Do you know what DigitalCleaner is?
DigitalCleaner is not the program it claims to be because users would never install it if they knew that it was just an unreliable advertisement-supported program. According to our research, this program travels in software bundles that are unreliable as well. Unfortunately, if you trust them, you might find browser hijackers and potentially unwanted programs installed alongside. For example, you might have to remove oursurfing.com and PUP.LightningDownloader. Even though we do not want you to focus on one specific infection at a time because they will not wait in line to act in a potentially malicious manner, this report was specifically created to help you delete DigitalCleaner. For more information about the removal of other threats, use the search box on the right of this page.
Based on our research, DigitalCleaner has the ability to change its name. Even though this adware cannot change its name once installed, depending on the installer promoting this program, it could be presented using different names. Even though other versions of the original name are not much different, it might create difficulties for computer users to research the unreliable software they need to remove from their operating systems. It was found that StreamX, Coupcoup, and GoldenCoupon – all of which were created using the same engine, Justplugit – can be concealed using this technique. We advise removing these programs as well because they pose the same risks as DigitalCleaner itself. Of course, there is no point in worrying about the clone applications if they have not attacked your PC. It is far more important to make sure that you identify and remove DigitalCleaner-related computer infections. As mentioned previously, they can be quite dangerous, and, therefore, require removal.
If you do not delete DigitalCleaner in time, your virtual security might fall at risk. This ad-supported program is capable of collecting personal information, and that is extremely dangerous. For example, if the cookies of this adware collect your passwords, your personal accounts could be hijacked before you realize what’s happening. If you are lucky, you will avoid this by removing DigitalCleaner as soon as it enters your operating system. Our research team suggests relying on automated malware removal software to delete DigitalCleaner from your PC because this threat was designed to remain active. If you uninstall the program using the guide below, it is likely that some files will be left behind. Needless to say, this might be enough for the developers of this adware to act in a malicious way.
Delete from Windows 8.1 or Windows 8
- Access the Charm bar in Metro UI and click the Search icon.
- Enter Uninstall a program to find the program and launch it.
- Right-click the program you want to remove and select Uninstall.
Delete from Windows 7 or Windows Vista
- Move the cursor to the left of the Taskbar and click the Windows logo.
- Open the Control Panel menu and click Uninstall a program.
- Right-click the application you wish to remove and choose Uninstall.
Delete from Windows XP
- Navigate to the Taskbar and click the Start button on the left.
- Open the Control Panel menu and move to Add or Remove Programs.
- Locate the undesirable program, click it, and select Remove.
Delete from Mozilla Firefox
- Launch Firefox and launch Add-ons Manager (simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A).
- Move to Extensions and Remove/Disable the undesirable add-on.
Delete from Google Chrome
- Launch Chrome, simultaneously tap Alt+F, select More tools, and click Extensions.
- Identify the undesirable add-on, click the recycle bin on its right, and select Remove.
In non-techie terms:
If you do not want to put your virtual security at risk, removing DigitalCleaner is what we recommend. This advertisement-supported program is unreliable, does not offer beneficial services, and it can expose you to serious security threats. If you delete DigitalCleaner using the guide above, the main portion of this adware will be removed from your operating system, but it is unlikely that it will be removed completely. Even though it is possible to get rid of all leftovers manually, we suggest using automated malware removal software to delete them simply because of other malicious infections that might be present on your operating system awaiting removal.