Winner Media Player Ads Removal Guide

I must have downloaded some malware onto my computer because I was encountering the problems of Winner Media Player Ads pop ups. I have done what my friends said to look in the control panel to uninstall Winner Media Player Ads program. But the pop ups still not want away.

Description of Winner Media Player Ads


Winner Media Player Ads is not a dangerous virus as Trojan virus, worms and Ransomware, but it is an annoying adware which can harm the infected computer with tons of commercial pop up windows. Some unwanted ads which are usually related to Amazon, eBay or WaltMart ands other online shopping will appear on the screen when the computer is connecting to the network. Since it can be downloaded from some insecure sites for free, many users think that it will not harm the system. In fact, it is not as useful as users think for it will display numerous ads to fill up the entire computer. Those information provided by this adware as lowest prices, greatest deals, discounts and similar coupons will keep jumping out all the time even users have clicked on the cross to close them.

The malicious activities done by this adware are beyond your imagination. Popping up random ads is just one of the main goals of it. Also, it aims at hijacking all the browsers as IE, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to mislead you to some unwanted sites to increase the click rate and generate traffics of those sites to help their developers earn money. You may find that some pop ups windows contain several attractive information which you have just searched recently. Be careful, this is one of the deception means used by this threat in order to cheat you to click on those windows. How can it know what you have just searched? The answer is that it has secretly gathered your browsing information and other browsing data for ads display. Do avoid clicking the pop ups and remove this threat immediately for stopping data loss.

Risks of Adware


A. The privacy as browsing history and search keywords will be recorded by this adware and then send to remote hackers.
B. A lot of pop up ads will fill up the entire screen once the infected computer is connecting to the network. Consequently, the computer will encounter random pop ups all the time.
C. Unwanted third party downloads and installations. This adware will introduce a lot of unwanted programs without permission.
D. Remote access to the computer system. It helps remote hackers to get access to the affected computer and spy on users activities.
E. More viruses attacks. It can low down the security defense of the computer which makes other computer threats get into the system easier.
F. Blue screen and system death. It will consume a lot of system resources which result in reduction of computer loading and program block.

How to Avoid Adware


Do not connect to unknown sites
Most of time, adware hides in some unreliable sites that users are easy to go to visit. Those sites are covered with attractive contents as beautiful pictures and funny online games. The tine users get access to them, adware which hides behind the sites will take actions to install. Thus, it is necessary to keep away from unknown sites.

Do not download insecure resources
Adware can be delivered through the network by bundling with many kinds of online resources as freeware and shareware. It can automatically installed when users agree to install bundles during the programs installation process.

Do not inset insecure hard disk
Adware can also be distributed via infected hard disk. It can be installed when the infected hard disk is inserted to the computer. Before you insert the hard disk, you need to make sure it is safe enough.

Do not install unsafe hard drive
Some users prefer to install hard drive from some unknown sites. It is not safe for adware can take the advantage of hard drive to achieve its malicious goals.

You can remove Winner Media Player Ads automatically or manually .


Method one:Remove Winner Media Player Ads Automatically




Method two: Remove Winner Media Player Ads Manually


Removal Guides


Method one:Remove Winner Media Player Ads Automatically
* Step One : download removal tool SpyHunter on your PC by clicking the follow button.

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* Step two: Save and Install it on your computer by following the installation wizard.

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* step three: After finishing the installation, launch SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan”to perform a full and quick system scan on your PC.

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* step four: After the system scan, choose select all and then click Remove to eliminate all the threats on your PC

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Method two: Remove Winner Media Player Ads Manually

Step 1: Open Task Manager by right-clicking the taskbar, and then clicking Start Task Manager.

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Step 2: In the Windows Task Manager, find out the process of Winner Media Player Ads Adware by name random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process.

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Step 3: Click the Start button -> Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalization ->Folder Options -> View.

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Step 4:Disable related extension from browsers

*Internet Explorer
Double click IE, when it is opened, go to Tools and select Manage add-ons

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then find the related adware program, click “Disable” to remove them.

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*Mozilla Firefox

1. Open Firefox and go to Tools , and then select Add-ons

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2. Forward to Add-ons panel, and remove those extensions which are associated

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*Google Chrome

1. Click the Menu icon of Chrome and select ” Settings”

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2. Click ” Extensions” on the left panel and remove the related extensions

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Safari
From the Safari menu, select “Preferences”.

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In the Safari Preferences window, click the “Extensions” tab. Find the related plugin, then click on the “Uninstall” button. This infection can add more than one extension, it is recommended that you remove all unknown extensions from Safari.

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Next, select “Preferences”, go to the “General” tab and change the “Default Search Engine” to Google or other search engine you like. Then, in the “General” tab, find the “Home Page” and change it to “google.com” or other wanted sites.

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Opera:
From the menu, select Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.

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Find the relevant extension, and click on “Disable” or “Uninstall”.

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Step 5: Locate to Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK

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Step 6: Searching for the following files and remove them:
%CommonAppData%\.random
%Temp%\random.tlb
%System%\drivers\random.sys
%System%\random.exe
%System%\random.dll

Step 7: Click the Start button -> Run. Type “regedit” into the Run command and click OK.

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Step 8: When the Registry Editor window pops up, access to the following registry entries and remove them:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\random
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstallrandom
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\userinit
Step 9: Reboot the computer when the above steps are done.

Conclusion:


Since Winner Media Player Ads is a nasty threat that might drop many malicious files to your machine, it makes you more difficult to remove all related items at once. If there are any leftovers stilled stored on your machine, ads by Winner Media Player Ads will come back again. Thus, to completely clean all unnecessary things in advance, it is strongly recommended to remove Winner Media Player Ads pop up ads with auto-fix tool.