What is Magic Disk?

Magic Disk is a dangerous malicious software that gets on your PC without your consent. This seems a useful program that gives you the ability to store your data in the cloud. In fact, it is not so good and helpful. Many users do not notice the penetration of this adware. It comes bundled with freeware, via web-client or downloaders. Magic Disk points at a permanent showing of advertising, pop-ups, and promo banners. Magic Disk may collect the information about your activity, browsing history, etc. Magic Disk hijacks your browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) and changes browser settings. Also, Magic Disk can change your homepage and search engine. Magic Disk makes its entry in the system registry, replaces search results, and redirects the user to other sites and much more. We advise you to destroy Magic Disk right now.

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How Magic Disk gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without user consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that might contain a consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select the Advanced type of installation. If Magic Disk has already penetrated your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Magic Disk from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Magic Disk

Or uninstall Magic Disk manually.

Step 1: Remove Magic Disk from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Magic Disk from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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