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Should I remove Video Converter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,972
Reach 0.0045%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.71 days
434.09 days >
Average installed length: 228.08 days


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Video Converter

What is Video Converter?

Video Converter is an adware web browser extension that will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together.

As part of the installation process the publisher may offer changes to your Internet Browser settings. These changes if approved by you can be reconfigured by you at any time from the options dialog available on your Internet Browser. Such changes may include the following:
- The homepage of your Internet Browser
- The default search engine in your Internet Browser's built-in search box
- The page displayed when opening a new tab


Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is WebPlayer.exe. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 628.96 KB (644,060 bytes).
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\webplayer
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WebPlayer\uninstall.exe" _?=C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WebPlayer\Video Converter
Estimated size: 628.96 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Video Converter

Program executable:WebPlayer.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • common.js
  • installer.js
  • WebPlayer.exe - WebPlayer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{19A2710A-62A4-46B0-87F7-7B8CF47C80C0}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • WebPlayer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Online Weather' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WebPlayer\Online Weather\WebPlayer.exe.
Network connections
  • WebPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).
  • WebPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:25.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0038716389%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00205193%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00181971%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:86,901
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:532 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:136 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Video Converter?

You can uninstall Video Converter 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Video Converter, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Video Converter.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 10 12.50%
Windows XP 11.36%
Windows Vista 1.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.69%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.60%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.62%
  Thailand 13.40%
  Saudi Arabia 8.25%
  Czech Republic 4.12%
  Brazil 3.09%
  Sweden 3.09%
  DK 3.09%
  Italy 3.09%
  Singapore 2.06%
  Finland 2.06%
  India 2.06%
  IQ 2.06%
  Portugal 2.06%
  Indonesia 2.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
Acer 28.79%
Dell 19.70%
ASUS 10.61%
Samsung 3.03%
Toshiba 3.03%
Intel 1.52%
American Megatrends 1.52%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5750G 4.17%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.78%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 2.78%
ZMAX TWISTER3000 1.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 1.39%

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