Video DownloadHelper Removal Guide

Do you know what Video DownloadHelper is?

Video DownloadHelper is a legitimate Firefox add-on that can be downloaded from its official website It is also available on Mozilla Firefox add-ons webpage. Thus, if you have acquired this plug-in from any of these sources, you should know that it is not likely that it will cause harm to your system, which is why you can use it without any fear. However, you should be extremely cautious if it happens that this program has entered your system secretly or if you have downloaded it from unofficial sources. In either way, you will be able to delete Video DownloadHelper via Control Panel.

This program seems to be a very useful tool for those who seek to capture video and image files from different kinds of websites, for instance, YouTube, MySpace, Google Videos, DailyMotion, and various other websites. Its usefulness can be confirmed by the fact that more than 6 million people use the software these days. One of the most useful features of Video DownloadHelper is the ability to convert your downloaded movies to your preferred video format. What is more, you will be allowed to set the preferred settings, for instance, to change the download directory, easily and quickly.Video DownloadHelper Removal GuideVideo DownloadHelper screenshot
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If it happens that you do not like Video DownloadHelper for any reasons or just have not found it useful, you can erase it from the system whenever you want to. In addition to this, you should also carefully think whether you want to keep this program if you have acquired it from suspicious sources. You should always download software from their official websites if you do not want to infect your system with malware. Even though Video DownloadHelper itself is a good application, you will never know whether the version from some kind of unofficial source is not modified by cyber criminals. Thus, we recommend being cautious.

Luckily, the removal of Video DownloadHelper is not a difficult task because it can be deleted via Control Panel easily and quickly. If you still do not know how to do that, you can definitely use the instructions provided below the article.

How to get rid of Video DownloadHelper

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select Video DownloadHelper and click Remove to delete it.

Windows 7 and Vista

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

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key.
  2. Start typing Control Panel and then select it.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the suspicious application.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.

In non-techie terms:

Even though Video DownloadHelper is legitimate, it does not mean that other harmful software cannot infiltrate your system. Thus, we definitely recommend scanning the system with an antimalware scanner in order to check whether it is clean. For this matter, you can try a free SpyHunter scanner. You can download it by using the instructions provided below.

  • mattsone

    Thank you for these instructions, really helpful!! Better than to download any plugin or malware that will load crap on your computer. I'd recommend Acethinker Video Downloader Online, it's a free web-based application, you don't have to download or install anything, works for youtube, vimeo, dailymotion and many more!