How to uninstall Native Desktop Media Service?

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Issue: How to uninstall Native Desktop Media Service?

Hello, I have noticed a suspicious checker.exe process running in the Task Manager. Now, I am continuously redirected to or sites while browsing. I tried scanning my computer with a system optimization tool, and it showed that it is infected with Native Desktop Media Service virus. Can you help me remove Native Desktop Media Service?

Solved Answer

Native Desktop Media Service is a specific cyber threat which is designed to create tasks on the system and infiltrate potentially unwanted programs (PUPs)[1]. Usually, it is located in C:\\Program Files\\Jetmedia\\NativeDesktopMediaService\\checker.exe folder and can be detected as the Checker.exe process in the Task Manager[2]

According to the security researchers, computers infected with Native Desktop Media Service are infiltrated with various ad-supported programs which take over most popular browsers, like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari or Microsoft Edge. Once the browser is hijacked, the adware[3] modifies its settings to display pop-ups, banners, in-texts and redirect to various suspicious pages. 

Keep in mind that visiting less than reliable sites or clicking on potentially malicious ads might lead to further computer infections. Therefore, users are advised to remove Native Desktop Media Service as soon as they notice its presence. IT experts say, that after Native Desktop Media Service infection, users are continuously redirected to one of the following sites:


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Likewise, if you notice that your browser has started to act sluggish and is filled with intrusive ads or redirects to one of the sites mentioned above, you should consider Native Desktop Media Service removal right away. Our security researchers have prepared instructions showing how to uninstall Native Desktop Media Service. You can find them below.

Steps to uninstall Native Desktop Media Service virus

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Step 1. Boot your computer into Safe Mode

  1. Click on Windows key and type msconfig.exe;
  2. Open it and go to Boot tab;
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  3. Select Safe Boot and click OK;
  4. In the pop-up window click Restart button.

Step 2. Reveal hidden files and folders

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel;
  2. Select Folder options and go to View tab;
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  3. Tick Show Hidden Files and Folders box;
  4. Hit Apply and OK.

Step 3. Uninstall unknown applications

  1. In the Control Panel click on Programs and Features;
  2. Locate all suspicious programs and uninstall them.

Step 4. Delete NativeDesktop program

  1. Click the Start button and select Computer;
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  2. Go to Local Disk and search for NativeDesktop;
  3. Open the NativeDesktopMediaService folder and delete Checker.exe;

Step 5. Get rid of the Checker32 task

  1. Go to C:\\WINDOWS\\System32\\Tasks\\ folder;
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  2. Find the Checker32 file and delete it.

Step 6. Delete unverified extensions from Google Chrome and other browsers

  1. Open Chrome and click on three vertical dots in the top-right corner of the window;
  2. Navigate to More Tools and select Extensions;
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  3. Uninstall all unknown extensions.

Step 7. Reset Google Chrome and other affected browsers

  1. Open Google Chrome and press on three vertical dots in the top-right corner of the window;
  2. Select Settings;
  3. Expand the Advanced tab;
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  4. Click on Restore Settings to their original defaults.

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Olivia Morelli
Olivia Morelli - PC & Mac repair expert

Olivia Morelli is a young, but a perspicacious IT expert who is currently just a year away from a Bachelor’s Degree in Software Systems. Her primary passion is cyber security, however, thanks to her detailed understanding of computer networks, operating systems and hardware, she can find a fix for any PC or Mac issue...

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