What is SysPlayer?

SysPlayer is a potentially unwanted program that may be the cause of security issues on several computers. We would like to point out that this application is not a genuine computer infection. It does not employ stealthy methods to enter your system. In fact, users download and install SysPlayer themselves. It is true they are not aware of that most of the time, but still the application requires your consent to get installed on your PC. Likewise, you can easily remove SysPlayer from your system, simply by deleting the application via Control Panel. What is the big fuss about it then? Well, for that you will need to keep on reading this article.testtesttest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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Where does SysPlayer come from?

There are at least two main distribution sources that can be used by this application. First, SysPlayer can be downloaded directly from This is the official website of this program, and it is part of the distribution network. However, seeing that users point out that they did not download this application themselves, we can assume that the main website is not the primary source of distribution.

In fact, it is very common that potentially unwanted programs come bundled in software packages. This means that the same installer installs several programs on the target computer. Users often have a chance to deselect the programs they do not want, but they miss it because they breeze through the installation wizard without any second thought. Therefore, if you have recently downloaded some application from a file-sharing website and then SysPlayer popped up onto your screen without any warning, it is very likely that the player came with the program you have downloaded for free.

What does SysPlayer do?

Truth be told, SysPlayer is also promoted as a free application that can play almost any media file you could think of. Here is the promotional tagline from the official website:

SysPlayer is an extremely lightweight FREE Media Player with built-in codecs, which supports most popular video and audio formats, as well as DVD, audio CD, Webcams and other devices.

SysPlayer player includes advanced features like playback speed control, full screen playback, video screenshot, shuffle play, repeat play & more.

These claims make it seem like SysPlayer is the best media player you could ever find online. However, our security researchers would like to let you know that the player’s setup file imsysplayer.exe may be potentially dangerous. To date, more than ten antivirus programs have identified it as adware and even as a Trojan downloader. Thus, the application could be associated with severe computer security risks you should not ignore.

What’s more, SysPlayer may also display commercial advertisements and collect your personally non-identifiable information. In short, the application is unwanted and highly intrusive, so you should get rid of it ASAP.

How do I remove SysPlayer?

As mentioned, SysPlayer does not present us with much difficulty when we need to delete it. The program can be uninstalled manually through Control Panel. However, that is not the end. Keeping in mind that the application can come bundled with freeware, you need to check whether you have more unnecessary and potentially dangerous programs running on your system.

Scan your computer with the SpyHunter free scanner and you will immediately get a list of unwanted applications. Remove them with a computer security tool of your choice and protect your system from similar intruders.

Manual SysPlayer Removal

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Drag the mouse cursor to the bottom right of your screen.
  2. When the Charm bar appears, click Settings and open Control Panel.
  3. Go to Uninstall a program and remove SysPlayer.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program and remove SysPlayer.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start menu button and go to Control Panel.
  2. Access Add or remove programs and uninstall SysPlayer. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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