Do you know what MovieSearches is?
If you are always looking for new movies to watch, you might be interested in a browser extension called MovieSearches. While it is not a malicious application, users ought to know that it is classified as a potentially unwanted program. Meaning, the plugin could have annoying and undesirable qualities that might make you want to erase it even though you installed it yourself. Thus, if you are wondering whether to get it, we advise reading a bit more about it before deciding. As for users who may have already installed it and now wish to erase the extension, we can offer our removal guide that is available below the main text. It tells how to delete MovieSearches manually step by step. If you need any assistance or have something to ask about the application, do not hesitate to use our comments area at the end of this page.
How could you come across MovieSearches? Like many similar potentially unwanted programs, the extension might be available on its official website, Chrome Web Store, various file-sharing websites, and so on. In other words, the extension could be spread through multiple channels and so users who want to avoid it have to be attentive.
This plugin is advertised as a tool that provides “the best way to search,” which is why users might be tempted to download it. However, we ought to stress that there are many similar potentially unwanted programs that are described the same way, for example, SearchGames4U. What we are trying to say is that it is not enough to read a tool’s description. To decide if it is worth your attention, you should check if reputable developers created it and whether it has positive or negative expert/user reviews. It is also vital to find out how it works exactly so that there would be no disappointment later on. Plus, we advise having a reputable antimalware tool that could stand guard if you want your system to be clean and malware-free.MovieSearches screenshot
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Users who install MovieSearches on their browsers might notice that their default search engines were replaced with a website called portal.movie-searches.com. This website ought to contain a search box and a few icons with links to websites that provide content related to movies, and so on. Most importantly, users of this search website may notice that they end up on the Yahoo search engine every time that they start a new search. As you see, the potentially unwanted program might be employing a modified version of Yahoo to collect and display search results. Therefore, it is possible that the displayed search results could show additional advertising content from the extension’s third-party partners.
- Launch Google Chrome.
- Press ALT+F.
- Tap on More Tools and select Extensions.
- Choose MovieSearches.
- Press Remove.
- Click Remove again to finish.
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