Remove player.url2qr.org pop-ups

The domain player.url2qr.org is now actively involved in distribution of all sorts of potentially unwanted programs and even malwares among many PCs. This site displays a lot of intrusive pop-ups. If clicked, users will be prompted to download a lot of fake programs. But in fact they will simply download and install a lot of junk applications into their PCs.

player.url2qr.org pop-up
Pop-up from player.url2qr.org website

From these player.url2qr.org pop-up windows you generally may perceive a lot of faulty and absolutely misleading information. Just as an example, you may hear a lot of fake information about the need to install some software, such as Sweet-Player, to download or watch videos. On the other hand, your PC is most likely up-to-date and you don’t need to download or install anything else into it. Here is the example of this faulty information as presented by player.url2qr.org pop-ups:

Please install the new Sweet-Player to download and watch videos

As we’ve said above, there is absolutely no need for you to download this Sweet-Player for your PC. We’ve seen cases when users actually installed a lot of adware, browser hijackers and other PUPs (potentially unwanted programs). This all took place after listening to those misleading instructions stated by player.url2qr.org pop-ups.

The problem of player.url2qr.org in your PC could be more severe. We’re not trying to scare you more, but most likely your system has been infected by adware, which made itself the part of your browser through adding some special add-on (extension) into it. Obviously, you need to disable and remove this add-on (extension) in the first place and to uninstall the adware from the list of legally installed applications of your computer. On the other hand, we also recommend that you scan your computer with a reliable antimalware tool called Plumbytes Anti-Malware, which will help you to remove all other malicious files, processes and registry entries from your computer. This can be done by its full registered version. Don’t forget to reset your browser with its help, and if you need more assistance on our part, please feel free to contact us without hesitation.


Software for automatic removal of player.url2qr.org pop-ups:

Pop-up and adware removal tool

Important steps for removal of player.url2qr.org pop-ups caused by adware:

  1. Downloading and installing the program.
  2. Scanning of your PC with it.
  3. Removal of all infections detected by it (with full registered version).
  4. Resetting your browser with Plumbytes Anti-Malware.
  5. Restarting your computer.

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Detailed removal instructions to get rid of player.url2qr.org pop-ups

Step 1. Uninstalling any suspicious adware from the Control Panel of your computer.

Instructions for Windows XP, Vista and 7 operating systems:

  1. Make sure that all your browsers infected by adware are shut down (closed).
  2. Click on “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
  3. Start - Control Panel

  4. In Windows XP click on “Add or remove programs“:
  5. Add or remove programs in Windows XP

  6. In Windows Vista and 7 click on “Uninstall a program“:
  7. Uninstall a program in Windows Vista and 7

  8. Uninstall suspicious adware which might cause annoying pop-ups. To do it, in Windows XP click on “Remove” button related to such adware. In Windows Vista and 7 right-click on this adware program with the PC mouse and click on “Uninstall / Change“.

Instructions for Windows 8 operating system:

  1. Move the PC mouse towards the top right hot corner of Windows 8 screen, click on “Search“:
  2. Windows 8 search

  3. Type “Uninstall a program“, then click on “Settings“:
  4. Uninstall a program in Windows 8

  5. In the left menu that has come up select “Uninstall a program“:
  6. Uninstall a program in Win 8

  7. Uninstall suspicious adware program. To do it, in Windows 8 right-click on any suspicious adware program with the PC mouse and click on “Uninstall / Change“.

Step 2. Removing suspicious adware from the list of add-ons and extensions of your browser.

In addition to removal of adware from the Control Panel of your PC as explained above, you also need to remove this adware from the add-ons or extensions of your browser. Please follow this guide for managing browser add-ons and extensions for more detailed information. Remove any items related to this adware and other unwanted applications installed on your PC.

Step 3. Scanning your computer with reliable and effective security software for removal of all adware remnants.

  1. Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware through the download button above.
  2. Install the program and scan your computer with it.
  3. At the end of scan click on “Apply” to remove all infections associated with this adware.
  4. Important! It is also necessary that you reset your browsers with Plumbytes Anti-Malware after this particular adware removal. Shut down all your available browsers now.
  5. In Plumbytes Anti-Malware click on “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
  6. tools_reset_browser_settings

  7. Select which particular browsers you want to be reset and choose the reset options.
  8. browser_reset_options

  9. Click on “Reset” button.
  10. You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
  11. Reboot your PC now.

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