Remove xVidly
Removal instructions

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xVidly | Type: Adware

xVidly is a potentially unwanted application, which is presented as a useful tool. However, once it is installed, it can initiate serious havoc and lead to some problems. Some PC users have asked us how could have they downloaded this program on their computers. The answers is really simple – xVidly is spread using two different distribution methods: it can be downloaded from its official website or infiltrate copmuters in a bundle with other applications without an appropriate permission asked. As soon as it does that, it alters PC's settings and starts interrutping victims when they browse on the Internet. In most of the cases, xVidly shows up as a toolbar, which has a search box. We don't recommend using it for your search sessions because you will be constantly redirected to wrong sites. Besides, you may also see continuous pop-up advertisements and warnings because of this app. If you haven't downloaded and installed it on your computer, you should remove xVidly from the system without a delay.

HOW CAN xVidly GET INSIDE THE SYSTEM?

Xvidly can be downloaded from its official website as a download manager, but it can also get inside the system in a bundle with other programs. In most of the cases, you can find the entry with its name in the components list of the freeware, so you should always eliminate it and prevent xVidly's infiltration. If this program manages to get inside, it affects all Internet browsers that are installed on the system. So, it shows up as a toolbar on IE, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome and offers its services when user starts searching on the Internet. Please, stay away from xVidly. We recommend removing it if you haven't downloaded it consciously.

HOW TO REMOVE XVIDLY?

Many users find problems when trying to eliminate xVidly from their computers. If you want to get rid of this adware, you should follow these steps:

Automatic xVidly Removal Guide

You can remove xVidly 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.

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Manual xVidly Removal Guide

Step 1: Uninstall xVidly and related programs

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
  • Here, look for xVidly or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.

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 xVidly or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Step 2: Remove xVidly from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari
Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for xVidly and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter your preferred domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete xVidly removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari
Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
  • Here, select xVidly and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete xVidly removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari
Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
  • Here, select xVidly and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete xVidly removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari
Remove dangerous plugins
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
  • Here, select Extentions and look for xVidly or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
  • Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete xVidly removal process.

What is adware?

Adware is a program that displays advertisements while people are browsing online. Advertisements appear in a web browser, pop-up windows, special toolbars or within the host program. Adware also can gather information about user’s habits and interests. Once it collects what it needs, it sends it out through a background Internet connection. Such behavior allows adware vendors to deliver targeted advertisements to the end user and collect general statistics. However, it may also be used for stealing people’s private data.

Adware is divided into parasitical and legitimate applications. Illegal advertising programs are very similar to spyware parasites and often have some of their functions. They can be installed without user's knowledge and start working every time a computer is rebooted. However, they are less dangerous than rogues because the most of such parasites are primarily intended to collect user’s personal information for marketing and advertising purposes. Unfortunately, you can never know what other purposes it can be used for.

Symptoms showing that your computer was infected by xVidly:

•  Appearance of annoying pop-up ads
•  Appearance of banners and in-text ads
•  Redirects to unknown and suspicious websites
•  Changes in homepage and default search engine
•  Decreased speed of every Internet browser

Geolocation of xVidly

This map reveals the prevalence of xVidly. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

QR code for xVidly removal instructions

xVidly qrcode QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.
The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like xVidly are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall xVidly right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

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Information added: 2014-08-14 02:15
Information updated: 2014-08-14 02:15

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i tried this it didnt work along with tons of other progrmas that said it would work the only thing that worked was superanti virus software
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THANK YOU so much. I downloaded this thing and it made my cpu turn against me! Dont know what I would... You saved my life!
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