What is FLV Player Addon?
FLV Player Addon is a potentially unwanted application created by Nero. There are two companies with the same name so you should not confuse this one with the legitimate company that develops multimedia software.
FLV Player Addon uses Crossrider extension which is also used by other potentially unwanted applications. The program is distributed via bundled downloads of free third party software. That is why it is important to pay more attention to these installations. If you never wanted to download the program in first place or you are not happy with it now you should uninstall FLV Player Addon.
How does FLV Player Addon work?
One of the main problems with FLV Player Addon is the fact that comes together with an adware helper. The adware helper creates folders and registry entries in your system named ‘globalUpdate’. The helper starts running every time you turn on your computer. It searches for updates to download. We assure this is not a program you should trust. Other potentially unwanted applications may also be installed with FLV Player Addon. If you accidentally acquire adware or a browser hijacker together with the program you run the risk of infecting your PC with malware. A malicious program can cause a lot of damage to your computer and as well as your finances.
FLV Player Addon may also be tracking your cookies and recording your online activity. It may collect information about what pages you visit, what search queries you make and so on. This data could be sold to third parties. Moreover, the program slows down your Internet speed. If you do not want to deal with any of these features you should make it your priority to terminate FLV Player Addon.
How to remove FLV Player Addon from my PC?
Although manual FLV Player Addon removal is not a complicated task you should keep in mind that if you uninstall FLV Player Addon manually, it does not mean that the adware helper will be eliminated as well. That is why we suggest you implement a reliable anti-malware tool that will take care of your system. It will scan your PC and eliminate FLV Player Addon as well as other unwanted programs. You will be positive that your computer is infection free. Furthermore, the malware remover will also continue to work hard at keeping your PC safeguarded from other online threats like Trojans, hijackers, rootkits, worms, zombies and so on. Still, if you want to delete FLV Player Addon yourself, you can use the instructions below.
Tips on FLV Player Addon Removal
- Move cursor to the bottom right corner
- Wait until the Charm bar appears
- Select Settings and open Control Panel
- Click on Uninstall a program
- Choose FLV Player Addon and hit Uninstall
Windows 7 and Vista
- Open the Start menu and pick Control Panel
- Go to Uninstall a program
- Select FLV Player Addon
- Click Uninstall
- Click Start -> Control Panel
- Select Add or remove programs
- Right-click FLV Player Addon
- Choose Remove.