What is Video-Saver?
Video-Saver is an adware application that will generate a variety of pop-ups while you shop online. Due to its name the application can be sometimes confused with legal programs such as MAGIX Video Saver and VideoSaver by Realtime Soft Ltd., but these programs have nothing in common with Video-Saver. Both are legitimate applications that do not terrorize computer users with annoying ads. That being said, you are strongly recommended to remove Video-Saver from your computer, because in the long run adware applications may expose you to corrupted content and unreliable websites that might be related to malware distribution networks.
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Where does Video-Saver come from?
Based on our security research, Video-Saver is always bundled with freeware. There is no direct download link, but it is clear that the application belongs to the Lyrics family of adware programs. It is easy to see by its icon and the fact that it uses Crossrider engine.
In order to avoid installing Video-Saver onto your computer, you should refrain from downloading freeware from third party websites. Such web pages do not distribute malware on purpose, but they cannot be held responsible for a third party content as well. Hence, it is possible to get Video-Saver installed on the PC without even realizing it, especially if you are too preoccupied with another application.
What does Video-Saver do?
Since this program is an adware application, it is obvious that Video-Saver displays commercial advertisements. Video-Saver is directly associated with Jollywallet adware program, so when you access online shopping websites you will be greeted by an extensive number of pop-ups and shopping suggestions, and there will also be a Jollywallet banner on top of the some of the websites.
The commercial ads are displayed in order to generate financial profit. With every click you help Video-Saver creators make more money. On the surface it might seem that the benefit is mutual because Video-Saver supposedly provides you with shopping suggestions that ought to help you purchase various goods at an optimal price.
Unfortunately, no one can guarantee that after clicking Video-Saver ads you would be redirected to another shopping website. It is very common for such applications to be part of adware distribution network, so instead of purchasing your favorite flash drive, you might as well install even more unwanted applications onto your computer.
How to remove Video-Saver?
Before any of that happens, remove Video-Saver from your computer via Control Panel. Manual removal should terminate all the Video-Saver files, but since this app travels bundled with other programs, you should run a full system scan with a licensed antispyware tool to determine what other applications ought to be terminated from the system. Delete all the unwanted programs and make sure you stay away from unreliable third party websites in the future.
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove Video-Saver.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove Video-Saver.
- Click Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Video-Saver.