I want to get rid of the My-movie-player.com pop up. It comes up on my browser constantly telling me that I need to download something to better the performance of my PC. I can’t get rid of the pop up no matter how many times I have tried to reset my browser. I have run security scans through the system and found nothing. What can I do to remove the annoying popup on home page? Is there an easy way for this?
My-movie-player.com Popup – How to Remove?
The My-movie-player.com pop up website is categorized as a browser hijacker problem which is quite annoying and troublesome. We have found out that Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari can all be affected by this type of browser adware on both Windows and Macs. Computer users who have been affected by this browser hijacker often complain about the difficulties to use the Internet properly as they receive unwanted pop ups and constant redirects when surfing online. It seems that this browser hijacker pop up only gives users a hard time to search online. However, it’s also responsible for a lot more problems on the computer that never happen before. Potential malware/spyware problems and privacy security issues can be caused by this browser hijacker attack as well. Users need to eliminate this pop up immediately once realized that it’s a dangerous browser adware.
My-movie-player.com hijacker pop up cannot be picked up by anti-virus scans as it’s not listed as a virus. Although the pop up is classified as a browser attack, this hijacker can also affect the overall performance of the system in many ways. The install of a browser hijacker can often be achieved via bundling with lots of freeware online as some do not pay close attention to the software they download on the Internet. These unknown programs may not be friendly to your computer system and so are the PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) that come with them. Generally, this browser hijacker can sneak onto your computer without permission. Soon as the hijacker gets on your browsers, it will completely mess them up by creating constant disorders including:
Home page is replaced and favorite search engines are disabled.
Unknown toolbars or extensions are automatically installed.
Annoying pop-up ads are everywhere on the webs.
Users are constantly redirected to unwanted results.
Browser is slow in loading pages.
How to delete My-movie-player.com popup on browsers completely?
A browser hijacker may constantly reappear on your browsers if not being removed completely. Besides from resetting browser defaults including home page and search engines, it can also install unwanted extensions and other malware automatically on the computer. Security settings and even registry keys can be messed up badly to provide convenience for more malware attacks. Hence, to get rid of the pop up and restore browser, manual removal is more efficient when comparing to anti-virus removal. Users will need to go through the process of checking for odd program files and registry errors which could be caused by potential malware problems brought onto the computer by this browser hijacker. Certain levels of computer skills will be required during the process to perform the removal correctly.
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The Hijacker Popup Screenshot
* The above screenshot shows one of the pop ups displayed by this browser hijacker. Similarly, it’s trying to get users to download unknown applications from the internet so that more potentially unwanted programs can be installed together on the computer to make it worse. When having the hijacker on your computer, you will come across constant annoying pop ups on webs trying to trick you into doing something that may compromise the computer system. Ignore all these random pop ups and try to get rid of them by deleting my-movie-player.com popup manually.
How to get rid of adware from computer?
As mentioned above, manual removal is much more efficient and guarantees a successful uninstall of this adware from computer compared to anti-virus removal. As the browser hijacker is not only able to reset browser defaults to cause disorders, but adjust certain files and registry keys to make its effect last longer. Thus, besides from resetting browser defaults, uninstalling unknown extensions and clearing browsing histories manually, users will also need to check for program files and registry errors in order to completely fix this browser problem. A guide is contained below to walk you through the basic steps to remove the pop up hijacker.
Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Instructions
A step-by-step guide to remove the hijacker popup manually from Mozilla Firefox:
1. Windows Task Manager.
Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC; or pull up Run box from Start menu to type in taskmgr
Right click on items you want to end, select Go To Process
Click on End Process
Click on Processes tab
End process of all Firefox items/ My-movie-player.com popup hijacker
2. Delete virus files and adjust registries from system.
Click on Start button
Search for “folder options” on top right corner
Click on View tab
Show hidden files, folders, and drives
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\-
* Files and registries of the My-movie-player.com pop up adware can be changed or renamed time from time in order to keep the infection functioning longer. If you are not able to identify the related items, contact online experts for help instantly.
3. Reset Firefox.
Click on Tools – Options
Under General tab – reset home page on Firefox
Under Privacy tab – clear browsing histories
4. Close out all the windows and restart the system to take effects.
Video guide on browser hijacker removal:
Alternatively, you can view this browser hijacker removal video guide directly on our website:
If you ever get this My-movie-player.com pop up on your browser, remove it now as it can turn out to be a big problem for your computer. It is categorized as a browser hijacker which not only affects your browsers on the computer, but the overall performance of the system in a way that everything runs in a sluggish system and random popups can be seen constantly. A browser hijacker is also believed to be risky to your privacy security as it can access your browsing histories and personal data online. Whenever you are getting constant pop ups online and unwanted programs are installed on your computer without permission, check for potential adware/malware programs and remove them out once being found to keep your computer safe and privacy secure.
Note: Still cannot get rid of the pop up successfully? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts for help now to completely remove the My-movie-player.com hijacker from your computer as soon as possible:
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 5, 2014 10:58 am