What is Rich Media View?
Rich Media View displays commercial advertisements and other annoying pop-ups that might be embedded with potentially corrupted content. As such, Rich Media View is an adware application that will try to make you click its pop-ups with intention to generate easy financial revenues to its creators. Although Rich Media View is not an extremely dangerous computer threat, it is not a good idea to keep it on your computer, because adware applications are often exploited in various online scams. Remove Rich Media View right now and then scan your system with SpyHunter free scanner to check for other potentially unwanted applications.
Where does Rich Media View come from?
The main website for Rich Media View can be accessed via rich-media-view.com. However, if you try accessing the site, you will be greeted with a message that says the site is under construction and it is “coming soon”. Nevertheless, our security specialists still managed to locate a direct download link within the dysfunctional website, and it implies that this link might be embedded in some third party pop-ups on unfamiliar websites.
On the other hand, the most common way of distribution is bundled downloads. According to our research, Rich Media View is most often bundled within DOmalQ installers. It means that these installers are used to download and install freeware applications on a number of third party hosting websites, and once you launch the installer, you initiate the Rich Media View installation automatically.
What does Rich Media View do?
Considering the fact that Rich Media View is another version of BetterSurf and Media Buzz adware applications, we can clearly say that this application is very thorough in what it does. Rich Media View does not have its own advertising server so it makes use of a third party server to generate the content for its pop-ups. As a result, Rich Media View may display a great variety of pop-ups, ranging from Offer4u and Better Deals coupons, to donation offers for the National cancer association and iRobinHood, to various online surveys and even fake Java, Flash and media player pop-ups.
The bottom line is that you cannot click any of the Rich Media View ads, because you will either be redirected to an affiliated commercial website, or you will be exposed to various cyber schemes that are developed in order to help cyber criminals make easy money.
How to remove Rich Media View?
It is not hard to remove Rich Media View from your computer, because this application has an entry on the list of installed programs. You simply need to open Control Panel and delete Rich Media View from the list. On the other hand, there might also be other unwanted applications that have arrived bundled with Rich Media View. To determine which programs you must terminate, run a full system scan with antispyware application and then get rid of all the potentially harmful applications. Do take your computer security seriously and protect it from potential harm.
Manual Rich Media View Removal
- Slide mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
- Wait for Charm bar to appear and then click Settings.
- Go to Control panel and open Uninstall a program.
- Highlight Rich Media View and click Uninstall.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Click Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove Rich Media View.
- Open Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Rich Media View.
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