What is Download Manager Star?

Download Manager Star is a potentially unwanted application and an adware that, according to its promotional text, may interest the users who want to download software and media from the web. Despite the fact that the program performs the functions of a download manager, it also has features of an adware. Right after the installation, Download Manager Star will begin to collect the information on the user – his browsing history, preferences, search queries and generate ads on the basis of this data. As the program cannot be trusted to, we recommend to remove Download Manager Star from the system and browsers.

Download Manager Star

How Download Manager Star gets on your PC?

Download Manager Star is promoted under the concealment of a legitimate application that is capable of boosting the download speed and managing the downloads in queues. Nevertheless these features may be attractive for many users, one should always check the reliability of the software and its developer. However, now and then the adware happen to crawl into the system without notice. It happens when users install free software downloaded from the Internet in a hurry. While accepting the terms and clicking the Next button, users skip the important steps of installation with the stated additional components.

How to remove Download Manager Star from your computer?

To uninstall Download Manager Star remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Download Manager Star

Or uninstall Download Manager Star manually.

Step 1: Remove Download Manager Star from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Download Manager Star from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Download Manager Star.
  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 Download Manager Star.
  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 Download Manager Star.
  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 Download Manager Star:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

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Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Download Manager Star\

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