Gdsmux Removal Guide

Do you know what Gdsmux is?

If you ever notice Gdsmux application running on your system, you should not be afraid of it because it is not malicious software. Our specialists have found out that Gdsmux is a part of Haali Media Splitter; thus, if you have ever noticed Gdsmux on your system, there are basically no doubts that you have this software installed on it. Haali Media Splitter is a completely legitimate program, which is why you can keep it on the system without any fear to infect your PC. However, we still do not recommend blindly trusting the version of Haali Media Splitter that you have downloaded from unreliable sources. Thus, if you ever notice that it acts rather suspiciously, you should definitely remove Haali Media Splitter together with Gdsmux.

It has been found out that Haali Media Splitter is just a DirectShow filter whose main purpose is to parse MKV (Matroska) files. This program is known as one of the most stable and functional MKV Splitters, which mean that there is no need to delete it. If you wonder what Gdsmux, which is a part of Haali Media Splitter, is responsible for, you should know that it is a simple MKV multiplexer and cutter. It means that it is not going to cause any security-related problems for you. However, if you still want to get rid of Gdsmux, you should know that it is important to remove Haali Media Splitter first.

It might also happen that cyber criminals borrow the name Gdsmux to lure people into downloading and installing their software, which is why we recommend downloading applications from reliable sources only. It is also advisable to ascertain whether the program is reliable prior the installation. Besides, you should always keep your antimalware tool enabled in order not to allow suspicious software enter your system. We believe that SpyHunter is the most suitable for this.

If you do not feel comfortable that Gdsmux is staying on your system, you can always delete Haali Media Splitter and you will definitely notice that Gdsmux has disappeared as well. The removal process is not difficult at all, which mean that you will not experience any problems. The manual removal is the only way to get rid of Gdsmux because antimalware tools will not detect it.

How to get rid of Gdsmux

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select Haali Media Splitter and then click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the unwanted application.
  5. Select Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key.
  2. Right-click on the background and then click All apps.
  3. Find Control Panel on the list of programs and then select it.
  4. Click Uninstall a program.
  5. Locate the program that needs to be removed.
  6. Click Uninstall.

In non-techie terms:

Even though Gdsmux is not malicious itself, it is still important to scan the system with a reliable antimalware scanner. Of course, you might wonder why it is so important; however, you should know that there might be other threats hiding on your system. If you do not remove them, they might attract other infections and act in an unwanted way. Do you want to detect them all? You can try using a free SpyHunter scanner.