What is Discovery App?

Discovery App – is a program that comes to the computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Discovery App constantly displays banner ads and coupons that are popular online shopping. Discovery App comes to the computer without the user’s consent, complete with free programs. Many users perceive Discovery App as a useful program. It is not so. Discovery App is a potentially unwanted program. Discovery App analyzes your browsing history to find exactly the information that might interest you most. Also, Discovery App can change your browser settings to change the home page, or redirect the user to other sites. This program can replace the search results. Many antivirus software can not find this program, so is can easily cause harm to your computer. If you find Discovery App on your PC, then you need to remove this program right now.

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How Discovery App gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, Discovery App comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If Discovery App has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove Discovery App from your computer?

To uninstall Discovery App remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Discovery App in their database. You can try to use them for removing Discovery App.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Discovery App

Or uninstall Discovery App manually.

Step 1: Remove Discovery App from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Discovery App.
  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 Discovery App 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 Discovery App, 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 Discovery App 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 Discovery App from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Discovery App from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Discovery App.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Discovery App.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Discovery App.
  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 following files and folders of Discovery App:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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