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Vgrabber Removal Guide – How to Remove Vgrabber completely

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on September 20th, 2012 | Leave a comment
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Vgrabber claims itself as a downloader program for online video. It has some practical function such as downloading video that you watch online or convert video into the form your player software can recognize. However, it is found to be related to malware. Vgrabber could download malicious codes on the background, change web browser settings and install unknown toolbar without users’ acknowledgment Most suspicious is the software stay resistant once installed and many users complaint that they can not uninstall Vgrabber as a normal program. Do you encounter problems when trying to remove the program? Learn how to get rid of the unwanted software here.

How to get rid of Vgrabber instantly

Here I am going to introduce you the manual removal way. Before you start, you should try to uninstall the software with the most traditional way. Run add/removal programs, locate the software on the list and click remove button. If you have a third party uninstaller program like Perfect Uninstaller, you should try it. When the traditional way does not work, you need to remove Vgrabber manually.

Step1. Run Task Manager, click processes and end the following running process
Vgrabber.exe

Step2. Search for following files and delete all of them

%DesktopDir%\vGrabber YouTube Download.lnk
%Temp%\nso6.tmp\nsProcess.dll
%Temp%\nsoA.tmp\nsProcess.dll
%Temp%\nsr3.tmp\setup.exe
%Temp%\nsr3.tmp\setup.exe
%Programs%\vGrabber\vGrabber.lnk
%ProgramFiles%\vGrabber\appicon.ico
%ProgramFiles%\vGrabber\libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
%ProgramFiles%\vGrabber\mingwm10.dll
%ProgramFiles%\vGrabber\phonon4.dll
%ProgramFiles%\vGrabber\youtubeDL.exe

Step3. Delete the following registry entries via registry editor.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\vGrabber
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\StartNow Toolbar
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Script
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Script\Settings
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\bndle
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\bndle\ins
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Zugo
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Zugo\Toolbars
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Zugo\Toolbars\IE

It is recommended to run an antivirus program after you remove all components of Vgrabber by the three steps because you need to make sure there is no potential risk left on your computer.

A fast removal way
If you fail to remove Vgrabber manually, if you still have some infection problem after manual removal or if you want a quick and simple solution, you can download an advanced antispyware program. An antispyware program like Spyware Cease can pick up all components of Vgrabber and related malicious codes after a thorough scan and users can get rid of them easily by clicking on a remove button.

Actually, using an automatic removal program is much safer than adopting manual steps. Users without enough pc skills or knowledge may make some mistake and damage the system severely while a Vgrabber removal program can maintain system stability during removal.

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