If the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge shows the Movie.theappjunkies.com unwanted web-page then most probably that your PC system is infected with an adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software). This ad supported software changes the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer settings to open lots of intrusive pop ups on all web-pages, including web-pages where previously you advertisements have never seen. These ads can be varied: pop-up windows, boxes, in-text ads, different sized banners and so on. What is more, the adware, that opens the Movie.theappjunkies.com ads, can cause your Internet connection to be slow or freeze your internet browser so that the interface is not updated anymore.
The adware may insert a ton of ads directly to the web-sites that you visit, creating a sense that the advertising links has been added by the creators of the web site. Moreover, a legal advertising banners may be replaced on the fake advertisements, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful applications. Moreover, the adware has the ability to collect a huge count of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
The adware can change the settings of the Google Chrome, FF, MS Edge and IE, but often that a harmful software like this can also infect all types of browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time run the browser to see Movie.theappjunkies.com unwanted ads.
So, obviously, you need to remove the ‘ad supported’ software as quickly as possible. Use the free few simple steps below. This guide will help you clean your computer of ad-supported software and thereby get rid of the Movie.theappjunkies.com unwanted pop-ups.
Remove Movie.theappjunkies.com pop-ups
In the instructions below we will have a look at the adware and how to remove Movie.theappjunkies.com from Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge web browsers for Microsoft Windows OS, natively or by using a few free removal tools. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your browser or restart your computer.
Manual Movie.theappjunkies.com pop-up ads removal
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove Movie.theappjunkies.com advertisements from the Google Chrome, FF, Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Uninstall suspicious software using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the personal computer cleanup is to uninstall unknown and suspicious applications. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded programs can clean up the Google Chrome, IE, Firefox and MS Edge from popup advertisements hijackers and so on.
Press Windows button , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown on the screen below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all software installed on your machine. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Delete Movie.theappjunkies.com from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web browser settings
Resetting your Mozilla Firefox is basic troubleshooting step for any issues with your internet browser application, including the redirect to Movie.theappjunkies.com web-page.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as displayed below.
A small menu will appear, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as shown below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to return your Firefox browser settings to its original state.
Remove Movie.theappjunkies.com popup advertisements from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the adware, harmful and adware extensions, as well as to restore the web-browser’s home page, new tab page and search engine by default that have been changed by ad supported software that causes multiple undesired pop-up advertisements.
- First run the Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the Google Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is finished, your web-browser’s startpage, newtab page and search engine by default will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Delete Movie.theappjunkies.com redirect from Internet Explorer
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser settings like startpage, newtab page and default search provider having been modified by ad-supported software which redirects your browser to annoying Movie.theappjunkies.com web page, then you may revert back your settings, via the reset web-browser procedure.
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown in the following example.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your personal computer for the changes to take effect. It will remove ad-supported software that cause annoying Movie.theappjunkies.com advertisements to appear, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings such as startpage, newtab and default search engine to default state.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the intrusive Movie.theappjunkies.com page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all the tasks which have been created by malicious software.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will display a dialog box which titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, like below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need get rid of this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the unwanted software, then this task also should be removed.
Further press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete like below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ software. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Disinfect the internet browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Movie.theappjunkies.com redirect
After installed, this ‘ad supported’ software may add an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer. Due to this, every time you open the web-browser, it will open an undesired ad site.
Right click to a desktop shortcut for your web browser. Choose the “Properties” option. It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The adware can modify it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example as displayed in the figure below.
Once is done, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for browser shortcuts which redirects to an intrusive web sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove Movie.theappjunkies.com redirect with free software
Manual removal instructions does not always help to completely get rid of the ad supported software, as it is not easy to identify and remove components of adware and all malicious files from hard disk. Therefore, it’s recommended that you run malware removal utility to completely remove Movie.theappjunkies.com off your browser. Several free malicious software removal tools are currently available that can be used against the adware. The optimum method would be to use Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes Free and AdwCleaner.
How to delete Movie.theappjunkies.com redirect with Zemana Anti-malware
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware. You may download and install Zemana Anti-malware to scan for and delete Movie.theappjunkies.com pop-up ads from the FF, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically check and detect all threats exist on your machine.
Download Zemana Anti-Malware from the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
When the download is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana will try to update itself and when this task is finished, click the “Scan” button . Zemana utility will start scanning the whole computer to find out ad supported software that causes intrusive Movie.theappjunkies.com pop-up advertisements.
This task can take some time, so please be patient. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. You may move threats to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will remove adware that causes lots of annoying Movie.theappjunkies.com pop up ads and add items to the Quarantine.
Run Malwarebytes to get rid of Movie.theappjunkies.com popup advertisements
You can get rid of Movie.theappjunkies.com pop-ups automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We suggest this free malware removal utility because it can easily remove browser hijacker infections, ad supported software, PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
- Download MalwareBytes AntiMalware by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
- After the downloading process is finished, close all software and windows on your system. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once installation is complete, click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes Anti Malware tool will start scanning the whole PC system to find out adware which created to redirect your web-browser to various ad pages like Movie.theappjunkies.com.
- After the checking is finished, you will be opened the list of all detected threats on your machine. When you are ready, click “Quarantine Selected”. Once disinfection is done, you can be prompted to restart your computer.
The following video offers a step by step instructions on how to delete hijackers, adware and other malware with MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM).
Scan and clean your computer of adware with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool that may be downloaded and run to delete adware that causes browsers to show annoying Movie.theappjunkies.com pop up ads, browser hijacker infections, malware, potentially unwanted software, toolbars and other threats from your machine. You can use this tool to find threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
Download AdwCleaner on your Windows Desktop from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
Once the download is complete, open the folder in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. When the tool is started, you will see a screen as on the image below.
Further, press “Scan” button to begin scanning your PC system for the adware which designed to reroute your browser to various ad web sites like Movie.theappjunkies.com. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your system. Once that process is complete, the results are displayed in the scan report as shown in the following example.
You may move threats to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply click “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box as shown in the following example.
You need to click “OK”. After the task is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer. When your system is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block Movie.theappjunkies.com popup ads and other intrusive web-pages
Enabling an adblocker program such as AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, ad blocker applications will also protect you from harmful ads and web-pages, and, of course, block redirection chain to Movie.theappjunkies.com and similar sites.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the link below and save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
After downloading is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the screen below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is finished, you will see a window as displayed in the following example.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop up ads, web-pages such Movie.theappjunkies.com, as well as other malicious or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your desktop.
How to prevent Movie.theappjunkies.com pop-ups from getting inside your PC
These days some free programs developers bundle additional applications which could be PUPs like this ad-supported software, with a view to making some money. These are not free software as install an unwanted programs on to your Windows personal computer. So whenever you install a new free application that downloaded from the Internet, be very careful during installation. Carefully read the EULA (a text with I ACCEPT/I DECLINE button), select custom or manual setup method, uncheck all optional programs.
To sum up
Now your PC system should be clean of the adware that causes a ton of intrusive Movie.theappjunkies.com pop up advertisements. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop ups and annoying harmful web-sites) and Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your PC system for new malware, browser hijackers and ‘ad supported’ software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new ad supported softwares, malicious software and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Movie.theappjunkies.com popup ads from your web browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.