FLVPlayer invites its "best friends" to your PC.
"Hi, I've had a problem with Avast alarming on webpages with URL.Mal and have also had a problem with FLVPlayer suddenly turning up, and other stuff it installed."
The Purpose of FLVPlayer
FLVPlayer is an adware that is created to generate various ads onto the targets like browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It’s sponsored by merchants and utilized to gain traffic for their products. The more traffic it wants, the more ads it will display on your browsers. It’s also designed to be a tool to make money for the designer via your every clicking on the popping up ads.
How it works on your browser?
It attaches itself on the browsers as an add-on or an extension to ensure its automatic popping up after you start the browser. It not only delivers ads but also redirects you to some websites. There is no guarantee that they are safe. They may be planted with exploit code that tries to automatically install malware onto your PC. Additionally, FLVPlayer is like a monitor. That’s to say your browsing activities can be monitored. This is one of the reason why all the popping-up ads seem attractive to you.
Consequence of being attacked by FLVPlayer
• The fishy computer performs badly and crashes down easily.
• You are constantly interrupted by the popping-up ads. Your work online will be harassed.
• It weakens your system can generates other sorts of malware like trojan, browser hijacker and ransomware on the vulnerable computer.
• Your confidential information like credit card details and some personal account log in details may be stolen
As FLVPlayer is on your computer, you surely need to undertake all the necessary to measures to remove FLVPlayer immediately. Please follow the solutions below containing manual removal and automatic removal to remove FLVPlayer
Removing FLVPlayer will be easier to remove with expertise.
Solution 1: Remove FLVPlayer Manually
Step 1: End all the processes related to FLVPlayer from the task manger
press Windows+R together to launch up Run window>input taskmgr>click OK
search for the related processes or suspicious ones> right click and choose End Process
Step 2: Uninstall FLVPlayer from Control Panel
Click Start> Control Panel> Programs and Features> search for FLVPlayer or suspect applications> right click and choose Uninstall
Step3: Remove FLVPlayer from Your Browser
For Internet Explorer
A: Launch up Internet Explorer>Tools> Manager Add-on
B: Tools and Extensions> search for FLVPlayer> click Disable
C: Clear the browser history and restart IE to take effect
For Google Chrome
A: launch up Google Chrome> click Tools> click Extension> search for FLVPlayer> click Disable
B: Clear the history and cookies of Google Chrome and then restart the browser to take effect
Solution 2: Remove FLVPlayer automatically (with SpyHunter)
Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter
2) Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
Step B. Run SpyHunter to block FLVPlayer
Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.
Step C: restart your computer to take effect