How to uninstall (remove) Downquick

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What is Downquick?

Downquick is a browser extension that refers to the number of potentially unwanted programs. Downquick hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Downquick distributes promotional information while you are browsing. This program displays the banners, coupons, pop-ups and other advertising products. The main objective of this program is to earn money. This program tries to force the user to spend money. Most of the suggestions from this program are false. Also Downquick changing your browser options collects your personal information (such as browsing history). Your private data may be transferred to third parties. If you find a Downquick on your computer, you should remove it right away. Do not waste your time. Use our instructions below.

Downquick

How Downquick gets on your PC?

Downquick isn’t a virus, but this program can be classified as potentially unwanted software. Such malware comes on your computer with other free programs. Most often, it comes without the user’s knowledge. Therefore, many users aren’t even aware that their computer has been compromised by malware. Remember, no need to rush during installation of programs. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Don’t settle for installation of the suspicious software. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button. Also, you can always read reviews about a particular program. Be careful and attentive. If Downquick has already come into PC, then you urgently need to get rid of this program. To do this, use our detailed instructions, which are listed below.

How to remove Downquick from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Downquick

Or uninstall Downquick manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Downquick from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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