The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "ClipRex.DVDCodec" manually.
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Threat Details:

  • trojan

The ClipRex.DVDCodec installs NewDotNet, MyWayWebSearch, MyWay.MySearchAssistant , eZula HotText. Some of the components are stated in the Eula only, while the eZula HotText Spyware is installed without any user consent. eZula HotText connects to the internet in Background at every system start. Since the original DVD codec is free for non commercial usage the user does not get any benefit from these installations, additionally the eZula HotText is not uninstallable. ClipRex also violates the Fraunhofer license for the use and distribution of the codec, since ClipRex does have a commercial purpose by including various 3rd party software to sponsor ClipRex. The installation of NewDotNet may cause loss of network connectivity on some computer reboots.
Supposed Functionality:
supposed to deliver the free for non commercial use DVD codec by the Fraunhofer institute.
Removal Instructions:


Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.

Final Words:

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