Remove NewPlayer malicious software (Removal Guide)

What is “NewPlayer” ?

New Player” is a malicious adware program (extension or add-on) that hijacks Internet browser’s search settings in order to redirect the browsing results to ads from unknown publishers and earn money for its publishers.

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Why you should remove it?

The “New Player” adware program (toolbar, add-on or extension) is responsible for “New Player” advertisements deals and coupons that are displayed on your Internet browser while you surf the Internet. Programs like this are quite often bundled in the installation files of other legitimate programs (software tools and other stuff). People go through the installation (of the legitimate software) without noticing that they are also installing additional software (like toolbars) that are not necessary for the legitimate software to run.

You MUST remove “New Player hijacker A.S.A.P. Your computer is at a great risk! Never underestimate the power that browser hijackers can have on your life.

How to uninstall “New Player” from your computer?

You can easily get rid of “New Player” infection by following the steps given below:

Step 1: Uninstall “New Player” from your Control Panel

  • Open Windows Control Panel. In case you don’t know how to do that, here is what you have to do:
    • For Windows 8/7/Vista click at: Start > Control Panel > Programs and Features.
    • For Windows XP click at: Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs.
  • From the program list find and remove/uninstall the following applications:
      • New Player

Attention: Also remove any other unknown or unwanted program.

 

Step 2. Remove “New Player” by using AdwCleaner.

  • Download “AdwCleaner”  utility to your computer (e.g. your desktop).
  • After you download it, close all open programs and run AdwCleaner.
  • At the main window, press the “Scan” button and wait until the scan is completed.
  • Finally press the “Clean” button to remove all the entries it has found and restart your computer.

 

Step 3: Remove remaining malicious registry entries and files.

  • Download and install “Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free“. (Beware: at the last screen of installation, uncheck the box next to “Enable free Trial of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO” in order to use the free version of this GREAT software).
  • Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
  • Update the Database.
  • Press the “Scan Now” button and then wait until the scan process is finished.
  • When the scan is completed select all items found and then press “Quarantine All”.
  • Restart your computer if needed and you ‘re done.

One final step: Restart your computer and perform a full scan with your antivirus program.

That’s all folks! It might sound like a lot of work, but in reality you’ll be free from “New Player” Ads in less than 20 minutes, if you follow these instructions. Did it work for you? Please leave a comment in the comment section below or even better: like and share this blog post in the social networks to help spread the word about these really annoying crap Windows infections.

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