MVPlayer is a media player that has been classified as a potentially unwanted application (PUA or PUP). Even though the media player is a useful program, it may cause several issues on a system and lead to system security breaches. MVPlayer may be available for download on legitimate freeware pages or may have been included in the package of another software product. Continue reading to learn more about the application.
MVPlayer General Description and Risk Evaluation
Users may choose to download MVPlayer willingly because it is promoted as a versatile and user-friendly application. However, MVPlayer may slow down the system and cause occasional freezes and crashes. Furthermore, free software is generally ad-supported which means that third party cookies may be added to the browser. Tracking cookies, spyware cookies or persistent cookies, as their aliases are, are used to:
- Harvest the user’s private details – passwords, usernames, IP addresses, browsing habits.
- Display unwanted advertisements such as banners, in-text ads, and pop-up/pop-under windows.
- Cause browser redirects to predefined pages.
Persistent cookies are often used by online advertisers to collect information about users and serve relevant ad-sponsored content.
MVPlayer Removal Options
If the player has been downloaded to the system without the user’s knowledge, he has executed a bundled download. Bundling can be bypassed by opting for the custom installer so that added pieces of software are unchecked timely.
To completely rid the system of the media player, install a trustworthy AV solution and remember to update it frequently. Anti-spyware programs that are updated in real time are considered an excellent choice. A step-by-step guide is provided below to help users during the removal process.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter