Can’t Uninstall vGrabber – How to uninstall vGrabber Completely And Easily
vGrabber is video downloading program plus format converting function. However, installing vGrabber in the computer might cause you several problems that could annoy you in different way, for example it could hijack the browser, redirect you to unwanted websites when you entering a web address, it could also slow down the browsing speed. In a word, vGrabber is not that user-friendly, if it is useless for you, it is recommend to uninstall vGrabber from your system.
Some people complains that they are unable to get rid of vGrabber even they uninstalled it through Add/Remove program, it do happens sometimes due to various reasons, but don’t worry, if you have such trouble with uninstalling vGrabber, this instruction could help you out.
Manual solution to uninstall vGrabber
This solution is for the situation that vGrabber failed to be uninstalled from the Add/Remove program, so we need to remove each of component of vGrabber from your computer manually one by one, just follow the below steps to proceed.
Close the running vGrabber
If you are not sure whether the program is truely closed, you can open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt + Shift + Esc, click the process tab, if you see a process named “youtubeDL.exe”, that means the program has not been closed yet, you can highlight the process and click the “End Task” button to turn it off.
Remove vGrabber installation folder
- From Start, click My Computer (or you can double click My Computer icon on the desktop)
- Locate hard drive where vGrabber was installed in
- Right click on the folder of vGrabber
- In the menu that appear, click Delete option
- Back to dasktop to right click on the Windows Recycle Bin and click “Empty the Recycle Bin”
Tip: If you can’t remember which drive you install the program, you can right click on the shortcut icon of vGrabber on the desktop, select “Properties”, in the “Shortcuts” tab, click the button of “Find Target”, then the installation folder of vGrabber will be open and you’ll see where it was installed.
Delete registry leftovers
vGrabber registry entries was created along with the software installation, these data should also be removed to avoid registry clogged up problems. Before the deletion, remember to backup the registry. See the tutorial as below:
- Click Start menu and then click Run.
- Type regedit in the run Window to open registry Editor
(For Win7 or Vista users, just type regedit in the search blank from the start menu, then press Enter key to open registry Editor.)
- Click File > Export and follow the prompt to create a registry backup
- Right click on the folder of vGrabber.exe and select “Delete“
- Restart your computer to allow new changes to take effect
If anything wrong happen during the registry edition, for example you delete a wrong registry key/entries and you see certain features of the computer not function properly, you can use the backup file to restore registry to the previous status.
The better and easier way to uninstall vGrabber automatically
Manual removal solution is kind of risky as it involved registry edition, for people who is not familiar with the registry operation or want to look for an easier and automatic solution to uninstall vGrabber, we strongly recommend you to use Max Uninstaller, which could help you remove any program/application in your computer completely within a few steps.
Video demonstration – how to uninstall vGrabber with Max Uninstaller
Step 1: Download Max Uninstaller here, install it in your computer.
Step 2: Open Max Uninstaller, select vGrabber in the right hand list, then click “Run Analysis”
Step 3: After all program files/folders and associated registry entries are scanned out. Click “Complete Uninstall” to start the vGrabbe removal. Click “Yes” to confirm the action.
Step 4: Wait for the standard uninstall completed. Click “Scan Leftovers”, and Max Uninstaller will conduct a full scan on your computer for vGrabbe leftover.
Step 5: After the scan finish, click “Delete Leftovers” and “Yes” button to thoroughly remove all the vGrabber leftovers.
Step 6: Max Uninstaller has now fully uninstalled vGrabber related files and extensions. Click “OK” to finish, then reboot your system.
Vgrabber Toobar removal tips
If you have Vgrabber toolbar installed in your computer, that pretty much indicates your computer has virus infection, and your browser has been hijacked and the toolbar was installed automatically without your notice, it looks quite normal that Vgrabber toolbar seems to provide practical functions to you, but every time you search something with a search engine, you are always redirected to other non-related pages which full of advertisement, and you will also notice that the browsing speed is getting slower and slower, these problem will get even worse over time if you keep ignoring them.
Unlike other types of toolbar, Vgrabber toolbar behaves as a virus threat and we recommend you to get rid of it immediately if you got this thing in your computer. To completely remove Vgrabber toolbar, please download Max Uninstaller and then follow the instruction (which is similar to the above Vgrabber removal) to remove it, after that, we also suggest you to run a full virus scan with a trusted antivirus program to make sure your computer is threat-free.