DownloadPlus, runs at startup, connects to and open pop-up windows. reports that DownloadPlus can silently download and execute arbitrary unsigned code from its controlling server

The vendor's statement about advertising:"By accepting this download and installing this executable file, the end user is agreeing to having the program installed on their computer. This program will allow the company providing the software to display advertisements and other messages via the end users computer. To disable, users should right click on the icon displayed in the Systems Tray and exit the program."


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Manual removal

Please follow the instructions below if you would like to remove DownloadPlus manually. Please notice that you must follow the instructions very carefully and delete everything that is mentioned. In most cases the removal will fail if one single item is not deleted. If DownloadPlus remains on your system after stepping through the removal instructions, please double-check by stepping through them again.

  1. Browse to the startup folder. This is done by clicking Start -> (All) Programs -> Startup.
  2. Right-click 'Download Plus' and choose delete.
  3. Restart your computer.
  4. Start Windows Explorer and delete:
    Note: %AppData% is a variable (?). By default, this is 'C:\WINDOWS\Profiles\%UserName%\Application Data\' or 'C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\' (Windows 95/98/Me) or 'C:\Documents and Settings\%UserName%\Application Data\' (Windows NT/2000/XP).
    Note: %UserName% is a variable (?). This is set to your username.

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