How to remove Media Viewer Ads popup (Removal Steps)

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What is Media Viewer ?

Media Viewer is Ad-ware program which display you lots of sponsored links on your all browsers as an advertisement, Media Viewer is also categorized as an Ad-ware and PUP (Potentially Unwanted Programs). Once it installed into computer you’ll get lots changes on your computer seems like you got changed your browsers homepage, got changed default search engine, webpage redirection. it installs as a browser add-ons on all browsers. Anyway we are giving you that guide how to remove Media Viewer ads.

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How does it come into computer ?

It doesn’t install directly on your computer, actually, it installs in the background of any other unwanted installation. suppose you are try to download flash player for your computer but you got a wrong website to download it(3rd party downloading websites). they added their ad-ware with the bundle of  original file. actually they provides you their own created downloaders, when you install that downloaders to doownload flash player you got lots of other unwanted programs installed in background of this installation. So please be-ware all that and keep it in mind that do not download anything from 3rd party downloading websites, just download from their own website.

How to keep protected from these type of Ad-ware ?

Keep it in mind that do not download anything from 3rd party downloading websites, just download from their own website. Also do not TICK unwanted checkbox while installing any software, also do not run any unwanted executable file which you got into your email.

How to remove Media Viewer?

The removal process is not so easy to remove. Anyway we have given below how to remove from your computer. These are the complete & permanent solution to remove it.

Basic steps to Remove Media Viewer.

Step 1 : Uninstall Media Viewer malicious programs from your computer (Manual Step).

Method 1 – Manual Removal Guide.

Step 2 : Remove Media Viewer browser hijacker from “Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome” (Manual Step).
Step 3 : Remove Media Viewer virus from “Windows Shortcuts” (Manual Step).
Step 4 : Remove Media Viewer malicious program from “Registry” (Manual Step).
Step 5 : Remove Media Viewer suspicious from “Computer Start-up” (Manual Step).

Method 2- Automatic Removal Guide.

Step 6 : Remove Media Viewer adware using “AdwCleaner” (Free).
Step 7 : Remove Media Viewer Browser hijacker using “Junkware Removal Tool” (Free).

Final Step : Scan your computer with Anti-malwares.

Step 8 : Remove Media Viewer virus using “Hitman-Pro” Anti-Malware (Free).
Step 9 : Remove Media Viewer Infection using “Malwarebytes” Anti-Malware (Free).

STEP 1 : Uninstall Media Viewer malicious program from your computer (Manually).

Uninstall Media Viewer browser hijacker from control panel, which you have accidentally got installed recently, Uninstall recently installed programs. follow below instructions to uninstall it from control panel.

  • Click on Start button –> click on Control Panel –> click on Add & Remove program or uninstall a program You will get a window which have listed all the installed program on your computer.
    (if you are using windows 8, then Right-click on a bottom left hot corner (Normally known as a Start button) –> Control Panel –> click on Uninstall a Program).
  • Uninstall Media Viewer program. (If Media Viewer won’t uninstall itself then use REVO Uninstaller Tool to remove it.) Click here to know more How to Uninstall any software with Revo Uninstaller Tool
    (If you don’t see Media Viewer into installed program list then uninstall all other unwanted programs, may be it has installed with another name.)
  • Uninstall all unwanted programs which have installed recently (you can short all them by the date using clicking on date column on uninstall page). We are giving you a list of suspicious program, If you got installed any on your computer so please uninstall all them immediately List here:- DownloadTerms 1.0, LyricsGet, BrowseToSave, TidyNetwork.com, SuperLyrics, and WebCake 3.0.

STEP 2 : Remove Media Viewer browser hijacker from Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome (Manually).

Internet Explorer.

Remove Media Viewer homepage from Internet Explorer.

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Click on Tools menu on menu bar (Press F10 key to activate menu bar).
  • Click on Internet Options.
  • A Internet options window will come up, click on General Tab. Under General tab you’ll get a homepage box.
  • Now change your home page as your want. (www.google.com).
  • Click here to know more How to Remove Addons from Internet Explorer (Removal Guide).

Reset Internet Explorer (Restore to default setting)

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Click on Tools menu on menu bar (Press F10 key to activate menu bar).
  • Click on Internet Options.
  • A Internet options window will come up, click on Advanced Tab.
  • Click on Reset Button under advance tab.
  • An another confirmation window will come up, Here Check mark a box “Delete Personal Settings”, then click Reset button on it.
  • Click here to know more How to Reset Internet Explorer as Default (Reset Guide).

Mozilla Firefox.

Remove Media Viewer homepage from Mozilla Firefox.

  • Open Firefox browser.
  • Click on Tools menu (Press F10 key once to activate the menu bar)
  • Click on “Options
  • You’ll get a window. Here change homepage URL.

Remove Media Viewer addons from Mozilla Firefox.

  • Open Firefox browser.
  • Click on Tools menu (Press F10 key once to activate the menu bar)
  • Click on “Addons
  • You’ll get a window which have listed all installed addons, Remove / Disable Media Viewer add-ons. Also remove all the unwanted add-ons from there.
  • Click here to know more How to Remove Addons from Firefox (Addon Removal Guide).

Reset Mozilla Firefox (Restore to default setting)

  • Open Firefox browser.
  • Click on Help menu (Press F10 key once to activate the menu bar)
  • Click on “Troubleshooting Information”
  • You’ll get a window, Click on Reset Firefox button and follow their on-screen instructions.
  • Click here to know more How to Reset Firefox as Default (Reset Guide).

Google Chrome

Remove Media Viewer homepage from Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome, click on setting icon google-chrome-setting-icon which is located right side top of the google chrome.
  • Click on Tools –> Settings –> click on “Set Pages”, remove all other pages and make a new startup page www.google.com.

Remove Media Viewer extension from Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome, click on setting icon google-chrome-setting-icon which is located right side top of the google chrome.
  • Click on Tools –> Extension, you will get a window which have listed all the installed Addons / Extension.
  • Select Media Viewer extension and click on their recycle bin icon google-chrome-remove-extensionto remove it completely from Google chrome. Also remove all the unwanted extensions from there.
  • Click here to know more How to Remove Addons from Google Chrome (Addon Removal Guide).

Reset Google Chrome (Restore to default setting)

  • Close All the Google Chrome window.
  • For windows XP Click on Start button, click on Run. Now copy below path (in Blue color) and paste it into RUN box, and click on OK button.
    %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  • For windows Vista/7/8Press Window key + R key together on your keyboard, Now copy this below path (in green color) and paste it into RUN box. and click on OK button.
    %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
  • A Google default folder location will be open, Now rename a file preferences to preferences.old. and “web data” to “web data.old”.
  • That’s it
  • Now, your google chrome has been reseted, please open google chrome you will get it reseted as default setting.
  • Click here to know more How to Reset Google Chrome to Default Setting (Reset Guide).

 

STEP 3 : Remove Media Viewer infection from “Windows Shortcuts” (Manually).

  • Right click on the icon of Internet Explorer on desktop then select Properties option, you’ll get a small window, In that window, look on the target field, if you found “Media Viewer” string in this target field, please remove all the string related to Media Viewer.
    (You may leave that step, if you don’t see this type of infection.)
  • Repeat the same step with all the shortcuts of browsers (Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari) and from all the locations under Startmenu/Taskbar/Desktop etc.

 

STEP 4 : Remove Media Viewer malicious program from “Registry” (Manually).

  • Press Windows key + R key together on your keyboard, you’ll get a RUN box, Type Regedit on this RUN box and then click on OK button or hit enter key on your keyboard. You’ll get open a Registry Editor window.
  • Before modifying registry, we have to take backup of whole registry. click on computer icon on the top of Registry Editor, then click on File menu and then click on Export, then Save that registry backup file with any name.
  • Click on Edit menu and then click on Find, you’ll get a find box to find any string in registry.
  • Type Media Viewer into find box, and click on Find Next button. if it found any entry with the name of Media Viewer in result, so please replace all them to Google, or you may remove them if you found suspicious.

 

STEP 5 : Remove Media Viewer suspicious entries from “Computer Start-up” (Manually).

  • Press Windows key + R key together on your keyboard, you’ll get a RUN box, type MSCONFIG into this RUN box and then click on OK button or hit enter key on your keyboard. You’ll get open a System Configuration window.
  • Click on Services Tab, and un-check all the Media Viewer entries.
  • Click on Startup Tab, and un-check all the Media Viewer entries.
  • Then click on apply and then click on OK.

 

STEP 6 : Remove Media Viewer Adware registry entries using “AdwCleaner” (Free).

  • Download Adwcleaner.exe, click here to download : Adwcleaner.exe, and then Run it. An Adwcleaner application will be started, It have the 4 buttons Scan / Clean /Report / Uninstall.
  • Click on “Scan” Button to start the scanning on your computer. After finished the scan, it will show you results, actually adwcleaner has been found all the Unwated Programs / Adwares on your computer and all these have been selected here. so please look on them once and Un-check the Items which you don’t want to remove (only selected items will be deleted when you click on “Clean” button).
  • Now click on “Clean” button to remove all that selected items – then follow their on screen instruction to complete it.
  • Now after all done, it will be asking for reboot your computer, so please allow it to reboot. After reboot, you will get a notepad open automatically when computer get started, this notepad will be listed all the logs.
  • After reboot you will be got rid of Media Viewer from your computer.

 

STEP 7 : Remove Media Viewer browser hijacker using “Junkware Removal Tool” (Free).

  • Download Junkware Removal Tool, click here to download : Junkware Removal Tool, and then Run it.
  • A “Junkware Removal Tool” application will be started with the command line screen. Here it is asking you that “press any key to continue” to start the scanning, so “press any key” on your keyword to start the scanning and fixing process.
  • Now “Junkware Removal Tool” is scanning your computer, After finished the scan, it will automatically open a text file which have listed all the logs, you can close that text file after reading.
  • Now please Reboot your computer.
  • After reboot, you’ll get removed Media Viewer from your computer completely.

 

STEP 8 : Remove Media Viewer virus using “Hitman-Pro” Anti-Malware (Free for 30days).

  • Download Hitman Pro, click here to download : Hitman pro-32bit Hitman pro-64bit, and then Install it.
  • Start Hitman Pro program.
  • Click on Next button to start the scanning process and then follow their on screen instructions to complete it.

 

STEP 9 : Remove Media Viewer Infection using “Malwarebytes” Anti-Malware (Free).

  • Download Malwarebytes, click here to download : Malwarebytes, and then install it on your computer.
    (If you want to use it free for forever , so don’t select the check box named as “Enable free trial of malwarebytes Antimalware PRO” while installing).
  • Now Start Malwarebytes application.
  • Now select option “Perform quick scan” then click on “Scan” button to run a scan on your computer.
  • After finished the scan process, click on “Show Results” button.
  • It will show you a results page, actually Malwarebytes has been found all the Adwares / Malware on your computer. so please select all the found items and then click on “Remove Selected” button.
    (You can deselect the selected items if you don’t want to remove any- because only selected items will be deleted when you click on “Remove Selected” button).
  • Now please Reboot your computer.
  • After reboot, you’ll get removed Media Viewer from your computer completely.

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