What is DraftFactor?

DraftFactor – a browser extension that hijacks browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. DraftFactor is an advertising program. Technically, this program is not a virus, but it is a potentially unwanted program. After penetration, DraftFactor begins to display banners and coupons, which may refer to a popular partner sites, such as Amazon, AliExpress, Walmart and so on. According to the developers, DraftFactor helps the user to find the best offers. In fact, it is a fraud, because most of the proposals are not real. Also, DraftFactor can change your browser settings and dramatically reduce your computer’s performance. Your personal information may be disclosed to third parties. DraftFactor not do anything useful, so you should remove it immediately.

How DraftFactor gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrate to computer bundled with free programs. DraftFactor comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found DraftFactor, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove DraftFactor from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove DraftFactor

Or uninstall DraftFactor manually.

Step 1: Remove DraftFactor from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove DraftFactor from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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