How to remove Telephone Line Transition Effect (Virus Removal Guide)

Telephone Line Transition Effect is a potentially unwanted programs (PUP) and adware that installs onto a Windows machine without user confirmation and knowledge. The program is advertisement-supported and will always arrive onto an infected computer system alongside other unwanted programs and malware. The internet security community has strongly suggested to remove Telephone Line Transition Effect if this program is found on your computer.

Telephone Line Transition Effect

What is Telephone Line Transition Effect?

Telephone Line Transition Effect is ad-supported freeware that installs without user consent or knowledge. Programs similar to Telephone Line Transition Effect are usually promoted as web shopping utilities and ad-serving platforms by third-party download managers and installers.

Telephone Line Transition Effect serves targeted advertisements and targeted advertisements are a privacy concern because the adware will need to obtain access to user browsing data to manufacture them. Browsing data that Telephone Line Transition Effect and programs that it bundles with will collect include all browsing activities, bookmarks, and browser history. This information will allow the program and other ad-serving platforms that it is known to bundle with to serve advertisements they feel users are most likely to click on.

Telephone Line Transition Effect bundles with unwanted programs and malicious programs that will cause other issues for computer and internet users. Other complications include decreased computer performance and functionality, internet connectivity issues, browser redirections to sponsored webpages, and more.

How did Telephone Line Transition Effect get on my computer?

Telephone Line Transition Effect is a piece of bundled adware that is usually offered by third-party download managers. Users are often given a chance to decline or accept an offer to install this adware and other programs while installing third-party freeware. However, the request to decline the program may be organized in a confusing manner or be completely ignored by the download manager and the program will install against the user’s permission.

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  • The Telephone Line Transition Effect extension can read and change all your data on the websites you visit and read and change your browsing history.
  • The Telephone Line Transition Effect extension can manage your apps, extensions, downloads, and themes.
  • Telephone Line Transition Effect bundles with other potentially unwanted programs and possible malware.
  • Telephone Line Transition Effect can arrive on a computer system packed inside installers and downloaders from websites such as download.com, Softonic, and others.
  • Telephone Line Transition Effect injects visited webpages with pop-up, pop-under, in-text, and in-image advertisements.
  • Telephone Line Transition Effect makes unwanted changes to existing Windows settings and schedules new tasks allowing it to run every time Windows starts and to check to see if the program has been disabled. If the program has previously been disabled it will enable itself to run.

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How to remove Telephone Line Transition Effect (Removal Guide)

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Step 1: Remove unwanted extensions


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Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon on the top menu and navigate to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for unwanted extensions in the list. Remove unwanted browser extensions individually by clicking the trashcan icon next to each one.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Type Ctrl+Shift+A.

2. Search for unwanted add-ons on the Extensions and Plugin tab. Highlight each one individually and click remove.

Apple Safari

1. Click Safari and go to Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for unwanted extensions in the list and click the Uninstall button next to each one.

Step 2: Uninstall Telephone Line Transition Effect from Windows

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.

2. On Windows Control Panel, click Uninstall a program or Add and remove a program in the Programs section.

3. Search for Telephone Line Transition Effect and other unwanted programs in the list of installed programs. Once an unwanted program is located, double click the item or select it with your mouse and click the Uninstall button. If you can not find this program in the list of installed program please see steps 3 and 4 below.

Step 3: Remove Telephone Line Transition Effect virus with Malwarebytes

1. Download and install the free or full edition of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. The full edition of this program enables real-time protection to block malware and unwanted programs from infecting your computer, while the free version is only a free scan and removal tool.

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2. Open Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

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3. Click the Scan Now button or go to the “Scan” tab to manually run a scan.

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4. When the malware scan is complete you will notice a list of files it has detected. Click the Remove Selected button, then click Finish, and reboot your computer.

If you are still having issues with malware it is recommended to download and install a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro by Surfright to eradicate existing malicious files and automatically repair corrupted settings.

Step 4: Cleanup and repair settings with CCleaner

1. Download and install the free or full edition of CCleaner by Piriform.

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2. Open the program and go to Cleaner and click the Analyze button. After files and have been analyzed, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

3. Go to Registry and click Scan for Issues. When the scan is complete click Fix selected issues… and then click the Fix All Selected Issues button.

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4. Go to to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from Windows, Internet Explorer, all the way to Context Menu, for additional suspicious entries and click  Delete once anything suspicious is found to remove it.

If you are still experiencing issues removing potential Telephone Line Transition Effect malware after using this removal guide we recommend to perform a system restore/recovery or a reset/refresh for Windows 8.

Sean Doyle

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Sean Doyle is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. Sean's primary focuses include Internet Security, Web Spam, and Online Marketing.