Monday, July 27, 2015

Get Rid of MaxDownload – Best Way to Remove MaxDownload Pop-up Ads

If you find random pop-up ads related to MaxDownload around your computer, you might infect with adware or PUP. Please read the article below to learn more.

Introduction of MaxDownload

MaxDownload is advertised as a useful application that offers complete solution for large downloads and downloads at external servers. It gives customers direct links to files at download folder, which seems quite a normal program. But when you see random pop-up ads about MaxDownload, there may be adware or potentially unwanted program that supports them. To get rid of those nasty pop-ups, you should find out the adware/pup and remove them completely.

The adware/pup often comes bundled with freeware downloads. You should always remember to deselect additional downloads when installing the software you want. Otherwise, the adware/pup slipping in your computer will not only display random ads but also add suspicious extension to your web browser. It is too bad because your browser settings have already been changed. You should try your best to remove all the threats to keep your PC safe.

MaxDownload Pop-up Ads Removal Guide

You can follow the manual removal guide to get rid of MaxDownload Pop-up Ads. You can also use
Adaptive Spyware Detection and Removal Tool to fix your PC.

Click the icon to get SpyHunter

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(SpyHunter offers free scanner for malware detection. You have the choice of buying SpyHunter for malware removal.)

After all the installation processes, you can fix all the detected threats.

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Here is a adware removal video. Please watch for reference.

(If you cannot get rid of them with the help of the video, please move to the other steps below)

Step by Step Remove MaxDownload Pop-up Ads

Step 1. Stop MaxDownload Pop-up Ads process in Task Maneger.

Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc or Ctrl+Alt+Delete to open Windows Task Manager, find malicious processes and click End process.

Step 2. Remove Games Desktop from control panel.

Windows 8

1. Click on bottom left corner of the screen.
2. Click on Control Panel.
3. Click Uninstall a Program.
4. Select MaxDownload from the list and click Uninstall button.

Windows 7

1. Click on Start menu, then Control Panel.
2. Click Uninstall a Program.
3. Look for MaxDownload from the list of programs and click Uninstall button on top.

Windows XP

1. Click on Start menu, then Control Panel.
2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
3. In the 'Currently Installed Programs' window, select MaxDownload and then click Change/Remove.

Step 3. Delete MaxDownload Pop-up Ads related files

Press Win & R key to open Run. Type "control folders" and hit enter to open Folder Options. Navigate to View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\[random].exe 
%System Root%\Samples 
%User Profile%\Local Settings\Temp
%Documents and Settings
%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ 
%Documents and Settings
%\All Users\Application Data\

Step 4. Delete additional  registry entries

Press Win+ R key at and same time to open Run Commend Box. Open Registry Editor by typing “regedit” in Runbox and clicking OK.

Look through the registry entries and find out all listed harmful items (Edit > Find...). Right click on them and click Delete to remove.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\eg ui

Hope that you can get rid of this PUP successfully. Good luck!

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