Download Manager Star is considered as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. Some users think of this software as a legit one, because of the ads it starts to show, but the truth is that most of these ads are fake and presents a potential danger for your system.. Some users think of this software as a legit one, because of the ads it starts to show, but the truth is that most of these ads are fake and presents a potential danger for your system.
Once Download Manager Star is installed, it will start to generate adverts and pop-ups all over your browser window. These ads will annoy you and seriously slow your computer down. Clicking on them will lead to the redirection on a potentially viral website where you can be infected with more malware programs.
How does Download Manager Star get into my system?
There are a lot of different ways for Download Manager Star to be installed. This adware has its own website where it is spreading as a legit software, besides that it uses wrapped installations, viral advertising and email spam messaging to break into your system. These are main reasons why it is advised to remove Download Manager Star adware as soon as possible and check your computer for more malware that can be inside. Follow the instructions below to do that.
Removal tool for Download Manager Star:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Download Manager Star in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware 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):