How To Fix Google Chrome Download "Virus Scan Failed" Error.

Google chrome is one of the fastest browser to surf the internet and to download stuffs online, sometime you  get an error when you download any thing from web that is "Failed- Virus Scan Failed" this error occurs when google chrome becomes unable to check for the security certificate for any download from their publisher.
This happens due to virus or malware on your computer which may be any adware or browser virus or hijacker.                      
                                         

This is annoying when you download any antivirus to scan your computer but this is also unable to download.
Here is best solution for this problem-

Step 1. Press Windows button + R  key at the same time 


         
and you will get "Run" dialog box.
                  

Step 2. Type "regedit" and hit ok. Now you will get registry editor window.


Step 3. Navigate to-
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments
 by expanding the folder tree.


Step 4.  Now double click on "ScanWithAntivirus" registry key and change its value to "1" which is by default "3". Changing the key value to "1" actually tells the browser not to scan for the downloaded program or files.
                                                            
                                                      Watch This Video Tutorial For More Explanation  

                          


After doing above steps you will be able to download from google chrome, if you have same issue on other browsers then download and install Hitman Pro for your computer and scan your computer, after scanning you will be able to download programs and files in all browsers.
Once you have done change the registry key value to its original value that is 3.
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