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Megazip.in Classification and Removal Manual

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Megazip.in is described as an ad-supported browser extension, most likely compatible with Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome. Megazip.in may be distributed through various monetization platforms during freeware installation. It may have been bundled with a legitimate video recorder, media player, or a file converter. To avoid unwanted downloads, the user may want to start opting for the advanced installer so that additional pieces are timely unchecked.

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Megazip.in General Description

Megazip.in may not be classified as a malicious piece of software, but it may cause certain issues on a system. Keep in mind that ad-supported software is reported to:

  • Display unwanted advertisements such as in-text ads, pop-up/ pop-under windows, and banners.
  • Turn random page texts into hyperlinks.
  • Add third party cookies to the browser and collect personally identifiable information.
  • Slow down both the browser and the system.
  • Alter the system’s registry and the browser’s settings without the user’s consent.
  • Suggest suspicious updates.

N.B. Personally Identifiable Information, or Sensitive Personal Information, is any information that can be used to identify or locate a single person. PII may be also applied to identify people in context. PII consists of:

  • Name, home and email addresses.
  • IP address.
  • Date of birth.
  • Birthplace.
  • Credit card number.
  • Website credentials.
  • Face and fingerprints.

According to some security researchers, Mega-zip.in may display pop-ups prompting the user to call a fake support number to remove a supposed virus. However, more research is needed to confirm or deny that claim.

Megazip.in Removal Options

The best way to rid the system of the intrusive application is via the installation of an anti-spyware solution. Such a program will perform a full system scan and delete all threats accordingly. For the sake of the PC’s constant safety, always choose the advanced option prior to installing freeware programs.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Megazip.in

1. Remove/Uninstall Megazip.in in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
  • uninstall-virus-fig3

    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Megazip.in.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Megazip.in from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Megazip.in and click “Remove

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    After Megazip.in is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Megazip.in and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Megazip.in is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Megazip.in to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

    uninstall-fig12

    After Megazip.in has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Megazip.in
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Megazip.in. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Megazip.in will be removed.

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