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How do I get rid of this rubbish from my pop-up menu?

L

LiveAndLearn

#1
Hello all,

I installed the Free Download Manager trying to go around the problem that I
posted in "Funny thing happens to my download windows" just half an hour ago.

After playing it awhle, i decided I didn't like it, and un-installed it. The
leftovers from FDM still appears on my right-clicked menu. One of the FDM
leftover menu item is "Download with Free Download Manager". So I tried to
get rid of it by do a search on regedit, guess what, I can't find it!!!! I
did a search for the following strings "Free Download", "Download Manager"
or "download", and even "manager" (which I found a few hundred!!!), but can't
see any text string that appears on my right-clicked menu...

Surely, the text string appears on the right-clicked menu would contains in
the Windows registry??? If not, then where? And how can i get rid of it???

Thanx in advance

L&L
 

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J

Josh White

#2
LiveAndLearn <LiveAndLearn@xxxxxx> wrote:

>Hello all,
>
>I installed the Free Download Manager trying to go around the problem that I
>posted in "Funny thing happens to my download windows" just half an hour ago.
>
>After playing it awhle, i decided I didn't like it, and un-installed it. The
>leftovers from FDM still appears on my right-clicked menu. One of the FDM
>leftover menu item is "Download with Free Download Manager". So I tried to
>get rid of it by do a search on regedit, guess what, I can't find it!!!! I
>did a search for the following strings "Free Download", "Download Manager"
>or "download", and even "manager" (which I found a few hundred!!!), but can't
>see any text string that appears on my right-clicked menu...
>
>Surely, the text string appears on the right-clicked menu would contains in
>the Windows registry??? If not, then where? And how can i get rid of it???
>
>Thanx in advance
>
>L&L
Did you try restarting?
 

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M

Malke

#3
LiveAndLearn wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> I installed the Free Download Manager trying to go around the problem that
> I posted in "Funny thing happens to my download windows" just half an hour
> ago.
>
> After playing it awhle, i decided I didn't like it, and un-installed it.
> The leftovers from FDM still appears on my right-clicked menu. One of the
> FDM leftover menu item is "Download with Free Download Manager". So I
> tried to
> get rid of it by do a search on regedit, guess what, I can't find it!!!!
> I
> did a search for the following strings "Free Download", "Download
> Manager" or "download", and even "manager" (which I found a few
> hundred!!!), but can't see any text string that appears on my
> right-clicked menu...
>
> Surely, the text string appears on the right-clicked menu would contains
> in the Windows registry??? If not, then where? And how can i get rid of
> it???
Use the free ShellExView from Nirsoft to manage context menus. Then do a
scan for malware just to be sure your computer is clean. A lot of those
"free" download managers come with adware.

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html

http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/page2.html#Removing_Malware

Malke
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