My-movie-player.com is a malicious site which is created by the cyber criminals to spread rogue programs or other unsafe processes on the Internet, this browser hijack redirect can attack all the browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and others. Once the browser is infected by this redirect virus, the settings will be totally modified, and that is the reason PC uses will lose their homepages and search engine. Please do not be fooled this browser hijack redirect, once it is installed in your computer. It may bring damage to your browser or personal files. It is strongly suggest that you should remove it completely from your computer.
In general, My-movie-player.com can infect different browser on the infected PC at the same time or step by step. Victims may ignore the problem on the Internet Explorer because the Firefox can work normally, however, when the time goes by, other browsers can be infected as well. What is worse, this redirect can download some dangerous things to your computer without your permission, once your computer is infected, your computer can be much slower than ever before. It will provide unsafe links with viruses and Trojans or even malware. More viruses may be brought to your infected computer when you click on those links. Please do not trust this webpage, My-movie-player.com Popup is not a reliable webpage. It is just a browser hijack redirect that you should remove it from your computer.
Once the infected computer is infected by the browser hijack redirect virus, it will cause terrible virus infection. The infected computer will run much slower than before, PC users will have to spend more time opening a webpage or watching a video. Sometimes the browser can crash frequently which makes PC users annoyed, the browser hijack virus is able to redirect the infected PC to visit other malicious website with different viruses and threats on it, and lots of the popping-up webpage will appear while surfing on the Internet. In a word, the browser hijack redirect virus can cause chaos and problems on the infected computer.
How did you get My-movie-player.com virus on your computer? Usually these kinds of the viruses will be planted to some programs especially free programs, .exe, .bat or other executable processes and unsafe links. The computer will get the virus infection when the PC users install, open or click on these infected files. Sometimes the virus can even attack the computer by the files on the USB stick as well. Most of the unsafe website and forum will contain the virus infection, the computer can be infected while visiting these webpages.
The browser hijack redirect virus is an extremely dangerous threat on the infected computer. Registry and other system settings can be modified by it completely, that is the reason the nasty redirect virus can escape the tracking of the security tools like anti-virus program or firewall. It is strongly suggested that PC user should get rid of this redirect virus in a manual way to uninstall it. Learn more from the manual removal guide below.
1. Clean cookies
* Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.
* Firefox:Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.
* Opera:Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.
2. Clean add-ons and extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons
(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard
(3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.
（1）. Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions
(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.
3. Show hidden files and folders.
a. For XP: Press Win+E together, click on Tools, then choose Folder Options
For Vista, 7 and 8: Press Win+E together, click on Organize, then choose Folder and search options.
b. Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
4. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries of the virus and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press Win+R to get the Run window. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.
When My-movie-player.com popup hijacks a system, it can change your homepage and replace your search engines without your permission. Like other redirect viruses, it will do anything to make you visit unsafe sites and make some money for the criminals. Generally speaking, the virus is distributed via freeware, shareware, spam emails and malicious attachments. Being as a stubborn virus, My-movie-player.com Popup resides deeply in your computer， Even if you delete everything related to this webpage, the redirect problem is still there. It is suggested users don’t spend time trying to change browser to stop these attacks. This virus can escape from all kinds of antivirus programs that should be removed manually as early as possible.
If you are not sure which files are related to malware, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on April 6, 2014 1:18 pm