FVPimageviewer(.)com is one of the web domains of a browser hijacker bearing the same name. You can find a download link for the related app on the page. When hijacking your browsers, the unwanted program will change lots of settings on them. Settings like the homepage, search engine and the new tab. Ads and redirects can show, too. An extension or toolbar are not excluded from appearing as well.
To remove this browser hijacker and all of its files, you should read the whole article.
|Name||FVP Image Viewer|
|Type||Browser Hijacker, PUP|
|Short Description||The browsers on your computer could have settings like their homepage, search engine and new tab changed.|
|Symptoms||Going to your homepage or trying to do a search will redirect you to the hijacker’s search engine. You can get redirected.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundle Packages|
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FVP Image Viewer – Delivery Ways
FVP Image Viewer can be inside third-party installation setups. The hijacker could install and take over your browsers without your knowledge. Freeware installers and bundled packages deliver such unwanted programs. By default, additional settings for installation are selected as you can see in the image below. To prevent any undesirable components from installing, you should check for a menu or Custom and Advanced settings to deselect those components.
The FVP Image Viewer hijacker might also be delivered with the aid of advertising, like pop-up ads as an example, and by visiting websites with unknown reputation. The websites are highly likely to be affiliated in a way with the FVPimageviewer program. Browsers that could be affected are: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox.
FVP Image Viewer – Detailed Description
FVPimageviewer(.)com is the official download page of the browser hijacker program called FVP Image Viewer. It is presented as a useful application that supports up to 68 image formats, among which both widespread and professional formats. These claims are untrue as the program sometimes cannot even load images.
If the application hosted on the web address finds its way into your computer, you will see modifications in your browser settings. The changes in your browsers will always include the homepage, new tab, and the search engine. A toolbar could be added as well.
Browser add-ons and extensions might be associated with the hijacker, especially if they are located inside bundled apps found on your computer. These extensions could redirect you to the FVPimageviewer(.)com site or other ones partnered with it.
FVPimageviewer(.)com will redirect you. The search engine will be the result of the redirects most of the time. The web address is search.fvpimageviewer(.)com, which will be used as a filter for your search queries. The hijacker might show up sponsored advertising content in the search results.
In the above image, you see how many ads and targeted content is displayed. Most of the advertisements are on the main page with search results.
Information gathered by this hijacker is as follows:
- Your used devices
- Your network
- Date and time of access
- Other related information
Remove FVP Image Viewer Completely from Your PC
To remove FVPimageviewer(.)com manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal guide provided down here. In case the manual removal does not get rid of the hijacker and its files completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program keeps your system secure in the future.
- Guide 1: How to Remove FVP Image Viewer from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of FVP Image Viewer on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove FVP Image Viewer in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase FVP Image Viewer from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall FVP Image Viewer from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove FVP Image Viewer from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate FVP Image Viewer from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable FVP Image Viewer Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove FVP Image Viewer from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove FVP Image Viewer
Step 2: Uninstall FVP Image Viewer 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 FVP Image Viewer 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 FVP Image Viewer there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of FVP Image Viewer from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall FVP Image Viewer 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 FVP Image Viewer 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 FVP Image Viewer files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as FVP Image Viewer, 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 FVP Image Viewer 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 FVP Image Viewer 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 FVP Image Viewer 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 FVP Image Viewer 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 FVP Image Viewer will be removed.
Eliminate FVP Image Viewer 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.
Remove Push Notifications caused by FVP Image Viewer from Your Browsers.
Turn Off Push Notifications from Google Chrome
To disable any Push Notices from Google Chrome browser, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Settings in Chrome.
Step 2: In Settings, select “Advanced Settings”:
Step 3: Click “Content Settings”:
Step 4: Open “Notifications”:
Step 5: Click the three dots and choose Block, Edit or Remove options:
Remove Push Notifications on Firefox
Step 1: Go to Firefox Options.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search bar and click "Settings":
Step 3: Click “Remove” on any site you wish notifications gone and click “Save Changes”
Stop Push Notifications on Opera
Step 1: In Opera, press ALT+P to go to Settings
Step 2: In Setting search, type “Content” to go to Content Settings.
Step 3: Open Notifications:
Step 4: Do the same as you did with Google Chrome (explained below):
Eliminate Push Notifications on Safari
Step 1: Open Safari Preferences.
Step 2: Choose the domain from where you like push pop-ups gone and change to "Deny" from "Allow".