What is Download Manager Star?

Download Manager Star is a fake download manager, that promises make your downloading easier and faster. Download Manager Star is a program that comes to the computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Download Manager Star hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This potentially unwanted software, which comes without the user’s knowledge, complete with free programs. Download Manager Star distributes promotional content. This program displays the banners and coupons, as well as pop-up advertising content. This advertising may refer to the popular Internet sites and online shops. Download Manager Star shows the most “best” offer. In fact, most offers are false. The main objective in this program – is to make the user spend money for nothing. Download Manager Star also reduces the performance of your PC, increases traffic, changes your browser options, and changes the search results. Download Manager Star also collects your personal information. This information may be disclosed to third parties. If you find Download Manager Star on your computer, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

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How Download Manager Star gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. Download Manager Star comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove Download Manager Star completely.

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:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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