How to remove Liveplayer

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Potentially Unwanted Application Liveplayer

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Name

Liveplayer

Description

Liveplayer are Potentially Unwanted Applications that can include adware, dialers, spyware, remote administration tools, and hacking tools. Sometimes Liveplayer may seem non-malicious and are bundled with freeware or shareware programs, but they can also create unwanted annoyances or pose security threats to computers where they are installed.

Type

Potentially Unwanted Application

Manual

How to manually remove Liveplayer guide. Only for ADVANCED users.

  • Step 1: Basic check for Liveplayer activity

    Check running processes on your system. Usually you can find Liveplayer process running. Use the Ctrl+Shift+Esc buttons combination to open system information window and click Processes tab. Scroll down the whole list and try to find the process named like Liveplayer. If you find Liveplayer process running, right click on it and choose “End Process”. It will disable Liveplayer for the current Windows session, but remember that if you do not completely remove Liveplayer using next steps, then your PC will stay vulnerable to malware attack. Next steps are much more important in removing Liveplayer.

  • Step 2: Disconnect your PC from the Internet

    Prevent the malware from leaking or spreading your personal data. Potentially Unwanted Application usually uses the Internet to transfer all possible and important information you have. Some Potentially Unwanted Applications are not so “Active” and they can simply disable some Windows features and options. To disconnect your PC from the Internet you need to plug-off LAN cable (if you use LAN connection) or to turn of the Wi-Fi module (if you use Wi-Fi Internet connection). Most of (not 100%) Potentially Unwanted Applications can not access Wi-Fi module preferences. Turning off the Internet will disable Liveplayer from transferring any data from your PC.

  • Step 3: Enter the safe mode.

    The next step is very important in removing Liveplayer. After turning off the Internet and disabling Liveplayer process you will need to reboot your PC in so-called Safe Mode. Safe Mode is a Windows mode which allows you to start the System using only important applications and services. Safe Mode does not usually allow Liveplayer to load when the system boots (!!!but exceptions can appear!!!). Choose Restart in Windows Start menu and wait until the screen turns off.

    After that you have to follow the next instructions according to the versions of Microsoft Windows you use:

      Windows XP:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Advanced Options Menu and press ENTER.

      Windows Vista, 7:
    1. Press the F8 key repeatedly when the first screen appears.

    2. Use the arrow keys from Windows Advanced Options Menu in order to select Safe Mode and press ENTER.

      Windows 8, 8.1, 10:
    1. Press and hold the Shift button when left-clicking the Restart button on Windows log-on screen.

    2. Select Safe Mode from Windows Troubleshooting boot screen and press ENTER.

  • Step 4: Removing virus files

    Having booted your PC in Safe mode you have to start cleaning your PC manually by deleting every file associated with Liveplayer one by one. Here is the list of all files associated with Liveplayer. Delete all files listed below using the Shift+Delete buttons combination. Always double check the file name as sometimes Potentially Unwanted Applications use very similar filenames as very important system files do and you can mistakenly remove important system file what will harm your system and you will not be able to boot your PC at all.

    Please, remember that viruses are always progressing and sometimes new files can appear. If you are using our offline PDF guide on How to remove Liveplayer, please check if you have it’s latest version.

    We do not guarantee that Liveplayer has the same file structure at the moment of deleting.

    After removing all files associated with Liveplayer that were listed above, reboot your system in normal mode and check if your PC works fine or you still have any troubles.

    It it is OK – congratulations! You have made a great job!

    If it is still NOT ok – use OSHI Defender to check your PC.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How did my computer get Liveplayer?

  • I detected Liveplayer on my computer. What do I do?

  • What damage can Liveplayer do to my computer?

  • What are the main symptoms of Liveplayer?

  • Can Liveplayer spread to other computers?

  • Countries with the highest Liveplayer infection rates.

  • The first recorded appearance of Liveplayer

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How did my computer get Liveplayer?

Typically, a user installs Liveplayer himself. It is often said that Liveplayer gets installed because good marketers convince you that you need to have a PUA.

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I detected Liveplayer on my computer. What do I do?

Remove Liveplayer by using your standard de-installation wizard. Then scan your computer with your antivirus software for possible traces of Liveplayer.

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What damage can Liveplayer do to my computer?

Liveplayer is mostly a joke. It may display ads or track your behavior. PUAs almost never pose a serious threat to your computer. However, Liveplayer is constantly improving and may deliver a nasty surprise.

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What are the main symptoms of Liveplayer?

HD space runs out
Unusual programs

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Can Liveplayer spread to other computers?

No. This software requires installation and cannot get to your computer without user interaction.

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Countries with the highest Liveplayer infection rates.

US

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The first recorded appearance of Liveplayer

2016-02-22

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