Do you know what Vid Saver is?
Vid Saver is an application which enables computer users to download videos from YouTube. It installs a download button on YouTube website so that you can download a preferred video whenever you want. You can choose the format of the video which can be MP4 720 (HD), FLV 480p, FLV 360 or FLV 240p. Moreover, the application is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and you can find the extension on your browser’s extensions lists.
Additionally, this add-on is also regarded as adware because it monitors the user’s browsing habits and displays advertisements which contains phrases “ads not by this site” or “Ads by Vid-Saver plugin” given in a small font. Moreover, some words may be transformed into hyperlinks. When you click the word underlined by Vid Saver, you may be directed to a website promoting some items or services.
The presence of Vid Saver, or Adware:Win32/Vidsaver, can be determined by such files buttonUtil.dll, ButtonUtil64.dll, Vid-Saver.exe, Vid-Saver64.exe and some more. The application is installed in the Program Files folder; however, this does not mean that these are the only files of the application. As Vid Saver installs itself as a Google Chrome extension, three additional files are placed in the %LOCALAPPDATA% folder.
Vid Saver was published by 215 apps (Innovative Apps) and it is known that this adware can be bundled with 1ClickDownload, FBPhotoZoom and some other free programs. In order to prevent the installation of Vid Saver, you should always carefully read the information provided in the installer in order to have a chance to disable the installation of the add-on.
Below you will find our instructions that will help you uninstall Vid Saver. However, it is still necessary to scan the PC so that you can take appropriate means if some computer infections are detected.
Vid Saver removal
- Move the mouse over the lower left corner of the screen.
- Right-click a windows showing Start Screen/desktop.
- Click Control Panel.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Click Start and click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Double-click Vid Saver.
- Click Start - > Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Select Vid Saver and click the Remove button.
In non-techie terms:
Vid Saver is a browser add-on which is also classified as adware. This application enables computer users to download Youtube videos by clicking on the button which is installed beneath the video. We recommend you remove this program as it displays annoying advertisements which may disturb you while using the PC or browsing the Internet.