DriverRestore.exe – How to Remove It Forever? (June 2020 GUIDE)

What is DriverRestore.exe?

DriverRestore.exe is another unreliable application which has been categorized as Potentially Unwanted Program and Adware infection. This adware interrupts users’ web-browsing with numberless commercial advertisements, in which some may even put users PC in danger and the users may have to bear potential risks of losing money and private information. DriverRestore.exe is usually installed when you install free software downloaded from unreliable file-sharing website. In the process of freeware installation, DriverRestore.exe and other unwanted and nasty apps can be added without any notification if you do not deselect options hiding in Typical Installation. Invasion of DriverRestore.exe leads to occurrence of banner ads, popup ads, in-text ads, and audio /video ads everywhere, you will have to close these annoying ads at every website, and your Internet speed will become sluggish.

How Does DriverRestore.exe Damage Your PC?

DriverRestore.exe can make various trouble to you if it cannot be uninstalled timely. When you click ads by DriverRestore.exe, you may be routed to third party websites filled with malicious codes which can drop more threats to cause big damage against your system. For instance, rogueware will disable your antivirus and display fake security warning to cheat you into buying their products; hijacker will replace your homepage and search engine without permission; trojan horse will open backdoor to help hacker invade your system and steal your sensitive information. To avoid these big troubles, you need to get rid of DriverRestore.exe and related threats as quickly as possible, read the steps below to cure your PC at once:

How to Manually Remove DriverRestore.exe from Windows OS? (Steps)

>> If you are a Mac OS user, please read the Mac guide: How to Manually Remove Virus & Malware From Mac OS? 


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Step 1 – Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Control Panel:

Windows 10

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1. Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 10

  • Click Start menu at bottom-left corner of your Win 10 screen:

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  • Select System :
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  • Select Apps & features, and then select DriverRestore.exe related apps or unwanted programs, then click Uninstall:

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Windows 8

2. Get rid of suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 8

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Press the Windows Key to open Start Screen. If it does not comes out, then use this option:

  • Win 8 User – Hover the cursor in the bottom-left corner of your win 8 screen and wait for the Start Screen appears, then click on the icon to toggle over to the Start Screen

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  • Win 8.1 User – Click on the Start icon in the lower left-hand corner to open the Start Screen.

– Select DriverRestore.exe related apps or unwanted programs, and then click on Uninstall:

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Win7 & Vista

3. Remove suspicious and unwanted programs from Win7 & Vista

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  • Click Start button and select Control Panel:

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  • Select “Uninstall a program”

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  • Select DriverRestore.exe or related unsafe apps , and then click Uninstall

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PLEASE NOTE

DriverRestore.exe may reinstall itself multiple times if its core files and related malware are not removed. We recommend using SpyHunter Anti-malware to scan entire PC and see if it will detect malicious files and malware for you:

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 Step 2 – Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Web Browsers

Chrome

Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Google Chrome

Start Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions:

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Identify suspicious extensions related with DriverRestore.exe and click click trash icon to remove it:

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Firefox

Uninstall suspicious and unwanted extensions from Mozilla Firefox

Start Firefox and click the 3 parallel lines icon at the top right corner and Click Add-ons :

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Under Extensions tab: If you see unknown or suspicious add-ons listed, select it and click Remove:

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IE

Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Internet Explorer

Start IE: Click on the cogwheel icon at the top right corner and click Manage Add-ons

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Under Toolbar and Extension tab: Select suspicious extensions and click Disable button

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Edge

Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Microsoft Edge

If you have enabled Extensions function on Edge, follow the steps here to delete suspicious and unwanted extensions:

Start Edge: Click the More (…) button ahe tog right corner and click Extensions:

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Select the extensions you want to remove and click Uninstall

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Opera Browser

Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Opera Browser

Start Opera Browser: Click Menu button at top left corner and select Extensions:

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Select “All” list: Select suspicious and unwanted extensions and click the “X” button to uninstall it:

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PLEASE NOTE

Malicious extension may reinstall itself on web browser repeatedly if its core files and related malware are not removed.

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Step 3 – Delete harmful registry files related with DriverRestore.exe from Regedit Editor.

1. Press Windows key and R key at the same to launch “Run” window >> Input regedit and click OK to launch Registry Editor:

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2. In Registry Editor: Select Edit button and click Find >> Then type the virus name and click Find Next:

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3. Right-click on the malicious registry files you find and click Delete:

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PLEASE NOTE

You may damage your system if you have wrong operations in the Registry Editor. If you were to do this manually, you need to be extremely careful.

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Step 4 (Optional) – Reset web browsers to remove malicoius items installed by DriverRestore.exe.

Chrome

Reset Google Chrome

Start Chrome browser and click on (☰) icon at top right corner And select Settings:

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Type “reset” into search box and click Reset button at the bottom:

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Click RESET to confirm:

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Firefox

Reset Mozilla Firefox

Start Firefox: click on (☰) icon at the upper right corner >> Click Help >> Click “Troubleshooting Information”

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Click the “Refresh Firefox” button and click another “Refresh Firefox” button when dialog box will appear on your screen.

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IE

Reset Internet Explorer

Start IE browser: Click gear icon at the upper right corner and select “Internet option”

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Now click“Advanced” and click on “Reset” button.

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Check out the “Delete personal settings” box and click on “Reset” button.

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Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge

Start Microsoft Edge browser: Click More (…) icon on the top right corner and select Settings :

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Click Clear browsing data button and then click Clear to confirm:

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Opera Browser

Reset Opera

Start Opera browser: Now click Help menu and select About Opera:

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Copy the Paths of Profile and Cache, and then open them one by one by pasting them into the Search Box of Start Menu:

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Delete the two folders: Profile and Cache and your opera will be reset.

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If the guide doesn’t help, scan entire infected PC with Spyhunter anti-malware and let it help you fix all problems.