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Video Performer



Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Video Performer intrusion method

Video Performer

Video Performer installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Video Performer). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Video Performer copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is VideoPerformer.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Video Performer and value VideoPerformer.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name VideoPerformer.exe or Video Performer. Also, it can create folder with name Video Performer under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Video Performer starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Video Performer immediately.

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How to remove Video Performer manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Video Performer, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Video Performer.

To get rid of Video Performer, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• filescout.exe
• uninst.exe
• Video Performer.lnk
• Uninstall.lnk
• ibsvc.exe
• repository.xml
• ffmpeg.exe
• QtCore4.dll
• QtGui4.dll
• QtXml4.dll
• uninstall.exe
• VideoPerformer.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Video Performer Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %APPDATA%\File Scout\
• %PROGRAMS%\VideoPerformer\
• %APPDATA%\IBUpdaterService\
• %PROGRAMFILES% \VideoPerformer\

3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKCU\Software\IBUpdaterService
  • Key: HKCU\Software\PerformerSoft LLC
  • Key: HKLM\.DEFAULT\Software\IBUpdaterService
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\IBUpdaterService
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\IBUpdaterService
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{FF66E9F6-83E7-3A3E-AF14-8DE9A809A6A4}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\VideoPerformer
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Updater Service
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\VideoPerformer.exe

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Video Performer Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall Video Performer related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Video Performer entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Video Performer won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Video Performer Removal Tool.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Video Performer or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Video Performer

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Video Performer related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Remove Video Performer extension from your browsers

Video Performer in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Video Performer. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.

  • Choose Video Performer or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Video Performer removal use Video Performer Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find Video Performer and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Video Performer removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate Video Performer.

  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Video Performer are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Video Performer.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Video Performer and VideoPerformer.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: video performer63817

This program wants to run every time the computer is booted. I tried following the path to remove it but it does not show up.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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