How to uninstall (remove) Video Dimmer

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What is Video Dimmer

There are a lot of adwares in the internet. Most of them are simple and just display variations of the web advertisement. But others can be more specific, like Video Dimmer. Video Dimmer is a deceptive browser add-on, that can be placed into any browser. Developers of this extension claim that this one improves online video players, so video players will have advanced setting. But the only thing what it does is generating additional advertisements in the player. As many adwares, it may steal your personal information and shared it. So don’t keep it on your PC, it’s risky for your computer and privacy.

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How is Video Dimmer installed on my PC?

Video Dimmer as many adwares can be installed with free and share software, using “bundling”. Be careful when you are installing freeware, pay attention at every step of installation, especially at the End User’s License Agreement. And if you can, choose Custom settings and unmark unwanted or unknown programs.

How to remove Video Dimmer?

We highly prefer to remove this adware, using special utilities for fully removal. Also you can remove it by yourself, using our manual removal.

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Manual Video Dimmer Removal

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Video Dimmer;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Video Dimmer;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Video Dimmer and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 point by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find Video Dimmer;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-2 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find Video Dimmer;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find Video Dimmer and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

We can say, that Video Dimmer is a typical adware, posing as useful application. It must be uninstalled cause of potential risk.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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