What is DownloaderPlus?

DownloaderPlus is an application meant to help its users to download media files from the Internet. It usually works with popular sites, adding download buttons to the interface. But in fact it is an adware program that occupies a computer with advertisement banners, gathering user’s viewing history and search inquiries. Among the other problems that may come with the installing of DownloaderPlus there are viruses blocking the system, browser extensions or other alien software, installed against your will. Removing the initial source of problems – DownloaderPlus – may help but, in some cases, users face the situation when the uninstallation ends up with an error or when the programm does not remove itself completely. This article may provide methods for solving this problem. Generally, it can be done in two ways: manually or through a removal application. For detailed instructions see below.

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How DownloaderPlus gets on your PC?

Usually DownloaderPlus is distributed through some free third-party software that can be downloaded from the Internet. That’s why it is better to pay attention to the downloading process, as some installers offer additional installs. Choose custom or advanced variant of installation and select only the products you trust. Alternatively you can use Norton to remove DownloaderPlus and protect your PC from future infections.

How to remove DownloaderPlus from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to DownloaderPlus – files, folders, registry keys.


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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as DownloaderPlus.


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You can try both of these products to remove DownloaderPlus

Or uninstall DownloaderPlus manually.

Step 1: Remove DownloaderPlus from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove DownloaderPlus from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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