Media Downloader Removal – Chrome Extension

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Media Downloader xtension is classified as PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). It promotes itself as a helpful tool, that will help you to download videos absolutely for free. Unfortunately. it is not true. It is a dangerous extension that can get into your PC without your knowledge. Despite the users approval, this adware can be added to the Chrome browser. The Media Downloader can get into your computer when installing free software. After installation, you can notice the odd functions of your web browser and computer.


Media Downloader Removal – Chrome Extension
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Annoying ads will appear on every website that you visit. It also shows some links that connect to the promoters website. Media Downloader advertising software can really spoil your online surfing. The real purpose of this virus is to obtain profit through the approval of advertising on the Internet.

How to get rid of Media Downloader

Media Downloader is the promotion of products and services on the Internet. The presence of this virus in your PC can only lead to the addition of other advertising, malicious and other online threats to your computer. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you remove Media Downloader from your PC as soon as possible.


Step by step instructions how to remove Media Downloader virus.

STEP 1. Remove Media Downloader virus from the system

First of all, Media Downloader is a browser extension, like many others. So, here is the simple way to remove them from the browser and get your homepage and search engine back. You just need to reset your browser settings. To do this automatically and for free, you can use the Reset Browser Settings tool from GridinSoft.

  1. Return to main screen and choose the type of scan.
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  3. Start the scan and wait untill it`s finished:
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  5. After the scan is completed, you need to click on “Cure PC!” button to remove Media Downloader virus:
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  7. Now your system is free from annoying Media Downloader browser extension!
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STEP 2. Remove Media Downloader virus from your browser

  1. Reset Browser Setting is a tool, included to the complex anti-malware program. So, first of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Trojan Killer (here or from the product page):
  2. Open the program and click on the Reset browser settings button.
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  4. Select when options you want to reset and press “Reset
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  6. Wait untill Trojan Killer sets selected options to the default state. Successful results will be checked with green checkmark.

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Video guide bellow display how to remove Media Downloader from your system completaly:

STEP 3. Media Downloader prevention

  • Avoid advertisements, you shouldn’t click on any ads and pop-ups in your browser, this can lead to the redirection on potentially viral pages!
  • Spam messages from email, attached files in emails can appear to be malicious in most cases. Don’t download or open such attachments they can be infected with adware of malware!
  • Surfing the internet, there are millions of phishing website on the internet. Each one of them can be very dangerous for your computer. Avoid such pages, try only reliable and trusted websites!
  • Pay attention to what you install, there are tons of hijackers and malicious program that are being installed through bundled applications and downloaders. Don’t install any suspicious program and files, always check signer before proceding further!

By following this removal instruction we hope you will deal with Media Downloader virus once and for all. In case you have any problems or this virus is still inside, leave a comment below or contact our Support Team.

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