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BestVideoConverter virus

How to remove BestVideoConverter (Virus Removal Guide)

BestVideoConverter virus

BestVideoConverter is promoted as a free web application and program that can help you convert video and media files. However, Antivirus and Anti-Malware products have included this item in the potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware categories of possibly computer threats. BestVideoConverter is known to access a PC without user knowledge, observe and gather your user browsing data, and inject the webpages you visit with deceptive and intrusive advertisements. BestVideoConverter ads can be delivered as generic banner and skyscrapers, in-text ads, pop-up ads, and pop-under ads. Ads by BestVideoConverter are also served across multiple internet browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari.

BestVideoConverter virus

BestVideoConverter adware is sometimes referred to as the “BestVideoConverter vius” but it is not technically defined as a computer virus. The program is still a threat to your privacy and can be the sign of a serious malware infection. The internet security community strongly recommends that you remove BestVideoConverter if you find it installed on your machine or attached to your internet browser as a browser add-on or extension and use reputable Antivirus or Anti-Malware software to eradicate any malicious files.

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  • The BestVideoConverter extension can read and change all your data on the websites you visit and read and change your browsing history.
  • The BestVideoConverter extension can manage your apps, extensions, downloads, and themes.
  • BestVideoConverter bundles with other potentially unwanted programs and malware.
  • BestVideoConverter is usually bundled inside installers and downloaders distributed as dubious torrents or as freeware programs distributed by websites similar to download.com and softonic.com.
  • BestVideoConverter injects visited webpages with pop-up and in-text advertisements.
  • BestVideoConverter makes unwanted changes to existing Windows settings and schedules new tasks which allow it to run every time Windows starts and check to see if the program has been disabled. If the program is disabled it will enable itself.


How to remove BestVideoConverter (Removal)

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Option 1: Automatically remove BestVideoConverter with Malwarebytes

1. We recommend that you write down the toll free number below in case you run into any issues while removing this infection. Our techs will kindly assist you with any problems you may face.


2. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

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3. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

4. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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5. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

6. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

[note align=”left”]If you are still having issues removing BestVideoConverter we suggest that use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3 to locate and remove any computer infection that may be present. You may also proceed to option 2 below and view our additional tips to remove BestVideoConverter.[/note]

Option 2: Manually remove BestVideoConverter

How to uninstall BestVideoConverter

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.


2. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove program) in the Programs section.

3. Search for BestVideoConverter in the list of installed programs and select it with your mouse, then click Uninstall. You can also double click BestVideoConverter to uninstall it.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find BestVideoConverter in your list of installed program you may need to uninstall additional programs that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove BestVideoConverter below.[/note]

How to remove BestVideoConverter add-ons and extensions

Google Chrome

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1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the BestVideoConverter extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

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1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the BestVideoConverter add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the BestVideoConverter extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find BestVideoConverter in your list of add-ons and extensions you may need to remove additional attachments that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove BestVideoConverter below.[/note]

Tips to remove BestVideoConverter

  • If you do not find BestVideoConverter in your list of installed programs you may need to uninstall additional programs. Additional programs may include suspicious titles that may have been contracted around the same time or after the initial infection.
  • If you are still having issues removing BestVideoConverter you should use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3. HitmanPro 3 is the best second opinion scan and removal tool. It can be used to locate and remove remaining threats.
  • If you need help our tech support team is standing by 24 hours a day. You can reach tech support at: 1-888-986-8411

Sean Doyle

Sean is a tech author and engineer with over 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, privacy, malware, Google Analytics, online marketing, and other topics. He is featured in several publications.

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