TowerTilt(.)com is the official website for the adware program TowerTilt. The adware displays advertisements, such as pop-ups or message boxes when you browse. To remove this unwanted program, you should read the rest of the article. A browser extension associated to the adware can get in your browsers and cause redirects.
|Short Description||The adware shows advertisements in your browser applications.|
|Symptoms||You see adverts in your browsers – pop-ups, pop-unders, message boxes or others. You might be redirected.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundling|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by malware|
|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss TowerTilt(.)com.|
TowerTilt(.)com – Delivery
TowerTilt(.)com is delivered mostly by third-party installations. Unaware, you could install the unwanted program from bundled packages or freeware installations. By default, more components are selected for installation. Such components are hidden. That is how the adware can get inside your computer. A good prevention method is if you check for a Custom or an Advanced setting in the installation setup.
TowerTilt(.)com can also be delivered with visiting unknown websites or by clicking on adverts, such as pop-ups or message boxes. In that way the adware can be injected in your computer. Affected browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
TowerTilt(.)com – Information
TowerTilt(.)com is the official site for the adware TowerTilt. The website presents the program as a browser enchancer, which is supposed to make your browsing experience better. Instead of helping you, it shows advertisements, which can even slow your browsers.
TowerTilt(.)com offers its application for download on the same website, but you might get redirected from the download page. Here is how the main page looks like:
If you download the adware application, you will start seeing advertisements on all of your browsers. It is not excluded that an extension or add-on associated with TowerTilt can be set in your browsers. Such extensions can bring more adverts or redirects. All advertisements contain the following text messages somewhere inside them:
- Ads by TowerTilt(.)com
- Advertisement by TowerTilt(.)com
- Ad by TowerTilt(.)com
- Powered by TowerTilt(.)com
- Brought to you by TowerTilt(.)com
Uploading an executable file on the VirusTotal site revealed that most anti-malware programs detect it as an adware. You can see the results in the image below:
Redirects make money for the developers of the adware. The redirects are probably working on a pay-per-click scheme. You will see targeted advertising and pop-ups from partners of the adware makers. Advertisements which are connected with TowerTilt(.)com mostly are pop-ups, pop-unders, search-related, banners, text-links, transitional, interstitial and full page advertisements, besides others.
Here is a pretty self-descriptive quote from the policy:
When using the Software, various types of individual user information is collected, stored, shared with other parties, supplemented, used and sold for business and marketing purposes…
Some of the information that can be obtained by the site and services of the adware:
- Full name
- Information shared with social media
- Information you typed or shared
- Your IP address and unique identifier number
- Your hardware and software
- Your configuration and OS
- Your Browser and connected devices
- Applications and usage patterns
- Capability and performance
And all other information that can be collected is written in detail in the following quote from the policy:
It also includes information about your internet use, browsing activity, demographics, location, and interests, such as websites visited, pages viewed, search queries entered, and specific content displayed or accessed, including advertisements, items in your online shopping carts, and other products or services of interest to you.
Cookies and click-stream technologies as well are used to collect information from you. The policy of the TowerTilt(.)com leaves no doubt that it collects both personally and non-personally identifying information. All data gathered is shared with third parties and sold. If you have used the software, site or services of this unwanted program, you should remove it as soon as you can.
Remove TowerTilt(.)com Completely
To remove TowerTilt(.)com manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions below. In case the manual removal does not get rid of all ads effectively, you should search for and remove any leftover files with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program can keep your computer secure.
Delete TowerTilt(.)com from Windows and Your Browser
Remove TowerTilt(.)com automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.
- Guide 1: How to Remove TowerTilt(.)com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of TowerTilt(.)com from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove TowerTilt(.)com from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase TowerTilt(.)com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall TowerTilt(.)com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove TowerTilt(.)com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate TowerTilt(.)com from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove TowerTilt(.)com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove TowerTilt(.)com
Step 2: Uninstall TowerTilt(.)com 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 TowerTilt(.)com 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 TowerTilt(.)com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of TowerTilt(.)com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall TowerTilt(.)com 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 TowerTilt(.)com 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 malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, 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 TowerTilt(.)com 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 TowerTilt(.)com 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 TowerTilt(.)com 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 TowerTilt(.)com 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 TowerTilt(.)com will be removed.
Eliminate TowerTilt(.)com 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.