LighterInstance DescriptionType: Trojan
LighterInstance is a browser add-on that is advertised as an online shopping enhancer tool. LighterInstance is distributed through the polarizing practice of bundling, packaged with several other applications. In most cases, users will be oblivious to the installation of the additional software. LighterInstance is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. This add-on is purported to help you save time and money when shopping online. LighterInstance displays advertisements and pop-ups whenever you browse the web, especially when visiting online shopping sites like eBay and Amazon. When browsing for a specific product, LighterInstance will display ads for similar products, enticing you to click on them. However, great care should be employed when dealing with LighterInstance. The ads and banners this add-on displays may be potentially harmful to your computer, redirecting you to dangerous websites and promoting fake products. Based on its distribution method and shady practices, LighterInstance is classified as a PUP(Potentially Unwanted Program) with adware capabilities. If you discover LighterInstance on your computer, we advise you to remove it.
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