How to uninstall (remove) VidX

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What is VidX?

VidX – a dangerous malicious software that gets on your PC as an extension for the browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox). After coming to a computer, VidX begins to display promotional coupons, pop-ups, banners and other promotional products. These products contain offers of online stores that offer savings. In fact, these offers aren’t real, the only purpose of VidX – earn money and force the user to spend money for nothing. Also, VidX can change your browser settings, such as your home page. VidX makes its entry in the system registry, change the homepage, replaces the search results, and redirects the user to other sites and much more. We advise you to destroy VidX right now.

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How VidX gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that may contain consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select Advanced type of installation. If VidX has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove VidX from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to VidX – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as VidX.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove VidX

Or uninstall VidX manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove VidX from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


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Then remove following files:


VidX.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesVidX

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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