Following this tutorial will assist you in removing movsearch.xyz browser hijacker, which is quite a nasty one. Currently this hijacker is getting brought into all widely used browsers, including Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Definitely, other browsers are not immune and can be contaminated as well.
Movsearch.xyz hijacker may be installed with some other cost-free programs. Users may find certain free applications at CNet or other freeware download sites. The problem though is that these free applications may also suggest users to download and install some other programs users really do not need. This means that you need to be very careful not to permit any hidden installations to occur in your PC.
Movsearch.xyz will be installed after you fail to be duly careful. Some users simply click on Next or I agree buttons, without really understanding what they agree with. So, this is exactly the way they allow various junk programs to be installed into their PCs.
Actually, movsearch.xyz is installed into your browser through adding a special extension under the name of ChromeSecurity 1.9. In order to remove movsearch.xyz users will need to disable and delete ChromeSecurity 1.9 extension (add-on).
At the same time, presence of movsearch.xyz and ChromeSecurity 1.9 extension in your browser might be not the only problem in your PC. So, we definitely strongly advise that you scan your PC with a proven anti-malware program developed by GridinSoft LLC. You will need to delete all the infections it finds and to reset your browsers with its help.
Movsearch.xyz virus automatic removal tool:
Movsearch.xyz removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft AntiMalware and scan your PC with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all threats found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft AntiMalware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:
How to prevent your PC from being contaminated with movsearch.xyz virus again in the future.
GridinSoft AntiMalware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft AntiMalware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):