What is KMPlayer?

KMPlayer is a legitimate video player that you can safely download from its official website. The software really performs its main function, namely, video playback. Despite that, however, it has one very unpleasant feature as showing a lot of ads without your permission. That behavior allows us to refer KMPlayer to potentially unwanted program. Developers of KMPlayer aims to earn money through the advertising and promoting various dubious software. It is therefore not surprising that you will be chased by pop-ups with “ads by KMPlayer” label. That excessive activity also leads to high CPU usage, and hence, causes your computer to freeze. Moreover, having this program on your PC, you run the risks of being redirected accidentally to various harmful websites with viruses. Given all this, we urge you to remove KMPlayer bogus software as soon as possible to prevent further deterioration of the situation.

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How KMPlayer infects your PC?

KMPlayer adware is often distributed through trojans and pop-ups on suspicious websites. You can also get this adware on software crack, file sharing and torrent websites.
When installing something you’ve just downloaded from the internet, be very careful, check license agreement properly. Always choose Custom or Advances installation type, as it can prevent you from having adware on your computer. Make it a rule to read the terms and conditions during the installation of any program you’ve downloaded from the internet.

There are three most common ways of getting KMPlayer on your computer:

  1. Bundling method: this method is the most common in malware distribution. Cyber criminals put in the malware to some free software applications. The user downloads this program and install it, but the malicious program also getting into your computer.
  2. Don’t be careless, malware applications can be attached to spam emails.
  3. Try to avoid visiting suspicious websites, they can infect your PC with KMPlayer.

How to remove KMPlayer from your computer?

The best and easiest way to remove KMPlayer from your computer is to use special anti-malware program that has this threat in its database. The program is fully automated, all you need to do is to download and install it. Once you’ve installed anti-malware application, it will scan your system and remove all the threats.

SpyHunter 4 – it scans your computer and detects KMPlayer, then removes it with all of the related malicious files, folders and registry keys. One of the best features of this program – large threat’s database. After deep scanning of your system, it will easily find and delete KMPlayer. Use this removal tool to get rid of KMPlayer for FREE.
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Malwarebytes Antimalware – this program will help you to get rid of KMPlayer. It can find malicious program that is corrupting your system and clean up junk files after removal.
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How to remove KMPlayer manually

Remove KMPlayer from Control Panel

In order to get rid of KMPlayer, first thing you need to do is to uninstall malicious program from your computer. When removing KMPlayer, try to find suspicious recently installed programs and delete them too, as it’s pretty common that any malware comes with some other unwanted programs.

Windows XP:

  1. Select Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then choose Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Search for KMPlayer.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Select Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find KMPlayer and choose Uninstall.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Select Search.
  3. After that choose Apps.
  4. Next Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find KMPlayer, select it and choose Uninstall.

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, then select Settings at the top.
  2. Choose App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, find KMPlayer and select it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for suspicious recently installed programs. If you still can’t locate any suspicious program or not sure what some application is for, we advise you to use SpyHunter free scanner in order to track down what malicious program is infecting your system.

KMPlayer won’t uninstall

There are a lot of options in any Windows version for removing applications. Still, not all the programs can be completely deleted using these options. Adware, Badware and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) are too stubborn to be removed, more than that, there are created this way, created to be hard to get rid of them. That’s why sometimes you can’t uninstall them using standard Windows options. You’ll probably get this message: “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall KMPlayer. Please, contact your system administrator.” To remove stubborn KMPlayer, you can use SpyHunter removal tool, it will completely remove KMPlayer from your computer. Or you may try to use Safe Mode:

For Windows XP, Vista, 7

  1. Turn off your PC;
  2. Turn it on and immediately press F8 button;
  3. You’ll see Advanced Boot Options menu;
  4. Select Safe Mode with arrow buttons;
  5. In Safe Mode navigate to Control Panel, then choose Uninstall a program and remove “KMPlayer”.

For Windows 8/8.1 and 10

  1. Press the Win+R buttons, type msconfig in box and press Enter;
  2. Choose Boot tab, and click on Safe Boot check box;
  3. Select the type of Safe Mode: Minimal or Network;
  4. Press OK and reboot your PC;
  5. In Safe Mode navigate to Control Panel, then choose Uninstall a program and remove “KMPlayer”.

You can also perform Clean Boot. You need to turn off all the startup programs that may be the reason why the program won’t uninstall.

  1. Press Windows + R;
  2. In the Run window type msconfig;
  3. Choose Services section;
  4. Find Hide all Microsoft services line, tick the box;
  5. The click Disable all;
  6. Return back to General section;
  7. Find the line Selective startup and untick the box Load startup items;
  8. Select Apply, then OK;
  9. Reboot your PC;
  10. Remove KMPlayer from Control Panel.

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2 thoughts on “How to remove Kmplayer ads

  • November 28, 2017 at 7:01 pm
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    thank for tutorial .

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    • November 30, 2017 at 9:38 am
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      You are welcome

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