When you start your web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge, the page named Movix.emazesearch.com opens automatically instead of your start page? Or this intrusive page has been set as new tab page and browser’s search provider ? Then it’s a sign the PUP (potentially unwanted program) from the family of hijacker infections get installed on your PC. The Movix.emazesearch.com browser hijacker usually get installed as a part of some free software. Do not be surprised, it happens, especially if you’re an active Internet user. But this does not mean that you should reconcile with the undesired Movix.emazesearch.com homepage. You need to free your system of malicious software such as this browser hijacker as soon as possible. Because the undesired home page may be a way to infect your computer with more harmful programs like viruses and trojans.
If your computer has been affected by Movix.emazesearch.com browser hijacker you’ll be forced to use its own search engine. It could seem not to be dangerous, but you still should be very careful, since it may display unwanted and malicious advertisements made to trick you into buying some questionable programs or products, provide search results which may reroute your web browser to some deceptive, misleading or malicious web-pages. We advise that you use only the reliable search engine like Google, Yahoo or Bing.
While the Movix.emazesearch.com browser hijacker infection is active, you won’t be able to restore the MS Edge, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Chrome’ settings like new tab, homepage and search provider. If you try to set your homepage to be Google, Bing or Yahoo, those settings will be automatically altered to Movix.emazesearch.com with the next PC restart. But this does not mean that you should just ignore it or get along with this fact. Because this is not the best option, due to the Movix.emazesearch.com you can have problems with the MS Edge, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, intrusive advertisements and even confidential info theft.
Thus, the browser hijacker is quite dangerous. So, we recommend you get rid of it from your personal computer as quickly as possible. Follow the guidance presented below to remove Movix.emazesearch.com from the Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
How to remove Movix.emazesearch.com from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
There are several steps to deleting Movix.emazesearch.com , because it installs itself so deeply into MS Windows. You need to delete all suspicious and unknown applications, then remove harmful plugins from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer and other internet browsers you have installed. Finally, you need to reset your internet browser settings to delete any changes Movix.emazesearch.com hijacker has made, and then scan your computer with Zemana Free, MalwareBytes Free or Hitman Pro to ensure the browser hijacker infection is fully removed. It will take a while.
To remove Movix.emazesearch.com, perform the following steps:
- Manual Movix.emazesearch.com start page removal
- Scan your computer and get rid of Movix.emazesearch.com with free utilities
- How to stop Movix.emazesearch.com redirect
- Prevent Movix.emazesearch.com browser hijacker infection from installing
- To sum up
Manual Movix.emazesearch.com start page removal
The tutorial will help you delete Movix.emazesearch.com search. These Movix.emazesearch.com removal steps work for the Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome and IE, as well as every version of Windows operating system.
Uninstall PUPs through the MS Windows Control Panel
We suggest that you begin the machine cleaning procedure by checking the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown or questionable apps. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the harmful applications such as adware and browser hijackers may be bundled with free applications. Delete the unwanted software can delete the undesired advertisements or browser redirect.
Press Windows button , then press Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will display the Windows Control Panel as displayed on the image below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all apps installed on your PC system. Scroll through the all list, and remove any questionable and unknown apps.
Remove Movix.emazesearch.com from Mozilla Firefox
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu like below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, press “Refresh Firefox” button as shown on the image below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Mozilla Firefox internet browser settings to its original state.
Get rid of Movix.emazesearch.com start page from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all internet browser default search provider, homepage and newtab you need to reset the IE to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your computer.
First, launch the Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will display the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web browser, then click the “Internet Options” as displayed in the following example.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as displayed in the following example.
Once the procedure is finished, press “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s home page, search engine by default and new tab page to default state.
Get rid of Movix.emazesearch.com from Chrome
In order to be sure that there is nothing left behind, we advise you to reset Chrome browser. It will revert back Chrome settings including homepage, newtab and search engine to defaults.
First open the Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will display the Chrome menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions. Carefully browse through the list of installed extensions. If the list has the extension signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Google Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option named “Settings”.
The web browser will display the settings screen. Another way to open the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset” section is visible, as shown in the following example and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Google Chrome will open the confirmation dialog box as shown below.
You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The browser will launch the procedure of cleaning. When it’s complete, the web browser’s settings including new tab page, home page and default search engine back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Scan your computer and get rid of Movix.emazesearch.com with free utilities
If you are unsure how to remove Movix.emazesearch.com hijacker easily, consider using automatic hijacker infection removal software that listed below. It will identify the browser hijacker infection responsible for redirections to Movix.emazesearch.com and remove it from your PC for free.
Use Zemana Free to remove Movix.emazesearch.com startpage
We suggest using the Zemana Free. You can download and install Zemana to detect and remove Movix.emazesearch.com from your PC system. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the computer.
Installing the Zemana Anti-Malware is simple. First you will need to download Zemana on your computer by clicking on the link below.
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When downloading is finished, close all programs and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup like below.
When the install starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana Free on your machine.
Once install is finished, you will see window as displayed on the screen below.
Now press the “Scan” button to find out hijacker which redirects your internet browser to intrusive Movix.emazesearch.com page. This process may take some time, so please be patient. When a malware, adware or potentially unwanted software are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is complete.
When that process is complete, Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will open a screen which contains a list of malware that has been detected. Review the results once the utility has done the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana will get rid of browser hijacker responsible for changing your web browser settings to Movix.emazesearch.com and add items to the Quarantine.
Use Hitman Pro to remove Movix.emazesearch.com from the personal computer
Hitman Pro is a portable program that requires no hard installation to identify and get rid of hijacker that responsible for web-browser reroute to the unwanted Movix.emazesearch.com web-page. The program itself is small in size (only a few Mb). Hitman Pro does not need any drivers and special dlls. It’s probably easier to use than any alternative malware removal tools you have ever tried. HitmanPro works on 64 and 32-bit versions of Windows 10, 8, 7 and XP. It proves that removal utility can be just as effective as the widely known antivirus applications.
Visit the page linked below to download Hitman Pro. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Update: June 28, 2018
Download and use HitmanPro on your personal computer. Once started, press “Next” button for checking your computer for the browser hijacker responsible for Movix.emazesearch.com home page. Depending on your computer, the scan may take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the HitmanPro is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified either as being malicious software..
Once finished, you will be opened the list of all found threats on your PC system.
Review the results once the tool has complete the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click Next button.
It will open a dialog box, press the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to remove all malicious software found.
Automatically remove Movix.emazesearch.com with Malwarebytes
We advise using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your machine of the browser hijacker. The free tool is an advanced malicious software removal program created by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It is able to help you remove browser hijacker infections, potentially unwanted programs, malware, ‘ad supported’ software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your computer for free.
- Download MalwareBytes AntiMalware on your system by clicking on the link below.
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Update: March 20, 2018
- After the download is finished, close all apps and windows on your PC. 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 done, click the “Scan Now” button for scanning your machine for the browser hijacker infection that responsible for browser redirect to the intrusive Movix.emazesearch.com website. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your PC and the speed of your PC. While the MalwareBytes program is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
- After the system scan is finished, MalwareBytes Anti Malware will create a list of unwanted and ad-supported software. In order to remove all threats, simply click “Quarantine Selected”. When finished, you can be prompted to reboot your PC.
The following video offers a step by step instructions on how to get rid of hijackers, adware and other malicious software with MalwareBytes.
How to stop Movix.emazesearch.com redirect
Use an adblocker tool such as AdGuard will protect you from harmful ads and content. Moreover, you may find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and block phishing and spam web-pages. Additionally, ad-blocking apps will help you to avoid unwanted pop up ads and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
When the download is done, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is complete, you will see a window like below.
You can press “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or click “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 don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop up advertisements, Movix.emazesearch.com redirect, as well as other malicious or misleading webpages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your desktop.
Prevent Movix.emazesearch.com browser hijacker infection from installing
These days some free applications authors bundle third-party software which could be potentially unwanted applications such as the Movix.emazesearch.com browser hijacker, with a view to making some money. These are not freeware as install an unwanted software on to your Windows machine. 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), choose custom or manual installation method, disable all bundled applications.
To sum up
Now your PC should be clean of the hijacker that cause Movix.emazesearch.com webpage to appear. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted advertisements and intrusive harmful web-sites) and Zemana (to periodically scan your PC for new malicious software, browser hijacker infections and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for MS Windows operating system. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijacker infections, malicious programs and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Movix.emazesearch.com redirect from your web browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.