How to Uninstall 1ClickDownloader Malware-Remove 3rd-party Hijackers

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How to Uninstall 1ClickDownloader Malware-Remove 3rd-party Hijackers

Postby Sophia » 2012-11-09 1:43

Is 1ClickDownloader safe to use? Check more here to reveal the whole story of 1ClickDownloader.

1ClickDownloaer is a company from Cyprus and the application named 1ClickDownloader is their main product which is a freeware that many cyber security experts refer to as malware, particularly a browser hijacker though 1ClickDownloader primarily associates with uses adware and spyware platforms to earn money via distribution of free products.


The 1ClickDownloaer application is allegedly used to efficiently deliver large files across the internet with no needs for external clients or special configurations.

1ClickDownloader is also known as the 1ClickDownloader virus or simply 1ClickDownder. Please note, 1ClickDownloader is not a virus.

Is 1ClickDownloader safe to use?

No. 1ClickDownlader is not safe to use. 1ClickDownloader bundles with third parties such as in-text adware platform Text Enhance to earn revenue. In turn, these third parties (or in this explanation Text Enhance) display unwanted advertisements which may lead to malicious links capable of infecting a computer with additional malware, viruses, Trojans,and worms.

Aside from adware associated with 1ClickDownlader and the 1ClickDownlader app, 1ClickDownlader is linked to other malware platforms with spyware. Third parties can again bundle with and use the 1ClickDownlader application to gather information about the computer user and system the malicious application is installed on, including geographical location and Internet history.

How did 1ClickDownloaderr get on my computer?

1ClickDownloader can be voluntarily installed from their website but is known to install onto computer systems without permission as well as attach to internet browsers via third parties.

1ClickDownloader may have been contracted by installing third-party software particularly as freeware and shareware. Many third parties pay to affiliate with the 1ClickDownloader program, as 1ClickDownloader also pays to affiliate with third parties.

How To Remove 1ClickDownloader Malware

    1. Antivirus & Anti-Malware Software – Scan and remove malware
    2. System Restore – Restore PC to date and time before indection
    3. Uninstall 1ClickDownloader – Uninstall 1ClickDownloader using Window’s Uninstaller
    4. Remove 1ClickDownloader and associated add-ons, extensions, and Toolbars

*1ClickDownloader Removal Tip

As stated many times, 1ClickDownloader is primarily associated with third parties. These third parties may cause many negative affects to occur on a computer system aside from common symptoms linked with 1ClickDownloader.

If your internet browser settings such as Home Page and Provided Search Engine (internal browser search engine) without your consent you are facing symptoms of a common browser hijack, embodies with various search redirections online.

1. Anti-Malware Software (Detect And Remove Malware)

Download and Install Anvi Smart Defender to full scan the computer and remove possible infections to make sure the computer is clean. This antimalware tool provides full guard on computer to defend against multiple malware, viruses, Trojans, worms, etc. Download it here.

2. System Restore (Troubleshoot)

Perform a system restore to an automatic restore point created by Window’s each week and during system updates. System Restores can be very helpful to remove all types of malware. This depends on that you’ve created some restore points previously to repair the computer.

3. Uninstall 1ClickDownloader

The 1ClickDownloader application can be voluntary installed as well as installed without permission. If 1ClickDownloader is on your computer, follow below steps to uninstall it immediately.

    1. Access Window’s Start Menu and select Control Panel

    2. Select Uninstall a program or Add and remove programs

    3. Look for 1ClickDownloader in the list of installed programs, once found (if at all) select 1ClickDownloader and click the Uninstall button or double 1ClickDownloader to remove it.

    4. Remove 1ClickDownloader (Add-on, Extension, Toolbar),
    Remove 1ClickDownloader and third party browser helper objects.

    To view a list of associated BHOs please refer to a previous post about Text Enhance.

    The most commonly installed third party extensions areTornTV and Yontoo.

    Mozilla Firefox
      1. Click Tools and select Add-ons. (Ctrl+Shift+A)
      2. On the Extensions and Plugin look for any suspicious add-ons and Toolbars related to 1ClickDownloader and remove them.

    Microsoft Internet Explorer
      1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.
      2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tab look for any suspicious add-ons and Toolbars related to 1ClickDownloader and remove them.

    Google Chrome
      1. Click on the Wrench or 3 bar icon next to the address bar and navigate to Tools >Extensions.
      2. Look for any suspicious extensions and Toolbars that may be related to the 1ClickDownloader virus and remove them by clicking the trashcan icon adjacent to the add-on/extension.
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