How to uninstall (remove) DigiHelp

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What is DigiHelp

DigiHelp – is a browser extension, that can be integrated into many internet browsers, like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. Developers of this add-on claim, that their product helps user a lot with browsing. However, DigiHelp is classified as PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program), because it downloads and displays various commercials on every webpage, that user visits. Don’t click on these advertisements, otherwise you will be redirected to malicious websites. It is recommended to remove DigiHelp from computer.

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How is DigiHelp installed on my PC?

As one of the many adwares, DigiHelp infects personal computers using different methods. The most exploitable method is “bundling”. It means, malware binds to free software, which can be downloaded from Freedownload websites. If user installs this freeware, bound malware gets installed too. To prevent this, first of all, don’t download freeware from unknown and suspicious sources. Download only license software from official websites. Secondly, pay attention to every step of installation process of freeware. That is it.

How to remove DigiHelp?

To remove DigiHelp you can use two methods: first is manual removing, using manual removal guide; second is special removal utilities, that automatically remove different malware.

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Manual DigiHelp Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to DigiHelp;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to DigiHelp;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to DigiHelp and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 point by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find DigiHelp;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-2 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find DigiHelp;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find DigiHelp and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

DigiHelp – is an adware, that poses as BHO (Browser Helper Object). It can be the cause of different problems in future, so remove DigiHelp as soon as possible.

Author: Olga Karpuk

1 thought on “How to uninstall (remove) DigiHelp

  1. Thank you SOOO much! I saw DigiHelp pop up on Scratch and I’m like, “What, when did Scratch resort to ads?” Then I found out it was DigiHelp, tried to disable it by the addon way, but it didn’t work… But the manual way worked! 🙂

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