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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Ads of GU Player - How to Stop and Remove?

"When I go to uninstall GU Player it won't let me uninstall unless I allow other items to be downloaded which are more malware. What can I do?"

Ads of GU Player can keep annoying you

GU Player comes to your PC as a potential unwanted program (also called PUP) with its ads. It claims to enhance users' online visual experience by allowing users to see various kinds of videos through the tool. However, it brings users troubles. Problems like slow speed of the Internet or poor PC performance may come if you're cheated and download its files. Some users may just download the tool themselves thinking the player a useful tool. Typically, you may get this program through free downloads. And its ads are powerful enough to affect almost all browsers. You may want a reliable tool to remove it.

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How annoying are GU Player and its ads?

  • It comes without consent and secretly changes your browser settings.
  • It brings lots of unwanted ads to annoy you.
  • Links on the ads may lead you to some dubious websites and cause viruses or malware infection.
  • GU Player also makes some changes to your anti-virus program to bypass its detection. Thus your PC may be made vulnerable.
  • Your machine starts to act abnormal and moves as slowly as a snail.
  • Information like IP address, search history, accounts and passwords all may be collected for potential profits.

How can you get rid of ads by GU Player with ease?

Solution 1: Manually remove it yourself by following the guides below.
Solution 2: Automatically remove it by using SpyHunter.

Manual Steps

(Tips: If you are not allowed to remove, you'd better enter safe mode first. To take this step, you need to restart your PC and keep pressing F8 key in order to help you get to the interface. Then select "Safe Mode" or "Safe Mode with Networking" and then press "Enter" on your keyboard.)

Step 1: Remove ads by GU Player from your browsers.

For Internet Explorer

Tools>>Manage Add-ons>>Toolbars and Extensions.

Do as the pictures tell you to disable and remove GU Player from your IE.

For Google Chrome

Menu icon>>Tools>>Extensions.
Search for related ones and remove them by clicking on the trashcan icon.

For Mozilla Firefox

Follow the steps as the pictures show you. Remove related add-ons both from "Extensions" and "Plugins".

Step 2: Stop GU Player from running on your system.

By pressing Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys simultaneously, an interface would pop up. In the interface, you can clearly see all the ongoing processes. Select all the related processes and end them.

Step 3: Uninstall all related programs.

For Windows XP:
Click start and find Control Panel. In the pop-up box, you will see Add or Remove Programs. Click it and find any related programs and then delete them.

For Windows 7:
You also need to find Control Panel by clicking Start Menu. Focus on Uninstall and look for what you want to uninstall. Select the ones you find and uninstall them.

For Windows 8:
Click Start Menu first and then click Search. Select Apps and then click Control Panel. Then the Uninstall box will come to you. You just need to find related programs and uninstall them.

Automatic Steps

Step 1: Download SpyHunter to stop ads by GU Player.

Run the downloaded file and accept the installation agreement.

Step 2: Run SpyHunter and scan every corner of your PC.

Step 3: Tick "Select All" and click "Remove" to get rid of all the problems.

Optional steps to optimize and speed up your PC

It's a clean master with the function of restoring errors like Windows update error, and files with the suffix name "dll" or "exe". It can also speed up your PC by cleaning the left files of unwanted programs and repairing errors.

Step 1: Click to Download RegCure Pro!

Step 2: Follow the installation guides to install RegCure.

Step 3: Launch RegCure and make a full scan for ads by GU Player.

Step 4: By clicking "Fix All", you can get rid of all the components which make your machine sluggish.

To sum up

To protect your PC and your privacy, you need to remove the PUP.
On removing ads by GU Player, you can choose to remove it manually or use SpyHunter to help you. After the manual removal, you can also use RegCure to check. It can also optimize your machine at the same time.