VAF player is a legitimate program that allows you to create you your own playlists. According to the official website at vafplayer.com, with this application you will be able to take separate video clips you see on the Internet and then combine them into a media playlist on your PC. However, there are quite a few complaints on the Internet, saying that VAF player is a computer virus that could put your system at risk. Although these claims seem to be have relevant grounds, it still cannot cancel out the fact that VAF player is a legitimate application.
The reason why users may consider VAF player a computer virus is because its installer file comes bundled with other freeware application that may be considered a potentially unwanted program. For example, at the time of writing downloading VAF player from vafplayer.com and installing it on your PC automatically installs PC Optimizer Pro as well. PC Optimizer Pro is a computer optimization program that should increase your system performance, but it has been proven than this optimizer does not deliver – it may try to remove necessary temporary files and even legitimate computer security programs from your PC.
Other programs that could get installed together with VAF player include Yontoo player and Webcool helper. While some programs may cause erratic system behavior, some might as well expose you to malware infections. That is why you need to remove all the applications that have come with VAF player. Keep in mind that if you remove VAF player only, the programs will most likely stay on your PC.
The removal process depends on what kind of program got installed on your computer, but more or less each program can be removed via Control Panel:
Windows Vista & Windows 7
To make absolutely sure that you have removed VAF player and all the related programs, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner.
|#||File Name||File Size (Bytes)||File Hash|
|1||VAFPlayer.exe||409744 bytes||MD5: 3963762d1b624e81ef3afe3b3f8c51b6|
|#||Process Name||Process Filename||Main module size|