1Player is classified as a potentially unwanted program developed by One Floor App Ltd. 1Player looks like a useful multimedia player able to play plenty of files but users should not be tricked into downloading it. Once installed, 1Player may take control of the web browser, alter its settings, or even replace the homepage and search engine. 1Player is most likely compatible with all popular browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Explorer, and Safari. Its removal is recommended so that further PC issues are avoided.
1Player Distribution Method
One possible reason for having 1Player installed on a computer is bundled downloading. The bogus player is likely to have been added to the download package of a free application the user downloaded from the Web. This could be bypassed if opting out of automatic installation becomes a habit. Any additional piece of software can be viewed under the ‘Advanced’ option, and many headaches could be spared.
Surely enough, 1Player may be available for download on legit websites. Experts recommend doing a quick research before downloading such a tool. Many applications may seem useful and user-friendly while the truth is they are defined as suspicious and threatening to the user’s online safety.
The PUP may interfere with the browser’s settings and inflict a predefined homepage and search engine. Using the latter may lead to the display of troublesome results. If clicked, the user may end up being redirected to an attackers’ page and contaminate his PC with viruses.
Keep in mind that many potentially unwanted apps have an adware feature which means that the display of unwanted advertisements is quite likely to happen. As with the sponsored search results, clicking any of them may let third party software in the system and cause various problems. In addition, private data may also be collected with the employment of tracking cookies.
If the user witnesses any Ads by 1Player, 1Player Ads, 1Player Deals, or Powered by 1Player ad, he better consider running a powerful anti-malware tool.
As just mentioned above, one removal option is the installation of a trustworthy AV program. However, some above-average users may prefer dealing with the issue manually. In that case, the step-by-step guide provided below should be of great help.
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- Guide 1: How to Remove 1Player from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of 1Player from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove 1Player from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase 1Player from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall 1Player from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove 1Player from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate 1Player from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove 1Player from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove 1Player
Step 2: Uninstall 1Player and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by 1Player on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by 1Player there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of 1Player from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall 1Player and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove 1Player via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove 1Player files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as 1Player, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove 1Player from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase 1Player from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall 1Player from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove 1Player from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the 1Player will be removed.
Eliminate 1Player from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.