Do you know what QuickVideoPlayer is?
You must expect QuickVideoPlayer to work as a regular media player if you have downloaded it onto your PC. Unfortunately, we have to disappoint you: This media player is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that does not work in a beneficial manner. It will not show videos and will not launch media files you have on your computer, which immediately indicates that this piece of software requires removal. Unfortunately, there is one more important reason to delete QuickVideoPlayer from your PC. Our research team has discovered that this program showcases ads. Even though we do not remove this PUP as an advertisement-supported program, it definitely has the features of adware.QuickVideoPlayer screenshot
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Those users who have downloaded QuickVideoPlayer from quickvideoplayer.com are not in as much trouble as those users who have downloaded it bundled with third-party programs. Even though this PUP is relatively harmless, the programs installed along with it could be malicious. If you ignore this, you could get into a lot of trouble, which is why we suggest learning everything that you can about the QuickVideoPlayer-related threats so that you would know how to delete them. A malware scanner is a tool that can help you identify which programs are unreliable and, therefore, deserve removal. This tool can definitely save you time that you would spend trying to identify malicious files. On top of that, most malware scanners are free, which is why there is no reason you should not install them.
Besides not acting as a normal media player, QuickVideoPlayer also shows ads. The advertisements injected by this ad-supported program can route you to malicious sites, which can lead to the infiltration of malicious programs. If you do not want to become a victim of cyber criminals, you have to be careful when interacting with ads, suspicious links, and, of course, potentially unwanted programs. If you have inspected your operating system with a malware scanner and QuickVideoPlayer was the only undesirable program detected, you can follow the removal guide below. After that, scan your PC again to see if files were not left behind. Note that you must remove QuickVideoPlayer leftovers as well.
Not all users are skilled enough to find and delete all unreliable files themselves. Even deleting PUPs, such as QuickVideoPlayer, can become quite difficult. Needless to say, the situation is even worse when it is malicious programs in questions. If you need to delete QuickVideoPlayer-related infections after installing them in the same bundle, it might be best to make use of an automated malware remover. In some cases, computer users have trouble downloading this tool because of the infections installed on their systems. If that is the case, check out the removal guide below the “In non-techie terms” section.
Delete from Windows 8.1 & Windows 8
- Click Search on the Charm bar in Metro UI.
- Find and launch Uninstall a program.
- Right-click the app you want to remove and click Uninstall.
Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Click the Windows button on the Taskbar.
- Open Control Panel and move to Uninstall a program.
- Right-click the program you wish to remove and select Uninstall.
Delete from Windows XP
- Click Start on the Taskbar and move to Control Panel.
- Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
- Remove the undesirable program.
In non-techie terms:
QuickVideoPlayer might be promoted as a beneficial program, but our malware researchers have found nothing beneficial about it. This program does not work as a media player, and, instead, shows ads, which is extremely suspicious behavior. If you do not want to be part of the scams associated with this PUP, we suggest deleting it from your operating system. Note that even though you can remove QuickVideoPlayer using the guide above, it is possible that you will have to remove leftovers files. Use a malware scanner to figure this out.