FilmsApp Search

What is FilmsApp Search?

FilmsApp Search is a Google Chrome browser extension that should make searching for movie-related content more effective. It promises that users could find information about actors, movies, images, videos clips, and more straight from their browsers. Speaking specifically, if we blindly believe what we have found in its description, users will no longer need to access search tools to find information on the web because they could perform searches straight from their browsers’ main windows with the click of a button. Since FilmsApp Search is promoted as a beneficial piece of software, it does not surprise us at all that some people install this browser extension voluntarily. It can be downloaded straight from the Chrome Web Store ( We have to admit that this piece of software looks quite useful, but, unfortunately, we cannot confirm that it can be trusted fully because our specialists have classified it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Of course, potentially unwanted applications are far from harmful threats, but they might still act in an undesirable way, so we cannot let users keep them active on their computers.testtest

What does FilmsApp Search do?

FilmsApp Search is a Google Chrome browser extension that will change your default search engine on Google Chrome. Not all users know about this modification before installing this browser extension, so it does not surprise us at all that many of them find the changes they see applied undesirable. If you do nothing about that and keep FilmsApp Search installed, your all searches will be redirected to before you are provided with Yahoo! search results. Because of this, the chances are high that you will see the modified search results on your screen. They are not so innocent, specialists working at say. In the worst-case scenario, they might even redirect users to dubious pages. You might even find unreliable applications on those websites you will be taken to. Furthermore, you will also find a new button placed at the top of your browser after installing FilmsApp Search. It will open a small window with a search box. Last but not least, what else you need to know about this browser extension is that it might collect certain details about you. According to our researchers, it is very likely that FilmsApp Search will record users’ searches. Also, it might collect URLs of websites they visit. Finally, certain technical details about users’ computers might be gathered as well.

Where does FilmsApp Search come from?

Users can get FilmsApp Search from the Chrome Web Store, but we are sure that not all people install it on their computers voluntarily because our researchers have found many users’ complaints regarding the unexpected appearance of this browser extension on their Google Chrome browsers. Because of this, our researchers believe that it might be spread bundled with third-party software. Bundling is a commonly used distribution method to spread potentially unwanted programs, but it is definitely not the only one. Our researchers say that this browser extension might be promoted by pop-up ads as well. It is usually enough to click once on the Download button such a pop-up contains to install software it promotes. Potentially unwanted programs are not harmful malicious applications, so it is usually not that hard to prevent them from entering the system. Of course, it might be considerably harder to do that if you are an inexperienced user and do not know much about the distribution of untrustworthy applications. Do not worry; there is still a solution to the problem in your case – install a security tool on your computer and enable it to be active 24/7.

How to remove FilmsApp Search

FilmsApp Search is a potentially unwanted program that has the form of the ordinary browser extension, as you should already know if you are reading this article from the beginning. Consequently, you should not find it very hard to uninstall FilmsApp Search. All you need to do is to access the add-ons manager, locate this extension there, and then erase it. If this does not tell you much, use our manual removal instructions. Alternatively, scan your computer with an automated malware remover – it is the easiest way to erase undesirable software.

FilmsApp Search removal guide

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Press Alt+F.
  3. Click More tools.
  4. Click Extensions.
  5. Select FilmsApp Search.
  6. Click the trash button and then confirm the removal by clicking Remove. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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