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64% remove it36% keep it
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What is XvidlyPlus+?

XvidlyPlus+ is a media player that bundles adware and other unwanted web browser extensions. The software is no longer distributed.


XvidlyPlus+ is a software program developed by xVidly.com. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 primary executable is named xvupd.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of XvidlyPlus+ come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in XvidlyPlus+.
xvupd.exe (11dc5771aef57c417a558d8a165a9232) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2014.0.3542 Generic5
Comodo Security 16704 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.330
ESET-NOD32 7.8645 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.A
Symantec 8/27/2013 rev. 3 WS.Reputation
XvidlyPlus.dll (5ff216c08b13a1b568740ce1729f6cb5) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.08.28.00 Adware/Win32.AddLyrics
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-AZL [Adw]
AVG Generic5.UZR
Comodo Security 16835 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.330
ESET-NOD32 8735 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.C
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!5FF216C08B13
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!5FF216C08B13
Panda Antivirus Adware/AddLyrics
Symantec 20131.1.0.101 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1CA
VIPRE Antivirus 20940 Jottix (fs)
       View all 18 all detections
XvidlyPlus+ 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 XvidlyPlus+.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: XvidlyPlus+
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\xvidlyplus
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\XvidlyPlus\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by XvidlyPlus+

Program executable:xvupd.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\xvidlyplus\xvupd.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) XvidlyPlus.dll - XvidlyPlus+
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • XvidlyPlus.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'XvidlyPlus+' with the class of {6DD7566F-BE15-49E2-883E-EBB7CC96F838}.
Scheduled Task
  • xvupd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'XvidlyPlus+ update' (runs daily at 12:21 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • xvupd.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named XvidlyPlus+ update.

How do I remove XvidlyPlus+?

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Or, you can uninstall XvidlyPlus+ 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 XvidlyPlus+, 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 XvidlyPlus+.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by XvidlyPlus+ you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win XP 33%
Win 8 33%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Iran 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%


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