What is Tight Shoppers?

Tight Shoppers is the name of the adware that can cause many troubles to user’s nerves and the system it has managed to crawl into. Tight Shoppers is capable of monitoring the user’s browsing history and action for its later usage in generated ads. This trick is intended to attract the user’s attention and to make him clicking on the ad. This always triggers redirections to the sites that Tight Shoppers promote in order to earn revenue. As a rule, these sites have nothing useful to offer the user, more often they are created to spread malware. As you can see, there is no valid reason why you shouldn’t remove Tight Shoppers.

Tight Shoppers ads

How Tight Shoppers gets on your PC?

Tight Shoppers can access the system through different methods. As any other malware it may be included into a spam message in a form of attached file or a link. The whole message can be masqueraded as a urgent business email or a letter from someone you know. In any case, you should remember that all the attachment should be scanned with an anti-malware program. But the most frequent way of distributing Tight Shoppers is inserting it into side setups, from which user wouldn’t expect any threat.

How to remove Tight Shoppers from your computer?

To uninstall Tight Shoppers remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Tight Shoppers

Or uninstall Tight Shoppers manually.

Step 1: Remove Tight Shoppers from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Tight Shoppers.
  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 Tight Shoppers 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 Tight Shoppers, 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 Tight Shoppers 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 Tight Shoppers from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Tight Shoppers from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Tight Shoppers.
  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 Tight Shoppers.
  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 Tight Shoppers.
  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 Tight Shoppers:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

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Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Tight Shoppers\

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