What is PixelSee

PixelSee is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that claims to be a high-quality video player supporting various formats and codecs. It allows users to play media files stored on their computer or online and offers features like Chromecast support, playlist management, and subtitle selection. However, PixelSee is often promoted through deceptive web popups and may be bundled with other unwanted programs. It is considered a PUP due to its dubious promotion methods and potentially undesirable functionalities, such as tracking user data and resource usage. PixelSee is classified as an unwanted application due to its deceptive promotion methods and potentially harmful functionalities. It may track user data, use the device’s resources, and display advertisements. Additionally, it may be bundled with other unwanted or hazardous software. To remove PixelSee and any associated malware, users can follow a removal guide provided below.

PixelSee

How PixelSee infected your computer

PixelSee can infect computers without the user’s consent, often utilizing suspicious advertising tactics to enter the device. It is commonly distributed through software bundling, where the unwanted program is attached to legitimate software like Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Word. When users install the bundled software, the PUP is injected into the system. Other common infection methods include suspicious email attachments and malicious torrents.

  1. Download PixelSee Removal Tool
  2. Remove/Uninstall PixelSee from Control Panel
  3. Cannot remove/uninstall PixelSee using standard methods
  4. Remove PixelSee files, folders, and registry keys
  5. Block pop-ups promoting PixelSee
  6. How to protect from threats, like PixelSee

Download PixelSee Removal Tool

Download SpyHunter

To remove PixelSee from Windows completely, we recommend you to use SpyHunter from EnigmaSoft. It detects and removes all files, folders, and registry keys of malware and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars. The trial version of SpyHunter 5 offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Alternative Removal Tool

Download Malwarebytes

To remove PixelSee from Windows completely, we recommend you to use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. It detects and removes all files, folders, and registry keys of PixelSee and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove PixelSee manually for free

Here is a manual step-by-step tutorial for full PixelSee removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of PixelSee installer on operating systems with the latest updates and browser versions.

Remove PixelSee from Control Panel

To start removing PixelSee, you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows 11.

Remove PixelSee from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PixelSee.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove PixelSee from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find PixelSee and click Uninstall.

Remove PixelSee from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that, click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find PixelSee, click Uninstall.

Remove PixelSee from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall PixelSee from Windows 10

Way one
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu, choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate PixelSee in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu, choose Programs and Features.
  3. Locate PixelSee in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Remove PixelSee from Windows 11:

  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu, choose Settings.
  3. Click on the Apps tab on the left side.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate PixelSee in the list.
  5. Click on 3-dots icon near it and then click Uninstall button near it.
  6. Depending on the type of application (Windows Store app or classic Win32 app) it will be removed immediately, or you will need to confirm the action and go through the standard uninstall procedure.

Cannot uninstall PixelSee

In some cases, PixelSee won’t uninstall and gives you a message, that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall PixelSee. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing PixelSee folder and files. This happens because some file or service does not allow you to do it. In this case, I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes or uninstall PixelSee in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode, do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting, press F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove PixelSee.

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

Remove files, folders, and registry keys of PixelSee

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How to block ads and pop-ups, offering to download PixelSee

As PixelSee is mostly distributed via special ads and pop-ups promising to fix Windows errors or remove viruses, a good way to avoid the installation of PixelSee is to block such ads in browsers. There are a couple of programs that have such functions. We recommend you use AdGuard to remove ads by PixelSee from browsers. Download free trial here:

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One of the most famous and reputable security programs for Windows is SpyHunter 5. Advanced algorithms and large databases help SpyHunter detect and remove various types of threats. Get complete protection from ransomware, adware, spyware, trojans, viruses, and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), like PixelSee, with SpyHunter 5. Download it here:

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