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!

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Remove “Please install ViddyHD Media Player and continue” popup scam

remove Please install ViddyHD Media Player and continue virusYou are surfing the internet and a popup pops up within your browser telling you “Please install ViddyHD Media Player and continue”. This “Please install ViddyHD Media Player and continue” message is a social engineering trick to scare people into downloading a fake version of a video codec called ViddyHD. Distributors use this “Please install ViddyHD Media Player and continue” trick to spread adware all over the internet. They use it to get money out of; forced redirects, hijacked homepages (the startpage) or inline or outline text advertisements within websites or search results. If you see the message in your browser telling you to update your video codec, or a message like “Please install ViddyHD Media Player and continue”. We recommend to ignore this website and to check your computer from possible adware infections.

Distributors use alot of tricks to scare a user into buying software, or updating their software in order to spread adware or possible viruses. As mentioned before this is called social engineering, and too bad, it is often very successful. The adware that causes “Please install ViddyHD Media Player and continue” can be different from every computer, but our guides as supplied below will remove all malware traces from your computer. There by stopping the “Please install ViddyHD Media Player and continue” popups from popping up from your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser.

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