Uninstall DownShotFree Toolbar from PC

DownShotFree Toolbar is a potentially unwanted program that pretend itself to be useful application. It allows the user's to take screen-shot online via web browsers. It even promote some programs that are potentially harmful for your computer system. Beside that, the noxious infection also throws several of annoying pop ups and commercial advertisements while accessing web browser. Not only this but also, the mischievous threat creates several of unwanted shortcuts on the users screen. Hence, you should immediately unintall DownShotFree Toolbar from your computer.

However, here a question arises that how the nasty DownShotFree Toolbar gets embedded inside the targeted system? Well, then see there are various of loopholes through which the malicious infection gets embeded inside the your PC. The most common among them is via the use of infected web server. In addition, the threat will also gets inserted inside your system while accessing some blocked URL or attachments. Beside that, there are various of other loopholes too through which the malicious threat gets executed inside your system. After getting within the targeted system, the threat will start showing fake update related with video extensions & players. Wait, the road doesn't gets ended here only! It even track and corrupt web browsers. Modifies its default web page, damage security level. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to uninstall DownShotFree Toolbar now. Further, for your simplicity here below explained some manual steps including the automatic way. Hence, go through this post and know how to uninstall DownShotFree Toolbar completely.


How to Uninstall DownShotFree Toolbar from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from DownShotFree Toolbar

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall DownShotFree Toolbar from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for DownShotFree Toolbar or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall DownShotFree Toolbar ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove DownShotFree Toolbar from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious DownShotFree Toolbar entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove DownShotFree Toolbar from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove DownShotFree Toolbar and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove DownShotFree Toolbar from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the DownShotFree Toolbar extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall DownShotFree Toolbar from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select DownShotFree Toolbar related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove DownShotFree Toolbar
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block DownShotFree Toolbar on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select DownShotFree Toolbar or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to DownShotFree Toolbar.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete DownShotFree Toolbar permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of DownShotFree Toolbar on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking DownShotFree Toolbar. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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