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Remove MVPlayer from the System

EasyVid Video ConverterMVPlayer 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.

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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.

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1. Remove/Uninstall MVPlayer

1. Remove/Uninstall MVPlayer in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 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 get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall MVPlayer.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove MVPlayer from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select MVPlayer and click “Remove


    After MVPlayer is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate MVPlayer and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After MVPlayer is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select MVPlayer to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After MVPlayer has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on MVPlayer
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall MVPlayer. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the MVPlayer will be removed.

    3. Remove MVPlayer automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove MVPlayer automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Milena Dimitrova

    Milena Dimitrova

    An inspired writer and content manager who has been with SensorsTechForum since the beginning. Focused on user privacy and malware development, she strongly believes in a world where cybersecurity plays a central role. If common sense makes no sense, she will be there to take notes. Those notes may later turn into articles! Follow Milena @Milenyim

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