How to uninstall (remove) HdqPlayer

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What is HdqPlayer?

HdqPlayer – a browser extension that hijacks browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. HdqPlayer is an advertising program. Technically, this program is not a virus, but it is a potentially unwanted program. After penetration, HdqPlayer begins to display banners and coupons, which may refer to a popular partner sites, such as Amazon, AliExpress, Walmart and so on. According to the developers, HdqPlayer helps the user to find the best offers. In fact, it is a fraud, because most of the proposals are not real. Also, HdqPlayer can change your browser settings and dramatically reduce your computer’s performance. Your personal information may be disclosed to third parties. HdqPlayer not do anything useful, so you should remove it immediately.

HdqPlayer

How HdqPlayer gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as HdqPlayer, comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If HdqPlayer already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove HdqPlayer from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove HdqPlayer

Or uninstall HdqPlayer manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove HdqPlayer from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find HdqPlayer.
  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 HdqPlayer.
  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 HdqPlayer.
  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.

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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