What is iFishPlayer?

iFishPlayer is a potentially unwanted program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser and hijacks your browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. This program specializes in distributing and displaying advertising materials (banners, coupons, pop-ups). During browsing iFishPlayer constantly displays advertisements, thus promoting the products of partner companies. At first glance, iFishPlayer seems a useful program that can help the user to find the best offers on the internet. In fact, it is not. Most of the products that you offer are void. The main task of the developers is deceptive. This program is designed to get you to spend money on anything. iFishPlayer also may collect your personal information (such as browsing history) and transfer it to third parties. If you find a iFishPlayer on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

iFishPlayer ads

How iFishPlayer gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as iFishPlayer, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of iFishPlayer completely.

How to remove iFishPlayer from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove iFishPlayer

Or uninstall iFishPlayer manually.

Step 1: Remove iFishPlayer from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find iFishPlayer.
  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 iFishPlayer 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 iFishPlayer, 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 iFishPlayer 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.

After that remove iFishPlayer from your browser.

Step 2: Remove iFishPlayer from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find iFishPlayer.
  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 iFishPlayer.
  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 iFishPlayer.
  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 following files and folders of iFishPlayer:

Remove following registry entries:

Key: SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\eventlog\Application\iFishlayerUpdaterService
Key: SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\iFishlayerUpdaterService
Key: SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\iFishlayerUpdaterService
Key: SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\iFishlayerUpdaterService
Key: SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\iFishlayerUpdaterService
Key: SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\iFishlayerUpdaterService
Key: SOFTWARE\iFishlayer
Key: SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\iFishlayer
Key: SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\iFishlayer.exe
Key: Applications\iFishlayer.exe
Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\iFishlayer_RASAPI32
Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\iFishlayer_RASMANCS
Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\iFishlayer.com
Key: SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\iFishlayer_RASAPI32
Key: SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\iFishlayer_RASMANCS

Remove following files:


Remove following folders

C:\Program Files\ifishplayer\

Written by Rami Douafi

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