How to uninstall (remove) Mplayer

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What is Mplayer?

Mplayer is a program that comes on your PC unnoticed. This is not a virus, but it is necessary as a potentially unwanted programs. Mplayer comes to the computer without the user’s consent, in the form of an extension for your browser. Immediately after installation Mplayer starts to display advertising content, such as banners, coupons, and promotional links to websites and so on. The main task of the developers – it is to make money. Many coupons and “best” offers are not true. It’s just a scam. Mplayer can also transfer your data to third parties, and analyze your browsing. This increases the traffic and slow down your browser, so you have to remove it now, if you find it on your PC.

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How Mplayer gets on your PC?

Mplayer infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, it comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If Mplayer has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove Mplayer from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Mplayer

Or uninstall Mplayer manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

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

After that remove Mplayer from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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