.exe or virus warning after downloading a game
Attention! Whenever you see a big and alluring “Download” button followed by an insignificant “Create download link” or “Direct download link”, always go for the insignificant and ignore the bright and shiny “Download” buttons.
Don’t forget to install an ad blocker like uBlock Origin or AdBlock Plus!
Click Expand below to see how to avoid fake download buttons on some of the filehosts.
TusFiles variation #1: if two green buttons:
Hulkload variation, FIRST STEP:
Hulkload variation, SECOND STEP:
–Step 1: scroll all the way down until you find this button:
You may need to click twice, the site will try to insert a pop-up ad here.
–Step 2: scroll down again, enter captcha and follow the instructions in red:
NOTE: at this point, the site will open a pop-up ad, just close it and continue to…
–Step 3: follow the instructions in red:
Current variation, #2:
Uploads.to (formerly Uplod .it):
Solidfiles current variation:
You’ll have to click more than once to untick, and even so it will be difficult without uBlock Origin.
Each step may need more than one click.
Warning! Even with ad blockers installed, you may still need to click on the correct buttons 2 or 3 times and close the pop-ups and redirects before the download begins, most filehosts have found ways to bypass Ad Blockers completely.
Note: you are currently reading the information thread, if you’d like to follow or join the discussions on this issue please visit the Social Club’s topic: .exe or Virus warning after downloading an app, ebook etc. We will try to keep images updated with the new methods used by filehosts as soon as changes happen.
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