What is Stack Player

Stack Player is cheating media player for Windows. Main feature of this program is to play online videos from a desktop widget. Player allows to play, search and add to favorites videos from YouTube, DailyMotion, Vimeo and Blinkx. Stack Player may seem useful, however, along with that it starts displaying ads and pop-ups in browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer) and on Windows desktop. Advertising banners are called “Ads by Stack Player”, “brought by Stack Player” or “Powered by Stack Player”. Stack Player is classified as potentially unwanted application. Please, follow instructions below, to remove Stack Player from Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows XP.

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How Stack Player infected your PC

Although, Stack Player is available for download on its website, most users get it when they install new software on their PCs. For example, on the image below you can see how Stack Player can be bundled with other free utility, in this case called HD Video Player.

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Usually such programs are offered on the phishing websites of Adobe Flash Player update or on streaming sites as “necessary” update. Users need to be careful and attentive to avoid such software. SpyHunter 5 and Malwarebytes Antimalware may help you with Stack Player removal and protection against malware like this.

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Remove Stack Player manually for free

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

Remove Stack Player from Control Panel

To start removing Stack Player 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 and Windows 8.

Remove Stack Player from Windows XP:

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

Remove Stack Player from Windows 7:

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

Remove Stack Player 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 Stack Player, click Uninstall.

Remove Stack Player from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Stack Player 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 Stack Player 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 Stack Player in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Stack Player

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

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

Remove Stack Player add-on from your browsers

Removing Stack Player from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Stack Player extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Stack Player extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose Stack Player extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Stack Player from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Stack Player, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Stack Player.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Stack Player does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find Stack Player extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

Remove following files and folders

Stack Player files:


Stack Player folders:

C:\Program Files\StackPlayer

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