What is Timio.pro? Why does it keep popping up in the browser? How to remove unwanted programs that are causing redirects to bogus websites like Timio.pro from your computer?
Timio.pro is a deceptive website which is part of shady advertising schemes. It affects commonly used web browsers with the help of potentially unwanted programs and other bogus websites. Once it loads in the browser it becomes able to obtain certain details. Based on these details it generates specially crafted deceptive messages. Usually, these messages aim to trick users into allowing the generation of additional push notifications.
In the event that your browser is loading Timio.pro redirect while you are browsing the web, we recommend you to ensure that your system is malware free.
|Type||Browser Redirect, PUP|
|Short Description||A questionable website that interrupts browsing sessions to display deceptive offers.|
|Symptoms||Your browser is slower due to increased number of online ads. Lots of annoying pop-ups and other ads are displayed on the websites you visit.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by Timio.pro |
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss Timio.pro.|
Timio.pro – Spread and Impact
When Timio.pro loads in your browser it will generate a deceptive message in an attempt to trick you into allowing the generation of push notifications. In case you give your consent, it will start delivering lots of annoying ads in the affected web browser. These annoying ads could also appear even when the browser is closed.
One of the reasons for the unwanted appearance of Timio.pro redirect in your web browser could be a recently installed potentially unwanted program. As the name of such type of program hints, it probably managed to gain access to your device without your knowledge. Usually, this is realized via software bundles and freeware.
And as long as such a program is running on your device it will not only keep causing redirects to Timio.pro but also generate lots of additional annoying ads all over the browser. Since these ads may be set to open corrupted web pages that deliver malware, they may unnoticeably infect your device with severe threats like ransomware, Trojans, spyware, and other.
Yet another impact that an infection with Timio.pro redirect could cause is unsolicited data collection. Once the redirect loads in the browser it may activate different tracking technologies to spy on your online behavior so it can then transfer the data to remote servers and enable its owners to misuse it for potentially harmful purposes.
How to Remove Timio.pro Redirect “Virus”
In order to remove Timio.pro redirect along with all associated files that enable its appearance in the browser, you should complete several removal steps. In the guide below you will find all removal steps in their precise order. You could choose between manual and automatic removal approaches. In order to fully get rid of this particular undesired program and strengthen the security of your device we recommend you to combine the steps. Have in mind that installed files associated with this redirect may be detected with names different than Timio.pro.
In case you have further questions or need additional help with the removal process, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact us at our email.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Timio.pro from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Timio.pro from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Timio.pro from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Timio.pro from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Timio.pro from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Timio.pro from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Timio.pro from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Timio.pro from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Timio.pro
Step 2: Uninstall Timio.pro and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Timio.pro on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Timio.pro there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Timio.pro from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Timio.pro and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Timio.pro via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove Timio.pro files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Timio.pro, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Timio.pro from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Timio.pro from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Timio.pro from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Timio.pro from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Timio.pro will be removed.
Eliminate Timio.pro from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.