I wrote this article to help you remove Bwplayer Virus. This Bwplayer Virus removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Have you ever stumbled upon Bwplayer? Malware researchers categorize this parasite as adware. It is responsible for the numerous ads and pop-ups that are being sent your way. Also, it is more than capable of installing shady toolbars, add-on or extensions on your computer. What’s more, it’s mission is to monitor every step you make online and collect this data.
Also, your entire browsing history and search queries can as easily get stolen by this cyber parasite. Why? Such web data is very helpful to adware. With its help, it can customize its ads and pop-ups, so they are most likely to get clicked on. Bu the thing with adverts is, that you never know where they can reroute you to. You might get redirected to an infected page and thus unknowingly allow a dangerous virus to infiltrate your PC.
Often, adware lurks behind spam emails and attachments, dubious links and ads, corrupted torrent files, etc. The most common means of distribution most certainly are fake update requests and bundled software. We always recommend our readers to pay close attention when they are trying to install software that they’ve downloaded from the internet.
Users often make the mistake of opting for a Quick install, instead of selecting Custom/Advanced mode in the Setup Wizard. By choosing the latter, you will able to view if the bundle contains any hidden software. If you notice additional programs or apps, we strongly suggest that you deselect them. This way you will ensure that no malware enters your computer.
While adware is not really considered to be very dangerous, you should not underestimate it. It is more than capable of doing serious damages to your computer. Sure, ads alone are harmless, but once you click on them, you may get send to an infected source and thus grans hackers access to your computer. Then, they may launch other viruses on your system and even steal your private data like passwords, IP addresses, bank accounts and credit card numbers, etc.
If you value your privacy and want to regain control over your browser, you need to remove this nasty adware from your computer now! If you are unsure how to do that, we can help you. All you have to do is follow our instructions below.
Bwplayer Virus Uninstall
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Bwplayer Virus from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still cannot remove Bwplayer Virus from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.