Do you know what HitTheLights is?
Computer users who watch YouTube videos frequently tend to download and install HitTheLights application on their computers because they think that it will allow them to watch the videos more conveniently. Actually, it is not true at all because this program is nothing more than just an advertising-supported application. You should hurry to delete HitTheLights from the system because this program will cause you inconvenience only. Yes, you have understood us correctly – HitTheLights will not act in a useful way. It is because it has been published in order to generate money for the publisher. Websteroids, Blasteroids, and News Alert are other programs that act identically, so you should not allow them to enter your system as well.
You might think that you will be able to dim the lights around videos and set a particular mood if you install HitTheLights on your computer. Actually, it does not seem that the program will act as it should; however, there is no doubt that you will see different types of ads on your screen. Unfortunately, the program is compatible with all the most popular browsers, so you will not hide from ads anywhere. The only thing that you can do is to delete HitTheLights from the system in order to stop ads from appearing. Continue reading to find out how to do that.HitTheLights screenshot
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HitTheLights will add HitTheLightsService.exe to the Task Manager, so you will notice the presence of this adware very quickly. Different advertising-supported applications travel bundled with other programs and users install this “package” of software without knowing that. You have to be more cautious in the future in order to prevent similar software from entering your system. Of course, it is also very important that you install an antimalware tool on your system. Not all the tools available on the web are good, so you should carefully decide which one to install on your PC. We recommend using SpyHunter.
As has been mentioned, HitTheLights is not a very serious computer infection; however, it still falls into the category of advertising-supported applications. Therefore, we believe that it would be clever to erase this software as soon as possible. The security specialists at spyware-techie.com have tested HitTheLights and found out how to erase it. They understand that not all computer users know how to erase malware, so they have prepared the removal instructions. Feel free to use them.
- Click the Start button.
- Select Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Select the software and then erase it.
Windows 7 and Vista
- Open the Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Right-click on HitTheLights and then Uninstall it.
- Tap the Windows key + R.
- Type in control panel and click OK.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Find the unwanted software and right-click on it.
- Click the Uninstall button.
In non-techie terms:
If you have managed to remove HitTheLights from the system and do not see advertisements anymore, you should still scan your computer with a trustworthy scanner because your system might contain Trojans, rootkits, and other infections that tend to act behind a user’s back. In case you really detect them, make sure that you erase them as soon as possible.