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Remove Torpedo Deals ads (Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge) - Easy Removal Guide

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Why are Torpedo Deals ads bombarding my browser?

Torpedo Deals ads offer various deals, coupons and other offers for online shoppers that might look great and help to save extra money. However, if you have a passion for shopping and always look for new ways to spend less money, we highly suggest staying away from this application. Indeed, developers suggest installing NewTab / Start page and explore all useful features of the Torpedodeals such as convenient search engine, quick links to online coupons and cash-back providers, quick access to the major shopping retailers, best deals based on your recent searches, and so on. However, once you install this tool, you can forget about normal and safe browsing or shopping[1]. Commercial content in a form of pop-ups, in-text ads, banners, coupons, and other online ads will follow you whether you go. Though, so-called Torpedo Deals virus might sneak inside your computer unnoticed as well. Hence, if you do not remember installing this application and these ads disturb your browsing sessions, you should scan your PC with a reputable anti-malware program (e.g. Reimage Reimage Cleaner Intego, SpyHunter 5Combo Cleaner) because your machine might be infected with adware[2]. Adware programs are not dangerous itself; however, they can make browsing the web nerve-wracking, and even cause some threat to your personal privacy. Hence, we highly recommend starting Torpedo Deals removal if you spotted this application on your computer.

Torpedo Deals adware is closely related to another ad-supported program Terrific Shopper. The main problem with this kind of programs is that they might provide misleading and fake ads[3]. Once you click on a particular ad or coupon, you are redirected to the third-party website which is supposed to give you instructions how to use the discount. However, users may encounter some unpleasant Torpedo Deals redirect issues. For instance, they may end up on phishing[4] or Tech support scam website, or click on a malware-laden ad[5]. Hence, you should be careful clicking these advertisements no matter how great and interesting they might look. The developers of this app generate pay-per-click revenue; hence, they are interested in making ads look attractive to you. They achieve this goal by using various tracking tools to collect non-personally, and, in some cases, personally identifiable information. Not only aggregated information is used for providing better services or delivering targeted ads, but also it might be shared with third-parties. Sadly, no one reveals how these business partners might use details about you. If you do not face any privacy issues, you should remove Torpedo Deals from the PC immediately.

Questions about Torpedo Deals ads

The image of Torpedo Deals adsPeople can download the program that provides Torpedo Deals ads from the official website; however, it may sneak inside the PC unnoticed.

I haven’t installed this app. How did it end up on my computer?

The adware program responsible for delivering Torpedo Deals ads might spread in software packages as an optional component. Hence, it may have entered the system with a help of the recently installed program. When installing new programs downloaded from the Internet, it’s important to choose right and safe installation settings. Often computer users rely on Quick or Standard settings, and it’s a huge mistake. Only Advanced/Custom setup may prevent from Torpedo Deals hijack. However, it’s not enough to choose this mode only. You have to follow the process and opt out all pre-selected programs.

How to remove Torpedo Deals virus?

Adware programs can be removed either manually or automatically. The first method requires more time and effort than a second one. However, if you are willing to remove Torpedo Deals with all its components from the PC and all web browsers, please follow our prepared instructions below. The second method is perfect for those who are not interested in spending hours with system investigation and want a quick solution. In this case, you should go for automatic Torpedo Deals removal. It requires scanning the computer with updated anti-malware or anti-spyware program.

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To remove Torpedo Deals ads, follow these steps:

Delete Torpedo Deals from Windows systems

Manual Torpedo Deals removal might be a challenge if you are dealing with a potentially unwanted program for the first time. Please follow our prepared instructions carefully and don’t forget to check web browsers installed on your PC.

  1. Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs). Click 'Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features' (if you are 'Windows XP' user, click on 'Add/Remove Programs').
  2. If you are Windows 10 / 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 'Windows 10 / 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'.
  3. Uninstall Torpedo Deals and related programs
    Here, look for Torpedo Deals or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  4. Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes. Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'

Remove Torpedo Deals from Mac OS X system

Adware rarely attacks Macs; however, if you see ads byTorpedo Deals popping up, follow these steps:

  1. If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications. Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'
  2. Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Torpedo Deals or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash. Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'

Uninstall Torpedo Deals from Internet Explorer (IE)

In order to get rid of annoying ads, follow these steps and fix Internet Explorer:

  1. Remove dangerous add-ons
    Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons. Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  2. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Torpedo Deals and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable: Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable'
  3. Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
    Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  4. Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes. Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes
  5. Reset Internet Explorer
    Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  6. Here, select Reset.
  7. When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Torpedo Deals removal. Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again

Erase Torpedo Deals ads from Microsoft Edge

After Torpedo Deals hijack, you need to check and fix Microsoft Edge.

Reset Microsoft Edge settings (Method 1):

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge app and click More (three dots at the top right corner of the screen).
  2. Click Settings to open more options.
  3. Once Settings window shows up, click Choose what to clear button under Clear browsing data option. Go to Settings and select 'Choose what to clear'
  4. Here, select all what you want to remove and click Clear. Select 'Clear' button
  5. Now you should right-click on the Start button (Windows logo). Here, select Task Manager. Open the start menu and select 'Task Manager'
  6. When in Processes tab, search for Microsoft Edge.
  7. Right-click on it and choose Go to details option. If can’t see Go to details option, click More details and repeat previous steps. Right-click 'Microsoft Edge' and select 'Go to details' Select 'More details' if 'Go to details' option fails to show up
  8. When Details tab shows up, find every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries. Find Microsoft Edge entries and select 'End Task'

Resetting Microsoft Edge browser (Method 2):

If Method 1 failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method.

  1. Note: you need to backup your data before using this method.
  2. Find this folder on your computer: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  3. Select every entry which is saved on it and right click with your mouse. Then Delete option. Go to Microsoft Edge folder on your computer, right-click every entry and click 'Delete'
  4. Click the Start button (Windows logo) and type in window power in Search my stuff line.
  5. Right-click the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator. Find Windows PowerShell, right-click it and select 'Run as administrator'
  6. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell window shows up, paste this command line after PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and press Enter:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose}
    Copy and paste a required command and press 'Enter'

Once these steps are finished, Torpedo Deals should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

Get rid of Torpedo Deals from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

You may find suspicious and unknown add-ons installed to Mozilla Firefox. Uninstall these entries because they might be related to TorpedoDeals.

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions. Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  2. Here, select Torpedo Deals and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries. Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them
  3. Reset Mozilla Firefox
    Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information. Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  4. Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Torpedo Deals removal. Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times

Eliminate Torpedo Deals from Google Chrome

TorpedoDeals removal requires installing questionable extensions from the Google Chrome and resetting its settings. Follow these steps:

  1. Delete malicious plugins
    Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions. Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  2. Here, select Torpedo Deals and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries. Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  3. Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section. When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  4. When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name. Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  5. Reset Google Chrome
    Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  6. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings. When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  7. Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Torpedo Deals removal. Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal

Delete Torpedo Deals from Safari

After the hijack, you have to make sure that any suspicious tools or extension haven’t been installed on Safari without your knowledge. If you find unknown entries, uninstall them and reset the browser.

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences. Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  2. Here, select Extensions and look for Torpedo Deals or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them. Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons
  3. Reset Safari
    Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari.... Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  4. Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete Torpedo Deals removal process. Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

Do not let government spy on you

The government has many issues in regards to tracking users' data and spying on citizens, so you should take this into consideration and learn more about shady information gathering practices. Avoid any unwanted government tracking or spying by going totally anonymous on the internet. 

You can choose a different location when you go online and access any material you want without particular content restrictions. You can easily enjoy internet connection without any risks of being hacked by using Private Internet Access VPN.

Control the information that can be accessed by government any other unwanted party and surf online without being spied on. Even if you are not involved in illegal activities or trust your selection of services, platforms, be suspicious for your own security and take precautionary measures by using the VPN service.

Backup files for the later use, in case of the malware attack

Computer users can suffer various losses due to cyber infections or their own faulty doings. Software issues created by malware or direct data loss due to encryption can lead to problems with your device or permanent damage. When you have proper up-to-date backups, you can easily recover after such an incident and get back to work.

It is crucial to create updates to your backups after any changes on the device, so you can get back to the point you were working on when malware changes anything or issues with the device causes data or performance corruption. Rely on such behavior and make file backup your daily or weekly habit.

When you have the previous version of every important document or project you can avoid frustration and breakdowns. It comes in handy when malware occurs out of nowhere. Use Data Recovery Pro for the system restoring purpose.

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  1. alexia says:
    February 27th, 2017 at 10:16 am

    hate torpedo deals ads! i cannot browse the web normally because of them!

  2. joe says:
    February 27th, 2017 at 10:17 am

    those pop-ups with sound…

  3. daniel says:
    February 27th, 2017 at 10:18 am

    ive tried few ad blocking programs, but it seems its a virus. now its clear why those programs havent helped

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