Media Player Pop-Up Ads

What is Media Player Pop-Up Ads?

Media Player Pop-Up Ads are a series of commercial advertisements that are displayed on your computer when you have an adware program installed. The program responsible for displaying these advertisements is called Media Player. It is also very likely that there are other potentially unwanted applications installed on your computer. Adware programs are more annoying than useful and it is in your best interest to remove Media Player Pop-Up Ads from the PC along with any other related applications. It is important that you do all you can to ensure your computer is safe and secure.testtest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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Where do Media Player Pop-Up Ads come from?

As it has been mentioned above, Media Player Pop-Up Ads are generated by Media Player adware application. The application usually comes bundled with freeware. Whenever you download a shareware or freeware program from a third party website do not forget to read the installation wizard carefully, because the program might have some additional software applications within its installer file.

Media Player Pop-Up Ads may travel together with YouTubeAddBlocker, a program that gets installed with a different name each time it gets onto a new computer (for example YOutuBEaDDBloucker, yuOtuubeAdDblocKER and so on). Both of the applications should not be allowed to remain on a PC, because they expose system to a number of potential security risks.

What do Media Player Pop-Up Ads do?

When Media Player is installed on a PC it adds an entry in the list of installed programs. Then a new extension is added to your browser and it starts displaying commercial ads when you access various websites. Based on our security research, Media Player Pop-Up Ads are very intrusive, as there might be up to five advertisements displayed on one page. Not to mention that if you open an affiliated website or click on one of these advertisements, Media Player Pop-Up Ads may open up to three new tabs that lead to potentially corrupted websites.

How to remove Media Player Pop-Up Ads?

Due to their intrusive nature, Media Player Pop-Up Ads can be said to be extremely aggressive, and it is of no surprise that this adware application is thought to be related to malware distribution. If you are constantly redirected to suspicious websites by Media Player Pop-Up Ads, it is only a matter of time until other potentially unwanted and even dangerous applications enter your PC.

To terminate Media Player Pop-Up Ads, you need to remove Media Player from your computer via Control Panel. Once the program is removed manually, the extensions will be removed from your browser automatically. However, that is not the end. You should scan your computer with SpyHunter free scanner to check for other potentially unwanted applications, because there may be more than one undesirable program installed on your PC. Also, invest in a reliable antimalware application if need be.

Manual Media Player Removal

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove Media Player.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Media Player.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Media Player.
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