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Remove DownloadManagerModern

p4_0000DownloadManagerModern is a believed to be a download assistance software that is reported by some to be possible Adware PUP(Potentially unwanted program, that may begin to aggressively insert ads that interrupt the browsing experience and slow down the PC). Even though it appears to be a legitimate bundle program, it is highly advisable to not trust it and uninstall if you have it on your computer system.

What DownloadManagerModern Does?

Programs ,such as DownloadManagerModern could be attached along the installers of other freeware, such as FlashPlayer, Java Player or others. Most likely they may situate themselves onto your system if you use setups from third-party software sites, since the sources of the .exe files may be unknown. This is why it is good to always search for the download program in the official software provider`s website.
Many reports claim that Download Manager may obtain some privileges within your PC and could create potential hazards, such as:

  • Show suspicious processes in the task manager (downloadmgr.exe for example).
  • Insert fake browser extensions that appear to be familiar (Java Extension Protect, that has nothing to do with Java or protection, for example).
  • Install special cookies on your browser that track all types of information that may be useful to sinister individuals.
  • Show tons of ads which lead to suspicious sites.
  • Slow down PC performance.
Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By DownloadManagerModern .

Some security websites outline this program as a Potentally Unwanted Program (PUP), with the possible goal of showing commercial information that redirects the user to various unspecified online places that may or may not install other similar programs or even malware on the system. This may most often be done in order to collect PII (Personally Identifiable Information) from the user in order to exploit it for profits.

Be careful for unfamiliar Task Manager services that may exist in your PC and also pop-up commercials during browsing ,displaying intrusive ads with texts on your Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari, such as‘By DownloadManagerModern’, ‘Provided by DownloadManagerModern’ and others, because this is a sign that you could have it installed on your PC.

DownloadManagerModern Removal

If the sensitive information on your machine is unprotected, it is highly recommended to guide yourself by the steps, provided below to get rid of such apps. If you are not an expert in malware removal, now is the time to seek out special software that prevents and removes unwanted software from your computer.

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1. Remove/Uninstall DownloadManagerModern

1. Remove/Uninstall DownloadManagerModern 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).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall DownloadManagerModern.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove DownloadManagerModern 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


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select DownloadManagerModern and click “Remove


    After DownloadManagerModern 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


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate DownloadManagerModern and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After DownloadManagerModern 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 DownloadManagerModern 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’.


    After DownloadManagerModern 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.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on DownloadManagerModern
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

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    3. Remove DownloadManagerModern automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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