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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts


QuickVideoPlayer is a media player of questionable reliability; therefore, it has been labeled a PUP, i.e., potentially unwanted program. There are certain issues you might encounter when you keep a PUP on your system. If you do not know how this application acts or what kinds of suspicious traits it may exhibit, you might risk some security-related issues. The number of question marks only grows from the moment you decide to download QuickVideoPlayer. Since there are lots of decent media players available on the net, you should not hesitate to make your mind up about this unreliable application. If you continue reading, by the end of the article we will also share how you can delete QuickVideoPlayer from your system.

Although PUPs may usually travel in freeware bundles that might contain additional malware infections, QuickVideoPlayer seems to be mostly spread through its official website, which you can find at quickvideoplayer.com. The website looks all professional and makes you feel like the promoted software must be a decent one. But you will be disappointed once you try to download it. Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome blocks the installer download right away. At least, if you keep your browsers up-to-date, they do that. This already makes you wonder if this software is really worth all the fuss. Then you try to download it in Internet Explorer, and success! Though you will not be happy too long because as you start installing it, even Windows Defender will give you a warning about the file being malware. If you have a third-party security tool safeguarding your PC, most probably, that will have a say too. All in all, it is a really suspicious way to get a legitimate-looking application installed.

This PUP is supposed to be a media player that can help you organize your music and video files, watch online content as well as offline videos, and even create a professional montage presentation. Although it all sounds great, the truth is it did not even play a simple .mp3 file we tried to listen to. Once installed, this program makes sure it can autostart with Windows and it may also display commercial pop-ups occasionally. Since there are too many question marks with regard to the behavior of QuickVideoPlayer, we recommend deleting it from your system.

When you have reached the conclusion that you want to get rid of QuickVideoPlayer, obviously, you would like to do it as fast as you can and as simply as possible. Well, we have good news and bad news. The thing is, there is a simple, manual way, but there is no guarantee that all the components will be cleared. If you follow our instructions below, you can uninstall the PUP via Control Panel. Nonetheless, if you want to make sure that your system is clean and there are no infections endangering your computer, you had better run a trustworthy online scanner to see the issues you may have to address, if any. The protection of your OS, files, and data is essential. That is why we recommend downloading and installing a reputable antimalware tool. What can be easier than clicking on a button and watching your software killing all infections and fixing your system? However, you need to know that there are newer and newer malware infections and PUPs coming out each and every day. In order to keep up with cyber criminals and provide your computer full protection, you need to keep your operating system, browsers, Adobe Flash driver, Java, and your security tool updated as well.

QuickVideoPlayer Removal Guide

Windows 8/Windows 8.1

  1. Tap Win+W and type Control Panel in the search box. Press Enter.
  2. Select Uninstall a program.
  3. Click on the undesirable application and click Uninstall.

Windows Vista/Windows 7

  1. Tap Win+R and type Control Panel in the box. Press OK.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Select the unwanted program and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Click on the Start button and access Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the unwanted program and click Remove.
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