Tips To Uninstall PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder From Infected PCs

Research Report on PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder


At first glance, PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder might seem to be a legitimate and handy application which is presented as a web browser extension claims to allow users to find detailed information about movies, TV series and so on. However, this program is none other than adware threat which is designed to stream ads and direct to potentially unsafe sites. RMV security experts discourage you from keeping this infection on your machine for too long. After reading the Privacy Policy and other information about PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder, you will clearly see that the application may initiate various annoying activities on your PC. Malware researchers have categorized it as an adware and do not recommend using it due to various reasons.


First of all, always keep in mind that PUP seeks to gain financial profit from the affiliate marketing. Once inside, the adware may install cookies and gather information about your online browsing conducts. Although, you can never be sure that what other third parties may be allowed in order to access your browsing data, search terms, history, IP address, system's location and other vital information. It means that by using PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder, you agree to receive numerous unwanted pop-ups, pop-unders, banners, in-text links and other commercial advertisements on your computer screen during your browsing sessions. Besides, the redirect tendency is another disturbing effect of this infection.

The Distribution Method of PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder

The adverts displayed by this PUP might mislead you to its affiliate domains for the content of which PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder developers do not bear any kind of liability. Thus, before clicking on any of the displayed ads, you should always think twice whether you really want to expose your machine to unsafe portals. In most of the cases, it is distributed using the method known as 'bundling'. This technique is simple but tricky enough in order to make users install various unwanted applications on their system.

If you want to prevent PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder infiltration or other shady extensions in the future, always remember that the adware programs spreads through freeware apps. Luckily, it is not difficult to spot unfamiliar plug-ins. In order to do that, you should be very careful during the installation of cos-free apps and select 'Advanced' or 'Custom' setups, which mainly discloses all available check boxes. In case, if any tick marks are left, then uncheck them immediately. If already infected, RMV experts recommend you to start PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder removal without any delay.

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Step:1 Remove PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder or any Suspicious Program from Control Panel resulting in Pop-ups

  • Click on Start and in Menu, Select Control Panel.


  • In Control Panel, Search for PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder or any suspicious program


  • Once found, Click to Uninstall PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder or related program from list of Programs

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  • However, if you are not sure do not Uninstall it as this will remove it permanently from the system.

Step:2 How to Reset Google Chrome to Remove PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder

  • Open Google Chrome browser on your PC
  • On the top right corner of the browser you will see 3 stripes option, click on it.
  • After that click on Settings from the list of menus available on chrome’s panel.

  • At the end of the page, a button is available with option to “Reset settings”.

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  • Click on the button and get rid of PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder from your Google Chrome.

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How to Reset Mozilla Firefox to Uninstall PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder

  • Open Mozilla Firefox web browser and click on the options icon with 3 stripes sign and also click on help option with (?) mark.
  • Now click on “Troubleshooting Information” from the given list.


  • Within the upper right corner of the next window you can find “Refresh Firefox” button, click on it.


  • To reset your Mozilla Firefox browser simply click on “Refresh Firefox” button again, after which all unwanted changes made by PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder will be removed automatically.

Steps to Reset Internet Explorer to Get Rid of PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder

  • You need to close all Internet Explorer windows which are currently working or open.
  • Now open Internet Explorer again and click on Tools button, with wrench icon.
  • Go to the menu and click on Internet Options.


  • A dialogue box will appear, then click on Advanced tab on it.
  • Saying Reset Internet Explorer Settings, click on Reset again.

  • When IE applied the default settings then, click on Close. And then click OK.

Restart the PC is a must for taking effect on all the changes you have made.

Step:3 How to Protect your PC from PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder in Near Future

Steps to Turn On Safe Browsing Features

Internet Explorer: Activate SmartScreen Filter against PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder

  • This can be done on IE Versions 8 and 9. It mailnly helps in detecting PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder while browsing
  • Launch IE
  • Choose Tools in IE 9. If you are using IE 8, Find Safety option in Menu
  • Now Select SmartScreen Filter and opt for Turn on SmartScreen Filter
  • Once done, Restart IE



How to Enable Phishing and PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder Protection on Google Chrome

  • Click on Google Chrome browser
  • Select Customize and Control Google Chrome (3-Bar Icon)
  • Now Choose Settings from the option
  • In the Settings Option, Click on Show advanced Settings which can be found at the bottom of the Setup
  • Select Privacy Section and click on Enable Phishing and Malware Protection
  • Now Restart Chrome, this will keep your browser safe from PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder


How to Block PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder Attack and Web Forgeries

  • Click to Load Mozilla Firefox
  • Press on Tools on Top Menu and Select options
  • Choose Security and enable check mark on following
  • warn me when some site installs add-ons
  • Block reported Web forgeries
  • Block reported attack Sites


If still PUP.AdvancedMovieFinder exists on your system, Scan your PC to detect and Get Rid of it

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