How to remove (uninstall) Music Player

Music Player is the advertising-oriented software. Such tools differ from ordinary malware in that their doing cannot be determined as really malicious. Music Player can appear as a worthy software which tells you about the most worthy offers on the Net, embeds marvelous features to all browsers, and does another things. Every hour, the quantity of links and advertising increase and if you want to uninstall a virus - you will fail, because the malware restores itself after removal. In this guide, we are going to tell you what is Music Player, how to remove it, and how to shield your PC from viruses in the future.

Music Player

Extensions for promotional purposes are a separate group of harmful programs, called adware and redirects. The first kind strikes the entire machine, placing hype and ads in the browser and on the desktop. The group № 2 acts solely in the browser by substituting the results of your search queries, showing incorrect output and redirecting you to infected websites. Both series of programs have smartly made lists of the options and benefits to cheat the user. But, the longer you use these programs, the more unstable will be the state of your computer. In the end, you'll realize that the system is totally filled with all kinds of strange, hazardous or even really dangerous programs. Restarts, low response speed, the poor performance of your computer, spontaneous shutdowns and fatal errors will appear every day. It will be preferably for your workstation, if you uninstall the adware before the machine will be in such terrible condition.


There are few things which need to be done, before Music Player can work properly. This is a set of deeds aimed at defense against elimination. The browser is the second object. Search engine, and homepage are altered. Properties of browser shortcut are changed and the programs that are responsible for the amount of hype are powered off. The browsers now have a function that hides the undesired advertising, pop-ups, banners and other kinds of hype. The virus deactivates these services, and you understand that the amount of ads in all browsers is extremely increased. Moreover that harmful program shows you all the advertisement of the Internet, doesn't matter are they reliable or not, it shows you obviously viral hype. If malware functions on the PC for 5-7 days, customer simply can't browse the Internet because of advertisements, redirections and pop-ups in browser and sometimes even to boot the laptop. Why Music Player does this? All deeds of Music Player are serving the one target: to force the user to make a click. The links may lead to the different sites. Some of them suggest products, some - suggest toll-free content or something else. The important thing to understand about these web-sites is: they bring benefit exclusively to their developers. Any endeavor to download some stuff from suchlike web-site will cause serious problems. We believe, you realize that Music Player is not the good tool to keep on your workstation, and it must be removed.

Methods to remove Music Player

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Music Player manually

Step 1. Uninstall Music Player from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Music Player from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)


If you read the previous part, the need of Music Player elimination is evident to you. We'll teach you execute it fast and with no risky aftermath. Uninstall might be executed in manual way or using antivirus. These ways are reliable, tried, and lead to effective removal of any hijacker. The difference between them consists not in the reliability, but in easiness and the level of security. The uninstall in manual manner consists of many actions, and between them there are the operations with significant system files. These actions are quite familiar to the practiced user, but you browsed the Web for some tips, so you, likely aren’t able to get rid of Music Player and you require some support. Beneath this paragraph you will find the explicit instruction, with video on how to remove Music Player from your PC. But remember that AV-software is the best option for newbies. Elimination through antivirus is really easier than uninstall in manual manner and there is no possibility of failure. Antivirus offers the high level of security, and the uninstall in manual mode gives no security, because you simply remove malware, and leave the doors open for other threats. Now, the best anti-virus on the customer rating is Spyhunter, and we suggest you to use it. This anti-viral software is extremely popular in many countries, and guarantees continuous defense. Spyhunter uses daily updated virus database, it does not overload the CPU and does not conflict with other anti-viruses.

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Music Player removal instructions

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Music Player from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Music Player and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Music Player
  • C:\ProgramData\Music Player
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Music Player

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Music Player" and delete these elements


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How to remove Music Player from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Music Player and press Uninstall


How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Music Player from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Music Player and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall Music Player from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove Music Player from the browser

How to remove Music Player from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Music Player

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs


How to delete Music Player from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Music Player

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”


How to uninstall Music Player from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Music Player

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).


How to delete Music Player from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Music Player and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.


How to delete Music Player from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"


Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions


Advantages of different removal methods


How to protect the computer?

To prevent penetration by such adware, you need to know for sure how Music Player got onto the PC. Adware use a lot of ways, but they all can be divided on three main groups:

  • Download from a suspicious web-page. When you're on a website, you see a confirmation to download certain programs, which would seriously support you in some things. The features of these programs are ordinary, they are: the performance of specific tasks in Facebook, providing the latest free media-content such as music, movies and games, automated installation of all updates and drivers for your devices, search for most profitable discounts on the Web, the acceleration of Net browsing. All of these options are already integrated into the browsers, or present in the list of Windows services, which means - such software are just useless, and the web-site that disseminates them is, apparently, malicious.
  • Viruses may be bundled with other programs. If you often use the toll-free tools, you know what we are talking about. You install the program, and then you see the window with the suggestion to get the removal software, super-useful file manager, browser, the additional toolbar for it, and, maybe, some another weird, but extremely "effective" tools. You do not even need to make a decision because the installation has already been verified, and in most cases, it is really hard to decline the unwanted installations.
  • In some cases user installs viruses by his own will. It is highly possible, because when some people read a colorful specification of the program, they believe that it is very effective.

The e-mails are also often used, to distribute viruses but the hijackers almost don't use it. We believe that by the time you're reading this paragraph of the article, Music Player will be already removed from the machine. If you prefer the manual uninstall, you must know how to understand that your laptop has a virus.

  • Slow launch of Operating System. The processes that run at startup are, most often, the cause of slow boot. Inspect the taskbar, and search for harmful software.
  • Ads are everywhere. If the quantity of advertisement increased notably - it is, most likely, virus.
  • The reliable tools runs unstable and slow, computer restarts and turns off by itself.
  • You notice a lot of software that you haven't installed. If the tool appears in your system without your consent - it's, most likely, dangerous.

If you find one of these red flags in your system - you should make a total scan with use of anti-virus, or manually delete all the useless and dangerous tools from your system. Don't believe in everything you see on the Web, look for the symptoms of malware on your PC, and it will anytime be fast and efficient.



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