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Should I remove VLCPlus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
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What is VLCPlus?

Installs the iLivid Toolbar, a potentially unwanted web browser plugin.


VLCPlus is a program developed by Bandoo Media Inc. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is ilivid_toolbar.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 9 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 71% of users of VLCPlus come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in VLCPlus.
vlc.exe (6fdc0adcbff456e098f04f163054d8f4) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
CAT-QuickHeal (Suspicious) - DNAScan
VLCPlus has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove VLCPlus.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: ilivid.com
URL: www.vlcplayerdownload.com
Help link: www.ilivid.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VLCPlus
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{91020175-6B95-4C36-BC39-D53FAB0B27C2}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VLCPlus

Program executable:ilivid_toolbar.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\VLCPlus\plugins\ilivid_toolbar.exe
Additional files:
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • librealvideo_plugin.dll
  • libripple_plugin.dll
  • librtp_plugin.dll
  • libshowintf_plugin.dll
  • libvlc.dll
  • libvlccore.dll (by the VideoLAN Team) - VLC media player
  • (Malware detected) vlc.exe (by the VideoLAN Team)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • vlc.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'VLCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VLC.OPENFolder' and the action verb 'Open.
Scheduled Task
  • vlc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A8888D44-DF78-491B-986A-F5F8FB0DA825}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • vlc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe'.

How do I remove VLCPlus?

Quickly and completely remove VLCPlus from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall VLCPlus from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VLCPlus, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove VLCPlus.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Win XP 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Canada 28.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
American Megatrends 50.00%

About (from Bandoo Media Inc)

We decided to create Bandoo to enrich the instant messaging experience with an easy to use and free collection of new emoticons, winks, nudges and display images.
Publisher URL: www.bandoo.com


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