How to remove Download-alert.com pop-ups

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What is Download-alert.com?

Adware program might get installed on your computer and start causing redirects to Download-alert.com website. It is a rogue website that tries to trick users into allowing push notifications. We want to warn you against doing this as it might result in getting more malware, that’s why you should be very careful with this page, try not to click on anything. In addition to this, while adware is on your PC, you will have to deal with countless pop-up advertisements in your browser as well as constant redirects to dubious domains. Of course, this activity significantly reduces browsing experience and computer performance. To stop this, you need to remove Download-alert.com adware from your computer right now.

How Download-alert.com pop-up pop-ups gets on your PC?

Download-alert.com adware usually comes bundled with free Internet programs. For example, a user may download a program, but its installer may try to also install some potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) under the guise of useful tools. To avoid such cases, you need to pay attention during the installation process, do not install suspicious programs and browser add-ons, as well as use special software that can protect you from threats like that. If you already have Download-alert.com pop-up on your computer, please use our recommendations to remove it.

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Also, you can try to remove Download-alert.com pop-up pop-ups manually. For uninstalling Download-alert.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

Step 1: Remove Download-alert.com pop-up from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Download-alert.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Download-alert.com and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Download-alert.com, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Download-alert.com pop-up and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Download-alert.com pop-up from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Download-alert.com pop-up from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find suspicious and unfamiliar extensions.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove them.
  7. Push Alt + F.
  8. Select Settings.
  9. Type notifications into the search bar.
  10. Select Content settings.
  11. Select Notifications.
  12. Find Download-alert.com (or fpj3.Download-alert.com, ures.Download-alert.com, vct7.Download-alert.com, etc.) in the Allow list.
  13. Click on three dots next to Download-alert.com and select Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Download-alert.com pop-up.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find Download-alert.com pop-up extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Download-alert.com pop-up.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove Download-alert.com pop-up from Android:

Alternative solution for Android phone/tablet:

Google Chrome:

  1. Open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find Download-alert.com pop-up Pop-ups.
  5. Turn of Download-alert.com pop-up Pop-ups from Allowed to Block.
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