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Do you want to spend all your browsing time removing nasty advertisements that pop up on every single web page you try to visit? If not, then Tiki Arcade isn’t the right program for you. Frankly speaking, we highly doubt that any PC user who ended up with this thing on their device ever found it beneficial. This is just another deceitful adware-type parasite, also classified as a PUP (potentially unwanted program). However, it’s supposed to be a completely harmless gaming platform and the official website of Tiki Arcade makes a great effort in its attempts to mislead you. If you pay closer attention to the website, you will read that “the software is not spyware or malware and will not hurt any PC”. Technically, that’s true. Adware infections can’t cause damage directly, so they focus on tricking you into installing more viruses. Now, those will effectively harm you. Tiki Arcade not only serves as a convenient back door to malware, it also disrupts your entire browsing experience by flooding you with very stubborn and utterly worthless ads. Long story short, this parasite gets out of control quickly so it has to be uninstalled as soon as possible.
How did I get infected with?
Fair enough, that’s a reasonable question. Unfortunately, hackers these days have so many possibilities to spread their creations so it’s extremely difficult to know exactly how and when Tiki Arcade sneaked into your computer. The official website has no download button so that leaves us with stealthy techniques only. Therefore, if you encounter this parasite’s devious presence on your machine, you probably installed some questionable software from an even more questionable website. Our advice is to avoid all kinds of unverified web pages and only trust legitimate ones. Also, you should always opt for the advanced/custom option in the Setup Wizard and remain in control of the installation process. You have to deselect any unfamiliar piece of software in time because once a parasite manages to penetrate into the PC system, it will be much harder to deal with it. Tiki Arcade is a relatively easy parasite to remove but keep in mind that there are a lot more virulent infections out there that would love to infect your computer and cause you endless piles of troubles.
Why are these ads dangerous?
All adware computer infections could be very dangerous if you allow it. Tiki Arcade is no exception so the longer this thing stays on your machine, the more issues it will bring upon you. The parasite’s biggest weapon is its deceitful nature and as the Tiki Arcade website seems to be rather decent, most people tend to think it can’t harm them. But it can. And it will, if you fall into some of its numerous tricks. First of all, the Tiki Arcade ads will be displayed on all websites you visit. The parasite is compatible with the most commonly used browsers on the Web so it successfully takes down Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The virus adds a malicious extension to all your browsers so it injects them with pop-ups and pop-unders and banners and interstitials and in-texts and so on. Basically your browsers will be so incredibly overwhelmed that they will frequently freeze/crash and even your Internet connection could experience some difficulties. In addition, you might be interested to know that Tiki Arcade monitors your browser-related information and sends all of your passwords, usernames, search queries, pages visited and even your browsing history straight into the hands of hackers. That is quite a nerve-wracking thought, isn’t it? Crooks need your personal data to get more money apart from the profit the gain through the pay-per-click monetizing system. To sum up, everything you use your PC for while Tiki Arcade is present on it, helps hackers become a little bit richer. Of course, you are also exposed to malware in the process. There is just one way to eliminate all issues Tiki Arcade brings along and it is to eliminate Tiki Arcade itself. In order to do so manually, please follow the comprehensive removal guide we have prepared for you down below.
How Can I Remove Tiki Arcade Ads?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Tiki Arcade infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.
STEP 1 : Uninstall Tiki Arcade from Your Computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the Tiki Arcade program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.
STEP 2 : Remove Tiki Arcade from Chrome, Firefox or IE
Remove from Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
- Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
- If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
- If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
- go to settings – Add person
- choose a preferred name.
- then go back and remove person 1
- Chrome should be malware free now
Remove from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable and remove any unknown add on
- Open the Firefox’s Help Menu
- Then Troubleshoot information
- Click on Reset Firefox
Remove from Internet Explorer
- Open IE
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
- Go to Toolbars and Extensions
- Disable any suspicious extension.
- If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
- On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
- Click on Internet options
- Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.
- Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset
- Close IE
Permanently Remove Tiki Arcade Leftovers
To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.