If you ever notice FLV Player Addon added to your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers, you should better not let it stay on your system because it is not the most reliable program. It has been found out that this application is based on Crossrider engine, which is used by various adware programs including MossNet and Yula. Thus, there is a slight chance that you might see them on your screen as well. In such a case, you should definitely not click on them if you do not want to infect the system. Do you want to prevent different unwanted activities from happening? If so, you should delete FLV Player Addon as soon as possible.
One of the major symptoms that FLV Player Addon has entered the system is a button added to the toolbar of your browser. If you click on this button, you will soon realize that it opens FLV Player. Even though it seems as a simplest way to open videos, you should be still cautious about it. The most suspicious feature of FLV Player Addon is the observation that it installs adware helper which creates folders and registry entries named “globalUpdate”. This helper might be used for updating malware.
What is more, it has been found out that FLV Player Addon comes bundled with different kinds of software mainly and there is a huge possibility to install it on the system if you click on ads promoting fake Flash, FLV player or other software. You should never trust programs that have entered your system using deceptive methods, which is why we recommend getting rid of FLV Player Addon as well. In order to avoid similar unreliable applications in the future, you should definitely keep an antimalware tool enabled all the time and download software from reliable sources only. Besides, it would be clever to find out whether the program can be trusted prior the installation.
FLV Player Addon is classified as a potentially unwanted application, which means that you are keeping it on your system at your own risk. Of course, there is always a possibility to delete it and thus avoid the dangers related to this program. The deletion process will not be difficult at all if you use the instructions provided below the article. However, if you want to get rid of all the elements, including adware helper, you should also scan your system with an antimalware tool, for instance, SpyHunter. If you decide to use different software, make sure that it can be trusted.
Windows 7 and Vista