How to uninstall (remove) Search.moviecarpet.com

What is Search.moviecarpet.com?

Search.moviecarpet.com is a browser hijacker, which comes in the form of a browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. It gets into PC bundled with free software, through the web downloaders, without user consent. That’s why many users may not notice the penetration of the hijacker. It looks like a common search page, such as Google, Bing or Yahoo, which improves the browsing experience, and filters out the most irrelevant search results. In reality, it can deliver a lot of trouble. Hijacker can display a huge number of advertising, banners and coupons, pop-ups and so on during your browsing. Also, Search.moviecarpet.com can redirect the user to advertising sites and modify search results. It changes the settings of your browser homepage and search engine on Search.moviecarpet.com. Search.moviecarpet.com significantly reduces the performance of your browser. Search.moviecarpet.com is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should uninstall it immediately.

Search.moviecarpet.com hijacker

How Search.moviecarpet.com gets on your PC?

Search.moviecarpet.com comes on the computer without the user’s knowledge. It can get on your PC insensibly in the form of additional content or come bundled with free software. Also, this program can be installed from its website or partner sites. Often users download freeware via Installation Manager, which hides within itself potentially unwanted programs (download.com, ebay.com etc.). Installation of programs, in these cases, happens quickly and installation progress is not displayed. Thus, the user does not expect that computer is at risk. The user should read attentively the user agreement and not hurry to press “Next” button. Try to choose the “Advanced” type of installation. If the program is already infiltrated on your PC, then you need to get rid of Search.moviecarpet.com now!

How to remove Search.moviecarpet.com from your computer?

To uninstall Search.moviecarpet.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Search.moviecarpet.com in their database. Please, use them to remove Search.moviecarpet.com.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Search.moviecarpet.com – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of Search.moviecarpet.com.

 

Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware
 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Search.moviecarpet.com – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

Download MalwareBytes Antimalware

 

Or uninstall Search.moviecarpet.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Search.moviecarpet.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Search.moviecarpet.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Search.moviecarpet.com and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Search.moviecarpet.com, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Search.moviecarpet.com and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Search.moviecarpet.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Search.moviecarpet.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Search.moviecarpet.com.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Search.moviecarpet.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Search.moviecarpet.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Search.moviecarpet.com:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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