MediaplayerRS is advertised as a media player that enhances the quality of media streaming. Despite the useful functionality this tool offers, it also comes with a few features you may not find that beneficial. The program is known for the promotion of third-party marketing materials, which are considered unsafe and may pose security-related issues to the system or lead to malware infiltration if clicked on. Experts classify MediaplayerRS as PUP and recommend its removal with a competent anti-spyware tool.
The Reverse Effects MediaplayerRS
Once installed, MediaplayerRS generates different intrusive marketing materials (pop-ups, banners, deals, coupons) that may pose various security risks to the affected PC. The promoted ads often direct the user to corrupt pages and clicking on them may result in malware infiltration.
MediaplayerRS may cause redirects to questionable websites within the popular web browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE, etc.)
MediaplayerRS may also collect certain personally non-identifiable information, like IP address, PC’s location, search terms, web sites visited, data entered in the web pages you view. The gathered information may be used to deliver tailored advertisements to the user.
How Is MediaplayerRS Distributed?
MediaplayerRS is usually delivered as an additional component in freeware bundles. The app may be disclosed in an unclear manner, so the user wouldn’t notice its installation if the “standard” installation is selected. This confusion can be avoided if the user chooses the Advanced options and de-selects any optional components.
How to Remove MediaplayerRS from Your PC?
MediaplayerRS is a legitimate application, but researchers recommend its removal in order to minimize the risk of malware infiltration on your machine. The app can be deleted manually or with a competent AV tool. The manual below will help you remove MediaplayerRS from your machine.
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- Guide 1: How to Remove MediaplayerRS from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of MediaplayerRS from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove MediaplayerRS from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase MediaplayerRS from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall MediaplayerRS from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove MediaplayerRS from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate MediaplayerRS from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove MediaplayerRS from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove MediaplayerRS
Step 2: Uninstall MediaplayerRS 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 MediaplayerRS 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 MediaplayerRS there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of MediaplayerRS from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall MediaplayerRS 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 MediaplayerRS 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 MediaplayerRS files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as MediaplayerRS, 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 MediaplayerRS 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 MediaplayerRS 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 MediaplayerRS 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 MediaplayerRS 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 MediaplayerRS will be removed.
Eliminate MediaplayerRS 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.