Search.moviecorner.com Removal Guide

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If you ever come across a program entitled Search.moviecorner.com, make sure to stay away from it at all times. Even if you ever encounter statements claiming that this piece of software could prove to be helpful and might even improve your online activities, you must know that malware researchers working at our internal labs have classified it as nothing more than yet another browser hijacker. Like any other devious program of this category, it will make invasive alterations to your web browser's default settings without any notification, which will result in a bothersome online experience. On top of that, it has been discovered that in some instances it could also subject your PC to dangerous web content. This means that other dubious programs might be able to enter your operating system in a relatively simple way. Find out more about this hijacker's functionality by reading the rest of our report. Also, you can find a detailed removal guide below that will allow you to delete Search.moviecorner.com in just a few simple steps.

Once Search.moviecorner.com gains full access to your operating system, it will immediately make silent alterations to certain files and registry entries which are directly responsible for default settings of major web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Usually, users without advanced computer knowledge are not aware of the modifications. All of this will manifest as a sudden change of your default homepage about which you will not be notified. Once all the alterations are in place, you will no longer have access to your default homepage; instead, you will be forced to start web browsing sessions on a questionable third-party site even if you do not like that. While this is annoying and will make surfing the web a much more annoying experience, you should know that here are more dubious features. After a deeper investigation, our research team has discovered that the features on the newly set homepage are rather worthless. As it turns out, quick access links within the webpage are not customizable and could also redirect you to sponsored third-party sites. The same can be said about the seemingly useful search field which is powered by Google. Unfortunately, quite a few results provided by it are modified, thus they could be sponsored ones, which will not be useful to you in any way. If you are keen on surfing the web the way you are used to, you need to terminate Search.moviecorner.com in its entirety once and for all; otherwise, the devious changes to your browser will continue to bother you.

If all of that was not enough, you should know that in some cases Search.moviecorner.com could subject you to suspicious and even malicious web content. What this means is that due to this hijacker you could end up on dubious third-party websites that might be crafted by malware developers. In some instances, such sites could be running something known as arbitrary code execution exploit. Such exploit is used by cyber crooks as it allows for a code to be executed remotely, meaning that a silent installation of some suspicious program could take place. In other cases, you could end up on bogus online stores which are created to steal your credit card data. All of this could happen if you choose to use the suspicious search field on the questionable homepage. As it turns out, there is a possibility that you could encounter a result hosting a redirect link. Clicking on such a link could lead you to previously mentioned sites and entering any of them might have devastating consequences, to put it mildly. If you do not want to put your PC in such a risk, make sure to execute a thorough removal of Search.moviecorner.com as soon as it is found up and running on your PC.

The complete removal should not be delayed since having Search.moviecorner.com means that your PC is at risk of being infected with some other questionable or even malicious programs. Pay your utmost attention to every single removal procedure step to delete every single bit of Search.moviecorner.com. It is important to terminate this hijacker in its entirety as it is the only way to stop its invasive functionality altogether. To be sure that the removal procedure has been successful you can either check your PC for leftovers manually or scan your PC with a professional antimalware tool since it can identify and delete anything linked to the hijacker in question.

How to remove Search.moviecorner.com from your PC

Google Chrome

  1. Open the File Explorer.
  2. Navigate to C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  3. Remove files called Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.
  4. Right-click your Recycle Bin and then select Empty Recycle Bin.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the File Explorer.
  2. Navigate to C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<unique Mozilla profile ID>.
  3. Select and then remove a file named prefs.js.
  4. Right-click your Recycle Bin and select Empty Recycle Bin.

Internet Explorer.

  1. Click the Windows button.
  2. Type regedit into a search and tap Enter on your kayrboard.
  3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main.
  4. Right-click a registry value entitled Start Page and select Modify.
  5. Replace the unwanted URL with a new one and then click OK.
  6. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}.
  7. Modify the unwanted URL's in the following registry values:
    a) FaviconURL.
    b) FaviconURLFallback.
    c) TopResultURL.
    d) URL.
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