Remove vgrabber.exe virus. How to uninstall vGrabber toolbar

vGrabber toolbar virus is actually a corrupt browser application that seems useful at first, but once installed, it,ll mess your computer and you,ll be ripping your hair. vGrabber toolbar stands for Video Grabber, it offers you to download any video from Internet (from Youtube and other sites), it works as a video converter too. But after getting installed on a computer, it forgets its job and starts displaying unwanted ads that popup on your screen every few minutes. System becomes deadly slow down due to this software, it can even cause browsers to crash frequently. vGrabber malware can also hijack Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer by altering their current home page and search settings. You can find this out if you see search results redirecting to unexpected websites and home page automatically goes to http://vGrabber.com or some other page that you did not set as default. There is also a risk of identity theft by vGrabber toolbar because such adwares are designed to gain more and more financial profits for their developers. For this purpose, they can be commanded to collect personal user data. vGrabber virus seriously endangers your computer therefor you have to get rid of this bug as soon as possible.


Disadvantages and risks of having vGrabber toolbar:

  • It may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer
  • Changes home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements
  • Causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages
  • Keeps record of browsing activities and interests
  • Collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts
  • It may bring further infections are direct the user to infectious sites
  • Makes the browser run slow, uses a big part of system resources

Want to get rid of Browser Hijack vGrabber toolbar?:
To manually remove vGrabber toolbar, follow the instructions.

First of all, Uninstall the program. (Skip to the next step if the application is not listed in Control Panel).
“Start > Settings > Control Panel. Now Locate and open “Add or Remove Programs” or “PROGRAMS AND FEATURES”. Find “vGrabber toolbar”. Now click Uninstall/Remove.

Now remove the program from Browser.

Internet Explorer users:
Click “Tools” (if on Internet Explorer 9, click gear icon), Then “Manage Add-ons”. Look for vGrabber toolbar. Disable if found any.

Block pop-ups of vGrabber toolbar
To stop pop-ups from malware,
Click on TOOLS > POP-UP BLOCKER, then click TURN ON POP-UP BLOCKER. and then go to POP-UP BLOCKER SETTINGS. (Type any website you wish to block popups from)
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Firefox users:
Go to “Tools” (at the top), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable “vGrabber toolbar”
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Chrome Users:
Click “Tools/Settings” (Wrench incon), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable any file associate with malware.
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Still Spyware vGrabber toolbar lurking in the system? Remove manually

Stop processes of this malware:
Open Task Manager to stop processes.

Remove associated registry settings:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\urlsearchhook.toolbarurlsearchhook
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\classes\urlsearchhook.toolbarurlsearchhook
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\extensions,
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\internet explorer\toolbar\webbrowser
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “ShowSuperHidden” = 0

Delete vGrabber toolbar infected files:
%Profile%\Local Settings\Temp\
%ProgramFiles%\
%UserProfile%\

vGrabber.exe toolbar virus removal tool

Alternatively, you are advised to use the removal tool below to get rid of this malware infection.
Malware Bytes antimalware

Hitman Pro


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