Down Checker virus removal guide
Down Checker is not useful program. If you have recently detected that your PC is infected with Down Checker (it is formally considered as an adware and PUP), you’re on the right track. In this post we will provide you with detailed guidelines how to remove Down Checker in a few clicks! Just follow instructions below.
Down Checker-What is it?
The Down Checker is a dodgy application. It is described as a legitimate and useful tool, but actually this application is identified as adware and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This program enters your system without your permission. After infiltrating the system, Down Checker displays intrusive online advertisements and tracks Internet browsing data. You should remove Down Checker from your PC to avoid ads and other troubles.
Down Checker is distributed as a ‘bundle’ with regular free software. The bundling technique is popular, since many users do not pay close attention when downloading/installing software – they rush installation and skip some/all of the steps. Bogus applications such as Down Checker are often hidden within the Custom or Advanced settings, and therefore, by skipping this section, many users expose their systems to risk of virus.
Down Checker-How to remove fully?
To delete Down Checker, use a reliable antispyware program and follow the guide provided below to get rid of the adware. If you don’t have much experience in dealing with such software, it is better is you choose an automatic removal. You can always write or call our manager. We will answer all your questions.
Removal tool for Down Checker:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Down Checker in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):