This article reveals more information about Mediasvideo.live redirect “virus” and provides help for the removal process of all suspicious and potentially undesired files from the affected system.
Mediasvideo.live is a browser redirect that may be pushed by some kind of a potentially unwanted program that has been installed on the system. Mediasvideo.live was reported to be part of shady advertising networks. The website affects popular web browsers by loading in their new tab windows. Once in the browser it attempts to trick you into allowing the generation of additional sponsored content that will appear in the form of browser push notifications. In the event that you notice the presence of redirect virus in your browser, it is highly recommendable that you scan your system for present malware files.
|Type||Ads, Browser Redirect, PUP|
|Short Description||A questionable website that loads in popular web browsers without users’ permission.|
|Symptoms||Affected web browser is redirected to Mediasvideo.live
Browser slowdowns occur due to increased number of online ads.
|Distribution Method||Corrupted Websites, Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages|
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss Mediasvideo.live.|
Mediasvideo.live Redirect – Spreading and Impact
When Mediasvideo.live redirect starts loading in your preferred web browser without your permission you should know that a potentially unwanted program may be running on the system and pushing it.
Undesired programs are usually spread via software bundles and corrupted software installers. So you might have installed such an app while installing another desired and supposedly useful app downloaded from the web. The extras are usually hidden in apps’ installers. Since the information about all installer’s components is rarely disclosed properly, it is easy to agree with the installation of added extras without noticing their presence. A good way to prevent your system from being affected by undesired apps is to select the Advanced/Custom configuration option. There you could find more details about all installer features and eventually opt out the installation of undesired apps.
Mediasvideo.live redirect ads could affect popular web browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera and Safari. When these ads load in the browser they attempt to lure you into allowing the generation of push notifications.
Beware that this will enable Mediasvideo.live to generate various online ads while you are browsing the web. The ads could appear even when your browser is closed. So it is recommendable that you close the tab with Mediasvideo.live and ensure that your browser and system are not affected by some kind of undesired apps.
How to Remove Mediasvideo.live Redirect Virus and Stop Annoying Ads
In order to remove Mediasvideo.live redirect virus along with all associated files that enable the appearance of annoying ads in the browser, you should complete several removal steps. The guide below presents all the steps required for the removal of infections like Mediasvideo.live in an accurate order. If you want to make sure that no undesired and potentially harmful files are running on your system, we recommend that you combine manual and automatic steps. Have in mind that some of the installed files associated with Mediasvideo.live browser ads may have completely different names in order to remain hardly noticeable.
In case you have further questions or need additional help with the removal process, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact us at our email.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Mediasvideo.live from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Mediasvideo.live on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Mediasvideo.live in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Mediasvideo.live from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Mediasvideo.live from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Mediasvideo.live from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Mediasvideo.live from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable Mediasvideo.live Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove Mediasvideo.live from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Mediasvideo.live
Step 2: Uninstall Mediasvideo.live 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 Mediasvideo.live 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 Mediasvideo.live there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Mediasvideo.live from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Mediasvideo.live 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 Mediasvideo.live 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 Mediasvideo.live files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Mediasvideo.live, 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 Mediasvideo.live 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 Mediasvideo.live 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 Mediasvideo.live 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 Mediasvideo.live 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 Mediasvideo.live will be removed.
Eliminate Mediasvideo.live 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 Mediasvideo.live 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".