Highlightly is a potentially unwanted program, which can easily get on your nerves. That's because it displays continuous pop-up advertisements, shows banner ads and uses other methods for making people visit specific websites and increasing their visitors' number. If you want to avoid this marketing platform, you have to keep in mind that you must be focused on programs' installation process when you are downloading them from the Internet. Typically, you should uncheck these check marks that agree to install 'additional downloads', 'free additions' and similar components. Otherwise, you may notice continuous notifications, commercial ads and similar things that will try to interrupt into your browsing.
No matter that Highlightly should never be called 'virus' or 'malware', beware that this program can show up on your computer out of nowhere. That's because it's distributed in a bundle with freeware and shareware. We have already explained how can you avoid its installation. If you missed this check mark that says 'I agree to install Highlightly on my computer', you can expect that it will occupy each of your browsers. In addition, you may notice continuous banner ads and pop-up notificatons every time you enter a shopping site. No matter that it may sound harmless for you, beware that this program may also be used to track your browsing activity, redirect to insecure sites and initiate other insecure activities.
If you were tricked into downloading Highlightly, please follow these instructions and remove this freeware from the system:
You can remove Highlightly automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall Highlightly and related programs
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Highlightly or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Highlightly from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Remove dangerous add-ons
Information added: 08/13/14 01:51;
information updated: 08/13/14 01:51