How to Get Rid of FavDownloads.com Pop-up Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 3, 2015

FavDownloads.com frequently pops up and recommends you to upgrade your outdated browser extension to the latest version? Is it believable? This guide will tell you more information and help you remove FavDownloads.com.

Information of FavDownloads.com

FavDownloads.com is not a legitimate website as you may suppose. Strictly speaking, FavDownloads.com is an online advertising platform that mainly promotes fake plug-ins and extensions for cyber hackers. You may have no idea that how and when FavDownloads.com gets into your PC. In most cases, this adware can be spread over the network by other adware programs or malware. In another word, your computer could get infected with unknown viruses once FavDownloads.com appears. When you browser websites, FavDownloads.com will pop up as an updater notification claiming that FLV Flash Player can improve browsing experience and enhance video quality. If you would like to protect your PC from malware infection, you will need to ignore this kind of pop-up. The so-called Flash Player false.
FavDownloads.com
According to reports, this plug-in can trigger more annoying commercial ads on browsers and interfere with users’ online activities. Besides, this unwanted program is able to install additional applications like Rocket Tab and CinemaP-1.9c to targeted PCs without users’ permission. As you see, FavDownloads.com is a very dangerous threat. It can not only damage your activities on the network, but it also affects the security of network. Cyber hackers can use this malicious platform to track your browsing traces for stealing your privacy. It is extremely necessary for you to remove FavDownloads.com pop-up virus from Windows system.

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FavDownloads.com Virus Is a Big Trouble :

1. It is a risky Trojan virus that penetrates into your system secretly;
2. It adds harmful files or scripts to major part of the system;
3. It could cut off the access to the installed antivirus software;
4. It may bring in spyware or other privacy-invasive malware;
5. It keeps mutating and updating all the time;
6. It steals your privacy and compromises your security.

Instruction on Removing FavDownloads.com Malware

According to our research, we found that FavDownloads.com adware often gets installed together with other programs. And FavDownloads.com adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing FavDownloads.com virus.

1. Clear browser cookies.

a. Google Chrome: click Tools and then Options. Move to Under the Hood tab, find Privacy session and click Clear browsing data button. At the displaying window, tick Delete cookies and other site data and click Clear browsing data to confirm removal.

b. Internet Explorer: click Tools and then Internet Options. Select General tab and click Delete button at Browsing history section. Find Cookies column and click Delete button next to it.

c. Firefox: Click Tools and choose Clear Recent History from the list. At the popup window, select Everything from drop-down menu of Time range to clear . Next, click Details, then tick Cookies and click Clear Now button.

2. Remove futile extensions.

* Google Chrome: Click Customize and ControlToolsExtensions. Remove FavDownloads.com related add-ons by clicking Bin button.

* Internet Explorer: Click SettingsManage Add-onsProgramsManage Add-ons. Disable all the suspicious add-ons.

* Firefox: Click Firefox menu → Add-onsExtensions. Select FavDownloads.com related browser add-ons and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files and Delete Malicious ones.

For Windows 7:
(1) Click Start and choose Control Panel. Search for Folder Options and click on it.
(2) Go to General tab, tick show hidden files, folders and drives at Advanced Settings session and click OK.

(3) Search for listed harmful files created by FavDownloads.com adware and clear them all.


For Windows 8:

(1). Press Win+R to open run box, type in Control Panel and hit enter.

(2). Click Appearance and Personalization and then Folder Options. Move to View tab, tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Click Apply and then OK to confirm the change.

(3). Search for listed harmful files created by FavDownloads.com adware and clear them all.



4. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.

(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager.

(2). Find out FavDownloads.com malware processes and terminate them.

5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.

(1). Tap Win+R to open Registry Editor.

(2). Search for and remove all harmful registry entries of FavDownloads.com.

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