I have the search.moviecorner.com browser hijacker on my computer without any reason! It redirects my homepage to wired websites and displays plenty of pop-ups without my control. The redirection happens not only in Internet Explorer but also my Google chrome. My anti-virus can’t do anything helpful with it. What do I need to do to obliterate this virus? I have already been desperate at the redirection! I need assistance to get it off my computer. In fact, manual removal is the most effective way to remove search.moviecorner.com virus. If your computer gets infected, please read the post to get some instructions.
Similar to other unwanted programs, search.moviecorner.com virus is categorized as risky browser hijacker which is created to attack Internet users’ browser without any approval. Once Internet users pay no attention to those freeware, attachments, and unsafe sites, which are bundled with the browser hijacker, the virus can dive into a targeted computer with any consciousness. When installed on an infected system, search.moviecorner.com virus takes over the targeted browser and then modifies the default settings of the browser. Once installed on a contaminated browser, regress of Internet Explorer, Google chrome, Firefox or other ones, this virus will degrade the browser and redirect your homepage or search results to its related websites without any agreement. Mealtime, the hijacker presents plenty of unwanted commercial ads on the screen and you have no ability to get such annoyance off the computer. The search.moviecorner.com virus will also degrade the performance of the septic system and come across a crash at last.
With the assistance of some freeware, attachments from junk emails and malicious web sites, the search.moviecorner.com virus sneaks into a targeted computer secretly and swaggeringly. Once attacking a target computer successfully, the search.moviecorner.com virus redirects victims’ homepage or other websites even when they are concentrating on their working or a video for fun. In that case, victims are not able to use their browser effectively as they should be for the search.moviecorner.com virus making the browser functionless. Additionally, a bunch of pop-ups relating to commercial ads will cause the online traffic. If no virus removal of the search.moviecorner.com virus will cause more devastation to the infected and put more obstructions on victims’ online session. Accordingly, please get the precarious browser hijacker at no delay before more loss.
What’s worse, the search.moviecorner.com virus is equipped to gather victims’ personal information, such as bank account info, vital data, and then leak it to cyber criminals who will take advantage of the privacy to make illegitimate profits. The exploitation of victims’ privacy is a considerable threat to information security of the innocent users. Hence, the victims should get rid of search.moviecorner.com browser hijacker soon as possible.
No.1: illegal movies or music. You may note that lots of illegal movies and music demand a certain media player. The website provides link to download the software, but you need to be careful. The malware like browser hijacker is embedded in the downloaded software on behalf.
No.2: pop-up ads. The cyber criminals usually design the browser hijacker programs very well and make them pop up in an attractive form. We have to tell you that unexpected clicks on suspicious links or pop-up ads may install this nasty browser hijacker on your computer.
No.3: malicious Trojan programs. Most of the Trojans are spreading via malicious software nowadays. Users who access these malicious programs in conjunction with Trojan virus will severally got infected with this browser hijacker.
No.4: ad-supported programs. Many people would like to download free software from the Internet. You should know that browser hijacker program usually is bundled with free software and shareware. It will be installed along with this kind of software as a plug-in. Cancel the plug-in installation to avoid unwanted programs.
1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options
(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions
(2). Disable the extensions of Redirect Vrius
2. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end Promo.info-giveaways.com browser hijacker’s processes
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization
(3). Click on Folder Options
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window
*For Win 8 Users:
Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries related to Promo.info-giveaways.com browser hijacker through Registry Editor
Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete its registry entries
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
In summary, search.moviecorner.com is a tricky browser hijacker which is designed to intrude a targeted browser and harass the innocent Internet users with redirection and a bunch of commercial ads. The decreases of the system performance may kill victims’ nerve but can’t anything cooperative with it. This browser hijacker can also trigger further considerable threats to the contaminated computer without any approval. To illustrate, the browser hijacker may introduce additional viruses or unwanted programs to the targeted computer and the uninvited ones will make more chaos beyond your knowledge. And it is able to escape the scanning of your anti-virus program and even handicap the anti-virus program and make it functionless. Additionally, search.moviecorner.com virus will reveal vital personal details to cyber criminals for illegitimate profits. Consequently, please get rid of the search.moviecorner.com virus as soon as possible or it will cause more destruction to the targeted computers.
Published by Emerson L. Sullivan, last updated on January 13, 2017 10:36 am | Browser Hijacker Removal Guide