How to remove Softonic Downloader (fs)

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Trojan Softonic Downloader (fs)

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How to manually remove Softonic Downloader (fs) guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Softonic Downloader (fs) activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Softonic Downloader (fs) process running. Use the Ctrl+Shift+Esc buttons combination to open system information window and click Processes tab. Scroll down the whole list and try to find the process named like Softonic Downloader (fs). If you find Softonic Downloader (fs) process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Softonic Downloader (fs) for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Softonic Downloader (fs) using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Softonic Downloader (fs).

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Trojan usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Trojans are not so “Active” and they can simply disable some Windows features and options. To disconnect your PC from the Internet you need to plug-off LAN cable (if you use LAN connection) or to turn of the Wi-Fi module (if you use Wi-Fi Internet connection). Most of (not 100%) Trojans can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Softonic Downloader (fs) from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Softonic Downloader (fs). After turning off the Internet and disabling Softonic Downloader (fs) process you will need to reboot your PC in so-called Safe Mode. Safe Mode is a Windows mode which allows you to start the System using only important applications and services. Safe Mode does not usually allow Softonic Downloader (fs) to load when the system boots (!!!but exceptions can appear!!!). Choose Restart in Windows Start menu and wait until the screen turns off.

    After that you have to follow the next instructions according to the versions of Microsoft Windows you use:

      Windows XP:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Advanced Options Menu and press ENTER.

      Windows Vista, 7:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Use the arrow keys from Windows Advanced Options Menu in order to select Safe Mode and press ENTER.

      Windows 8, 8.1, 10:
    1. Press and hold the Shift button when left-clicking the Restart button on Windows log-on screen.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Troubleshooting boot screen and press ENTER.

  • Step 4: Removing virus files

    Having booted your PC in Safe mode you have to start cleaning your PC manually by deleting every file associated with Softonic Downloader (fs) one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Softonic Downloader (fs). Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Trojans use very similar filenames as very important system files do and you can mistakenly remove important system file what will harm your system and you will not be able to boot your PC at all.

    • SetupGateway.exe

    • Softonic_EN_1-5-11_EN-Production_10_CleanRelease.e

    • Softonic_ES_1-5-4_ES-Production_10_CleanRelease.ex

    • Softonic_ES_1-5-9_ES-Production_10_CleanRelease.ex

    • Softonic_ES_1-5-9_ES-Production_10_CleanRelease[1]

    • Softonic_FR_1-5-11_2.exe

    • Softonic_FR_1-5-11.exe

    • softonic-pour-windows [1].exe

    • Softonic.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_3dp-net.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_bittorrent.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_cheat-engine.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_coreldraw-graphics-suite.ex

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_coreldraw-graphics-suite(1)

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_edraw-mindmap.exe

    • softonicdownloader_for_grand-theft-auto-san-andrea

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_midtown-madness-ii.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_minecraft.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_mozilla-firefox (1).exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_mozilla-firefox.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_opera-64-bit.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_sony-ericsson-update-servic

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_vio-player.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_for_virtual-families.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_fuer_scania-truck-driving-simul

    • SoftonicDownloader_para_ares (1).exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_para_ares.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_para_coreldraw (1).exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_para_coreldraw.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_para_line.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_para_music-download-center[1].e

    • SoftonicDownloader_para_slender (1).exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_para_slender.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_para_windows-movie-maker.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_per_vdownloader.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_assassins-creed-3-patch.ex

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_dragon-ball-z-budokai-x_2.

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_dragon-ball-z-budokai-x.ex

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_format-factory.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_gta-san-andreas-pack-de-ve

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_lego-batman-2.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_lego-marvel-super-heroes_2

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_lego-marvel-super-heroes.e

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_lego-star-wars-economiseur

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_lego-star-wars.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_pro-evolution-soccer-2013_

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_pro-evolution-soccer-2013.

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_spider-man.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_star-wars-republic-command

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_star-wars-the-old-republic

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_theme-the-amazing-spider-m

    • SoftonicDownloader_pour_webcammax.exe

    • SoftonicDownloader_voor_cutepdf-writer.exe

    • SoftonicUpdate.exe

    Please, remember that viruses are always progressing and sometimes new files can appear. If you are using our offline PDF guide on How to remove Softonic Downloader (fs), please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Softonic Downloader (fs) has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Softonic Downloader (fs) that were listed above, reboot your system in normal mode and check if your PC works fine or you still have any troubles.

    It it is OK – congratulations! You have made a great job!

    If it is still NOT ok – use OSHI Defender to check your PC.

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  • The first recorded appearance of Softonic Downloader (fs)

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How did my computer get Softonic Downloader (fs)?

The most common way a computer becomes infected with Softonic Downloader (fs) is by a user downloading and opening a seemingly harmless file with Softonic Downloader (fs) code in it. You may come across these kinds of files on fileshare services.

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I detected Softonic Downloader (fs) on my computer. What do I do?

You should scan your computer with an antimalware program and remove all Softonic Downloader (fs)-related files. Be sure to find and remove the source file. Otherwise, your computer may be infected again by opening a file with Softonic Downloader (fs) code in it.

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What damage can Softonic Downloader (fs) do to my computer?

Softonic Downloader (fs) is software designed to do harm. It may collect your personal information and send it to third parties, as well as perform other unauthorized or mischievous actions.

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What are the main symptoms of Softonic Downloader (fs)?

Extra HD activity
High network activity
PC slowdown
System crashes
Unusual browser settings

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Can Softonic Downloader (fs) spread to other computers?

Softonic Downloader (fs) is not a virus and cannot spread automatically. Users must take action to make Softonic Downloader (fs) affect other computers.

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Countries with the highest Softonic Downloader (fs) infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Softonic Downloader (fs)

2016-06-25

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