How to uninstall (remove) MPlayerPlus

What is MPlayerPlus?

MPlayerPlus is malicious software that is installed bundled with other programs without user consent. The basic principle MPlayerPlus is to display the banner ads, coupons and links while working on the Internet. MPlayerPlus hijacks known browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer). After installing MPlayerPlus distributes its files throughout your computer, including the operating system folder. This is done in order to make MPlayerplus removal difficult. MPlayerPlus can also change your home page and browser settings. Many antivirus programs do not have MPlayerPlus in their databases, so this program can be distributed freely. Even if MPlayerPlus removed from the Control Panel, it restores itself again.

How MPlayerPlus gets on your PC?

MPlayerPlus penetrates a computer bundled with other programs that are distributed free sites. For example, if you download the archive, then when it is installed you can get MPlayerPlus on your PC. How? MPlayerPlus installed without user consent. Most often, the inscription on the agreement to install hidden programs, and users usually do not pay attention to the text, written in small font. Beware of this and watch carefully for the installation process.

How to remove MPlayerPlus from your computer?

To uninstall MPlayerPlus remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have MPlayerPlus in their database. You can try to use them for removing MPlayerPlus.

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as MPlayerPlus.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove MPlayerPlus

Or uninstall MPlayerPlus manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find MPlayerPlus.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find MPlayerPlus and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find MPlayerPlus, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove MPlayerPlus from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find MPlayerPlus.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose MPlayerPlus.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable MPlayerPlus.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects
Value: MPlayerplus
Data: {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110511421146}

Then remove following files:


b831afd9-f083-41b9-9e89-e4a308fff6ee-2.exe
b831afd9-f083-41b9-9e89-e4a308fff6ee-3.exe
b831afd9-f083-41b9-9e89-e4a308fff6ee-4.exe
b831afd9-f083-41b9-9e89-e4a308fff6ee-5.exe
MPlayerplus-bg.exe
MPlayerplus-bho.dll – MPlayerplus BHO
MPlayerplus-bho64.dll
MPlayerplus-codedownloader.exe
MPlayerplus-nova.exe
MPlayerplus-nova.dll
Uninstall.exe
utils.exe

And these folders


C:Program Filesmplayerplus

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

About Tim Kas 653 Articles
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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