How to uninstall (remove) FDownloader

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What is FDownloader?

FDownloader – a dangerous malicious software that gets on your PC as an extension for the browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox). After coming to a computer, FDownloader begins to display promotional coupons, pop-ups, banners and other promotional products. These products contain offers of online stores that offer savings. In fact, these offers aren’t real, the only purpose of FDownloader – earn money and force the user to spend money for nothing. Also, FDownloader can change your browser settings, such as your home page. FDownloader makes its entry in the system registry, change the homepage, replaces the search results, and redirects the user to other sites and much more. We advise you to destroy FDownloader right now.

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How FDownloader 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. FDownloader 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 FDownloader completely.

How to remove FDownloader from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove FDownloader

Or uninstall FDownloader manually.

Step 1: Remove FDownloader from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove FDownloader from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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