Viewpoint  Removal Instructions and Help

What is Viewpoint Manager?
Viewpoint  Manager (viewmgr.exe) is a file associated with either the Viewpoint Media Player or Viewpoint Toolbar. It manages the downloads and updates of the Viewpoint products. According to Viewpoint, the manager program will check for new updates once a day.

Viewpoint Media Player is a browser plug-in that enables users to view rich media content on the web. The player is used for AOL © Instant Greetings, AIM Themes, and other web applications.  In other words, its similar to other programs like Flash, Quicktime, RealPlayer and other applications.

The Viewpoint Toolbar is a search application powered by Yahoo!.  Neither the toolbar or media player are required by Windows to operate, they are merely add-on programs to the web.

Is Viewpoint Manager or associated programs considered spyware?

Since the Viewpoint programs do not track, collect, or sell information they are not considered spyware.

How did Viewpoint Get On My Computer?

This is probably why you came to this page in the first place, you noticed Viewpoint on your computer and didnt know you installed it. Well, this is because Viewpoint installs itself with various other programs such as AOL ©, AOL © Instant Messenger, Netscape, certain Adobe applications, and other programs on the web that require the media player to show their content. 

Now if you are note using AOL © Instant Messenger or any other programs that use Viewpoint Media Player, you should be able to uninstall it without disrupting any applications. In this case, follow the steps below to remove Viewpoint.

How to Remove Viewpoint Media Player, Toolbar, or Manager

1) Right-click on the clock in your taskbar and choose Task Manager
2) Click on the Processes tab and search for VIEWMGR.EXE, if its found, click on it and then click End Task to close it
3) Click on Start, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs
4) Uninstall any of the following programs associated with Viewpoint

  • Viewpoint Manager
  • Viewpoint Media Player
  • Viewpoint Toolbar
5) Close the Add/Remove Programs and Control Panel
6) Restart your computer

Warning: If you install AOL
© Instant Messenger, Adobe Atmosphere plugin, or another program that requires Viewpoint, it will download and install again. 


Printer Friendly Version of This Page






Bookmark and Share this Article on PCHELL with these Social Networks:
Add to: Mr. Wong Add to: Digg Add to: Del.icio.us Add to: Reddit Add to: Simpy Add to: StumbleUpon Add to: Slashdot Add to: Netscape Add to: Furl Add to: Yahoo Add to: Spurl Add to: Google Add to: Blinklist Add to: Blogmarks Add to: Technorati Add to: Blinkbits Add to: Ma.Gnolia


Removal Instructions for Other Programs

Spyware Removal and Other Resources

Essential Tools for Removing Spyware, Adware, and Malware

Rootkit Removal Tools and Help

How to Delete Undeleteable Files

Review of Free Registry Cleaner

How to Manually Run the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool

Review of WinsockFix

How to Remove Windows Diagnostic or Windows Restore malware

Review of SuperAntiSpyware

How to Remove SurferBar

How to Remove Starware

Bargain Buddy Removal Instructions and Help

Bonzi Buddy Removal

Click2FindNow and I-Lookup Removal

Comet Cursor Removal

Electronic Greeting Card Virus - MSDATAACCESS.EXE Removal Instructions and Help

Date Manager Removal

Powered by Zedo Popup Ad Removal Instructions and Help

Search and Destroy Removal Instructions and Help

Spyaxe, Spy Trooper, Spy Sheriff, Brave Sentry and Similar Removal Instructions and Help

TheSpyBot Removal Instructions and Help

Spam Blocker Utility Removal Instructions and Help

DriveCleaner Removal Instructions and Help

Alfacleaner Removal Instructions and Help

Spylocked Removal Instructions and Help

AntivirusGolden Removal Instructions and Help

VirusProtectPro Removal Instructions and Help

UltimateDefender and UltimateCleaner 2007 Removal Instructions and Help

VirusRescue Removal Instructions and Help

PestCapture Removal Instructions and Help

SystemDoctor 2006 Removal Instructions and Help

How to Fix Task Manager disabled by your Administrator

How to Fix Problem Changing Desktop Wallpaper

How to Remove SmitFraud Variants like WinAntivirus Pro 2007 and PestCapture

SurfSideKick Removal Instructions and Help

How to Remove Zango Search Assistant and Toolbar

How to Remove Alot Toolbar

About:Blank Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

Kazaa Removal Instructions and Help

How to Disable Windows XP Security Alert Balloons and Notifications

res://random.dll Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

IBIS Web Search (websearch.com) Removal Instructions and Help

Open Search Web (Lop.com) Removal Instructions and Help

UPDMGR.EXE Removal Instructions and Help

FCADVICE.EXE Removal Instructions and Help

U3 Smart Drives - What are they and how to remove U3

Dubolom.com Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

DSO Exploit Removal Instructions and Help

FastSearch.cc Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

My Web Search Removal Instructions and Help

Cursor Mania Removal Instructions and Help

Fun Buddy Icons Removal Instructions and Help

Smiley Central Removal Instructions and Help

My Mail Stamps Removal Instructions and Help

My Mail Stationery Removal Instructions and Help

My Mail Signatures Removal Instructions and Help

Fun Web Products Popular Screensavers Removal Instructions and Help

Webfetti Removal Instructions and Help

What is PDF Spam and Does it Contain Viruses

Gator Software Removal

Hugesearch.net Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

Search-Space.com and Start-Space.com Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

How to Remove Global-Finder.com Homepage Hijacker

Globaltoolbar Removal

GoHip Software Removal

HotBar Toolbar Removal

Huntbar and Search Toolbar Info and Removal

Look2Me Removal Instructions and Help

Lookfor.cc (res://mshp.dll/index.html) Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

MaximumSearch.net Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

Ncase Removal Instructions and Help

People OnPage Toolbar Info and Removal

Precision Time Removal

Prolivation.com Removal

SaveNow and NewDotNet Removal

SearchMyRequest.com Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

Smartsearch.ws Homepage Hijacker Removal Instructions and Help

SysUpd.exe (TSCash) Removal Instructions and Help

Ezula TopText (yellow underlined links) Removal Instructions and Help

How to Remove SpeedBlaster and MemoryMeter

TopRebates and WebRebates Removal Instructions and Help

Twaintec.dll Removal Instructions and Help

Viewpoint Removal Instructions and Help

WeatherBug Removal

WildTangent Removal Instructions and Help

WinTools Removal Instructions and Help

Xupiter Removal

Xzoomy.com Removal

ZY Web Search (db105.com) Removal

space.gif (58 bytes)

 

Search PCHell.com



 




Tools for Removing Spyware, Adware, and Malware


PC HELL
Other Pages

Spyware/Adware Removal Help

MSBlast.exe Worm Removal

Welchia (Dllhost.exe and SVCHost.exe) Worm Removal

Uninstall McAfee Instructions

Uninstall Norton Instructions

Uninstall Avast Instructions

Uninstall AVG Instructions

Uninstall Antivir Instructions

Uninstall Panda Instructions

How to Manually Run the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool

Bloodhound.Exploit.6 Virus Removal

MyDoom Virus Removal

MiMail.C Virus Removal

Swen Worm Virus Removal

SoBig.F Worm Removal

Dumaru Virus Removal

BugBear.B Worm Removal

SoBig.E Worm Removal

Pop Up Ad Removal Info

KAK Worm Removal

MiMail.A Worm Removal

W95.MTX Virus Removal

Snow White Virus Removal

BadTrans Trojan Removal

Wininit Virus (Bymer Trojan)

Happy99 Worm Removal

VBS Netlog Worm Removal

Pretty Park Worm Removal

Sasser Worm Virus Removal

Backdoor SDBot.H Trojan Removal

VBS.Loveletter Help

Computer Security Information

Back Orifice Information

PC HELL Main Page

 






iPadastic - News, Tutorials, Help, Tips, and Hints for the iPad



Download Hoyle Games
including Casino 3D, Card, Board, and Solitaire games.



Written by Mark Hasting

Recommended Software for PC Hell Visitors
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
iolo System Mechanic® - Fix, Speed Up Your PC
iolo System Mechanic®
Emsisoft Anti Malware
Emsisoft Anti Malware
space.gif (58 bytes)

Search PCHELL.COM

Return to PC Hell
Return to PC Hell

Google