Torpedo Deals Removal Guide

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Category: Browser Extensions

A new browser extension called Torpedo Deals was recently categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) since it might connect to the Internet without the user’s permission or show him targeted advertising content. The application is a browser extension that changes your new tab page with a particular search engine. Based on the information we gathered while researching the software, there is a possibility it could collect your browsing data and place third-party advertisements that might be potentially dangerous. If you would rather avoid such content, we recommend erasing the extension from the browser as soon as possible. To deal with it manually, you should have a look at our recommended removal steps located below the text. However, if you cannot decide yet, you could simply continue reading the article and learn more about this PUP.

Torpedo Deals creators claim that their goal is to present you with relevant deals, which you could enjoy. According to their introduction message in the “About” section available on torpedodeals.com/about, they achieve this goal by combining their “systems’ infrastructure and sophisticated data search.” Instead of reading this description we would advise you to review the Terms or Use and Privacy Policy documents since they explain the PUP’s working manner more clearly. For example, their statements claim the application might actually reach the earlier mentioned goals by collecting your search keywords, clicked ads, visited web pages or other similar information and sharing it with third-party ad servers, which could be authorized to show you targeted ads.

What’s more, the Terms of Use documents also claim that Torpedo Deals do not investigate or check the third-party content, which might be presented to the user while using the PUP. In other words, there are no guarantees the provided third-party ads would be reliable or would promote safe content. Consequently, there is a possibility that some of the ads could be untrustworthy as they might lead you to suspicious web pages or advertise potentially dangerous content. Thus, if you want to protect the computer and save some money, we advise you to look for discounts on favorite e-shop’s website, order a newsletter, or find other ways to get information about best deals. Torpedo Deals just does not seem to be reliable enough, and it might be best not to keep it on the system.

Users who choose to eliminate the application manually could do so according to the instructions placed below. The PUP is only compatible with Google Chrome at the moment of writing, but in case it is updated we will add deletion instructions for such popular browsers as Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox too. If these steps look too difficult to handle or you fear there might be other threats on the computer, we recommend employing a trustworthy antimalware tool. Set it to perform a full system scan and wait for the results; then press the removal button so that the tool could erase Torpedo Deals with other possible threats. Users who have more questions related to the PUP or need some help with its deletion could also contact us through social media or leave a comment below.

Erase Torpedo Deals

Google Chrome

  1. Press Win+E and locate the listed paths:
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
    %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\{Profile.*}\Extensions
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\{Profile.*}\Extensions
  2. Find folders named as bpjgpmdhliadlakebgehogblbbnibcoo, right-click them separately and press Delete.
  3. Then navigate to these directories:
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage
  4. Locate and remove these files:
    chrome-extension_bpjgpmdhliadlakebgehogblbbnibcoo_0.localstorage-journal
    chrome-extension_bpjgpmdhliadlakebgehogblbbnibcoo_0.localstorage
  5. Go to: %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  6. Find files called Preferences and Secure Preferences, right-click these files separately and select Delete.
  7. Close the Explorer.
  8. Empty the Recycle bin.

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Win+R.
  2. Type Regedit and click OK.
  3. Navigate to the exact location:HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
  4. Find a value name called Start Page.
  5. Right-click it and select Modify.
  6. Change value data (http://torpedodeals.com) by adding a link to a website you prefer and click OK.
  7. Close the Registry Editor.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Win+E and navigate to: %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{user profile}
  2. Find a file called prefs.js and open it with Notepad.
  3. Search for the following line: user_pref(“browser.startup.homepage”, “http://torpedodeals.com”).
  4. Replace the link within it (http://torpedodeals.com) with a website you like.
  5. Press Ctrl+S.
  6. Close the document.
Download Remover for Torpedo Deals *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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