Is this a dangerous threat

FilmsJunkie is your common suspicious browser plug-in to add to the already huge list of identical contaminations. Contamination frequently occurs during free software installation, and once it’s on your PC, it will adjoin itself to your browser and modify its’ settings. The extension will then start performing reroutes and showing you more advertisements than you are used to. It won’t bring anything helpful to you because its prime goal is to earn revenue. These types of plug-in aren’t believed to be dangerous themselves but that doesn’t mean they are entirely harmless. You could be led to unsafe sites, and and this can result in a malware contamination malevolent program infection if you were redirected to a dangerous website. There is no reason why the extension should be allowed to remain on your computer, so you should delete FilmsJunkie.

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How did the add-on enter my machine

Free programs is employed to aid in questionable browser extension distribution. Download is also not impossible through browser stores or official web pages so you might have voluntarily installed it. But most often, they come as optional offers that install automatically alongside, unless you do not authorize them. And by sticking to the most basic settings when you set up freeware, you are allowing them to install. Only in Advanced or Custom settings will you be able to check if something was adjoined, so always pick those settings. If you see something added, uncheck it/them. You need to always remain wary because when you’re not, all types of infections will be capable of insulating onto your system. You’re encouraged to abolish FilmsJunkie, as the installation was most likely accidental.

Why should you abolish FilmsJunkie

Keeping the extension isn’t encouraged as it will be of no use to you. They exist to make income for web page owners and they can do that by routing you to their websites and exposing you to loads of ads. If you authorize the plug-in to get into your PC, your browser’s settings will be modified to display its promoted web page as your homepage, new tabs and search engine. After the alterations are implemented whenever you launch your browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome), that site will immediately load. And if you try to alter the settings back, the add-on will block you from doing it, so you will need to first erase FilmsJunkie. The add-on will also add weird toolbars to your browser and large numbers of ads will be shown on your screen. While most frequently these plug-ins prefer Google Chrome, your could happen upon them on your other browsers as well. The extension may expose you to dangerous content, which is why it is not encouraged to use it. Even though these types of plug-ins are not malevolent themselves, they might be able lead to a malicious software infection. Which is why you need eliminate FilmsJunkie.

FilmsJunkie elimination

You may select from automatic or by hand uninstallation when it comes to having to uninstall FilmsJunkie. It could be easiest if you acquired some anti-spyware utility and had it take care of FilmsJunkie termination. It can take more time to abolish FilmsJunkie manually because you will have to find the plug-in yourself.

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Learn how to remove FilmsJunkie from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall FilmsJunkie

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to delete FilmsJunkie

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to delete FilmsJunkie
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to delete FilmsJunkie
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to delete FilmsJunkie
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to delete FilmsJunkie
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove FilmsJunkie from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to delete FilmsJunkie
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to delete FilmsJunkie
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete FilmsJunkie from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete FilmsJunkie
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to delete FilmsJunkie
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to delete FilmsJunkie
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to delete FilmsJunkie
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove FilmsJunkie from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to delete FilmsJunkie

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to delete FilmsJunkie
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to delete FilmsJunkie
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to delete FilmsJunkie
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to delete FilmsJunkie

Step 5. Remove FilmsJunkie from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to delete FilmsJunkie

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to delete FilmsJunkie

Step 6. Remove FilmsJunkie from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to delete FilmsJunkie
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete FilmsJunkie
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to delete FilmsJunkie
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to delete FilmsJunkie
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to delete FilmsJunkie
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for FilmsJunkie removal.

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware:
  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to delete FilmsJunkie
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to delete FilmsJunkie
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove FilmsJunkie and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to delete FilmsJunkie