About this threat

FilmsJunkie is your regular suspicious browser plug-in to add to the already big list of similar infections. Users for the most part get infected when they hastily set up freeware, and what happens is your browser’s settings are altered and the browser attaches the extension. You will be redirected to sponsored portals and will be shown loads of adverts. It will not bring anything beneficial to you as its prime purpose is to gain income. While it’s not a direct device hazard, it might still bring about danger. The redirects that it performs can lead to a serious damaging software infection malware infection if you were redirected to a compromised page. You’re unnecessarily putting your system in danger, so we suggest you to terminate FilmsJunkie.

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How did the extension invade my operating system

Free software is employed to help dubious browser add-ons spread. Installation is also possible via browser stores or official websites so you may have willingly installed it. But most often, they come as optional offers that, unless you untick them, will set up automatically alongside. And by sticking to the most basic settings when you are installing free programs, you are authorizing them to set up. Only in Advanced or Custom settings will you be be capable of inspecting whether something was added, so make sure you opt for those settings. It’s easy to prevent installation if something is indeed attached, and all you must do is untick the offers. You ought to always stay vigilant as when you’re not, all types of threats will be capable of insulating onto your system. And if it managed to install, uninstall FilmsJunkie.

Should you uninstall FilmsJunkie

The doubtful extensions are not really useful to you. The main reason these questionable extensions are even made is to make web page owners money by redirecting you. You will notice that as soon as the plug-in is allowed to set up, it will adjust your browser’s settings and set some weird web page to load instead of your regular homepage. After the alterations are implemented, no matter if you’re using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, the website will load every time. And you might not be capable of undoing the modifications without first needing to uninstall FilmsJunkie. Furthermore, the extension may add unfamiliar toolbars to your browser, and ads might be filling your screen. These add-ons are usually targeting those using Google Chrome but that doesn’t mean other browsers are completely secure. The plug-in may expose you to dangerous content, which is why we don’t suggest using it. These add-ons are not thought to be dangerous themselves, they might be capable of leading to a malware threat. And that is why you ought to abolish FilmsJunkie.

FilmsJunkie uninstallation

There are two possible ways to terminate FilmsJunkie, manual and automatic, and you ought to select the one best suiting your computer skills. If you choose automatic FilmsJunkie uninstallation, you will have to obtain some anti-spyware tool, which will take care of everything. If you want to abolish FilmsJunkie by hand, instructions can be located below.

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Learn how to remove FilmsJunkie from your computer

Step 1. How to delete FilmsJunkie from Windows?

a) Remove FilmsJunkie related application from Windows XP

  1. Click on Start
  2. Select Control Panel winxp-start Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Choose Add or remove programs winxp-control-panel Terminate FilmsJunkie
  4. Click on FilmsJunkie related software winxp-add-remove-program Terminate FilmsJunkie
  5. Click Remove

b) Uninstall FilmsJunkie related program from Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open Start menu
  2. Click on Control Panel win7-start Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Go to Uninstall a program
  4. win7-control-panel Terminate FilmsJunkie
  5. Select FilmsJunkie related application
  6. Click Uninstall win7-remove-program Terminate FilmsJunkie

c) Delete FilmsJunkie related application from Windows 8

  1. Press Win+C to open Charm bar win8-charm-bar Terminate FilmsJunkie
  2. Select Settings and open Control Panel win8-menu-control-panel Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Choose Uninstall a program win8-programs-features Terminate FilmsJunkie
  4. Select FilmsJunkie related program
  5. Click Uninstall win8-uninstall-program Terminate FilmsJunkie

d) Remove FilmsJunkie from Mac OS X system

  1. Select Applications from the Go menu. mac-os-x-go-menu Terminate FilmsJunkie
  2. In Application, you need to find all suspicious programs, including FilmsJunkie. Right-click on them and select Move to Trash. You can also drag them to the Trash icon on your Dock. mac-os-x-application-trash Terminate FilmsJunkie

Step 2. How to remove FilmsJunkie from web browsers?

a) Erase FilmsJunkie from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and press Alt+X
  2. Click on Manage add-ons ie-alt-x Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Select Toolbars and Extensions
  4. Delete unwanted extensions ie-toolbars-extensions Terminate FilmsJunkie
  5. Go to Search Providers
  6. Erase FilmsJunkie and choose a new engine ie-search-provider Terminate FilmsJunkie
  7. Press Alt+x once again and click on Internet Options ie-menu Terminate FilmsJunkie
  8. Change your home page on the General tab ie-option-general Terminate FilmsJunkie
  9. Click OK to save made changes

b) Eliminate FilmsJunkie from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla and click on the menu
  2. Select Add-ons and move to Extensions firefox-menu-options Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Choose and remove unwanted extensions firefox-extensions Terminate FilmsJunkie
  4. Click on the menu again and select Options firefox-menu Terminate FilmsJunkie
  5. On the General tab replace your home page firefox-homepage Terminate FilmsJunkie
  6. Go to Search tab and eliminate FilmsJunkie firefox-search-engines Terminate FilmsJunkie
  7. Select your new default search provider

c) Delete FilmsJunkie from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and open the menu
  2. Choose More Tools and go to Extensions chrome-more-menu Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Terminate unwanted browser extensions chrome-extensions Terminate FilmsJunkie
  4. Move to Settings (under Extensions) chrome-set-pages Terminate FilmsJunkie
  5. Click Set page in the On startup section chrome-set-homepage Terminate FilmsJunkie
  6. Replace your home page
  7. Go to Search section and click Manage search engines chrome-manage-search Terminate FilmsJunkie
  8. Terminate FilmsJunkie and choose a new provider

d) Remove FilmsJunkie from Edge

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge and select More (the three dots at the top right corner of the screen). edge-menu Terminate FilmsJunkie
  2. Settings → Choose what to clear (located under the Clear browsing data option) edge-settings Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Select everything you want to get rid of and press Clear. edge-clear-browsing-data Terminate FilmsJunkie
  4. Right-click on the Start button and select Task Manager. task-manager-open Terminate FilmsJunkie
  5. Find Microsoft Edge in the Processes tab.
  6. Right-click on it and select Go to details. task-manager-processes Terminate FilmsJunkie
  7. Look for all Microsoft Edge related entries, right-click on them and select End Task. task-manager-end-task Terminate FilmsJunkie

Step 3. How to reset your web browsers?

a) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and click on the Gear icon
  2. Select Internet Options ie-menu Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Move to Advanced tab and click Reset ie-advanced-tab Terminate FilmsJunkie
  4. Enable Delete personal settings
  5. Click Reset ie-reset-window Terminate FilmsJunkie
  6. Restart Internet Explorer

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla and open the menu
  2. Click on Help (the question mark) firefox-menuhelp Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Choose Troubleshooting Information firefox-menu-help Terminate FilmsJunkie
  4. Click on the Refresh Firefox button firefox-reset Terminate FilmsJunkie
  5. Select Refresh Firefox

c) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome and click on the menu chrome-menu Terminate FilmsJunkie
  2. Choose Settings and click Show advanced settings chrome-advanced-menu Terminate FilmsJunkie
  3. Click on Reset settings chrome-reset Terminate FilmsJunkie
  4. Select Reset

d) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari browser
  2. Click on Safari settings (top-right corner)
  3. Select Reset Safari... safari-reset-menu Terminate FilmsJunkie
  4. A dialog with pre-selected items will pop-up
  5. Make sure that all items you need to delete are selected safari-reset Terminate FilmsJunkie
  6. Click on Reset
  7. Safari will restart automatically

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