How to remove Video Preview Adware extension (prevention Tips)

7 Apr

How to get rid of Video Preview Adware extension (Complete Removal Steps)

Video Preview Adware extension is very risky for your computer. It is belongs to adware family. It is too much irritating program which redirects your browser on misleading websites domain. It drops malicious ads or popup messages on your browser constantly. For getting more details, you should read this article completely.

Video Preview Adware extension is comes under Cyber treats

It is made using JavaScript code which hijacks your main browser including Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari and other browser. It changes the default setting of home page, new tab and search engine of your browser that can causes browser redirects on misleading or hacked websites. It displays huge amount of ads or popup messages on your browser in the form of banner, coupon, offers, commercial ads, notifications, fake alert messages, actress or adult related ads and other. It is not an easy task to delete each ad one-by-one from your computer. It suggests you to download free software or third parties software on your machine and claims that it will improve the overall performance of your computer, but it is bogus at all.

You may see the messages on your browser which has two buttons such as “resend” and “cancel”.  If you are clicked on such fake buttons, then you will get lots of adware program in your PCs. It is unwanted Firefox extension that infects rest of the browser as well. This fake popup a message is generally displays on your browser in full screen mode that can affects your browsing experience more. Cyber crook is behind this illegal tactics to get infecting your PCs deeply and earn some illegal profit as well. It can collect your some information such as IP address, URLs search, visited websites, browser hijacker, password, user name, bank account details, credit card & ATM number and more details as well that causes serious troubles. It is important to uninstall this fake program from your computer immediately.

How your System gets infected from Video Preview Adware extension?

  • Bundles of freeware or shareware program: It is mostly get install in your machine as bundles of freeware program which you are downloaded from internet.
  • Fake software updates or pirated software: If you are using pirated software or crack software in your computer, then you might get lots of adware or other harmful virus in your PCs as well.
  • Infected external drives: It can come via infected CD, DVD, USB drives, SD cards and other.
  • Malicious ads or popup: It can get enters into your machine from malicious ads or popup which are displayed on your browser constantly.
  • Porn or adult related websites: If you are watching porn videos regular from malicious or porn websites, then you can get malicious malware in your PCs.

Remove Video Preview Adware extension using powerful Windows Scanner
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Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with Video Preview Adware extension then you were highly suggested to delete Video Preview Adware extension by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.

So, what is anti-malware tool?

Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like Video Preview Adware extension. However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove Video Preview Adware extension. As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall Video Preview Adware extension from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete Video Preview Adware extension using automatic removal method


  1. As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.step-1
  2. You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.step-2
  3. If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.step-3
  4. Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).step-4
  5. System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.step-5
  6. By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.step-6
  7. Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.step-7

How to get rid of Video Preview Adware extension manually?

Eliminate Video Preview Adware extension by going through Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).control-panel-1
  1. Select Control Panel option > Programs.control-panel-2
  1. The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.control-panel-3
  1. Please find out Video Preview Adware extension as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove Video Preview Adware extension entries from Windows Registry box:

  1. In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.manual1
  1. Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)manual2
  1. Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete Video Preview Adware extension.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\Video Preview Adware extension.exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
    Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\IDP.ARES.Generic.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.

Method to prevent Video Preview Adware extension and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like Video Preview Adware extension infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by Video Preview Adware extension again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.

  • Keep your anti-malware updated.
  • Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
  • Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
  • Block auto update from network inside System.
  • Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
  • Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
  • Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
  • Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
  • Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
  • Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.

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