DownloadManagerModern 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.
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.
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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- Guide 1: How to Remove DownloadManagerModern from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of DownloadManagerModern from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove DownloadManagerModern from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase DownloadManagerModern from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall DownloadManagerModern from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove DownloadManagerModern from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate DownloadManagerModern from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove DownloadManagerModern from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove DownloadManagerModern
Step 2: Uninstall DownloadManagerModern and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 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 are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by DownloadManagerModern on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by DownloadManagerModern there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of DownloadManagerModern from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall DownloadManagerModern and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove DownloadManagerModern via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove DownloadManagerModern files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as DownloadManagerModern, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove DownloadManagerModern from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase DownloadManagerModern from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall DownloadManagerModern from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove DownloadManagerModern from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the DownloadManagerModern will be removed.
Eliminate DownloadManagerModern from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.