What is TinderTop ads and how to remove it
TinderTop is an app what allow users use Tinder and Facebook directly from the desktop. Unfortunately TinderTop is classified as adware and potentially unwanted program (pup). TinderTop get this association because it appears randomly and not all he offers redirect you to actually online shop. TinderTop can infect many browsers (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Mozila, Edge) and steal your browser activity. There are many similare adware on the Internet like Qubiv , Kfo.revisionstoot.com and Click2done, so be careful while searching online. If you want to save your personal information you should follow the guide below and remove it.
If you notice the ads signing “by TinderTop Ads”, “Ads by TinderTop”, “TinderTop Ads”, “Ad by TinderTop”, “Powered by TinderTop”, “Brought by TinderTop” or “Brought to you by TinderTop” while using your browser then your computer is infected and you need to clean it.
TinderTop can appear after you install free programs on your computer. If you saw TinderTop on your computer be ready that you have more the one virus on your computer. One simple rule can protect your computer from virus attack in the future. After TinderTop successfully installed on your computer, you will see many online ads every time you go online. We highly recommend to avoid ads what randomly appear on your computer. TinderTop create a terrible security issue on your computer, that’s why we highly recommend to remove TinderTop after you notice it for the first time. Stay safe!
How to remove the TinderTop
You are advised to have legal anti-malware program GridinSoft Anti-Malware, which helps you to remove automatically this unwanted program easily. Here it is shown easy steps, how to remove it. You can see them below this article. If you want to try to remove TinderTop by yourself, you will find a simple guide further.
1. Automatic removal guide for TinderTop :
If you decided to use the removal tool, all you need to do is to follow the steps:
Step 1. Download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware from the button below:
The installation process is quite simple, you can choose the language you prefer most, before the process itself. After, you can choose the exact path, where anti-virus will be installed. Press “Next” button to proceed and installation process will begin. Please note that the program doesn’t remove viruses for free. You need to purchase a license if you want to remove viruses by Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. It’s still free to scan your system and find out what kind of infection you have.
Step 2. Run the scan on your PC
NOTE: Before you start to scan your computer, CLOSE ALL ACTIVE BROWSER WINDOWS on this time.
Every time when you run this anti-virus, it will start an automatic standard scan of your computer. You will have 5 seconds to cancel the scan if you don’t need it. Otherwise, the scan will begin. There are other ways to start scan manually. Just Press on “Scan” tab and the left-click on “Standard scan” or other kind of scan you need.
After you start the scanning process, you will see the screen with progress bar and alerts, that will show you what kind of malware, GridinSoft Anti-Malware found during the scan and the exact location of it.
Step 3. Apply actions to TinderTop
When the scanning process of your PC will be finished, GridinSoft Anti-Malware will show you all threats, that were found on your PC and a list of actions, that you can Apply to them. First, you can select what kind of action you want to Apply to this add-on. Then, press “Apply” button to produce action and delete all threats.
Step 4. Reset your browser settings
NOTE: This operation will close all instances of selected browsers. Any unsaved changes will be lost. Please, save all work in progress before you continue.
When you have eliminated TinderTop, we strongly recommend you to reset your browser settings. For that, you can go to “Tools” tab and press “Reset browser settings” button.
You will see the window with options. You can choose what Internet browser and the exact options you want to reset.
How to prevent the TinderTop:
Removing the malicious browser add-on from your PC is a good thing. But it doesn’t mean, that you will be protected from the repeat infection. The best way to deal with this add-on is to not get infected in the first place. If you want to prevent the infection, follow the simple tip below:
- Do not install free applications from unreliable websites!
- If you did download this kind of program, select custom installation and remove any tick in the checkbox, that seems questionable.
- Use an anti-virus software on your PC.
- Scan your Computer at least once a week.
Also, you can activate the On-Run protection in GridinSoft Anti-Malware. To do that, go to the “Protection” tab and press “Start” button to the right of the label.
2. Manual removal guide for TinderTop adware :
Removing TinderTop should be your main concern. First, you must delete this add-on, as a software from your PC.
First of all close running applications on your Task Manager. Press (and hold) CTRL+ALT+DEL(Delete) or CTRL+Shift+Esc, press “Process” or “Detail” tab and find High TinderTop.exe (if you can’t find it just ignore this step and move on). Also, it would be better if you check for TinderTop folder and remove it. Often you can find such folder here:
Right after, cleaning all of the folders, you’ll be able to begin cleaning up the web browser. Before removing TinderTop pop-ups, it’s necessary to totally reset the web browser. If you still think about manual removal of TinderTop, follow these steps below:
Step 1. TinderTop from your PC.
To delete TinderTop from your computer, you can find the “Uninstall the program” tool on your Operation System:
Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start – Quick Access Menu – Control Panel – Uninstall a program. You will see the list of programs and software, that is installed on your PC. Find “TinderTop“, click on it and press ‘Uninstall”.
Windows 7: Click on Start – Control Panel – Uninstall a program. You will see the list of programs and software, that is installed on your PC. Right-click on “TinderTop” and press ‘Uninstall”.
Windows XP: Click on Start – Control Panel – Add/Remove Programs. Similar windows with the list of programs will show you. Right-click on “TinderTop” and press “Remove”.
Step 2. Browser setting reset guide
After you have removed the TinderTopyou will need to reset browser settings. To do it, follow the tips below:
If you have Google Chrome Browser go to the “Settings” tab (top right corner), choose “More Tolls” -> “Extensions”. There find Unknown extension and click on the Trash Can (Remove). Also go to the “Settings” tab again and choose “Settings”. Find there “Manage search engines..” and remove all search engines what you didn’t use.
If this didn’t work, then you need to reset the whole browser. For this go to the “Settings” and press “Show advanced settings”. At the bottom of the page, click “Reset settings” button.
Open settings by clicking on the icon in the top right corner. There go to “Add-ons” and choose “Extensions”. Find here the TinderTop and Remove it!
If this didn’t work press the “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
Click on Opera icon (top left corner) and choose
“Extensions”. Select “Extensions Manager” and disable the TinderTop. If this wound enough – Opera users can reset settings by deleting “Operapref.ini file” in folder C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\”.
Click on Cogwheel icon (top left corner) and Choose “Manage add-ons”. Find here TinderTop and press “Disable” button.
If you still notice TinderTop then you should reset whole browser option. Open “Tools” menu, then click “Internet options”. In the next window, click “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.
Click “More actions” button at the top right corner, then click “Settings”. Under Privacy, click on “Clear browsing data” button, check the items you want to delete, then click “Delete”.
Open Safari, and click Safari -> Preferences -> Extensions -> Delete the TinderTop.
Or click on Safari menu and find “Reset Safari…”. In the appeared window, select all items and click “Reset” button.
We strongly recommend you to install the automatic removal tool GridinSoft Anti-Malware and follow the steps from Automatic removal guide for TinderTop adware. You can find this guide higher. Use the link below to download the particular tool:
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