What is Cinema Plus?

Cinema Plus is a family of browser adware. It has multiple aliases and versions, but basically does the same thing. Cinema Plus installs extension in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. After this it starts generating pop-ups, ads, coupon drop-down ads, flash banners, that overlay browser windows or even desktop and offer you various goods. If you look closely you can see sign stating “brought by Cinema Plus” or “powered by Cinema Plus” on ad modules. This is clear sign your computer is infected with adware. Mention that those ads are not related to the websites you visit and may appear even on YouTube or Facebook. However, Cinema Plus shows the most activity when users visit shopping sites. In order to remove Cinema Plus from your computer follow all the steps below.

Cinema Plus ads

How Cinema Plus gets on your PC?

Adware like Cinema Plus usually installs on users computer alongside with freeware. Free utilities include adware in a package to earn some money on installations. Authors of Cinema Plus pay from several cents to dollar for every successful installation. Then they earn on click driven from ads Cinema Plus shows. User is obvious victim here. Advertising is aggressive and nobody discloses all the consequences of such “gift”. More than that in most cases installation happens in the background during install process of some other program. Fortunately, there are programs that can block infection and remove Cinema Plus completely. One of them is called Norton and can be downloaded below.

How to remove Cinema Plus from your computer?

To uninstall Cinema Plus remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Cinema Plus in their database. You can try to use them for removing Cinema Plus.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Cinema Plus – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Cinema Plus.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Cinema Plus

Or uninstall Cinema Plus manually.

Step 1: Remove Cinema Plus from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Cinema Plus.
  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 Cinema Plus 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 Cinema Plus, 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 Cinema Plus 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 Cinema Plus from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Cinema Plus from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Cinema Plus.
  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 Cinema Plus.
  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 Cinema Plus.
  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: Remove following files and folders of Cinema Plus:

Remove following registry entries:

no information

Remove following files:

CinemaPlus.dll

Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Cinema Plus\

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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