Remove ViddyHD malware (Working Uninstall / Removal Guide)


remove viddyhdIn this case we write a article about the removal instruction for ViddyHD from RoadStar Media LTD. Do notice that ViddyHD is not a virus or adware. But it does act like a Potentially Unwanted Program. We got a lot of questions from customers who installed ViddyHD on their computer and were infected with loads of adware. This is because ViddyHD offers alot of adware during the installation process. If you try to quit or to uncheck adware that is enabled by default, you will see a notice “Do you want to keep ViddyHD free, install {adware-name} and click OK to Continue.”. You need to press twice the Decline button in order to uncheck the already checked adware items during installation.

You are being forced to install the offered application if you want to try the free software you originally trying to install. Therefor this removal instruction for ViddyHD. Use VLC Media (from it’s official source!) as a good alternative.

Also we added 3 free tools to remove additional offered adware that is also forced to be installed onto your computer. We use AdwCleaner and Junkware Removal tool for detection and removal of adware on your computer system and MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to remove any left over infections. Both AdwCleaner and Junkware Removal Tool are known adware removal tools and just as MalwareBytes Anti-Malware completely free of charge. Please follow all steps!

Remove ViddyHD (Uninstall instructions)

It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.

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Windows XP or Windows 7

Goto Start – Control Panel – Programs – Uninstall a program

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Search for software you dont know or trust: ViddyHD and select Uninstall/Change then follow the uninstallation process

Windows 8

Open Charms goto Search type Control Panel (or goto Apps – Windows System – Control Panel)

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Goto ProgramsUninstall a program
Search for software you dont know or trust: ViddyHD and select Uninstall/Change then follow the uninstallation process

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Remove ViddyHDRemove additional offered Adware using AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner will scan your computer for malicious Services, Folder, Files, Shortcuts, Registry items and Products. As AdwCleaner tries to delete these malicious content it will also clean the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser. We strongly recommend using AdwCleaner several times a month to keep your computer clean from adware, popups, browser hijackers or toolbars.

Download AdwCleaner (Official link and direct-download)

Select AdwCleaner.exe with right mouse click and Run as Administrator

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If User Account Control asks you to allow AdwCleaner.exe to make changes to your computer, press Yes to continue.

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Start scanning your computer for any malicious threats by selecting the Scan button, please wait.

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AdwCleaner will now start scanning your computer. If AdwCleaner is done, it will display a list of malicious items detected, please uncheck the items you do not want to remove that might be detected as malicious.
If you have nothing to uncheck, continue to the removal process and select the Clean button.

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AdwCleaner will display the following informational alerts and starts rebooting the computer.

All programs will be closed in order to proceed correctly to the removal of the infections. Please save any work in progress and the click [OK]

If you have been brought to use AdwCleaner, it’s probably because your PC contained potentially unwanted programs or adware.
Potentially unwanted programs are often proposed during the installation of software. They may be present form of toolbars that sometimes change the homepage of the browser and slow internet browsing.
To avoid the installation of these programs polluting the computer, it is essential to follow these tips:

– Always download a program from the official link, or a trusted site
– When installing a program, do not click too fast [Next] without paying attention to Terms of Use and third-party programs available.
– If third-party programs are available (toolbars, etc) uncheck them.
– Enable detection of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) in your Antivirus.

AdwCleaner must restart the computer to complete the removal process. The report will be opened on the next reboot.

After the reboot a logfile will open. The logfile in Windows XP and Windows 7 will open once the desktop is started. To open the logfile in Windows 8 you need to switch to the Desktop modus by selecting windows key + d on your keyboard.
If you want to check the AdwCleaner log, you can find the report log in your system drive, Adwcleaner folder (for example: C:\adwcleaner)

Remove ViddyHDRemove additional offered Adware using Junkware Removal Tool

Junkware Removal Tool will not only remove this threat from your computer, but Junkware Removal Tool will scan and remove any threat from your computer that is malicious. Junkware Removal Tool is a great tool to completely clean your computer from any threat and highly recommended to use frequently to keep your computer clean and healthy. Best of all it’s free and updated regularly.

Download Junkware Removal Tool (Official link and direct-download)

Select JRT.exe with right mouse click and Run as Administrator

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If User Account Control asks you to allow JRT.exe to make changes to your computer, press Yes to continue.

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As described on thisisudax.org

Junkware Removal Tool is a security utility that searches for and removes common adware, toolbars, and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) from your computer.  A common tactics among freeware publishers is to offer their products for free, but bundle them with PUPs in order to earn revenue.  This tool will help you remove these types of programs.

Please note: Close all your browsers, save any work and then press any key to continue.
Your desktop may blink or a new window may open during the scan and removal process of junkware removal tool.

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When Junkware Removal Tool is done scanning and removing malicious items from your computer a logfile will open.

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Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

  • Install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
  • Perform a Quick Scan
  • when scan is done, right click in the results and select “Check all items
  • Click “Remove Selected” button

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  • Reboot your computer
  • Enjoy a malware free computer.