Videodrome Search is a useless browser extension that offers you web search for free unlimited movies,TV series, and more. This tool only works in Google Chrome. When you install it, it also changes your default search engine, which may expose you to potentially unreliable third-party ads and links. Since it is possible that you install this application in questionable ways, it is likely that you will find malware infections on your system as well. We cannot say that this extension presents a real and present danger to you or to your system but we cannot tolerate even the smallest possibility of indirect threats. Therefore, we have categorized this tool as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is up to you if you want to keep it in your browser, but for your own best interest we recommend that you remove Videodrome Search. Let us give you a few reasons before you make up your mind.
It is possible to install this PUP officially, although you may be offered to install more questionable programs at the same time. You can find the developer’s page at gomovix.com but you cannot directly find this extension there available for download. Instead, you will find a mobile app and another extension called goMovix Start (chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/gomovix-start/nngdfnnnkccipoglcgppagpgjkkbfclo). It seems that this PUP is indeed promoted by another website, bettersearchtools.com (movix.bettersearchtools.com/wim/lp/offer/?t=gomovix&ref=unknown), where you are offered another questionable extension to download called BetterMovies Home (chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/bettermovies-home/ahcbedemocmamapbhjgcioccogjkjeel). You are shown a progress bar and unless you install this extra tool, it will only show 60% in order to suggest that you are not ready. We have found all this a bit confusing; in fact, this already makes us question its reliability. But we do not think that it would be enough for you to delete Videodrome Search. So let us tell you more.
Another interesting thing about this PUP is that its official page at the Chrome web store, chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/videodrome-search/fhleklgbemkknafahmcdmkmkebmgbpai, says that around 42 thousand users have installed this tool so far; yet, not a single one left any reviews. When you install this browser extension, you also need to accept movix.searchalgo.com as your new default search engine; at least, if you pay close attention to the pop-up window that appears before you can add this extension, you will notice the list of rights you have to agree with. But this is not the worst about this tool. As a matter of fact, you may install it when installing a free software bundle. Keep in mind that a bundle packs a couple of free programs that may not always be trustworthy. What's more, if you download such a bundle from shady file-sharing pages (torrent and shareware) or by way of clicking on unsafe third-party ads or links, it is quite likely that it will contain PUPs and malicious software installers, such as browser hijackers, Trojans, adware programs, fake alerts, and more. In order to prevent such infections from entering your computer, it is essential that you only download free programs from official sites that are reputable. It is also important that you stop clicking on third-party pop-up and banner ads and fake content (e.g., buttons and notifications) if your computer is not protected with security software. But right now, it is the most important that you scan your system for potential threat sources after you delete Videodrome Search.
This useless tool offers you web search for free movies, TV series, and so on. This PUP displays a small green button in the top-right corner of your browser window. If you click on this button, a small window pops up in which you can do your searches. While this feature may work just fine, unfortunately, this tool also installs a questionable search engine, movix.searchalgo.com, as your default search provider. We have found that it is possible that this search engine shows you modified results that can include unreliable third-party advertisements and sponsored links as well. Since cyber crooks can easily exploit such a low-quality PUP to promote their websites, it is possible that you can be redirected to malicious pages or drop malware threats if you click on such content. Although this may be indirect risk, we still believe that it is best for you to remove Videodrome Search from your browser.
Since this questionable browser extension only affects Google Chrome, you can eliminate it very quickly by removing the extension through your browser menu. If you have never done this before, please use our guide below as a reference. Although this PUP may be the least of your worries on your computer, it is important that you do not leave anything up to chance when it comes to the security of your virtual world. We also highly recommend that you do not stop at this point and go on hunting down all other possible threats as well. If you cannot seem to do it manually, we suggest that you install a reliable anti-malware program like SpyHunter.