GoDownload Search Plus Removal Process (remove GoDownloadSearchPlus)

September 20, 2018

The GoDownload Search Plus application has been deemed to be a potentially unwanted program due to its questionable actions of offering search features but is able to modify Internet settings without permission. Such actions from GoDownload Search Plus are questionable at best and may lead to unwanted site redirects or loading questionable advertisements.

Due to the questionable nature of GoDownload Search Plus, computer users who have had the program installed will want to remove it. In most cases, GoDownload Search Plus loads when installing freeware apps that come bundled with add-on software.

The removal process for GoDownload Search Plus may be more involved than simply uninstalling an application through the Windows control panel. In the case of removing GoDownload Search Plus, PC users will want to utilize an updated antimalware program to safely detect and eliminate all components associated with GoDownload Search Plus automatically.

Are you getting popups from GoDownload Search Plus? Have you identified that you have GoDownload Search Plus installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove GoDownload Search Plus completely from your computer?

Why should you remove GoDownload Search Plus?

If GoDownload Search Plus resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that GoDownload Search Plus may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking GoDownload Search Plus removal process.

How can you manually remove GoDownload Search Plus

Manual removal of GoDownload Search Plus may not be for everyone. Each manual GoDownload Search Plus removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic GoDownload Search Plus removal process.

GoDownload Search Plus can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate GoDownload Search Plus in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find GoDownload Search Plus, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing GoDownload Search Plus. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

    bookmark-add-favorite

  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with GoDownload Search Plus from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with GoDownload Search Plus, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

    safe-mode

  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with GoDownload Search Plus by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\GoDownload Search Plus folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed GoDownload Search Plus completely from your computer. If you find that GoDownload Search Plus is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic GoDownload Search Plus removal process.

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