What is DownPay?

DownPay – an extension for the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer), that is one of the potentially unwanted software. DownPay comes bundled with free software without the user’s consent. After coming to a computer, DownPay displays a huge amount of publicity. This advertising can be of different forms: banners, coupons, pop-ups, links to ad sites and so on. At first glance, DownPay may seem so helpful. DownPay “helps” the user to find the best deals of online stores. In fact, most promotional offers are false. DownPay trying to force the user to spend money for nothing. Also, DownPay adds registry entries, can change the settings of your computer, change your homepage, replace the search results, redirect you to ad sites and much more. DownPay very malicious program, so you need to remove it right away.

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How DownPay gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as this comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If DownPay already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove DownPay from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove DownPay

Or uninstall DownPay manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find DownPay.
  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 DownPay 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 DownPay, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove DownPay from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


DownPay.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%DownPay

Written by Rami Douafi

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