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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's


TermTutor is a browser add-on and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. The program enables you to browse the Internet and review information regarding selected words without leaving the page. Once you highlight a word, a pop-up window featuring the Wikipedia search results, an online translator, and a thesaurus is displayed. TermTutor is identical to Quiknowledge, Highlighty, and some other free programs. Moreover, this browser add-on is sponsored by third-parties, which means that it displays third-party ads. As a result, the program is categorized as awdware, and we recommend that you remove this browser add-on to avoid deceptive ads and malicious websites.

This adware program is known to be distributed along with Rocket Search, Deal Keeper, Optimizer Pro, Driver Support, and other adware programs and so-called potentially unwanted programs. You may stumble upon the installer of the browser add-on when browsing insecure websites, including file exchange websites. In order to prevent programs such as TermTutor, you should avoid browsing questionable websites and clicking on corrupt links and deceptive advertisements, including advertisements that promote updates for your Flash player or Internet browser.

It is highly advisable to remove TermTutor from the computer because the advertisements displayed by this adware program may redirect you to insecure websites. When browsing famous shopping websites, you may find a full-screen pop-up window encouraging you to take part in a survey the goal of which is to find out computer users’ attitude towards the services they use. It is important to note that the underlying website may have nothing to do with the survey and is likely to accept no responsibility for your interaction with some unknown third-party.

TermTutor is also capable of displaying coupons, web banners, in-line and other advertisements, which are not endorsed by TermTutor. Third-party websites have their privacy policies which are not related to TermTutor. TermTutor is not responsible for the activities of the sponsors, so you should be very careful every time you access an unknown website. It is worth reviewing the privacy policy of the unknown website so that you can be more or less aware of what you may expect on the website. There are multiple malicious websites that may be promoted using the service of TermTutor, and we recommend that you remove this adware program in order to minimize the risk of getting the computer affected by Internet-based infections.

Below you will find our step-by-step instructions on how to remove TermTutor or any other program that arrives at the computer along with its uninstaller. However, we recommend that you rely on a powerful anti-malware program. Use SpyHunter if you want to be sure that TermTutor is fully removed and that the computer is properly protected against multiple threats.

How to remove TermTutor

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove TermTutor.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Uninstall the unwanted program.

Windows 8

  1. Press the Windows key to get to the Start menu.
  2. Start typing control panel.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Select Uninstall a program.
  5. Remove TermTutor.

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  1. Chris p. Bacon Oct 16, 2014


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