How to remove (uninstall) MoviesJunkie Search

In this item we'll tell you all necessary info about an advertising program, called MoviesJunkie Search. If you don’t have it in your system – you need to shun of it, and if you’ve installed it somehow – you should eliminate it now. This malicious tool has no useful functions, as far as it was created only to bring profit to its developers, and to irritate its victims. Aren't you worried about the increased amount of ads on each website, or the shifted start page? Have you suffered of the total retardation of system’s and browsing speed, or suspicious results of search and common redirections to the malicious web-sites? These are the signs of advertising program's presence in the system and if you noticed some of them – your machine is in danger.

What is MoviesJunkie Search

MoviesJunkie Search

All tools have their purposes, and this adware isn't an exception. However, the real purpose of this program differs from those stated. Commonly, the specification of every unwanted software promises that it will be super useful. 95% of these programs declare that they will assist in web-browsing. Performing some functions in Facebook, help in the finding of recent games, music or movies and search for deals, sales and discounts online - these are the most spread features of advertising tools. The first thing you should do if you're about to download any program - to take thought, is it really useful? In fact, the task of adware developers is to declare that their product performs a function which is impossible to monitor. The "faster", "safer" or "better" web-browsing is an excellent example of suchlike features, as these options are very vague and nearly impossible to supervise. According to this, advertising software does not do anything, and is just consuming space in the computer's memory? Of course not!! This software performs a highly important task, - to let hackers to earn thousands of dollars per day on unsuspecting users.

 

There is a perception in the Web that the majority of malicious programs are created just "for fun". It's really reasonable, yes? Web-scammer knows that out there somewhere is a user which is struggling to remove his virus, and it feels very good! You should know that each perilous program has their feature, and it is, generally, applies to earnings. It is hard to guess why adware shows so many ads, but when you realize it, it appears very simple. All these ads are displayed to obtain money on clicks. Many people know that browser advertising is paid on the pay-per-click system. It means that the client pays for every transition from the pop-up to the web-page. All advertising software's efforts are aimed at convincing you click on the link. Actually if you're not interested in any of the offers - you will click on advertising, in order to hide an undesirable irritating ad. The system doesn't care how the clicks were done, and scammers will receive their payment both for the normal click and for the accidental one. In this case we see how quantity beats quality, as swindlers create a lot of substandard viruses that spam with hype. Gullible operator can think that these ads are good, and try to find something interesting among adware proposals, doing tens of clicks each day. Reputable AV-software developers and malware-fighting forums get tens of thousands of reports on MoviesJunkie Search, so scammers make pretty good money on it.

Methods to remove MoviesJunkie Search

And finally, MoviesJunkie Search has another feature which in the long term can call serious damage to your PC. This consequence is MoviesJunkie Search's power to modify the controls of your browser on purpose to distribute advertisement more efficiently which makes it very vulnerable against all threats. Advertisement programs want to modify three parameters: default search engine, home page and the blocking of annoying advertisement. Suchlike changes tangle with the primary regulations of computer security, and make user's browser highly vulnerable to all types of viruses. Depending on man's performance in the Web, the computer can be totally clogged in a 4-5 weeks, and eventually appear so slow that it is nearly impossible to work. You have only one technique to stop advertising and shield your computer from adware danger - to eliminate MoviesJunkie Search.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove MoviesJunkie Search manually

Step 1. Uninstall MoviesJunkie Search from the operation system

Step 2. Remove MoviesJunkie Search from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

Adware being distributed in different methods: via viral websites where the malware download might start at any click, and via installation in bundles. The first technique might be lightly avoided: you should visit only those websites that are fully secure, and are on the first positions in browser. In addition, listen to the notifications of your anti-viral tool and browser. The bundled installation method isn't related to websites: you have to be aware of it only if you during the installation of programs. This method functions because of user's trustfulness and the harmful habit to click OK without reading. The installation program is changed to suggest you to get more software in addition to the needed one. In some variations you just can't uncheck the fields, and in some - you don't even see that you're installing something wrong. You need to understand that: if MoviesJunkie Search had penetrated your computer through bundled installation, you, probably, have some more unwanted software or malware. According to this, when you see the option among “recommended install” and “partial installation” – pick the second variant. Then you will be able to choose what tool you wish to install and what you don’t.

MoviesJunkie Search removal tool

The manual uninstall of MoviesJunkie Search requires approximately 5-10 minutes, and may be done even by a newbie. Despite the fact that manual deletion is very easy, it has several weaknesses, compared to the automatic deletion with help of AV-tool. The removal in manual mode is really plain and totally free, in case of heavy infection you just cannot uninstall the virus manually. Antivirus software is the best decision for those users who wish to minimize their contribution in the security of their computers. Spyhunter anti-virus is designed to remove such programs as MoviesJunkie Search, and easily gets rid of with other similar threats.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall MoviesJunkie Search from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select MoviesJunkie Search and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\MoviesJunkie Search
  • C:\ProgramData\MoviesJunkie Search
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\MoviesJunkie Search

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "MoviesJunkie Search" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove MoviesJunkie Search from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select MoviesJunkie Search and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete MoviesJunkie Search from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select MoviesJunkie Search and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall MoviesJunkie Search from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove MoviesJunkie Search from the browser

How to remove MoviesJunkie Search from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove MoviesJunkie Search

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete MoviesJunkie Search from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove MoviesJunkie Search

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Delete all specific pages

 

How to uninstall MoviesJunkie Search from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove MoviesJunkie Search

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete MoviesJunkie Search from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose MoviesJunkie Search and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete MoviesJunkie Search from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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