What is ViewPlay?

ViewPlay is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. ViewPlay hijacks the browser and delivers a lot of inconvenience. ViewPlay comes without the consent of the user and starts to display a variety of advertisements, banners and coupons of popular sites, such as eBay, Walmart, Amazon and so on. ViewPlay increases traffic and reduces the performance of your computer and this program can change your browser settings and homepage. Most of the proposals that shows ViewPlay, a pacifier. Most of it isn’t valid. ViewPlay created in order to allow users to spend money on anything. Also, ViewPlay may result in another malicious programs. ViewPlay is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How ViewPlay gets on your PC?

Malicious software that is often among the potentially unwanted programs penetrates a computer with other free programs such as archivers, players, editors and so on. This happens without the user’s knowledge. The main reason for this – the user carelessness. Few people read the user agreement and other information during the installation. Sometimes ad sites create their download managers and hide therein potentially malicious software. If you want to prevent the infiltration of unwanted software, then you need to follow a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Select advanced type of installation and make sure that you aren’t offered to install something to supplement. Do not agree to install unfamiliar software. You can also use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your PC is already infected by ViewPlay, then use our instructions to get rid of it and all PUP.

How to remove ViewPlay from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove ViewPlay

Or uninstall ViewPlay manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove ViewPlay from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{6336AAF8-3481-495B-BB79-70DEB1F1590D}
Key: HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtSettings{6336AAF8-3481-495B-BB79-70DEB1F1590D}
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUtil ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetserviceseventlogApplicationUpdate ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUtil ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicesUpdate ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet002serviceseventlogApplicationUtil ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet002servicesUtil ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUtil ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001serviceseventlogApplicationUpdate ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUtil ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicesUpdate ViewPlay
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeViewPlay
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{94E9E790-406D-48D7-8876-2BC44F5C787D}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{6336AAF8-3481-495B-BB79-70DEB1F1590D}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdateViewPlay_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingupdateViewPlay_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingViewPlay_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftTracingViewPlay_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{94E9E790-406D-48D7-8876-2BC44F5C787D}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionexplorerBrowser Helper Objects{6336AAF8-3481-495B-BB79-70DEB1F1590D}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdateViewPlay_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdateViewPlay_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingViewPlay_RASMANCS
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingViewPlay_RASAPI32
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects
Value: ViewPlay
Data: {6336aaf8-3481-495b-bb79-70deb1f1590d}

Then remove following files:


And following folders

C:Program FilesViewPlay

Written by Rami Douafi

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