What is MovieSearches?

MovieSearches got classified as a potentially unwanted program. In other words, specialists discovered that it could have unwanted functionality that we advise learning about before installing the application. In this article, you can find information not only about the extension’s working manner but also about its possible distribution channels. Also, we talk about the potentially unwanted program's deletion, which you might find interesting if you came here to learn how to erase MovieSearches from your browser. If you slide below the article, you can find concise deletion instructions that show how to remove the application from Google Chrome browsers. Should you have any questions about the deletion part or anything else related to the discussed extension, feel free to place a message in our comments area.test

Where does MovieSearches come from?

We saw MovieSearches on the Chrome Web Store page when we were researching the application. Also, we found out that the potentially unwanted program has a homepage called Besides these websites, the application could also be distributed through pop-ups, ads, and file-sharing websites. Therefore, we recommend against visiting unreliable file-sharing web pages or clicking questionable ads and pop-ups if you do not want to receive potentially unwanted programs or software alike.

Also, we advise paying more attention to the tools you choose to install. You should always make sure that they are created by reliable developers. Moreover, we recommend checking if the selected application was well received both among users and specialists. Lastly, we believe it is best to download tools from legitimate sources only. Some of them, for example, Chrome Web Store, could contain potentially unwanted programs, but there might be fewer of them on such platforms. Also, legit websites should not have malicious installers. Of course, if you want to guard your system against malware too, we highly recommend getting a legitimate antimalware tool.

How does MovieSearches work?

MovieSearches might not bring many visible changes to your browser, but you should notice if your default search engine gets replaced. The potentially unwanted program might change it with a search website known as The tool does not seem to be offering any advanced features as it does not even seem to be able to collect and show search results without Yahoo's help. To be more accurate, the extension’s search website might use the Yahoo search engine to get your search results.

Could there be any difference in the results if you search directly through It is possible that the results displayed after being redirected by could contain different advertising content. That is because the potentially unwanted program could be using a modified Yahoo version that may allow it to place different ads in the gathered search results. Does it matter who shows you ads and where they come from? The answer is yes. Ads from unknown third parties should be considered unreliable as you cannot know what they might advertise. It is possible that the extension could show such ads because its Privacy Policy explains that the tool can gather user data, share it with third parties, and use it to recommend content.

How to erase MovieSearches?

If you no longer wish to keep MovieSearches on your browser, there are a couple of ways to erase it. First, users could try to delete the potentially unwanted program manually. The process should not be that difficult, and if you need any instructions, you can use our removal steps located below this paragraph. Users can also delete MovieSearches with chosen antimalware software. All you have to do is install a legitimate antimalware tool, perform a full system scan, and then erase MovieSearches by pressing the displayed removal button.

Remove MovieSearches

  1. Go to Google Chrome.
  2. Insert the following link into the browser’s address bar: chrome://extensions
  3. Press Enter and search for MovieSearches.
  4. Click Remove and press Remove to confirm.
  5. Close the Extensions menu.
  6. Restart your browser. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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