How to get rid of Video Download Converter Toolbar

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What is Video Download Converter

Video Download Converter is an application by infamous Mindspark Interactive Network. This company is responsible for creating a variety of browser applications that computer experts classify as browser hijackers, and this is no exception. Browser hijackers use a bundling distribution method to infiltrate the user’s computer. In this case, it is a result of user installed software that had hidden packages installed. Once inside, it adds its own browser toolbar while homepage and search engine might be replaced with https://hp.myway.com/videodownloadconverter/***. Also, it creates new entries in Windows System Registry, makes changes to the browsers’ shortcuts, and launches malicious processes in Task Manager. All this is done to prevent Video Download Converter removal. Developers of Video Download Converter seek financial gain by promoting affiliate content which is why you will notice a lot of intrusive advertising while surfing the Internet. In most cases, trying to revert your browser’s settings back is a waste of time since first of all you should eliminate all traces of this hijacker responsible for Video Download Converter appearance. You can do that manually by following the instructions below or run a full system scan with Norton Antivirus.

How to remove Video Download Converter hijacker from your computer?

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Also, you can try to remove Video Download Converter hijacker manually. For uninstalling Video Download Converter hijacker remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

Step 1: Remove Video Download Converter hijacker from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Video Download Converter.
  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 Video Download Converter 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 Video Download Converter, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Video Download Converter and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall Video Download Converter or Video Download Converter Uninstaller (or other suspicious apps that you’ve never installed), double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application Video Download Converter from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

After that remove Video Download Converter from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Video Download Converter from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Video Download Converter or other suspicious extensions.
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Mozilla Firefox:

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

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find Olpair extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Video Download Converter.
  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.

Step 3: Remove Video Download Converter from Android Smartphones:

Alternative solution for Android phone/tablet:

Google Chrome:

  1. open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find Video Download Converter Pop-ups.
  5. Turn of Video Download Converter from Allowed to Block.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Video Download Converter:

Related connections or other entries:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
"Start Page" = REG_SZ, "http://hp.myway.com/videodownloadconverter/ttab02/index.html?n={n1}&p2={p21}&ptb={ptb1}&si={si1}&coid={coid1}"

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\VideoDownloadConverterTooltab Uninstall Internet Explorer]
"DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "VideoDownloadConverter Internet Explorer Homepage and New Tab"
"HelpLink"="REG_SZ", "http://support.mindspark.com/"
"Publisher"="REG_SZ", "Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc."
"UninstallString"="REG_SZ", "Rundll32.exe "C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\VideoDownloadConverterTooltab\TooltabExtension.dll" U uninstall:VideoDownloadConverter"
"URLInfoAbout"="REG_SZ", "http://support.mindspark.com/"

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VideoDownloadConverter]
"Start Page"="REG_SZ", "http://hp.myway.com/videodownloadconverter/ttab02/index.html?n={n1}&p2=^HJ^xpu632^TTAB02^nl&ptb={ptb1}&si={si1}&coid={coid1}"
"UnInstallSurveyUrl"="REG_SZ", "http://@{downloadDomain}.dl.myway.com/uninstall.jhtml?surveyUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.research.net%2Fr%2FDNMWMSZ%3Fc%3D{ptb1}"

Related files:

npVDCPlugin.dll
VDCScriptHelper.dll
IAC.UnifiedLogging.dll
IAC.Helpers.dll
lua5.1.dll
ffmpeg.exe
GalaSoft.MvvmLight.WPF4.dll
uninstall.exe
VideoDownloadConverter.exe

Related folders:

C:\Program Files\VideoDownloadConverter
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\VideoDownloadConverterTooltab
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions\_4zMembers_@www.videodownloadconverter.com
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\VideoDownloadConverter_4z

At the moment, these are all the ways that I could get for you. If you have any additinal information on how to get rid of VideoDownloadConverter, please feel free to leave comments

Author: Ilias

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