Zoom Downloader is a potentially unwanted application, which may cause several problems for its users. While in most of occasions you can download it manually from the Internet as a download accelerator, it may also infiltrate your computer without an appropriate permission asked. In this case, it simply enters the system in a bundle with freeware and shareware. That's why you must start monitoring installation of the freeware and forget 'Basic', 'Quick' or 'Recommended' installation. When inside the system, Zoom Downloader may start its activity by altering some of computer's settings. For example: it may drop its own browser add-on on each of your web browsers; it may change your start page or default search engine; it may start slowing each of your web browsers, etc. This is done for getting ability to show continuous pop-up ads. If 'ads by Zoom Downloader', 'Zoom Downloader ads', 'brought to you by Zoom Downloader' and similar notifications have started interrupting you, you should waste no time and scan your computer with the reputable anti-spyware because it's one of the clearest signs showing that your computer has already been hijacked. Unfortunately, it's not the end. It seems that Zoom Downloader may also try to monitor people's browsing habits and may initiate unwanted redirects to affiliate websites. In most of the cases, it collects data, which is related to people's search terms, mostly visited websites, data that they enter when visiting them, etc.
If you want to stop such Zoom Downloader's activity and protect your non-personally identifiable information, you should remove this program from your computer. For that we highly recommend using SpyHunter, which is capable of eliminating all potentially unwanted programs and dangerous applications from the system.
Zoom Downloader can be downloaded from its official website as a harmless software that offers to add extra features to downloads such as pause, resume and similar. However, there are many PC users, who claim that they haven't downloaded this program to their PCs manually. If you are one of these people, you should know that there are many programs that are distributed in a bundle with freeware and shareware. In order to avoid Zoom Downloader redirects to affiliate websites, annoying ads and other unwanted activities, you should try to avoid its infiltration. For that you should start monitoring installation of every freeware. Please, choose only 'custom' or 'advanced' installation method when downloading programs to your computer. Be sure that you read every sentence, which is given during their installation, and uncheck every unknown statement, such as 'Make XXX my start page', 'Make XXX my default search engine', etc. If you have already downloaded this program to your computer and now you are trying to remove Zoom Downloader virus from the system, follow this detailed guide:
If you want to remove Zoom Downloader and related adwares/browser hijackers, you should follow these steps. Please, be very careful and perform each of these steps in right order.
You can remove Zoom Downloader automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall Zoom Downloader and related programsWindows Mac OS X ↷ Step 2 Windows 7 / Vista / XP
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Zoom Downloader or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Zoom Downloader from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari ↷ Step 3 Remove dangerous add-ons
Complete Zoom Downloader removal
After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of Zoom Downloader registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
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Information added: 03/10/15 02:08;
information updated: 03/10/15 02:08