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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Annoying Pop-up's

LoadTubes

Although LoadTubes presents itself as a useful browser add-on that helps you to download YouTube and other streaming sites videos in mp3 format, there are also a number of security risks related to this application. In fact, LoadTubes is an adware program, that can considerably slow down your Internet connection, because it generates a stream of pop-up advertisements whenever you enter video streaming websites. Therefore, in order to avoid any possible malware infections, you should remove LoadTubes from your PC.

Probably one of the most important things about this program is that LoadTubes does not enter your system surreptitiously. You are prompted about the oncoming installation, and you can actually download the application yourself at loadtubes.com. The official website claims that this application is a browser add-on that installs a toolbar on your browser. However, if you go through the installation process, you will see that no toolbar gets installed on any browser - Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. You can only see that an extension has been added to your browser on the extension list. When you open a video streaming website such as YouTube you will get a pop-up window with download information.

Naturally, it is also possible to download LoadTubes from third party websites as well. For example, the installation file for this adware application could be included in a set of some other free software program. Therefore, you have to be attentive when you install various applications on your PC. If you do not want your web browsing information to be gathered by LoadTubes, and you want to avoid possible malware infection risks, follow the instructions below to delete the application for good:

Manual LoadTubes Removal

Instructions for Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
  2. When Charms bar appears, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program and remove loadtbs-2.1.

Instructions for Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program and remove loadtbs-2.1.

Instructions for Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall loadtbs-2.1.

Eventually, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner. It will help you find out whether you have any other undesirable files left on your PC. Remove them if necessary.

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How to manually remove LoadTubes

Files associated with LoadTubes infection:

loadtubes.exe

LoadTubes processes to kill:

loadtubes.exe
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