How to Remove DriverAgent Plus from PC
Last night, I installed a free software in my PC and my PC got infected with DriverAgent Plus. I found, this is a kind of PUP so I tried to uninstall it from control panel but I found no files named DriverAgent Plus. I don’t know how to remove DriverAgent Plus from my PC. It is so annoying. Somebody help me? please!!
About DriverAgent Plus
DriverAgent Plus is officially not classified as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). But according to malware research team “it is an ad-supported application”. It displays unwanted ads on your browsers like Opera, Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox or IE. It is an useless program until you don’t buy its full version. Its price is Rs. 2954.04 for one PC validity one year. So what do you think? Are you going to buy it? As I know, none want to waste money. Now a days Microsoft windows 10 comes with most of all drivers integrated in it. DriverAgent Plus will detect which driver is missing from your PC but when you click on update drivers, it will ask you to buy a full version from its official website. I’m not sure whether making online payments to them is 100 % safe or not.
Furthermore, DriverAgent Plus may add unwanted extension on your web browsers and install other malware on your system without your consent. In addition, it may open new tab and display commercial and creepy advertisements to you. It may show notifications on your desktop as well. It use your internet connection and degrade you PC performance. You may realize it while playing games or browsing internet as well.
How to protect your PC against DriverAgent Plus?
DriverAgent Plus invades your PC mostly from freeware and compromised website. But it can get in your PC from infected USB devices and peer to peer file sharing (Torrents). So you are advised to install high level security software and system tools that can help you to keep your PC safe from PUPs and other malware. In addition, you can also block malware while installing free software or game through custom installation from advanced tab. You should be cautious while visiting websites, there you may be suggested to download and install fake update or system tools. Do not install them. They may be a trap to infect your PC.
How to remove DriverAgent Plus?
You can remove it either manually or automatically. Both methods are given below:
METHOD 1: Manual Removal Method of DriverAgent Plus
1) Remove DriverAgent Plus From Control Panel
- Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 users: First of all , you’ve to go to Control panel and click on Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall a Program or Programs and Features.
- Find installed programs list for all files related to DriverAgent Plus, Ludashi, Back to Back, Mass Sea, Related Program, PlayLunar, ArcadeLoot, Gamesopolis, CutThePrice, FunDay24.ru, iReview, Obrona Blockads, GamesFlight, Facts Right, YoutubeAdBlocker, 1ClickDownload, Yontoo, Space Sound Pro, Video Converter Toolbar, SafeSurfs.com, SafeSaver, BetterSurf, PassShow, Feven Pro, Couponpeak, Smartsputnik.ru or any third-party add-on, extension and toolbar.
- Especially look for suspicious programs that are installed on the same date as the infection without your knowledge, probably they may have installed with free software or game. So uninstall them all
Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features or Add/Remove Programs) or press “Win + R” keys to open “Run” and type in “control panel”, then hit Enter button.
2) Remove DriverAgent Plus From Your Web Browser:
From Firefox main window (top-right corner), click the Menu→Help→Troubleshooting Information.
Then click the Refresh / Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information window.
To continue, click Refresh / Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that pop up.
Finally, Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that has being imported. Click on Finish button and Firefox will re-open.
Remove any files or folders related to DriverAgent Plus by checking the following locations:
Go to Tools -> Internet options -> Advanced Tab and click the Reset button and do not forget to select the Delete Personal Settings checkbox.
After Internet Explorer finishes the operation, click close button and then restart the browser then new changes will take effect.
Go to the following path and delete the entire “Chrome” folder with all its content – including all the files and all the sub-folders.
- In Windows XP: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\
- In Windows Vista/Windows 7/8/10: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\
Alternatively, you can navigate to these folders by following these steps:
For Windows XP:
Click on “Start” in the lower left part of the screen.
Type %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\ and hit Enter.
For Windows Vista/7/8/10:
Click on the Windows logo in the lower left part of the screen.
Type %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\ and hit Enter.
METHOD 2: Automatic Removal Method of DriverAgent Plus
Therefore, if you are unable to remove DriverAgent Plus manually, you can remove it using free Scanner Tool. This tool is very safe for removing PUP from your system. This tool is very powerful, It will help you to remove all malicious programs from your infected system immediately. Click here to follow user’s guide.