Uninstall Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder From Windows PC

Brief Description on Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder

Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder is a browser extension which claims to provide quick access to movies and video content for free. It is advertised on its official website 'best-knownapp[.]com' and also available in Chrome Web Store as well. Computer users who install this toolbar on their machine can reach popular websites within few clicks. Even though this browser extension might seem handy, but the security experts classify it as an adware or potentially unwanted program. In other term, it might interrupt your Google Chrome browser by stealthily changing its default parameters in order to set its associated domain as a default search engine.

Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder

Due to the presence of Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder on your browser, you will be forced to use an unfamiliar search provider to perform online searches. At first glance, this adware might not seem annoying, but when you try to reset your Internet browser to primary state, this browser extension prevent you from doing this. As a result, it becomes almost impossible to eliminate it from infected Windows computer and affected browsers as well. If that is not enough to prove its unreliability, it is important for you to know that the threat stealthily tracks your online browsing activities and gathers information that might be misused in order to deliver intrusive adverts on your PC screen.

How To Deal with Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder?

Typically, the advertisements displayed by Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder might correspond to your latest online searches, frequently visited web portals or clicked ads. This is known as a popular marketing trick used by the cyber crooks in order to lure inexperienced computer users into clicking on those ads and increasing pay-per-click revenue for its developers. Besides, some of its displayed adverts might be malware-laden as well which means that the redirect tendency of this browser infection might lead you to highly suspicious domains used by hackers to distribute viruses.

Likewise, security experts at RMV suggest you to use a reputable anti-spyware scanner to perform Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder removal right now. This elimination method is considered as a safest and easiest way to delete PC viruses and all its associated components. In addition to that, you can also check the step-by-step guide especially prepared by the expert team of RMV researchers in order to help you remove adware or PUPs effectively from your computer. The guide is attached at the end of this security article.

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Learn To Remove Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder Related Files And Folders

1. For Windows 8 or 10 Users : From the Ribbon’s View in My PC click on Options icon.

Folder search option Win 10 or 8

2. For Windows 7 or Vista Users : Open My Computer and tap on Organize button on the upper left corner and then to Folder and Search Options from the drop down menu.

Folder search options Win vista or 7

3. Now go to the View tab and enable Show hidden files and folder options and then uncheck the Hide protected system operating files checkbox option below.

Folder and Search options step 3

4. Finally look for any suspicious files in the hidden folders as given below and delete it.


  • %AppData%\[adware_name]
  • %Temp%\[adware_name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware_name].exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware_name]

Phase 2 : Get Rid of Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder Related Extensions Related From Different Web Browsers

From Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon, hover through More Tools then tap on Extensions.

chrome tools extensions

2. Now click on Trash icon on the extensions tab there next to suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome extensions trash

From Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Manage add-ons option from the drop down menu on going through Gear icon.

IE manage add-ins

2. Now if you find any suspicious extension in the Toolbars and Extensions panel then right click on it and Delete option to remove it.

IE toolbar and extensions

From Mozilla Firefox :

1. Tap on Add-ons on going through Menu icon.

mozilla add-ons

2. In the Extensions tab click on Disable or Remove button next to Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder related extensions to remove them.

mozilla extensions

From Opera :

1. Press Opera menu, hover to Extensions and then select Extensions manager there.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now if any browser extension looks suspicious to you then click on (X) button to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click Preferences… on going through Settings Gear icon.

safari settings - preferences

2. Now on Extensions tab click on Uninstall button to remove it.

Safari Extension tab

From Microsoft Edge :

Note:–As there is no option for Extension Manager in Microsoft Edge so in order to sort out issues related with adware programs in MS Edge you can change its default homepage and search engine.

Change Default Homepage of Ms Edge –

1. Click on More(…) followed by Settings and then to Start page under Open With section.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Now select View advanced settings button and then in Search in the address bar with section, you can select Google or any other homepage as your preference.

Ms Edge Homepage 2

Change Default Search Engine Settings of Ms Edge –

1. Select More(…) then Settings followed by View advanced settings button.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Under Search in the address bar with box click on <Add new>. Now you can choose from the available list of search providers or add you preferred search engine and click Add as default.

Ms Edge Search Engine 2

Phase 3 : Block Unwanted Pop-ups from Video Search – Advanced Movie Finder On Different Web Browsers

1. Google Chrome : Click Menu icon → Settings → Show advanced settings… → Content Settings… under Privacy section → enable Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option → Done.

Chrome Block pop-ups

2. Mozilla Firefox : Tap on Menu icon → Options → Content panel → check Block pop-up windows in Pop-ups section.

Mozilla Block Pop-ups in Content tab

3. Internet Explorer : Click Gear Settings icon → Internet Options → in Privacy tab enable Turn on Pop-up Blocker under Pop-up Blocker Section.

Pop-up Blocker Internet Explorer

4. Microsoft Edge : Press More(…) option → Settings → View advanced settings → toggle on Block pop-ups.

Ms Edge Block Pop-ups

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