Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder Removal Guide

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Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder is a browser extension enabling users to search for videos, clips, and movies. The extension is compatible with the Chrome browser and is categorized as a potentially unwanted application (PUP) because of the way of distribution. The application has its official website and is also available on the Chrome Web Store, which now, unfortunately, does not guarantee that that the program you have  selected is safe to use.

If you do not remember installing this application yourself, you have probably had it installed alongside some other program. The PUP Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder could be bundled with other programs as an additional, or optional, program, so do not get surprised if you ever find some other questionable programs installed without notification or your permission.

The Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder extension makes some undesirable changes on the browser to supposedly enhance browsing experience, but, in fact, that is done to monitor the user so that the data gathered can be used for various purposes. It has been found that when a search is done through the browser's address bar, the search term is redirected to the server[SEARCH QUERY], the function of which is to collect information about the user. Immediately after redirection, the search results from Google are loaded, and it is highly possible that not all users would notice this change. If you do not want any third party associated with the PUP to collect information about your preferences, take action to remove Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder from the computer as soon as you can.

Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder may seem a handy search tool, because it offers you quick access to various YouTube videos as soon as you type in your search term into its search box and hit Enter. However, to provide you with relevant search results, it redirect the search term to and only when generates search results. In fact, you can access the same YouTube results by visiting the YouTube website directly. You can easily add the page to the browser bookmarks and use the website directly, without being monitored by any questionable third party.

The Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder browser extension records not only your preferences, but also other information related to your browsing. By agreeing to install Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder you enable the extension to access your information on different websites, and allow to record your search terms. That implies that if you use your personality identifiable information as your search terms, third parties can easily disclose your identity, and, for example, provide you with targeted advertisements. Targeted advertisements include pop-up ads delivered your browsers and targeted email ads, which might be filtered out by the email service. Advertisements may vary in their purposes, one of which may be to take you to an infectious website, so you should always be careful when faced with questionable online ads.

Furthermore, the Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder extension may cause the installation of another extension named Forecast Mate Chrome, which provides a 5-day forecast based on your geographical location.

In order to prevent the installation of such programs, it is highly advisable to pay attention to the terms of use displayed once the software installer is launched. If you want to install a new program that you have never heard of, it is worth checking its reviews. However, you should bear in mind that some reviews may be written by the software creators themselves. For example, the reviews of Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder on the Chrome Store page are written on November 5 and November 7, 2017. Interestingly, no other dates are present, which suggests  that the reviews might not be authentic.

It is also important to keep the operating system protected by a reputable malware and spyware prevention tool. If you want to keep PUPs, ransomware, browser hijackers, adware programs, and many other threats at bay, give  your online security top priority and always keep the system shielded.

To stop the Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder extension from monitoring you, remove it from the browser right now. You can do so by using the removal instructions given below, or you can implement our recommended security tool to have Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder removed for good.

How to remove Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder

  1. Click the three-dot button.
  2. Select More tools and click the Extensions option.
  3. Uninstall the unwanted extension.
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Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder Screenshots:

Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder
Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder

Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder technical info for manual removal:

Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
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