How to uninstall (remove) PopDown

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What is PopDown?

PopDown is a program that comes into your PC in the form of browser’s extensions. This program is a potentially unwanted program. PopDown seems very comfortable, but in fact, it can harm your computer. PopDown displays banner ads, coupons and links of partner sites. According to the developers, this program was created to help users to make purchases on the Internet and to find the best offers. In fact, this program is designed only to make money. This program can gain access to your personal data, learn your passwords from credit cards, analyze a history of your browsing than it can transfer this information to third parties. If found the program in your computer you should delete it immediately.

How PopDown gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as PopDown, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected by PopDown, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove PopDown from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PopDown

Or uninstall PopDown manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PopDown from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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