How To Remove Download Hunter/ Download Hunter Adware Removal Solution

“My PC has been infected with Download Hunter. Don’t know how my computer got this. Every time I open my browser I am getting annoying pop-ups from DownloadHunter. How can I get rid of DownloadHunter?”

What is Download Hunter

Download Hunter promoted as a download management utility that will allow you to pause and resume download tasks over HTTP and HTTPS. However this is purely a potentially unwanted program that can enters your PC in an illegal way and for illegal purpose. Being an adware it often comes along with free software down load. After successful installation it corrupts your entire browser’s settings and there by you will noticed many online ads, coupons, pop-ups, banners on your browser’s screen every time you go online. Be care full about those ads, if you click on those ads it will redirect your search engine to infected sites where your computer will be injected with new viruses. Moreover DownloadHunter can track your browsing activity and transfer it to the third parties. You need to delete this nasty adware quickly from the infected computer to bring back everything normal.

Remove DownloadHunter

Remove DownloadHunter

Threat’s Summary:

Virus Name Download Hunter
Virus Type Adware
Behavior Download Hunter” hijacks your current page and redirect it to advertising websites.
Risk Impacted Performance degradation of system, Malware Attacks, Cyber Theft.
Applies on All versions of Windows Operating System.

We would recommend to use below tool and run it on your computer to remove Download Hunter automatically.

Removal tool

How your computer got infected with Download Hunter

Via freeware or shareware

Download Hunter can be included within some freeware or shareware programs – as a legitimate way of generating advertising revenues that help to fund the development and distribution of the freeware or shareware program

Infected websites

A visit to an infected website can result in unauthorized installation of Download Hunter. Hacker technologies are often used to penetrated via a browser vulnerability.

Effects of Download Hunter on your computer

• Download Hunter Hijacks your current webpage and redirect it to unknown sites.
• Download Hunter always bypass security tools through rootkit tactic
• Download Hunter is infamous for inserting computer with unknown infections
• Download Hunter update your installed application without your permission.
• Download Hunter can steal your personal data like IP address, login data and browsing keywords and visited URLs.

How to manually remove Download Hunter from your computer

Follow the below steps carefully  to remove Download Hunter completely from your computer.

Please Note that the manual steps involves registry changes which may damage your computer if not performed properly. For Automatic removal, please download the tool below which will do the same automatically without harming anything and does not require special attention.

Automatic Removal of  ‘Download Hunter’

Removal tool

 

Manual Removal  of ‘Download Hunter’

Step 1: If this nasty Download Hunter stops you from starting your system in Safe Mode with Networking, attempt to restart your system in Safe Mode with Command Prompt by pressing ‘F8’ key while your system is booting.Download Hunter removal

 

Press F8 key continuously until the Windows Advanced Options Menu launches. And then press Enter key to continue.

 

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Step 2: Once the windows started, Go to Start -> RUN -> Type “CMD”

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On the ‘Command Prompt’ -> Type ‘Explorer’ to open ‘Windows Explorer’

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On the ‘Windows Explorer’ screen, please browse and open the below path

“C:\Windows\System32\rstrui.exe”

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Step 3: The next step is to open ‘Registry’ and reset the default configuration. To do that, please follow the below steps.

Go to “Start” -> RUN -> ‘regedit’ -> Enter

 

The registry editor window will be opened.

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On the Registry editor window, browse the below path by extending the relevant key. (Mentioned below). Select ‘Shell’ in the right side window and double click to change it’s value.

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If it’s not already set to ‘Explorer.exe’ then change it to the same and click on ‘OK’ to exit.

 

 

Please Note that the manual steps involves registry changes which may damage your computer if not performed properly. For Automatic removal, please download the tool below which will do the same automatically without harming anything and does not require special attention.

Removal tool

How to install Spyhunter:

  • Click on the above link to download and execute the required actions.

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  • After installation this program should be updated and scan. Examine the result when the scan will be finished. If you find some useful for you utilities in the list, so you can eliminate the tick near it, otherwise Spyhunter will remove the software. It pertains to the uncommon and special utilities that users install for their work. But generally, there is no need to delete any ticks.

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  • After that you should click Fix Threats button. If you have already had the license, then the viruses will be removed. In case you did not, then you will have the opportunity to pay for the license key.

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Your computer is fully protected now.

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