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Should I remove Lights Off?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #26,118
United States Rank #17,793
Reach 0.0071%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.34 days
157.64 days >
Average installed length: 82.83 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.7.13 11.00%
2.6.79 61.00%
2.6.71 20.00%
2.6.65 8.00%

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Lights Off

What is Lights Off?

LightsOff by Injekt, LLC (Coffee and Comfort Apps, LLC is just a dba name) injects advertising in the user's web browser in the form of banners, text-links and popups. In addition during installation it will provide various offers for additional adware program with minimal user consent.

From the Terms:
"Applications may modify or disable features or functionality of Other Applications or Other Applications’ shortcuts. This includes, but is not limited to, modifying Other Applications’ shortcuts so that they are started in a modified state or so that they start similar or nearly identical applications with modified or enhanced functionality. "Other Applications" means any other software application installed on the user’s PC including, but not limited to, word processors, email clients, chat clients, system utilities, antivirus software, security software, network monitors, games, web browser plug-ins, web browser add-ons, web browser extensions, web browsers, remote access utilities, and operating system features.

Applications may also include features to notify you when you are launching an application or visiting a web domain that may interfere with your installed Applications. To properly run after a system reboot, Applications may modify your computer’s Startup menu items or other system settings that control applications to run on startup."

About  (from Coffee and Comfort Apps)

Lights Off is a free application that allows you to turn off the lights when watching videos on your favorite websites. Lights Off is entirely free to use. In order to keep Lights Off free, we've partnered with high-quality ad providers and you may see additional ads when Lights Off is installed. In some cases, we may ...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Lights Off.
LightsOffService.exe (3a0ac01cb6d6130095ab250ee9b45dcc) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.PullUpdate
Antiy-AVL 0.1.0.1 Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
AVG 2015.0.3390 Downloader
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0219 Adware.Plugin.175
ESET-NOD32 8.9768 a variant of MSIL/Adware.PullUpdate.A
Fortinet FortiGate 8/7/2014 Adware/PullUpdate
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.6.1.0 AdWare.Agent
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Trojan.Adware.988
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.219 TROJ_GEN.F47V0430
VIPRE Antivirus 28954 MSIL.Adware.PullUpdate
Lights Off has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove Lights Off.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.turnlightsoff.com/terms.html
Help link: www.turnlightsoff.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\lightsoff
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\LightsOff\uninstall.exe /kb=y /ic=1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 1.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lights Off

Program executable:LightsOff.exe
Name:Lights Off
Path:C:\ProgramData\lightsoff\LightsOff.exe
MD5:4a79e2be6e76f60b01dc8f4be414e823
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) LightsOffService.exe - Lights Off Service
  • LightsOff.exe - Lights Off
  • LightsOff64.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • LightsOffService.exe runs as a service named 'Lights Off' (LightsOff) "Provides system level support for Lights Off.".

How do I remove Lights Off?

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Or, you can uninstall Lights Off from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Lights Off, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Lights Off.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.20%
Windows Vista 11.88%
Windows XP 3.96%
Windows 8 3.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.00%
Windows 8 3.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.22%
  India 7.97%
  France 7.25%
  Canada 5.80%
  Australia 5.07%
  Germany 4.35%
  Brazil 2.17%
  Italy 1.45%
  United Kingdom 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.93%
Hewlett-Packard 26.83%
Acer 19.51%
ASUS 4.88%
Lenovo 3.66%
Toshiba 3.66%
GIGABYTE 2.44%
Sony 2.44%
Medion 1.22%
Samsung 1.22%
Compaq 1.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.11%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.11%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.11%
Dell Vostro 3550 2.11%
HP ENVY TS 15 Notebook PC 2.11%
MEDION P6612 1.05%

comments2 comments

user comment
user comment
Goof13over a year ago
Nothing works when I try to uninstall it. It's like a virus.
user comment
Prospectorover a year ago
This also runs on FireFox.