MediaPlayerZ has been classified as a potentially unwanted application, because it poses as the Windows Media Player Classic, and displays various commercial advertisements. Therefore, we recommend that you remove this fake application, since the content it promotes on your browser’s screen is unreliable and dangerous. The ads could contain links to malware downloads that could jeopardize your computer’s security. This infection is supported by Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. So, if your PC gets infected with MediaPlayerZ, it will change the default homepage of your browser that will feature Third-party ads. So, we recommend that you remove this infection as soon as possible.
MediaPlayerZ does not appear have a website from which it could be downloaded nor has it been found bundled with other software. Therefore, we can only speculate that the infection could be distributed on websites that distribute pirated software. Torrent websites also come to mind as they often feature ads that promote fake content. In any case, we advise you to keep an eye out for additional applications when you install freeware bundles. And remember to remove unfamiliar or suspicious looking apps from the installation process by unchecking a particular checkbox.
Once your computer gets infected with MediaPlayerZ, it will forcefully change your browser’s home page to istartsurf.com or trovi.com, and will display third-party advertisements on it. These ads are unreliable as they are supplied by advertisers that can hardly be called legitimate. Indeed, the ads might redirect you to a website, which could contain links to malware downloads. So, your PC could be infected with ransomware, rogue programs, malicious toolbars, adware, and browser hijackers, among others. It’s clear that this application is unreliable and you should not hesitate and remove it, before it invites additional infections to wreak havoc on your computer.
In addition to threats posed by potential infections, the program could gather information about the user of the infected computer. The program installs files and creates system services that could be used to spy on the user. Indeed, the program could record clicks and keystrokes and reveal your banking credentials, logins, and passwords. We are of the opinion that such actions are illegal, because it is a clear violation of privacy.
We recommend that you remove this infection if you want to prevent dangerous infections from finding their way on your PC. Failure to do so might result in your computer getting infected with dangerous malware which will be very difficult to remove. So if your computer is infected with MediaPlayerZ please use a powerful malware removal tool to get rid of this infection altogether
How to remove MediaPlayerZ from your computer