Remove “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” virus

“Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-up is a social engineering technique, which is used cybercriminals to install adware and other potentially unwanted programs on users machines.
[Image: Your Video Downloader might be outdated virus]
The “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-up happens regardless of the web browser or search engine, and if you are seeing this ad whenever you are doing a Google search or visiting a website, then your computer may be infected with adware or a potentially unwanted program.
This infection is designed specifically to make money. It generates web traffic, collects sales leads for other dubious sites, and will display advertisements and sponsored links within your web browser.

“Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-up ads are distributed via adware or other malicious programs. Malicious websites, or legitimate websites that have been compromised, may display this pop-up ads within your web browser.
On these infected or compromised websites, cyber criminals will display a pop-up box stating that your video downlaoder needs to be updated. If you click on the “Recommended Download” button, instead of installing a video downloader update, you’ll agree to install adware or another malicious program.
“Your Video Downloader might be outdated” link may install on your computer, toolbars (Babylon Toolbar, Delta Toolbar), adware (Yontoo, DealPly, CouponBuddy) or other forms of malware.
The text of “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-up is:

Your Video Downloader might be outdated Please update to the latest version for better performance. Powered by iLivid.
It is recommended that you update your download manager to the fastest version available. Please update with iLivid to continue.

You should always pay attention when installing software because often, a software installer includes optional installs, such as this “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” adware. Be very careful what you agree to install.

How to remove “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-ups (Virus Removal Guide)

This page is a comprehensive guide, which will remove Your Video Downloader might be outdated pop-ups from your computer, and any other adware program that may have been installed during the the setup process.
Please perform all the steps in the correct order. If you have any questions or doubt at any point, STOP and ask for our assistance.
STEP 1: Remove “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” malicious programs from your computer
STEP 2: Remove “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” adware from Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome with AdwCleaner
STEP 3: Remove Your “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-up ads with Junkware Removal Tool
STEP 4: Remove “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” virus with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
STEP 5: Double-check for the “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” infection with HitmanPro

STEP 1 : Remove “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” malicious programs from your computer

The “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-up ads may be displayed by an adware program that you have recently installed on your computer. In our case “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-ups were installed with the HD-Plus, AddLyrics, Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer, Movies Toolbar for Firefox, Movies Toolbar for Chrome, iLivid and Torch programs.
In this first step, we will try to identify and remove any malicious program that might be installed on your computer.

  1. To uninstall the programs that are responsible for the stt.streamjs.net from your computer, click the Start button, then select Control Panel, and click on Uninstall a program.
    If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for “control panel“. Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control Panel from there, then select Uninstall a program.
    [Image: Uninstall a program]
  2. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and uninstall HD-Plus, AddLyrics, Movies Toolbar, LyricsXeeker, , iLivid, WebCake and any other unwanted or recently installed programs from your computer.
    [Image: Uninstall Your Video Downloader might be outdated malicious programs]

Depending on what program has installed the “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” infection, the above programs may have a different name or not be installed on your computer.
If you cannot find the program that is responsible for the “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-up ads, you can proceed with the next step.

If you are having issues while trying to uninstall the “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” malicious programs, you can use Revo Uninstaller to completly remove the unwated programs from your machine.


STEP 2: Remove “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” adware from Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome with AdwCleaner

The AdwCleaner utility will scan your computer and browsers for Your Video Downloader might be outdated malicious files and registry keys, that may have been installed on your computer without your knowledge.

  1. You can download AdwCleaner utility from the below link.
    ADWCLEANER DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will automatically download AdwCleaner on your computer)
  2. Before starting AdwCleaner, close all open programs and internet browsers, then double-click on the AdwCleaner icon.
    [Image: AdwCleaner Icon]
    If Windows prompts you as to whether or not you wish to run AdwCleaner, please allow it to run.
  3. When the AdwCleaner program will open, click on the Scan button as shown below.
    [Image: Adwcleaner Scan]
    AdwCleaner will now start to search for Your Video Downloader might be outdated malicious files that may be installed on your computer.
  4. To remove the Your Video Downloader might be outdated malicious files that were detected in the previous step, please click on the Clean button.
    [Image: AdwCleaner removing infections]
    AdwCleaner will now prompt you to save any open files or data as the program will need to reboot the computer. Please do so and then click on the OK button.

STEP 3: Remove “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” pop-up ads with Junkware Removal Tool

Junkware Removal Tool is a powerful utility, which will remove Your Video Downloader might be outdated pop-up ads from Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.

  1. You can download the Junkware Removal Tool utility from the below link:
    JUNKWARE REMOVAL TOOL DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will automatically download the Junkware Removal Tool utility on your computer)
  2. Once Junkware Removal Tool has finished downloading, please double-click on the JRT.exe icon as seen below.
    [Image: Junkware Removal Tool]
    If Windows prompts you as to whether or not you wish to run Junkware Removal Tool, please allow it to run.
  3. Junkware Removal Tool will now start, and at the Command Prompt, you’ll need to press any key to perform a scan for the Your Video Downloader might be outdated hijacker.
    [Image: Junkware Removal Tool scanning for Your Video Downloader might be outdated virus]
    Please be patient as this can take a while to complete (up to 10 minutes) depending on your system’s specifications.
  4. When the scan Junkware Removal Tool will be completed, this utility will display a log with the malicious files and registry keys that were removed from your computer.
    [Image: Junkware Removal Tool final log]

STEP 4: Remove “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” virus with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware FREE

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free utilizes Malwarebytes powerful technology to detect and remove all traces of malware including worms, trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware and more.

  1. You can download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free from the below link, then double click on it to install this program.
    MALWAREBYTES ANTI-MALWARE DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will open a download page in a new window from where you can download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free)
  2. When the installation begins, keep following the prompts in order to continue with the setup process.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware final installation screen]
  3. On the Scanner tab,select Perform quick scan and then click on the Scan button to start scanning your computer.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Quick Scan]
  4. Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware will now start scanning your computer for Your Video Downloader might be outdated malicious files as shown below.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scanning for Your Video Downloader might be outdated virus
  5. When the Malwarebytes scan will be completed,click on Show Result.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scan results]
  6. You will now be presented with a screen showing you the malware infections that Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware has detected.Please note that the infections found may be different than what is shown in the image.Make sure that everything is Checked (ticked) and click on the Remove Selected button.
    [Image:Malwarebytes removing virus]

STEP 5: Double-check for “Your Video Downloader might be outdated” infection with HitmanPro

HitmanPro is a second opinion scanner, designed to rescue your computer from malware (viruses, trojans, rootkits, etc.) that have infected your computer despite all the security measures you have taken (such as anti virus software, firewalls, etc.).

  1. You can download HitmanPro from the below link, then double-click on it to start this program.
    HITMANPRO DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will open a new web page from where you can download HitmanPro)
  2. HitmanPro will start and you’ll need to follow the prompts (by clicking on the Next button) to start a system scan with this program.
    HitmanPro scanner
    HitmanPro installation
  3. HitmanPro will start scanning your computer for Your Video Downloader might be outdated malicious files as seen in the image below.
    HitmanPro scan Your Video Downloader might be outdated virus
  4. Once the scan is complete,you’ll see a screen which will display all the infected files that this utility has detected, and you’ll need to click on Next to remove this malicious files.
    HitmanPro scan results
  5. Click Activate free license to start the free 30 days trial and remove all the malicious files from your computer.
    HitmanPro 30 days activation button

Your computer should now be free of the Your Video Downloader might be outdated infection. If your current anti-virus solution let this infection through, you may want to consider purchasing the PRO version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to protect against these types of threats in the future.
If you are still experiencing problems while trying to remove Your Video Downloader might be outdated from your machine, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.

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ABOUT STELIAN PILICI

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I live in Bucharest (Romania), where I run my own local computer repair shop.
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