsoft].

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Technical Information

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File System Details

Tube Dimmer creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\RHelpers\FirefoxHelper\FirefoxHelper.exe 252,520 58e2c576ab9c926bc374a1ec62d38813 789
2 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Updater\updater.exe 1,661,952 078c0dd80385380c2819ff9e3a719b69 226
3 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\RHelpers\IEHelper\IeHelper.exe 426,872 ac5878c41f6a0ce756eabd42a03a563c 207
4 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\RHelpers\ChromeHelper\ChromeHelper.exe 252,536 97e2817823a6b6baa567c3677d0d3e6b 163
5 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\TubeDimmer 74
6 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\TubeDimmer 73
7 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\TubeDimmer\IE\common.dll 409,464 2b8e0a21b5ead7a70562346a8f400ac7 65
8 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\TubeDimmer\Au_.exe 1,273,104 d7d97847b6c015bf7629387bb5837c0e 60
9 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\TubeDimmer\uninstall.exe 513,912 7033e096438fcbc73e07135a38e936f5 60
10 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Tube Dimmer\IE\common.dll N/A
11 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Tube Dimmer N/A

Registry Details

Tube Dimmer creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\TubeDimmer
Software\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions, value: support@tubedimmerapp.com
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\TubeDimmer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}
TubeDimmer

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