FLV Player is a video converter, which may be spread using unfair distribution methods. Typically, these methods are based on other programs that are actively offered on the Internet for free. Once it gets inside the system, this program may initiate several system's changes, including the ones that are related to your start page and default search engine. Such behavior has clearly made many security experts to call FLV Player virus. After testing this program on our computers, we can say that it can hardly initiate malicious activities and you can safely keep it on your computer if you want to. However, beware that it clearly promotes Babylon Toolbar, isearch.babylon.com and WebCake applications that may initiate various unwanted activities on your PC. Besides, you may also start suffering from FLV Player redirects, annoying pop-up advertisements and similar activities.
FLV Player can be downloaded from the Internet just like any other application. However, you may also download it in a bundle with other applications. In most of occasions, it happens when users download freeware and shareware, so you should be very careful when downloading uncertified programs on your computer. For that you should choose only Custom or Advanced installation of the freeware and also opt out of all additional downloads. Once FLV Player virus gets inside the system, it may alter the start page and default search engine. If you see commercial pop-up notifications or suffer from annoying browser's redirections, you should check your PC for this potentially unwanted application.
When trying to remove FLV Player from your computer, you should also uninstall Babylon Toolbar and isearch.babylon. First of all, uninstall these programs via 'Add/Remove Programs' or 'Programs and features'. For that, follow manual removal steps or use programs that are mentioned in Automatic FLV Player removal guide:
You can remove FLV Player automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall FLV Player and related programs
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for FLV Player or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove FLV Player from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Remove dangerous add-ons
Information added: 08/13/14 01:58;
information updated: 08/13/14 01:58