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Remove Downloadsoftware.pw pop-up virus

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Post Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:17 pm

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Downloadsoftware.pw is a very annoying pop-up virus that attacks your computer and then pops up something in your PC. Hackers who distribute this kind of threat mainly want to gain more attention and get more people to its site, but after we have studied it, we have found that Downloadsoftware.pw can do more than just popping up something in your computer.

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Your computer may catch this threat when you love visiting dangerous sites, such as porn sites or other gambling sites.Also randomly opening Spam E-mails from strangers are dangerous as both spams and its attachment are bundled with Downloadsoftware.pwand when you click them, you activate them. In addition to popping up something in your computer, hackers could also do other malicious things with your computer. For example, they can collect your personal information via Downloadsoftware.pw. This can be used as a keyboard logger and monitor your keyboard activities. Once any sensitive info is input, Downloadsoftware.pw will automatically record it send them back to someone who may further use it for bad purpose. Downloadsoftware.pw can also bring other threats to your computer to do more evil things in your PC. When it runs, a lot of junk files are downloaded to your computer, which can make your computer lagging and consume the space of hard drive. But the nightmare is you can hardly remove it via antivirus programs. When you run a AV, it can even detect Downloadsoftware.pw. So the best option for you to remove Downloadsoftware.pw is manual approach,which is quick and effective. If you have no idea where to start, you can refer to our instructions or start a live chat with our 24/7 online experts for a better solution.

How to remove Downloadsoftware.pw pop-up virus

Step 1: Show those files.
Click : Start->Control Panel->Appearance and Personalization->Folder Option->View.
under the View tab, check Show hiden files, folders and drivers. And uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

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Step 2: Open your registry editor and delete the following regsitry values:
Hit Win +R in your computer and then type regedit and hit Enter.

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Find the following regsitry values and change the values of Start Page into google.com
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main{Downloadsoftware.pw}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Main
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/CurrentVersion/Run{random.exe}
%appdata%{}
%temp%{Downloadsoftware.pw}

Step 3: Go to the desktop, find the infected browser, right click it, and choose property. Then under the Target tab, change KeepVid.com into anything, like google.com or NOHOME.

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Step 4: restart your computer to make your change effective.

Manual removal ofPrimeslots.com is known as the most effective way. If you do not have sufficient professional knowledge of doing that, you may face risk of damaging your computer. In this circumstance, asking help from online expert to manually remove the virus for you will be a wise choice.

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