How to remove MovieCharm.com?

MovieCharm.com hijacks web browsers without being recognized. How does it do that?

As we have already mentioned, MovieCharm.com is set as your default search engine after installing the toolbar on your computer. This potentially unwanted program (PUP) can slither into computer with or without your wish; Specifically speaking, it is compatible with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari. We do not say that you have to decide right now whether to keep MovieCharm.com set on browsers or not, but we highly recommend reading this article from beginning to end because you will find everything that you need to know about MovieCharm.com here. Because of the collaboration with third-party partners, your information will be used to select corresponding ads and send them for you. Let us elaborate on these steps one by one.


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The application’s Privacy Policy and End User License Agreement documents reveal that MovieCharm.com was created by a doubtful company called Bontio, Inc. All common feature of their products is that they bear  This rogue extension initiates several unacceptable activities: users. So what do you find there? As you can observe, it redirects all of your searches to Yahoo Search, having made some of the search-damaging modifications, of which you are not aware of in the beginning of using MovieCharm.com as your web search tool. Finally, if additional programs, browser extensions or add-ons start randomly appearing on your browser, these are is no doubt that your computer is infected with malware, and you should take action immediately.

How are browser hijackers usually distributed?

It’s worth mentioning that once software that was bundled with MovieCharm.com is uninstalled it won’t bring back your personal browser settings back. The creators of this browser hijacker clearly indicate that they have no power over the content of these promotions and their origin. Have a look at the removal instructions of Mixi.DJ Toolbar to see detailed steps how to do that. This is because it displays advertising content in the hijacker-specific manner. MovieCharm.com. In fact, even non-related freewares can easily carry MovieCharm.com hijacker. Besides, you should follow the entire installation process in order to decline such proposition to change/modify your browser and setup your home page/search engine to MovieCharm.com.

To remove MovieCharm.comnews.org virus from your system will require a bit of your additional time because the procedure is rather long and complicated. Although it’s not a malware, it enters computers using unfair methods and it brings many inconveniences for the users. This is the only way this hijacker can generate money for its creators. It is important that you remove all other programs installed with the hijacker, as some of them might redownload or reset back browser settings. These toolbar versions are promoted using their own names, but use the same engine, same dirty tricks and are basically the same.

Is it possible to prevent this browser hijacker?

After analyzing the suspicious browser hijacker and the PUP that it comes bundled with it, we tested different removal options. This kind of programs normally come bundled to free media players, download managers, PDF creators, etc. Naturally, the only ones who get paid for this are the creators of this infection. Therefore, when you decide to download a freeware/shareware from a third-party download website (cnet, softonic, soft32, etc.) you risk that a third party software (add-ons, plug-ins, toolbars, extension) will slither onto your PC as well. If you see that the program offers modifying some settings of your browsers or installing another tool, make sure you take off such options if they are pre-selected for you.

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Learn how to remove MovieCharm.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall MovieCharm.com

a) Windows 10/8

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner.
  2. Find Control Panel and click on it. win7-win8-start-control-panel How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  3. Double-click Programs and Features. control-panel-programs How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. uninstall-program How to remove MovieCharm.com?

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press the start button.
  2. Press Settings, then Control Panel. win-xp-startmenu How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  3. Click Programs and Features. win-xp-control-panel How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. win-xp-add-remove-program How to remove MovieCharm.com?

c) Mac OS X

  1. Finder (should be the first icon in your dock) → Applications. mac-os-x-go-menu How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  2. Find all programs you want deleted, and drag them to the trash icon. mac-os-x-applications How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  3. Alternatively, you can also right-click on them and choose Move to Trash.
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall MovieCharm.com from browsers

a) Delete MovieCharm.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Select Manage add-ons.
  3. Access Toolbars and Extensions, and disable all unwanted extensions.ie-extensions How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  4. Press Close.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. In the Internet Options window, delete the set homepage and put in the one you wish to use.ie-home-page How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  4. Press Apply.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. Select the Advanced tab.
  4. Press Reset in Reset Internet Explorer settings. ie-reset How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  5. A window will appear asking to confirm your choice. Check the box next to Delete personal settings and press Reset.

d) Delete MovieCharm.com from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → More Tools → Extensions.
  2. Press the Trash logo for all questionable extensions.chrome-extensions How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  3. You can also disable an extension by unchecking the box that says Enabled.

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. 1. Menu → Settings.
  2. 2. Press Set pages, located below On startup.
  3. 3. Remove the unwanted site and type the URL of the one you wish to have as your homepage.chrome-set-pages How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  4. Press OK.
  5. Go back to Settings, and select Manage search engines, located below Search.chrome-search How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  6. Delete all but your preferred search engines. Press Done.

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → Show advanced settings. chrome-reset How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  2. Press Reset. Press Reset again after you read the warning in the new window.

g) Delete MovieCharm.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Menu → Add-ons → Extensions
  2. Remove all suspicious extensions. Alternatively, you can disable them by pressing the Disable button next to the extension.firefox-extensions How to remove MovieCharm.com?

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Menu → Options.
  2. In the Home Page field, enter the homepage of your choice. Alternatively, press Restore to Default.firefox-settings How to remove MovieCharm.com?

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Help (the question mark at the bottom of the menu).
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-reset How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  3. Select Refresh Firefox. Press Refresh Firefox again in the new window.
 

j) Delete MovieCharm.com from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge, and access the More menu (the three dots at the top right corner).edge-menu-settings How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  2. Press Settings, and then Choose what to clear.edge-settings How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  3. Select all the items you want to delete, press Clear.edge-clear-data How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  4. Access Task Manager by pressing Ctrl, Alt, Delete together, and choosing Task Manager.
  5. Access the Processes tab, right-click on the Microsoft Edge process, click Go to details. If that option is not available, click More details. task-manager How to remove MovieCharm.com?
  6. End all Microsoft Edge processes by right-clicking on them and selecting End Task.
(Method 2)
We suggest you make copies of your data before you proceed with this method. 1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe. 2. Delete all folders there. 3. Press the start button, find the search box and enter Windows PowerShell. 4. When it's found, right-click on it and choose Run as administrator. edge-reset How to remove MovieCharm.com? 5. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>, press Enter.  

k) Delete MovieCharm.com from Safari

1. Launch Safari. 2. Safari → Preferences → Extensions. safari-extensions How to remove MovieCharm.com? 3. Uninstall all unwanted extensions. You can also disable them by unchecking the box next to Enable.

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

1. Safari → Clear History. Select the time frame and press Clear History. safari-history How to remove MovieCharm.com? 2. Safari → Preferences → Advanced. 3. Check the box at the bottom that says Show Develop menu in menu bar. safari-clear How to remove MovieCharm.com? 4. Develop (it will appear between Bookmarks and Window) → Empty Caches. If resetting your browsers does not solve the problem, download anti-spyware software and scan your computer for threats. If something is found, delete it.

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