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How to Remove MeidaPlayerPlus Ads

MediaPlayerPlus is a potentially unwanted program that may flood you with annoying advertisements and redirect you to doubtful or malicious websites. If you are experiencing MediaPlayerPlus and have any difficulty in removing it, read this removal guide to get rid of it completely.

About MediaPlayerPlus

MediaPlayerPlus is a browser extension appearing in your browser including the widely-used Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This add-on is categorized as PUP (potentially unwanted program) for it may be installed without your permission via freeware or shareware including media player, software informer, PDF converter, download manager, fake browser update, bogus flash player update, fake java software update and the like downloaded from Internet.
MediaPlayerPlus offers discount coupons, deals and online savings for visitors.

Ads by MediaPlayerPlus
But it does not do as it promised. Cyber crooks designed such adware virus to make money through a variety of online advertisement including pop-up ads, discount coupons, in-text ads, full-page ads, and more. Once users are visiting online shopping sites such as Amazon, Ebay, Bestbuy, etc., various ads by MediaPlayerPlus will appear to display ads which may be attractive to you, meanwhile, this adware will monitor your browsing activities to collect your habits and search quiries.
Once users click on any of these advertisements, they may be redirected to various commercial websites or even install some other potentially unwanted programs without a decent notice on to their computers.
That is how MediaPlayerPlus designers earn money – by improving traffic of certain pages and distributing other unwanted programs via numerous ads.



Risks and Disadvantages of MediaPlayerPlus


If you unluckily encounter MediaPlayerPlus popups within your web browser, you may encounter issues listed below:

a. Your web browser performance will be obviously degraded.

b. Somehow search redirects and various ads will flood your web browser.

c. Your online privacy on web browser and computer will be not safe and secure.

d. You are very likely to be misled to risky places and get infected along with these redirects and popup ads.

e. Various forms of online scams, surveys, unwanted downloads prompts, and so on will choke your web browser use.

f. Your system is exposed to various potentials of getting infected, not alone it also becomes slower and slower, even gets crashed from time to time.

Thus, it’s advised to remove the MediaPlayerPlus popups and related PUP upon sight.
To keep your computer clean and safe from them or any other infiltration, see more tips to avoid adware or browser hijacker.


How to Remove MediaPlayerPlus Popups (Adware Removal Guide)


To remove MediaPlayerPlus completely from your system, you need not only uninstall the related PUP and unwanted adware, but also repair your web browser settings and delete browser data including cookies and browsing histories to be safe in terms of privacy.
Follow all steps as described in this removal guide to remove MediaPlayerPlus ads and all additional adware that may have been installed on your computer.

—–Tips to Prevent Adware/Malware


Removal Guide outlined:

Step 1. Uninstall related PUP from Control Panel

Step 2. Full scan the computer to remove hidden risky components

Step 3. Remove adware related browser extensions or add-ons and repair browser settings

Step 4. Remove tracking cookies, key leftovers and maintain the system performance

Step 5. Block malicious websites and popup ads using Anvi AD Blocker



Step 1. Uninstall related PUP from Control Panel


Note: It is the most convenient way to uninstall any program installed on your PC. To begin, you need close all browsers first.


For Win 8 users: Click Windows key > Start Menu > Control Panel , Find and click dubious program related, click Uninstall.

For Windows 7/Vista: Click Start windows key > Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a program, find and locate dubious program related to right click the item, click Uninstall/Change. If there comes an confirmation, click Yes to proceed.


For Windows xp: Click Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs, find and click dubious programs related, and then right click the item to click Remove to proceed the uninstall.


Uninstall Tips:

It is possible that the uninstallation may be difficult to fulfill when you don’t know which and when causes this issue, then you may use this tool-Anvi Uninstaller integrated in Cloud System Booster (a system cleaner).
1. Download and install Cloud System Booster.

Free version:

Get Pro version :


2. Start it and click on Toolbox at the bottom of the main screen to access Anvi Uninstaller, Download and Run it.

3. Locate the Recent Installed tab and then find the related programs to uninstall.

Anvi Uninstaller in Cloud System Booster
Locate the related PUP and click on the Uninstall button.
Then you will see similar windows as shown in below images:

Anvi Uninstall

remove leftovers of value apps using Anvi Uninstaller

Please note that here the process 3 Perfect Scan is only available for Pro version users. This step can help you clean out those left files, mainly registry entries of the uninstalled PUP.

And if you want this, you can conveniently purchase the Cloud System Booster here:


Step 1. Full scan the computer to remove hidden risky components


MediaPlayerPlus popups often comes together with other adware or PUP installaltions, which may show rootkit traits to hide in the system. To ensure your computer is clean away from hidden risky components related , you are highly recommended to full scan your PC using your installed antivirus or here recommended antimalware-Anvi Smart Defender.

1. Download and install Anvi Smart Defender

Free version download:

Get Pro version:

(Pro version can provide more protection to help the computer immune to future threats alike.)

2. Switch to the second tab-theScan tab and select Full Scan. Anvi Smart Defender will start a full scanning on your system including System Services,Memory Image,Malicious Extensions,Startup Items and Full Disk.

3. Remove the malicious results scanned by Anvi Smart Defender antimalware.

Full scan your system using Anvi Smart Defender


Step 3. Remove adware related browser extensions or add-ons and repair browser settings


MediaPlayerPlus comes bundled with adware or PUP, which would cause malicious toolbar/add-on/plugin installed, default search engine modified and homepage hijacked. Thus it is necessary to check these settings all to ensure being clean and safe.


To remove related browser extension or toolbar→


Option 1 → delete unwanted browser extensions using Cloud System Booster

option 2 → remove related browser extensions manually

Option 1 >


1. Download and install Cloud System Booster

Please note, this Toolbar Manager feature is only for Cloud System Booster Pro version. If you want to use this feature, you can get the pro version here :

This way is highly recommended for users who have multiple web browsers installed. Otherwise, you can also choose to manually remove MediaPlayerPlus add-ons from IE/Firefox/Chrome. –browser add-on Manual Removal


2. Start the program and click Toolbox at the bottom of the interface, locate the sidebar in the left to find Toolbar Manager icon as shown below to open Toolbar Manager.

Slim Toolbar Manager in Cloud System Booster
3. Click Scan button to scan out MediaPlayerPlus add-on and other unwanted browser extensions to remove.

Remove extensions/add-ons from IE, Chrome, Firefox using Cloud System Booster

4. Select MediaPlayerPlus and other unwanted add-ons in IE, Firefox and Chrome Click Remove to delete all.


Option 2 >


In Internet Explorer:

Open Internet Explorer, go Settings icon or Tools > Manage Add-ons > Toolbar and Extensions tab. Search through there for any dubious or unwanted add-ons to remove.

IE manage add-on

In Mozilla Firefox:

Open Mozilla Firefox, click Firefox button Firefox button > Add-ons > Extensions tab. Search through there for any suspiciously related or unwanted browser add-on to remove. Please note, you need also check up the Plugin tab on the add-ons menu to ensure no malicious plugin stay.


Firefox add-ons1


In Google Chrome:

Open Google Chrome, click Customize and Control Google Chrome icon > Tools > Extensions to find any unwanted or related browser extension to remove.

google extension


If any other browser repair needed, you can do conventional removal. Otherwise, you can just reset your web browser to default settings to clean all once and for all as instructed below:


> Reset Internet Explorer

> Reset Mozilla Firefox

> Reset Google Chrome


IEReset Internet Explorer


1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon (Tools for IE 8 and below users) at the top (far right), then click again on Internet Options.


2. In the Internet Options dialog box, locate the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.


3. In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset.


4. When Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the confirmation dialogue box and then click OK.

>next step


Firefox Reset Mozilla Firefox


1. Open Firefox, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu, and select Troubleshooting Information.



2. Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.


3. To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.

4. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish.

>next step



chromeReset Google Chrome


1. Access to below file:

C:Users[username]AppDataLocalGoogleChromeUser Datadefault

The folder “Default” contains all of the requisite settings. To reset Chrome, close it and change the folder name of “Default” to anything else…”Default old” or “Default broken” or whatever else you like. Once you reopen Chrome it will be reset!

If you want to retain some settings (especially things like bookmarks and login info) you can copy (don’t just move them because they should be kept intact as backups; copy them) those files into your new Default folder any time that Chrome is closed.

Note: The current version of Chrome does not provide the reset function in its settings list and you can sue the above method to set it to default settings in order to fix the browser issues without reinstall it.

However, in Chrome 15,16,17, you can go to: Options →Personal Stuff → Users→Delete User.

If you are the only chrome user, you will be the only user in the list. Click on “DELETE THIS USER” and viola…. You have reset Google Chrome to default settings.

All your add-ons, settings will restore to defaut.


Step 4. Remove tracking cookies, key leftovers and maintain the system performance


See to remove the tracking cookies associated with Shieldren, which causes the constant pop up in your web browsers.

Tips: Before the cookies removal, you’d better backup your important personal information like some important username and passwords.

Moreover, PUP installations and adware pop-ups can jam the system and degrade the system performance. It is necessary to clean the system from all those junks. Yet, you can use some system cleaner like Cloud System Booster for both tasks (cookies removal and junks cleanup).

1. Download and install.

Cloud System Booster download:

2. Click Disk Cleaner button on the main screen, and then on the left navigator, locate the web browser like Internet Explorer or Google Chrome that you use, and then select item of removing cookies. It is recommended to select all web browsers that you have on your PC.
Clear IE/Firefox/Chrome browser cookies using Cloud System Booster

2. Click Home button to back on home page and click Quick Care button and the system maintenance begins.


Quick Scan feature in Cloud System Booster
run a full scan on entire PC system



Recommended for a slow PC→

-Anvi Ultimate Defrag

If you want deep optimization, it is a good idea to defrag your hard disk using Anvi Ultimate Defrag.

This is a trial version of Anvi Ultimate Defrag download:



Step 5. Block malicious websites and popup ads using Anvi Ad Blocker


Here you may also choose the Anvi Ad Blocker to help you block such sites by adding the URLs to its blacklist. It also provides a huge online database to help you filter most malicious/phishing websites and annoying advertisements.

Anvi AD Blocker Interface


Anvi AD Blocker download:

Please note this is a trial version of Anvi Ad Blocker for 15 days free use. If you want it for longer time, you can conveniently buy it here.

>> See more on Safer Surfing online with Anvi Ad Blocker


Not only this tool can help you block those malicious, phishing websites and most advertisements to reduce risks of getting infected, but also it can assist you in filtering those unwanted URLs like this MediaPlayerPlus popup by adding the URL into its black list.


To block unwanted websites using Anvi AD Blocker, you can follow below instructions on the image:

block unwanted websites using Anvi Ad Blocker

>> See more on Safer Surfing online with Anvi Ad Blocker




Adware/Malware Prevent Tips

–Tips to Prevent Adware and Potential Malware Infiltration


1. Use caution when browsing the Internet. Basically, you should ensure turn on security features of your web browser. See detailed instructions to turn on security features of IE, Firefox and Chrome. Plus, some tools like Anvi Ad Blocker would do a good job to help you filter most malicious/phishing websites and pop up ads.

Anvi Ad Blocker download:

See more details on Easy Ads-free Surfing with Anvi Ad Blocker.

2. Keep an eye on superlink clicks, downloads, updates, etc. Pay extra attention when you are required to download some browser updates, or adobe flash players, etc, which are very likely to mislead you to malicious downloads.

Additionally, if any download and install necessary, always choose custom install instead of continuing hitting Next to recklessly ignore the pre-check boxes and finally find unwanted programs else installed.

3. Beware when clicking a superlink or opening an email from unknown people and express company. It is too careful to open an attachment contained in a spam email or peer-to-peer shared files from the Internet.

4. Regularly clean up system files to maintain a healthy system. And also clean browser data including browser history and browser cookies on regular basis to better protect your online privacy.

5. Keep your system and installed programs up to date.

6. At any rate, the best way to protect computer from infections would be always security tools including firewall, antivirus, antimalware like Anvi Smart Defender, etc. If you have not an trustful antimalware yet, then Anvi Smart Defender (download) would be a good choice to offer protection from mushrooming threats online.

Anvi Smart Defender Interface

7. Chances are you take all measures to protect your computer but still end up with unknown infections, then the last solution is to take precaution on various cyber scams and remove the infection once and for all.


Good luck and be safe online.