There are many active Internet surfers today who have suddenly seen the bunch of intrusive softdownload-win.com pop-up windows to appear in their browsers. So, what do these softdownload-win.com pop-up stand for and what can be done to get rid of them all effectively? This guide will answer all these questions for you, in case you are also concerned to know these answers.
Generally, the domain softdownload-win.com is extremely malicious, since it is involved in further distribution or at least promotion of all kinds of malicious applications, such as adware, browser hijackers, etc. On the other hand, the fact that these softdownload-win.com pop-ups happen in your browser also means that your system is already infected with some disgusting adware.
Such softdownload-win.com pop-ups often intend to make you download and install some video player, codec, Java or any other application whatsoever. However, when you agree to do so, you are under the risk of infecting your system with tons of other unwanted software. To sum up, these softdownload-win.com pop-ups are worth ignoring and immediate deletion. Please follow the uninstall guide set forth below.
Softdownload-win.com automatic removal tool:
Softdownload-win.com removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Softdownload-win.com in the future.
GridinSoft AntiMalware 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):