What is Torrent Movies virus? Cyber security specialists has determined that the “Torrent Movies virus” is a trojan (malicious software). In many cases, the Torrent Movies virus come bundled with the installers from a free hosting, torrents and file sharing web-sites. So, download and install free applications or torrents is a a good chance that you will find a bundled malware.
The Torrent Movies virus can send information about your system to a remote malicious hacker; reroute your web-browser to malicious, misleading and spam web-pages; use your PC system for click fraud and other dangerous and harmful actions.
Moreover, the Torrent Movies virus has the ability to gather lots of confidential data. This confidential info, in the future, may be transferred to third parties. What creates the risk of theft of your user info
We strongly recommend you to complete the guide which follow below. We’ll show you how to delete any malicious software and thereby remove Torrent Movies virus from your personal computer forever.
How to remove Torrent Movies virus
Even if you have the up-to-date classic antivirus installed, and you have checked your machine for malicious software and removed anything found, you need to do the guide below. The Torrent Movies virus removal is not simple as installing another antivirus. Classic antivirus software are not made to run together and will conflict with each other, or possibly crash MS Windows. Instead we suggest complete the manual steps below after that use Zemana Free, MalwareBytes AntiMalware or Hitman Pro, which are free applications dedicated to scan for and get rid of malicious software such as Torrent Movies virus. Use these tools to ensure any malware is removed.
To remove Torrent Movies virus, follow the steps below:
- Remove potentially unwanted apps through the Windows Control Panel
- How to remove Torrent Movies virus with Zemana
- Automatically remove Torrent Movies with MalwareBytes
- Delete Torrent Movies virus from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Get rid of Torrent Movies virus from Firefox
- Get rid of Torrent Movies virus from Google Chrome
- How to stay safe online
- To sum up
Remove potentially unwanted apps through the Windows Control Panel
First of all, check the list of installed applications on your PC system and remove all unknown and recently installed apps. If you see an unknown program with incorrect spelling or varying capital letters, it have most likely been installed by malicious software and you should clean it off first with malicious software removal tool such as Zemana Anti-malware.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the MS Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as displayed in the figure below.
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as on the image below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and choose the ‘Control Panel’ at right as displayed below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (MS Windows 7 or Vista) as displayed on the image below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed software and remove all suspicious and unknown apps. We suggest to press ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed applications by date. When you’ve found anything dubious that may be the virus related files, folders and registry keys or other potentially unwanted application (PUA), then select this program and click ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the questionable program blocked from removal, then use Revo Uninstaller Freeware to completely get rid of it from your computer.
How to remove Torrent Movies virus with Zemana
You can download and use the Zemana Free for free. This anti-malware tool will scan all the registry entries and files in your PC system along with the system settings and web browser extensions. If it finds any malicious software, ad-supported software or malicious extension then the Zemana Free will remove them from your computer completely.
Now you can set up and run Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) to remove Torrent Movies virus from your internet browser by following the steps below:
Please go to the link below to download Zemana installation package named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your machine. Save it to your Desktop.
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Launch the setup file after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to setup this tool on your PC.
During installation you can change certain settings, but we recommend you do not make any changes to default settings.
When setup is done, this malware removal utility will automatically start and update itself. You will see its main window as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the Torrent Movies virus and other security threats. This process can take some time, so please be patient. While the Zemana Free tool is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
Once Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) completes the scan, Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will display a list of all threats detected by the scan. When you are ready, press “Next” button.
The Zemana will start to delete Torrent Movies virus and other malware. Once the cleaning process is done, you can be prompted to reboot your personal computer to make the change take effect.
Automatically remove Torrent Movies virus with MalwareBytes
You can remove Torrent Movies virus automatically with a help of MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM). We recommend this free malicious software removal utility because it may easily delete viruss, ad-supported software, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Installing the MalwareBytes is simple. First you will need to download MalwareBytes Free on your computer by clicking on the following link.
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Update: April 15, 2020
After the download is complete, close all windows on your personal computer. Further, start the file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will allow you setup MalwareBytes AntiMalware on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then MalwareBytes will automatically launch and you can see its main window as displayed in the following example.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the Torrent Movies virus, other malware and PUPs. This process can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
When the scan is done, you will be displayed the list of all found items on your system. All found items will be marked. You can remove them all by simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) will delete the Torrent Movies virus and other kinds of potential threat and add threats to the Quarantine. When the cleaning process is complete, you can be prompted to restart your system. We advise you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes Free to get rid of browser hijacker infections, ad-supported software and other malicious software.
Delete Torrent Movies virus from Microsoft Internet Explorer
By resetting IE browser you restore your web browser settings to its default state. This is basic when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by the Torrent Movies virus.
First, run the IE. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as displayed on the screen below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect.
Get rid of Torrent Movies virus from Firefox
If your Mozilla Firefox internet browser settings are affected by the Torrent Movies virus, then it may be time to perform the browser reset. However, your saved bookmarks and passwords will not be lost. This will not affect your history, passwords, bookmarks, and other saved data.
First, launch the Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, press the Help button ().
In the Help menu press the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button as shown in the following example.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Get rid of Torrent Movies virus from Google Chrome
In order to be sure that there is nothing left behind, we advise you to reset Chrome internet browser. It will restore Chrome settings to defaults.
- First launch the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed addons. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and press the “Reset” button.
- The Google Chrome will display the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is done, your web browser’s new tab page, search engine and home page will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
How to stay safe online
Run an ad blocker tool like AdGuard will protect you from malicious ads and content. Moreover, you can find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and block phishing and spam websites. Additionally, ad blocking software will help you to avoid unwanted pop up ads and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
Visit the page linked below to download the latest version of AdGuard for MS Windows. Save it on your Desktop.
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Update: November 15, 2018
When downloading is finished, double-click the downloaded file to launch it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown in the following example.
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 guide as shown on the image below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guide which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you run your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block unwanted ads, as well as other harmful or misleading sites. 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 may be found on your desktop.
To sum up
After completing the few simple steps shown above, your computer should be free from Torrent Movies virus and other malware. Your antivirus software will no longer detect any security threats. Unfortunately, if the steps does not help you, then you have caught a new malicious software, and then the best way – ask for help here.