Free Video Grabber adware is distributed as a program that grabs videos from YouTube to make it attractive. Once you install it, you find ads and coupons in your web browsers. However, Free Video Grabber is often automatically installed with other free programs and is classified as PUP (potentially unwanted program). It is responsible for ads, deals, coupons, and pop-ups displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Free Video Grabber is not malicious, and your antivirus assumes that legitimate product presented in a legitimate way is installed with user’s consent. But many users do not pay attention while installing various free programs from the web that are often bundled with adware. If you want to remove Free Video Grabber, you can do this by following this removal guide. It is a good idea to remove adware as a potential threat to your security and privacy.
The way of installing Free Video Grabber is often deceptive. Free Video Grabber installation is offered as optional when it comes with a free program from the Internet, but it is set for automatic installation. Various websites use adware for monetizing program distribution. Free Video Grabber is one of adware programs successfully used for this purpose unless a user notices it and disables Free Video Grabber before installing a free program.
Free Video Grabber is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as Free Video Grabber BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove Free Video Grabber and get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall Free Video Grabber application and remove extensions related to Free Video Grabber from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Free Video Grabber removal guide placed below.
This removal guide helps to remove Free Video Grabber manually or use special security software that removes Free Video Grabber and other malicious programs. SpyHunter is definitely one of the best. It offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future infections.
What is Free Video Grabber?
Free Video Grabber is an ad-supported program for grabbing videos from YouTube. It tracks your web browsing and displays ads in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. Free Video Grabber adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins installed in your web browser as extensions, add-ons, or BHO (browser helper object) depend on browser. These Free Video Grabber have to be removed if you want to eliminate Free Video Grabber adware and get rid of ads. Your clicks on Free Video Grabber ads help to make money on a pay-per-click basis, and this way on monetizing is attractive to websites that distribute free software of develop such products. For users such installation of bundled adware is quite deceptive. If you fail to notice adware presence and disable Free Video Grabber before installing a free program, then your computer will be infected with Free Video Grabber. You need to be careful because some adware is difficult to uninstall, and more adware might be bundled and installed along with Free Video Grabber while removing it is not the thing that one would like.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware like Free Video Grabber, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs. Use SpyHunter 4 for a real-time anti-malware protection, reliable malware detection, and clean and safe removal of various threats from your computer.
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Remove Free Video Grabber Ads Manually
For manual removal, you need to remove all Free Video Grabber components. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista) . You can start this Windows utility program by clicking a link in the Control Panel menu. Then you need to find and remove Free Video Grabber extensions from your web browsers and reset browser settings to defaults or to your proffered ones.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall Free Video Grabber on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "Free Video Grabber" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall Free Video Grabber on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight Free Video Grabber program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Free Video Grabber on Windows XP
Uninstalling Free Video Grabber from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on Free Video Grabber program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Free Video Grabber from Chrome
Remove Free Video Grabber extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find Free Video Grabber extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Free Video Grabber from Firefox
Remove Free Video Grabber add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find Free Video Grabber add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Free Video Grabber from Internet Explorer
Remove Free Video Grabber extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on Free Video Grabber, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual removal of Free Video Grabber is an easy task even for a user with limited experience. However, you might get a bunch of other bundled adware programs present on your computer. You need to remove these threats to your security and privacy. Use free scanners that come with SpyHunter that helps to detect malicious files and residual damages of previous computer infections present in your system.
Remove Free Video Grabber Adware Infection Completely
Note: It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can check suspicious program names with the list of advare removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. So, this checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.
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