How to remove (uninstall) TheMovieQuest.co

In this item we'll tell you all needed info about an advertising software, called TheMovieQuest.co. If you know what is adware or browser hijacker - you can skip this part and go to the deletion tips and get rid of TheMovieQuest.co. If you haven't faced with this sort of software before - believe, this program surely isn't good choice to keep on your computer. We say this because this suspicious program not only calls inconveniences during web-surfing, but may initiate a serious malware infection of your PC. Have you mentioned the huge quantity of advertisement in browser, or the switched homepage? Isn't it strange that the pre-set search engine is switched to the suspicious website, and it opens each time when you launch your browser? These are the attributes of advertising programs working on your PC and if you've seen them – your computer is in danger.

What is TheMovieQuest.co

TheMovieQuest.co

Hackers don't develop adware only to annoy you, and each adware has strict tasks. Unfortunately, if you think that the description of this tool is really useful - you've made a mistake. Typically, the depiction of each unwanted program promises that it is extremely helpful. 90% of suchlike tools declare that they will help in web-browsing. Search for sales, discounts and deals in the Web, performing some functions in social networks and help in the search for new music, movies or games - that's the features that the majority of adware state to accomplish. At first glance it is really nice, but when you start thinking about it, you realize that all features that are stated have long been present in the basic functionality of any browser or social network. How do you think, why are all adware descriptions so blurred? The "faster", "better" or "safer" web-browsing is a pure example of suchlike function, because these parameters are very vague and they're very to supervise. So, advertising software do not do anything, and just take up space on your hard drive? Not at all! These programs perform a highly significant function, - to allow Internet scammers to obtain thousands of dollars per day on novice users.

 

There is a belief in the Web that almost all viruses are made without any distinct reason. It's pretty reasonable, yes? Web-scammer thinks about a user which is trying to uninstall his adware right now, and the feeling is so good! It's a joke, of course. The adware always have a task, and even if the task isn't clear - you will know when it will be achieved. It is hard to guess why adware displays so much banners, but when you realize it, it appears pretty simple. All this advertisement is shown to obtain money from referrals. Simply said, defrayment of promotional services is made based on the amount of clicks done on the advertisement, or the number of clicks from ad to the site. All advertising program's actions are aimed at persuading you pass the link. Even if user is not interested in any of the offers - the click might still be performed, at least to hide an unwanted irritating banner. Every referral is worth the money and depending on the type of advertisement it can be worth up to 5 cents and for some sorts of ads even more. In this case we see how quantity beats quality, as scammers make lots of substandard advertising tools that flood us with annoying ads. Trusting operator can think that suchlike advertising is trustworthy, and try to find something fine among these offers, making hundreds of referrals each day. Reputable AV-software creators and tech-support forums get tens of thousands of reports on TheMovieQuest.co, so swindlers are doing pretty nice money on it.

Methods to remove TheMovieQuest.co

And finally, TheMovieQuest.co has one more consequence which in the long term can cause huge issues with your computer. We speak about that TheMovieQuest.co modifies browser controls on purpose to distribute ads more effective that makes it highly defenseless to all viruses. Adware changes the pre search engine and the URL of the homepage, and also turns off functions which are responsible for filtration of ads and for denying of suspicious downloads. These changes conflict with the primary rules of computer security, and make your browser extremely vulnerable to all types of undesired programs. The undesired programs will clog your computer, because user helps it to do so. If you don't want your PC to be in such state you should remove TheMovieQuest.co from the computer ASAP.

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

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove TheMovieQuest.co manually

Step 1. Uninstall TheMovieQuest.co from the operation system

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

 

Adware being spread in several methods: with help of viral web-sites where the malware download might start at each click, and using the installation in bundles. The "website" technique might be easily avoided: you should only visit websites which are totally secure, and are on the first pages in the search results. In addition, pay attention to the warnings that your browser and AV-tool display. The bundled installation method is a little bit different: you must be aware of it only when you during the installation of programs. Bundled installation method is based on people's credulity and the bad habit to press OK before you read what is written above. The installation tool is set to offer you to install extra software instead of the needed one. All fields are already checked, and by clicking "OK" he installs at 2-3 tools instead of one. You need to understand that: if TheMovieQuest.co had penetrated your PC through bundled installation, you, probably, have some more adware or viruses. So, if you see the option between “safe install” and “partial installation” – pick the second option. Then you will be able to choose what tool you want to install and what you don’t.

TheMovieQuest.co removal tool

The elimination of TheMovieQuest.co in manual mode needs approximately 5-7 minutes, and might be done even by not practiced user. Both manual and automatic ways have their own strengths and disadvantages. When you uninstall the malicious software manually, you cannot intercept it (or another similar adware) from sneaking into the machine again. AV-tool is the wisest choice for those users who want to minimize the amount of efforts spent on the defense of their systems. Spyhunter anti-malware is designed to eliminate such tools as TheMovieQuest.co, and easily copes with other suchlike threats.

Antivirus scanner

Why we recommend SpyHunter antimalware

Detects viruses fully: all files and even registry keys of malware will be found

Protects your system in the future

24/7 free support team

SpyHunter's scanner is only for malware detection. If program detects virus on the computer, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware removal tool to delete viruses. Uninstall steps and additional information EULA , Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.

bwd  Instructions 1/2  fwd

Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall TheMovieQuest.co from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select TheMovieQuest.co and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\TheMovieQuest.co
  • C:\ProgramData\TheMovieQuest.co
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\TheMovieQuest.co

3. Clean registry:

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

 

bwd  Instructions 1/2  fwd

Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select TheMovieQuest.co and press Uninstall

 

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 TheMovieQuest.co from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select TheMovieQuest.co and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove TheMovieQuest.co from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove TheMovieQuest.co

Step 2.Change homepage:

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

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove TheMovieQuest.co

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove TheMovieQuest.co

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into Home page field

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose TheMovieQuest.co 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.

 

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

 

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. If you continue using the site, we will assume that you accept our cookies policy.