Remove Vidzy Ads from Chrome/Firefox/IE

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Vidzy is yet another pesky adware program which aims at providing you a miserable browsing experience. Of course, being an adware parasite, the main goal of this thing is to generate profit for its developers. Messing with you is just a bonus. Vidzy is advertised as an extremely practical and harmless video application that should allow you to always have a separate YouTube window in addition to the web page you’re currently on. For all YouTube enthusiasts out there this probably sounds like a great application and on theory it really is awesome. On practice though, Vidzy is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and it has to be deleted on the spot. Adware parasites are famous for their sneaky ways and Vidzy is no exception; the more time this parasite spends on your device, the more damage it could cause there. Apart from the fact this thing collects browsing-related data and sends it to hackers, Vidzy also redirects you to unknown third-party websites, tries to install more malware and floods your PC screen with ads which are about as useless as they are dangerous. Long story short, the Vidzy virus has to go. And it has to go fast.

Remove Vidzy

How did I get infected with?

Have you recently installed some freeware from an unverified website? Judging by the fact Vidzy is now a part of your PC system, you probably have. That is the most common distribution method for adware parasites and viruses in general and no matter how old and unoriginal is it, we can’t deny its efficiency. And you can’t do it either, because you fell into the hackers’ trap. To prevent such consequences in the future, always opt for the advanced/custom option in the Setup Wizard. That is the only way to remain in control of the software you’re downloading because otherwise you might end up with a whole bunch of parasites instead of the program you were originally going for. It’s your responsibility to deselect any unwanted piece of software that you find in the bundle. Also, avoid spam email-attachments, messages from unknown senders and don’t install anything that you don’t trust.

Why are these ads dangerous?

The Vidzy parasite, being a typical adware infection, generates advertisements. Once this sneaky program gets successfully installed, it injects all your browser with a never-ending parade of commercials. The virus is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox so it’s utterly unimportant which browser you decide to use or which website you decide to visit. The ads come in various shapes, forms and colors and eventually overwhelm your browser causing it to freeze or crash. In addition to that, the overall speed of your device gets affected considerably, so even basic everyday tasks take much more time than usual. Basically, your entire online experience is slowed down and your nerves are put to the test. And that’s not even the worst part. All the commercials that Vidzy bombards you with are sponsored because the application itself is for free. Therefore, its developers make money out of generating ads so just by keeping Vidzy on your computer you help hackers gain revenue. Having in mind that crooks do not discriminate between safe ads and corrupted commercials, you have to stay away from everything the virus brings to you. Otherwise you might end up on some highly unreliable website filled with parasites thus infecting your computer much further. As if all of that wasn’t enough, Vidzy also steals your personal information such as IP address, email addresses, search queries, passwords, browsing history, etc. It may even use it against you to adjust the ads and try to make them more attractive. Remember, programs like Vidzy are true masters in the art of deceit so you can’t trust anything on your screen as long as this virus is still present, including software updates, additional toolbars and so on. To regain control over your device, please follow the removal guide down bellow and get rid of Vidzy once and for all.

How Can I Remove Vidzy Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Vidzy infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall Vidzy from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete Vidzy from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Vidzy from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall Vidzy from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the Vidzy program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove Vidzy from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove any unknown add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove Vidzy Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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