Free YouTube Downloader - how to remove adware that comes bundled with this software?
Free YouTube Downloader is a free software which lets it's users download videos from YouTube. The program itself is not related to malware or virus infections however it's developers are bundling it with various unwanted software and browser extensions. Also please note that downloading video from YouTube breaches Google's terms of service and is illegal. When computer users installs Free YouTube Downloader on their computers they will also install Complitly browser add-on (this extension causes unwanted redirects to search.searchcompletion.com), FilesFrog Update Checker, PC Utilities Pro - Optimizer Pro (unwanted registry cleaner which doesn't allow it's users to quit the program without registering it) and TuneUp Utilitties 2013 (unwanted registry cleaner)
To sum up after the installation of Free YouTube Downloader you will have a computer overcrowded with unwanted programs, this will cause system slowdowns, browser redirect issues etc. Notice that many free software developers are bundling their programs with additional software or browser add-ons to monetize their products. To avoid installation of such unwanted applications computer users should be cautious when installing freeware downloaded from the Internet. When installing such software closely inspect every installation step and disallow and additional software or browser add-on to be installed.
Free YouTube Downloader is not a virus or spyware, however this software comes bundled with adware and unwanted programs. If you didn't pay close attention when installing this program and you want to eliminate those additional programs that were installed together with free YouTube downloader you can use the provided removal guide.
Free Youtube Downloader adware removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for Free YouTube Downloader, FilesFrog Update Checker, Complitly, Optimizer Pro, TuneUp Utilities 2013 select these entries and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for Free YouTube Downloader, FilesFrog Update Checker, Complitly, Optimizer Pro, TuneUp Utilities 2013, select these entries and click Remove.
If you can't quit Pc Utilities Pro - Optimizer Pro press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard, navigate to your Task Manager and end process called "OptimizerPro.exe"
After uninstalling Free YouTube Downloader adware scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
Free YouTube Downloader adware removal from browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove Free YouTube Downloader adware from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Complitly and disable this extension.
If you continue having problems with the removal of SaveByClick extension you can reset you Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl". In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Remove Free YouTube Downloader adware from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate this entry: "Complitly plugin for Chrome" select it and click on a trash can icon.
Remove Free YouTube Downloader adware from FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable this add-on: "Complitly".
If you continue having problems with removal of Complitly extension you can reset you Mozilla FireFox settings to default.
Open Mozilla FireFox, at the top left corner of the main window click "FireFox", in the opened drop down menu choose Help and then click on Troubleshooting Information, in the opened window click on "Reset FireFox" button.