What is Bright Light?

Bright Light is a browser extension that comes bundled with free software without user consent. Bright Light promises to help users find the best offers of popular stores such as eBay, Amazon and so on. Bright Light displays a bunch of promotional items such as banners, coupons and other promotional links. In fact, many coupons and offers are not valid. Bright Light can change your home page or install your toolbar. Also, Bright Light increases the traffic and slow down your computer. Remove this program is not easy, since it creates registry entries and copy the files on your entire computer. Even if you delete Bright Light from the control panel, it can be restored again. If you find Bright Light on your PC, you must uninstall the potentially unwanted program.

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How Bright Light gets on your PC?

Bright Light refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Bright Light.

How to remove Bright Light from your computer?

To uninstall Bright Light remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Bright Light in their database. You can try to use them for removing Bright Light.

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You can try both of these products to remove Bright Light

Or uninstall Bright Light manually.

Step 1: Remove Bright Light from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Bright Light.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Bright Light and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Bright Light, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Bright Light and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Bright Light from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Bright Light from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Bright Light.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Bright Light.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Bright Light.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Bright Light:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

BrightLight.dll

Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Bright Light\

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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