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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

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HiDefMedia Player

HiDefMedia.exe

Badware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari



HiDefMedia Player intrusion method

HiDefMedia Player

HiDefMedia Player installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (HiDefMedia Player). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. HiDefMedia Player copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is HiDefMedia.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name HiDefMedia Player and value HiDefMedia.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name HiDefMedia.exe or HiDefMedia Player. Also, it can create folder with name HiDefMedia Player under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation HiDefMedia Player starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove HiDefMedia Player immediately.


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How to remove HiDefMedia Player manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with HiDefMedia Player, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by HiDefMedia Player.

To get rid of HiDefMedia Player, you should:


1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


  • HiDef Media Player.lnk
  • Documentation.lnk
  • HiDef Media Player skinned.lnk
  • HiDef Media Player.lnk
  • HidefMedia Website.lnk
  • Release Notes.lnk
  • Reset HiDef Media Player preferences and cache files.lnk
  • axvlc.dll
  • axvlc.dll.manifest
  • exchndl.dll
  • hidefmedia-cache-gen.exe
  • hidefmedia.exe
  • HidefMedia.exe.manifest
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libgcc_s_sjlj-1.dll
  • libiconv-2.dll
  • libintl-8.dll
  • libquadmath-0.dll
  • libssp-0.dll
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • libvlc.dll
  • libvlccore.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • NEWS.txt
  • New_Skins.url
  • uninstall.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\HiDefMedia
  • C:\Program Files\HiDefMedia


3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\HiDefMedia
  • Key:
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\HiDef Media Player
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \Handlers\HiDefMediaPlayVideoFilesOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \Handlers\HiDefMediaPlayVCDMovieOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \Handlers\HiDefMediaPlaySVCDMovieOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \Handlers\HiDefMediaPlayMusicFilesOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \Handlers\HiDefMediaPlayDVDMovieOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \Handlers\HiDefMediaPlayDVDAudioOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \Handlers\HiDefMediaPlayCDAudioOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \EventHandlers\PlayVideoCDMovieOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \EventHandlers\PlaySuperVideoCDMovieOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers
    \EventHandlers\PlayDVDAudioOnArrival
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\VideoLAN.VLCPlugin.2
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\VideoLAN.VLCPlugin.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\VideoLAN.VLCPlugin
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.xspf
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.xm
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.xa
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.wv
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.wmv
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.wma
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.webm
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.wav
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.w64
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.vro
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.vqf
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.voc
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.vob
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.vlc
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.VCDMovie
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.tts
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.tta
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.ts
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.tod
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.SVCDMovie
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.spx
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.snd
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.sdp
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.s3m
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.rmvb
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.rmi
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.rm
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.rec
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.ram
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.pls
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.OPENFolder
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.oma
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.ogx
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.ogv
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.ogm
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.ogg
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.mlp
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.mkv
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.mka
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.mid
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m4v
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m4p
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m4a
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m3u8
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m3u\shell
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m3u
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m2v
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m2ts
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m2t
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.m1v
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.it
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.ifo
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.gxf
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.flv
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.flac
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.DVDMovie
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.dv
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.dts
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.divx
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.cue
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.CDAudio
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.cda
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.bin
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.b4s
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.avi
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.asx
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.au
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.ape
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.asf
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.amv
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.aob
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.aiff
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.amr
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.aif
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.aifc
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.adt
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.adts
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.aac
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.ac3
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.3gpp
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.a52
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.3gp
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.3gp2
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\DVD\shell\PlayWithHiDefMedia
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\HiDefMedia.3g2
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AudioCD\shell\PlayWithHiDefMedia
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Applications\HiDefMedia.exe

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall HiDefMedia Player related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for HiDefMedia Player entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If HiDefMedia Player won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


Windows 10


  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find HiDefMedia Player under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.



Windows 8/8.1


  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate HiDefMedia Player or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


Windows 7/Vista


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find HiDefMedia Player

  • Click Uninstall button.


Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find HiDefMedia Player related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like HiDefMedia Player are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like HiDefMedia Player.

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