Are you start your favorite browser and do not see usual start page, which is set earlier? The Watch More TV Now is the first thing that pop up once you launch your internet browser? It means that your system has become a victim of malicious software from the browser hijacker family. If you get it on your computer, this malicious software may modify certain browser’s settings such as home page, newtab and default search provider. So, the Watch More TV Now can be opened when you create a new tab in your web-browser, or when you try to search for any information within the Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge, because the hijacker replaces the internet browser’s search provider.
When you’re performing searches using the browser that has been affected by Watch More TV Now, the search results will be returned from Bing, Yahoo or Google Custom Search. The devs behind Watch More TV Now browser hijacker are most likely doing this to earn advertisement money from the ads displayed in the search results.
Some browser hijacker infections also contain ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) that may be used to show undesired advertisements and or collect lots of personal information about you which can be transferred to third parties. These unwanted ads can be opened as pop-unders, pop-ups, in-text ads, video advertisements, text links or banners or even massive full page advertisements. Most of the adware is designed to show ads, but some adware is form of spyware that often used to track users to gather a wide variety of user information.
In addition to that, as was mentioned earlier, some hijackers such as Watch More TV Now to also alter all internet browsers shortcuts which located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every infected shortcut will try to redirect your internet browser to annoying web pages, certain of which might be harmful. It can make the whole personal computer more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
We strongly advise that you perform the steps below which will assist you to delete Watch More TV Now search using the standard features of Windows and some proven free applications.
Remove Watch More TV Now
Fortunately, we’ve an effective solution that will assist you manually or/and automatically remove Watch More TV Now from your system and bring your internet browser settings, including homepage, new tab and search provider by default, back to normal. Below you will find a removal instructions with all the steps you may need to successfully get rid of this browser hijacker and its traces. Certain of the steps will require you to restart your computer or exit the page. So, read this guidance carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
How to manually get rid of Watch More TV Now
If you perform exactly the step by step tutorial below you should be able to get rid of the Watch More TV Now search from the Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer browsers.
Remove suspicious software using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
First, go to Windows Control Panel and uninstall suspicious programs, all programs you don’t remember installing. It is important to pay the most attention to programs you installed just before Watch More TV Now browser hijacker appeared on your web-browser. If you do not know what a program does, look for the answer on the Web.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then click Windows button, next press Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then click “Start” button and press “Control Panel”.
- It will show the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, press “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will display a list of all software installed on the computer.
- Scroll through the all list, and delete suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort programs by date.
See more details in the video guidance below.
Fix web browser shortcuts, changed by Watch More TV Now hijacker infection
When installed, this browser hijacker may add an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge. Due to this, every time you run the browser, it will display the annoying home page.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text “http://site.address” that has been added here. Remove everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe.
To save changes, click OK . You need to clean all browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and IE.
Get rid of Watch More TV Now homepage from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, run the IE, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will display the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as shown in the following example.
When the process is finished, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your PC for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web-browser’s start page, new tab and search engine by default to default state.
Delete Watch More TV Now from FF
If the Firefox settings such as homepage, new tab page and search provider by default have been modified by the hijacker, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Further, press the Help button () like below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the hijacker which cause Watch More TV Now web page to appear. Once, it’s done, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Watch More TV Now start page from Chrome
In order to be sure that there is nothing left behind, we advise you to reset Google Chrome web-browser. It will revert back Chrome settings including start page, newtab and default search engine to defaults.
- First launch the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display 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 press the “Reset settings” button.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is finished, your web-browser’s newtab, home page and search provider by default will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Scan your PC system and get rid of Watch More TV Now with free tools
Run malicious software removal tools to get rid of Watch More TV Now automatically. The free software tools specially created for browser hijacker, adware and other potentially unwanted software removal. These tools can remove most of hijacker infection from Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge. Moreover, it can remove all components of Watch More TV Now from Windows registry and system drives.
Delete Watch More TV Now with Zemana Free
You can remove Watch More TV Now start page automatically with a help of Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM). We recommend this malicious software removal utility because it can easily delete hijackers, PUPs, ‘ad supported’ software and toolbars with all their components such as folders, files and registry entries.
Download Zemana Anti Malware from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After downloading is finished, close all windows on your personal computer. Further, start the install file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown in the figure below, click the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Zemana on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown below.
Next, click the “Scan” button to start scanning your computer for the browser hijacker that redirects your web browser to annoying Watch More TV Now web-page. Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the utility is checking, you may see count of objects and files has already scanned.
Once that process is done, you will be shown the list of all found threats on your computer. Review the report and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will remove browser hijacker infection which cause Watch More TV Now web page to appear and move items to the program’s quarantine. After that process is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your PC.
Automatically remove Watch More TV Now search with Malwarebytes
Delete Watch More TV Now hijacker manually is difficult and often the hijacker is not completely removed. Therefore, we suggest you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malicious software, potentially unwanted applications, toolbars and ad supported software that your computer can be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware by clicking on the following link. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
When the download is done, close all programs and windows on your computer. Double-click the install file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as displayed on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you setup MalwareBytes on your system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once install is finished successfully, press Finish button. MalwareBytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as displayed on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes tool will start scanning the whole computer to find out hijacker infection that causes web-browsers to open unwanted Watch More TV Now site. This process can take some time, so please be patient. During the scan MalwareBytes AntiMalware will detect all threats present on your PC system.
When the scan is finished, MalwareBytes Free will display a list of all items found by the scan. In order to remove all items, simply press “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes will remove browser hijacker that causes web browsers to show annoying Watch More TV Now page and move threats to the program’s quarantine. When the procedure is done, you may be prompted to restart the PC system.
We advise you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes to delete adware, hijacker and other malicious software.
Run AdwCleaner to get rid of Watch More TV Now redirect
If MalwareBytes anti malware or Zemana cannot delete this browser hijacker infection, then we recommends to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal utility for malicious software, adware, PUPs, toolbars as well as hijacker which alters internet browser settings to replace your startpage, newtab page and default search provider with Watch More TV Now site.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the following link. Save it on your MS Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: October 9, 2020
- Once downloading is finished, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is opened, click “Scan” button .AdwCleaner program will scan through the whole machine for the browser hijacker that reroutes your internet browser to unwanted Watch More TV Now web-site. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your personal computer. While the AdwCleaner tool is checking, you may see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
- Once the scan get finished, the results are displayed in the scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Run AdBlocker to block Watch More TV Now and stay safe online
By installing an ad blocking program like AdGuard, you’re able to block Watch More TV Now, autoplaying video ads and remove lots of distracting and unwanted ads on web-sites.
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocking program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard on your Microsoft Windows Desktop by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading is finished, double-click the downloaded file to launch it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick instructions like below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick instructions that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your PC, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop pop ups, pages such Watch More TV Now, as well as other harmful or misleading pages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that can be found on your desktop.
How does your computer get infected with Watch More TV Now hijacker
To sum up
Now your computer should be free of the browser hijacker which designed to redirect your web-browser to the Watch More TV Now page. Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop up advertisements and intrusive malicious web-sites) and Zemana Free (to periodically scan your machine for new malware, browser hijackers and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijacker infections, harmful applications and ad-supported software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to delete Watch More TV Now homepage from your internet browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.