How to uninstall (remove) Vidzy

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What is Vidzy?

Vidzy – Potentially unwanted program comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). This program comes without user consent. Vidzy is an advertising product, since the main problem with this program – distribute advertising, products of partner sites, and so on. After penetrating the computer, Vidzy begins to display banner ads and coupons, promotional links, and more. Thus, the program tries to make the user spend money. In addition, Vidzy can change the settings of your browser home page, configure your computer. Vidzy can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. Vidzy – very dangerous program. It can collect and transmit your personal information to third parties. Remove Vidzy now.

Vidzy ads

How Vidzy gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Vidzy, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected by Vidzy, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Vidzy from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Vidzy

Or uninstall Vidzy manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Vidzy from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

Then remove following files:


Vidzy.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Vidzy

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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