How to Remove DiscoverResults

Do You Know How Dangerous the DiscoverResults Is?

DiscoverResults is a malicious Adware which mainly release annoying ads and some spam information about software updated information. For example, it will pop up and remind you that there is new version of FLASH PLAYER and update is recommended. And then it pops up with a small windows, reading “there is a new FLASH PLAYER version. Install new version now for better performance.” There is only an “ok” button, and you have no other choice.

When you click ok, the new-version FLASH PLAYER is downloaded and many other software or adware also automatically accompanied as well. And then, this bunch of freeware and shareware occupy all your computer resource and your PC will be damaged soon.

In other case, DiscoverResults will remind you the new version for update with a link to other malicious domain. And you will not only bring in the freeware, but also the virus. Therefore, if you keep DiscoverResults pop-ups on your computer, you are putting your PC in dangerous rather than just get annoyed by them. In this sense, we highly recommend you get it removed from your computer.

As DiscoverResults pop-ups are actually ads by adware, it will be very hard for uses without professional IT skills to remove it since the hackers producing adware always inserted some program inside to avoid to be deleted easily. Even if you can find which one causes this DiscoverResults pop-ups and you uninstalled it with normal methods, it can be recovered with only small leftover. So we provide you the following removal guides to assist you to get DiscoverResults deleted. Please refer it.

DiscoverResults is Endangering Your Computer:

  1. It damages important files to trigger many security vulnerabilities
  2. It installs web browser hijacker to replace your homepage
  3. It transfers spyware or malware to further damage your PC
  4. It can largely degrade computer performance
  5. It may be used to steals confidential information for illegale purpose
  6. It has ability to open backdoor access for remote attacker
  7. Easy Guide to Remove DiscoverResults completely

    (Guides for Windows PC: Chapter 1、Mac OS: chapter2. )

    If you are a Windows User, please start from here;

    If you are a Mac User, please turn to the next Chapter below.

    Chapter 1 Remove DiscoverResults from Windows PC

    Step 1 Try Anti-Malware to scan your computer

    Option 1 SpyHunter Anti-Malware provides free scan service and it is easy to use. If it detects you have virus or malware on your computer, you need to buy full version to try removing these virus and malware

    1 Download SpyHunter Anti-Malware by clicking the links below check SpyHunter’s EULA and Privacy Policy: Save it to your Desktop so that we can get access to it easily.

    (Note: If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

    Only scanner is free. If it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove it. We just recommend the best options for you but we are not the maker of app.

    2 After downloading, double-click SpyHunter-Installer and start the installation.

     

    3 After installing SpyHunter, click on Start Scan Now to begin checking the system for presence of rootkit and virus. The tool reveals items that were found.

    Remove DiscoverResults

    Note:We recommend you to keep anti-malware on the computer and check the status of your PC periodically to keep away from malware and virus.


    Option 2 WiperSoft helps Protect and optimize the Computer .

    1. click download button here to download WiperSoft

    2. After downloaded, run WiperSoft. Click to Start Scan and do a general scan:

    3. WiperSoft will keep your computer safe then:



    Another Method to Remove DiscoverResults from Windows PC.

    (If you are a computer expert, congratulations and you have another options here. If you are not an expert, please stop here because you will take a risk losing all the important files of the computer and endangering the whole system. )

    Step 1 Remove DiscoverResults from your browsers

    (guides for Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge, you need to find out all the DiscoverResults extensions and remove them. ).

    Google Chrome

    Run the Google Chrome and find the “Menu” button in the upper right corner. Select”More tools“<<“Extensions


    When all extensions in front of you, choose the malicious one and click the “trash can icon”.

    Mozilla Firefox

    Run the Mozilla Firefox and find the “Menu” button in the upper right corner. Select”Add-ons“<<“Extensions” or “Add-ons manage

    When all extensions in front of you, choose the malicious one and click the Disable or Remove button.

    Internet Explorer

    Run the Internet Explorer and find the “Menu” button in the upper right corner. Select”manage Add-ons

     

    When all extensions in front of you, choose the malicious one and click the Disable or Remove button.

    Microsoft Edge

    Note: Edge browser doesn’t support extensions now. As a Microsoft Edge users, you can skip this step and turn to step-2 directly .

    Step 2 Uninstall all softwares related to DiscoverResults from Windows PC.

    (Guides for all kinds of Windows PC system)

    1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

    2 Put in appwiz.cpl and press OK button to view the programs list in Control Panel;

    3 Select all suspicious software you want to remove and click Uninstall.

    Step 3 Delete all softwares related to DiscoverResults from Registry.

    1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

    2 Put in “Regedit ” and press ok;

    3 locate and delete all malicious files related to DiscoverResults .

    4 If you canno find out the files through this way, please manually locate these entries:

    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\.exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\.exe”
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Random


    Note! you should be careful to tackle the problems on the entries or you will endanger the whole system and cause error. If you are not confident that you can do it on your own, please try anti-malware



    Chapter 2 Remove DiscoverResults from Mac OS.

    Recommend to Locate virus or malware with Combo Cleaner Tools

    (Antivirus recommended: Combo Cleaner Antivirus. It is one of the most professional Optimization Tools for Mac OSX. It is can detect almost all of virus, malware, or trojan horse. Thus it is able to protect your machine from the latest out-breaking threats and infections. Moreover, its Disk Cleaner can detect and clean up all junks and always keep your Mac’s performance at the peak. )

    1-Download and install Combo Cleaner Antivirus by clicking the button below ComboCleaner’s EULA and Privacy Policy:

    (Note: If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

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    Note: The scanner is free. If it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove it. We just recommend the best options for you but we are not the maker of app.

    2-In Dashboard, Run a Scan to check if you have virus, malware, or trojan horse here:

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    Manual Method to Protect Mac OS from DiscoverResults

    (If you are a computer expert, congratulations and you have another options here. If you are not an expert, please stop here because this method may cause unsuccessful uninstallation or system error as it requires you to identify all related apps and delete them.)

    1 Press “Command+Option+ESC” together to open Force Quit Ap-plication Window.

    2 choose Terminal and click Force Quit

    3 Remove Apps related to DiscoverResults from Mac OS. (you need to identify all related apps and remove them or DiscoverResults will be installed again with this apps.)

    Open Finder, and then find Applications Tab in the left column. Choose the malicious Apps and select “move to Trash

    5 Reset Your Safari Web browsers. Open the safari and choose the menu. Click the “Reset Safari ” << “Reset

    6 Press “Command + Shift + G” and type ” ~/Library ” to remove all malicious files from Library.



    Friendly Reminder! If you want to keep a clean PC or Mac OS, please have a good customs when you are browsing, working online or playing games. The virus, malware, threats always get onto the computer or mac with malicious links on unknown websites or spam emails. So please take care of each click.

    If you want to have a free hand online and hope to relax yourself, do not hesitate keeping the anti-virus tools on the system and optimize the system performance regularly. Have a good time online!