What is FTDownloader?

FTDownloader is a Potentially Unwanted Program. FTDownloader is a download manager that accelerates downloads, gives you the opportunity to suspend the session and punctuated with many options. It has a nice interface and easy to use. FTDownloader but is not useful. First FTDownloader comprises a plurality of advertising banners and links to ad sites. FTDownloader also can set SweetIM in your browser. SweetIM change the settings of your browser, full access to its data, can change your homepage and all personal settings. SweetIM supposedly simplifies messaging and any action on the social networks, but actually focuses only on what to get hold of your data, passwords, etc. SweetIM is one of many programs that can infiltrate your computer and disable it.


How is FTDownloader installed on your PC?

Usually programs like FTDownloader fall Bundle with other free programs. Many installers hiding such danger. Some sites also offer their own download manager that contains malware. How to avoid it? Most importantly, do not believe empty promises. On the Internet many verified downloaders that does not harm your computer. Always read the conditions of installation programs. It was there enough to remove the tick or not agree with the installation of a software. Use good security software to prevent viruses from infecting your computer. Not have to be an experienced user. Simply take responsibility for the installation process. Also be careful when downloading programs from the free sites.

How to remove FTDownloader from your PC?

If you want to get rid of it, you will need to follow these steps. Please follow them carefully, as if you miss something, the FTDownloader and search will not be completely removed. The program may not contain any uninstall program so in this case the only way is to delete it manually.

There are tools that can help you remove FTDownloader and other stubborn programs and unwanted applications even if you have trouble removing using Control Panel. You can try to use them for removing FTDownloader.

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You can try both of these products to remove FTDownloader

Or uninstall FTDownloader manually:

Uninstall FTDownloader from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

Remove following registry entries belonging to FTDownloader:

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
Value: FTDownloader
Data: C:Program FilesFTDownloader.comFTDownloader.exe

Then remove following files belonging to FTDownloader:


And these folders belonging to FTDownloader:

C:Program Filesftdownloader.com

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

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