What is Megaplayer?
As the name already implies, Megaplayer is supposed to be a media player that it also capable of playing videos and even downloading them from websites, such as Youtube.com. Removing this program is an option worth considering as in most cases this program does not even work. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com have found that Megaplayer is actually a means for distributing programs of questionable legitimacy. Therefore, it must be said that as a media player is next to useless. Our aim is to show this player for what it truly is — a potentially unwanted program. If you want to know more about this application and why it does not work, please read this full article.
Where does Megaplayer come from?
We do not know who this program’s developers are, but that does not matter much, since we are mostly concerned with how this program is distributed. However, not disclosing the developer’s name is something worth noting as it indicated that a program comes from an unreliable source. This program is supposed to have a website called Megplayer.com, however, currently this website does not work. But this does not mean that you cannot get Megaplayer from other sources. Our researchers have indicated that this program is probably distributed with the use of software bundles that you can get on shady freeware websites. One thing to note about Megaplayer’s website, as far as we know, the installer featured on its main website comes bundled with various shady toolbars, web browser, and toolbars, so you should definitely check your computer.
What does Megaplayer do?
As mentioned, it is supposed to be a free media player that allows its users to create and combine custom playlists from Yuotube.com. But the fact of the matter is that this function does not work, we do not know if this is due to technical issues that will soon be resolved or it was never intended to work. Whatever the case may be, Megaplayer is prone to render commercial advertisements inside its interface. The problem is that those ads come from unreliable sources and may promote other potentially unwanted programs. Moreover, research shows that this program can even affect your web browser. It is said that it can open pop-up windows as well as new tab windows that aim to promote certain websites. Obviously, this behavior will prove to be very annoying, so you may want to get rid of this program altogether.
How do I remove Megaplayer?
From the information we have provided above you can see that Megaplayer does not offer the functionality it claims to provide. Furthermore, it has some hidden functions that are clearly undesirable. It has been set to display promotions both inside and off its interface. Worse still is the fact that it comes bundled with other potentially unwanted programs that are bound to cause similar inconveniences. So, it is high time that you remove Megaplayer.
How to uninstall Megaplayer from Windows
- Enter Control Panel in the search bar found on the Taskbar.
- Go to Uninstall a program.
- Find the unwanted player and double-click on it.
- Click the Uninstall button.
- Press the Widows Key+R.
- Enter Control Panel in the dialog box and Click OK.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Find the program and click the Uninstall button.
Windows 7/Windows Vista
- Click Start.
- Select Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Find the undesirable software.
- Click Uninstall.
- Open the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Open Add or Remove Programs.
- Find the undesirable program and click Remove.
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