What is Movies Junky?

Movies Junky – a program that is installed on the computer as an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer) that promises to help the user to view movies, video clips and other media files. After penetration on the PC, Movies Junky begins to spread promotional products of partner companies (eBay, Amazon, and others.). Movies Junky displays banners and coupons, pop-ups and links to ad sites. Advertising can appear at any time during browsing, it very much prevents for the user. Also, Movies Junky can change the search results, redirect the user to other sites, bring in another unwanted software, and more. Movies Junky change your browser settings and homepage. Movies Junky threatens the security of your personal information. It reviews the history of your browsing, collects your personal information and this can be transferred to third parties. Movies Junky is a potentially unwanted program, so you need to remove it immediately.

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How Movies Junky gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrate to computer bundled with free programs. Malicious software comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found Movies Junky, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Movies Junky from your computer?

To uninstall Movies Junky remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Movies Junky

Or uninstall Movies Junky manually.

Step 1: Remove Movies Junky from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Movies Junky from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Movies Junky.
  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 Movies Junky.
  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 Movies Junky.
  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 Movies Junky:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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