What is Vaudix
Vaudix by Amazing Apps is adware browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It advertises itself as video streaming tool to enhance video playing in your browser. However, its additional functionality is unwanted. After installation it begins to display ads, pop-ups “provided by Vaudix” (as shown below) or “Powered by Vaudix” or “Ads by Vaudix”. Sometimes Vaudix won’t uninstall from computer and browsers. Use this tutorial to remove Vaudix extension and get rid of ads generated by Vaudix.
How Vaudix infected your PC
Vaudix can be offered along with media or flash players as additional browser plugin. Developers does not inform users about all consequences and effects of Vaudix. During installation process you can be offered an option to install Vaudix in your browsers. If you do not uncheck or decline it, adware will infiltrate. Antiviruses cannot detect Vaudix while its installation. To prevent infection of Vaudix it is recommended to use Norton Antivirus.
Download Vaudix Removal Tool
To remove Vaudix completely we recommend you to use Norton Antivirus from Symantec. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Vaudix and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.
Remove Vaudix manually for free
Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Vaudix removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Vaudix installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.
Remove Vaudix from Control Panel
To start removing Vaudix you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use CleanMyPC to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Other aliases of Vaudix adware, check those names in programs list:
Remove Vaudix from Windows XP:
- Click on Start button.
- Choose Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find Vaudix.
- Click Uninstall.
Remove Vaudix from Windows 7:
- Click Start button.
- Then go to Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program.
- Find Vaudix and click Uninstall.
Remove Vaudix from Windows 8:
- Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
- Click Search.
- After that click Apps.
- Then Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
- Find Vaudix, click Uninstall.
Cannot uninstall Vaudix
In some cases Vaudix won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Vaudix. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Vaudix folder and files. This happens, because file Vaudix.exe or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use Norton Antivirus or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Vaudix in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:
- Reboot your computer.
- While it starts booting type F8 button.
- This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
- Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
- Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Vaudix
Remove Vaudix add-on from your browsers
Removing Vaudix 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 Vaudix extension from your browsers manually.
- Start Google Chrome browser
- In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
- Find Vaudix extension.
- Click the trash can icon to remove it.
- Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
- In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
- Choose Vaudix extension.
- 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 Vaudix from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Vaudix, please, do the following:
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
- In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions.
- Click Disable Vaudix.
Generally, Vaudix does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:
- Start Opera browser.
- Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
- Find Vaudix extension.
- Click Uninstall button.
Remove following files and folders
Alternative way to remove adware browser extension Vaudix
For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extensions with bad rating including Vaudix. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.