How to remove DownloadManagerModern (Virus Removal)

How to remove DownloadManagerModern

DownloadManagerModern (also searched for as DownloadManagerModern virus, Download Manager Modern) is a very deceptive ad-supported potentially unwanted program and software bundler that usually automatically downloads and installs in the background while you work on your computer. Once DownloadManagerModern has gained access to your Microsoft Windows computer system it will download and install third-party unwanted programs, adware, and malware. Most people do not know that DownloadManagerModern has installed onto their computers until they notice unwanted pop-up ads and browser redirects while they browse the web.

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DownloadManagerModern itself is known to generate advertisements that may say something similar to “Ads by DownloadManagerModern” or “brought by DownloadManagerModern;” However, most advertisements associated with this potentially unwanted program are operated by third-party advertisement serving platforms and programs.

What is DownloadManagerModern?

DownloadManagerModern is a software bundler and aggressive download manager that often deceptively promotes itself as a free Adobe Flash Player, Flash Player Update, or Java Update. It is primarily used to install third-party unwanted programs and malware. It utilizes a very aggressive interface that makes it hard to avoid installing third-party programs. If you try to exit the download manager it will install excessive amounts of unwanted programs to your computer. An easy way to exit the interface is to go to Windows Task Manager and end the process associated with the manager.

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Potential DownloadManagerModern malware generates pop-up ads across Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari. Ads by DownloadManagerModern  are defined as ‘targeted’ ads because they use your personal browsing information (including all your data on the websites you visit) to produce advertisements it feels you are most likely to click on. The adware basically ‘targets’ you based off your current and past browsing habits.

DownloadManagerModern adware is not technically defined as a computer virus but this adware is still a threat to your privacy and can be the sign of a severe malware infection. The internet security community strongly recommends that you remove DownloadManagerModern if you find it installed on your machine or attached to your internet browser as a browser add-on or extension and use reputable Antivirus or Anti-Malware software to eradicate any existing malicious files.

How did DownloadManagerModern get on my computer?

DownloadManagerModern is usually contracted without user consent. However, it may also use deceptive tactics that make it seem like a necessary Adobe Flash Update or Media Flash Player and trick users into installing it. DownloadManagerModern files are often bundled inside third-party software downloaders and bundlers. It may arrive on a computer system once other programs have been introduced to the machine. Software that DownloadManagerModern adware may bundle with includes freeware, shareware, misleading browser attachments, and dubious torrent files.

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  • DownloadManagerModern bundles with other potentially unwanted programs and malware.
  • DownloadManagerModern is usually bundled inside third-party freeware installers, download managers, and dubious torrent files.
  • DownloadManagerModern injects visited webpages with pop-up and in-text advertisements.
  • DownloadManagerModern makes unwanted changes to existing Windows settings and schedules new tasks which allow it to run every time Windows starts and check to see if the program has been disabled. If the program is disabled it will enable itself.

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How to remove DownloadManagerModern virus

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Option 1: Automatically remove DownloadManagerModern virus with Malwarebytes

1. We recommend that you write down the toll free number below in case you run into any issues while removing this infection. Our techs will kindly assist you with any problems you may face.

1-888-986-8411

2. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

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3. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

4. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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5. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

6. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

[note align=”left”]If you are still having issues removing DownloadManagerModern we suggest that use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3 to locate and remove any computer infection that may be present. You may also proceed to option 2 below and view our additional tips to remove DownloadManagerModern.[/note]

Option 2: Manually remove DownloadManagerModern

How to uninstall DownloadManagerModern

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.

2. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove program) in the Programs section.

3. Search for DownloadManagerModern in the list of installed programs and select it with your mouse, then click Uninstall. You can also double click DownloadManagerModern to uninstall it.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find DownloadManagerModern in your list of installed program you may need to uninstall additional programs that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove DownloadManagerModern below.[/note]

How to remove DownloadManagerModern add-ons and extensions

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the DownloadManagerModern extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the DownloadManagerModern add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the DownloadManagerModern extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find DownloadManagerModern in your list of add-ons and extensions you may need to remove additional attachments that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove DownloadManagerModern below.[/note]

DownloadManagerModern virus removal tips
  • If you do not find DownloadManagerModern in your list of installed programs you may need to uninstall additional programs. Additional programs may include suspicious titles that may have been contracted around the same time or after the initial infection.
  • If you are still having issues removing DownloadManagerModern you should use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3. HitmanPro 3 is the best second opinion scan and removal tool. It can be used to locate and remove remaining threats.
  • If you need help our tech support team is standing by 24 hours a day. You can reach tech support at: 1-888-986-8411

Sean Doyle

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Sean Doyle is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. Sean's primary focuses include Internet Security, Web Spam, and Online Marketing.