How to remove (uninstall) Xvidly.com

Are you having hard times with annoying advertisement? Are you sick of the OS being dumb and unreliable? Is Xvidly.com advertising utility messing with your workstation? If the answer is positive to all these questions – we're able to make suchlike issues disappear. In our item, we've collected the complex steps on Xvidly.com’s uninstallation from the system itself and from all popular browsers.

Xvidly.com

Advertisement on the Internet have gone very irritating in last years, and people are starting to tolerate it. Advertisement are everywhere – regardless of what's the site you are visiting - you'll have them. Once upon a time, you could see two-three pop-ups each day, and today you see much more of them. People did, after all realize that the Net is the best source to attract some fresh customers, and so did swindlers. They've created adware to get into the computer so that it would show you unreliable, irrelevant pop-ups. Our today's topic is a perfect example of suchlike utilities. Untrusted ads aren’t meant to help you find things – they’re just a bait for trustful users. If you click on one of those banners, you’ll end up on a hackers' webpage, where you won't get any real deal. Usually, these pages have nothing to give, besides a suggestion to install some toll-free tool, which will drive your PC insane and provide you with even more advertisement. If you're already tired of that – in our guide you can find anything you need to eliminate it.

What is Xvidly.com

 

We're talking about a program, designed to do one thing: to show you advertisement. It’s not even a program, as it is an elementary script, able to change the browser settings and allowing customers use it in hackers favor. For you to understand its modus operandi, we’ll point out its actions one step at a time:

  • During the installation of Xvidly.com, a dialogue box pops up, offering two installation manners. The first method is pre-selected, and sometimes you cannot even pick the second one, because it’s hidden. By choosing the first manner you agree to install every single harmful utility from that bundle, and the "experienced" manner lets you choose what precisely you want to get.
  • The main Xvidly.com’s task is done after it switches the controls of your browser, and after that, it simply needs to set the security mechanisms. It adds new strings into the registry and sets system tasks to prevent you from switching browser controls.
  • The most important thing that advertising program does since breaking onto your device is getting control over the browser. It places the scammers' fake webpage on your default search's place, and same thing happens with the homepage. Then you simply can't see real results for your queries – adware will show you only the ads that fraudsters are willing to show you.
  • Other step is to upload Xvidly.com to a torrent-tracker, along with a few other undesired utilities. Then it has to wait for a victim to find it – a guy that isn't bothering to inspect the info during the installation and skips everything every time he (or she) could. Of course, the victim doesn't want to install Xvidly.com adware – there is another tool in a package. It's the one that customers want, but along with it, they accept a lot of trash on top.
  • If you've clicked the "not recommended" way and removed Xvidly.com – you would not be on this page. Subsequent to that, we assume that you didn’t see that option. In your case, the installation proceeded and Xvidly.com began working.

This is how the process infection looks like. Following the fifth move, the adware is fully worthless, as all other job, including the showing of pop-ups, is carried out by scammers' site. In most cases the website looks like Yahoo, Bing or Google, and user can enter any request in the search bar, but there won’t be any real answers. Internet criminals take advantage of a toll-free service, known as Google Custom Search Engine to develop their websites, and its basic function is to narrow the search field to a couple webpages. This service is used to show the untrusted results and make customers think that they are true.

How to protect the system

The protection of your workstation is such a goal that cannot be achieved with the help of one super-measure. Undoubtedly, the antivirus will help a lot, but you there is a great job to do besides it. We’ll specify these measures below.

  • Don’t click on suspicious banners, and do not go to strange pages. we mean websites which offer bootleg tools and audio content, adult materials, and things like that.
  • You shouldn’t download gratis software, but if you're not ready to stop installing it – get it from an official website.
  • Do not cut shut the antivirus off no matter what. In particular if a suspicious tool proposes you to do it.
  • Upgrade your programs in time, particularly, your OS and your antiviral utility. Suchlike measures will decrease the probability of infection.

The list above will help you to stay away from advertising tools and most of the other viruses. Regardless of that, certain examples of viruses might sneak into the OS with the help of other ways, and you'd better download a first-rate antiviral tool to remove them.

Methods to remove Xvidly.com

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Xvidly.com manually

Step 1. Uninstall Xvidly.com from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Xvidly.com from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari/Edge)

 

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

 

As with the deletion of any other malware, you have a choice between two equally efficient variants. You can choose by-hand deletion, where you will have to do all actions on your own, or a software way that might save your time. Either of them is fully secure and efficient, but they have a couple of differences. In the first place, if you’ll uninstall Xvidly.com in manual mode – you won’t have to purchase any programs. You have to understand that if there are some other unwanted programs to get rid of except this one – it will be not so easy. The automatic manner consists of the purchase of a reputable antivirus, which is called Spyhunter. We propose you to purchase it as it’s not only trusted, fast, tried and lightweight but has plenty of other conveniences. Its viral signature database is updated each day so that even the latest viruses couldn't penetrate the workstation without being found. And it costs way less than its competitors' software! You don’t need to decide this minute, and if you have any concerns about Spyhunter’s potential – you can use a free limited version.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall Xvidly.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Xvidly.com and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Xvidly.com
  • C:\ProgramData\Xvidly.com
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Xvidly.com

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Xvidly.com" and delete these elements

 

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Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Xvidly.com and press Uninstall

 

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 Xvidly.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Xvidly.com and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove Xvidly.com from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Xvidly.com

Step 2.Change homepage:

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

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Xvidly.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove Xvidly.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into Home page field

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Xvidly.com 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.

 

Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Delete the suspicious extensions.

  • Menu
  • Extensions
  • Choose unfamiliar extension
  • Press Uninstall

Step 2. Change homepage.

  • Go to the website of the search engine you want
  • Select More actions
  • Settings
  • View advanced settings
  • Change search engine
  • Select search engine you want and Set as default

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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