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Danger level 8
Type: Adware

Gabest Media Player Classic

As the name suggests, Gabest Media Player Classic is a media-player which is compatible with operating Windows systems and which helps you listen to music and play video files. The application can be downloaded from the official website mpc-hc.org; however, it is also available from such third-party distributors as gabest.software.informer.com. It might be dangerous to acquire authentic software from third party sources simply because they could be installed alongside other, potentially dangerous, programs as bundled software. Overall, if you do not know where the application came from, or various suspicious applications started running after it was installed – you should delete Gabest Media Player Classic at once. In this it would be best to install automatic removal software to get rid of the program.

Even though it is possible to download corrupted Gabest Media Player Classic versions, the application which is advertised at mpc-hc.org is not considered malicious. The official source states that the Player is “an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows”. The program supports video and audio files, and it is not linked to malicious schemers’ practices. Similarly to other products alike, the so-called MPC-HC allows you to manage files via File, View, Pay, Navigate, Favorites and Help controls. The only suspicious detail about the program is that it is downloaded from sourceforge.net, even though you download button you click on is placed within mpc-hc.org. Overall, the application is legitimate and should not be removed due to malignant activity.

Do you want to delete Gabest Media Player Classic simply because you do not use it, or you have found a better alternative? There are a few simple removal steps you need to perform, and you can see them below. If you cannot remove the program, or your computer is running disorderly – install our free spyware scanner to examine the PC and check for malignant programs. Of course, if any are detected – remove them at once.

How to delete Gabest Media Player Classic from PC?

Windows XP:

  1. Navigate to the left side of the Task Bar and click on Start.
  2. Select Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the program published by MPC-HC Team and click Remove.

Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click on the application you wish to delete and select Uninstall.

Windows 8:

  1. Tap the Windows key on the keyboard to open the Metro UI start screen.
  2. Right-click and select All apps.
  3. Go to Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
  4. Detect the application you wish to remove, right-click on it and select Uninstall.
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How to manually remove Gabest Media Player Classic

Remove Gabest Media Player Classic registry entries:

HKEY_USERSs-1-5-21-507921405-1960408961-725345543-1004softwaregabestmedia player classic
HKEY_USERSs-1-5-21-507921405-1960408961-725345543-1004softwaregabestmediaplayerclassic
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Comments

  1. Edward Mar 3, 2013

    Media Player Cl*****ic is not a malware!
    The result of VirusTotal is 0/46

  2. Matt Jun 19, 2014

    It certainly is *****ociated with malware though.

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