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Remove 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 virus

removal by Gabriel E. Hall - -   Also known as 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 adware, Ads by 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 | Type: Adware

What is 1ClickMovieDownloader V2?

1ClickMovieDownloader V2 is a free and legitimate application that is promoted as an application that allows downloading movies more easily and enhancing user's experience while viewing them. Besides, it promises to increase download speed and offers downloading files just by one click. That sounds too good to be true having in mind that all these services are offered for no cost. In reality, when accepting Terms and Agreements and Privacy Policy of this application, you will be allowed to use these services in exchange of your patience, time and cyber security. If you were about to install this plug-in, think twice before doing so because security experts have recently labeled it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and an adware that you should avoid using. It is capable of infiltrating random computers via other freewares and implementing suspicious activities without asking user's permission appropriately. Once inside, 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 virus drops its extension on all most popular web browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer), install tracking cookies and enables third-party ads. You may see tens of pop-up, banner or in-text advertisements promoting various products and services that may be very attractive because they correspond to your recent searches and the prices are attractive, but we do not recommend clicking on them. Be careful because 'Ads by 1ClickMovieDownloader V2' may reroute you to the websites absolutely unrelated to the content of displayed ads. It's risky to surf there as no one can assure if this adware is trying to promote safe third-party websites or dangerous ones. Unfortunately, 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 redirects are not the only downside of the program. It can also track your browsing activities and share gathers information with other third parties, which further use it for affiliate marketing. In case you have already noticed this add-on on your computer, we recommend you to run a full system scan with Reimage or another reputable anti-spyware and eliminate it without any delay.

How can 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 hijack my computer?

Typically potentially unwanted programs, such as 1ClickMovieDownloader V2, are spread around using bundling. It cannot be said that it always travels bundled with various freewares and sharewares because it is also quite often downloaded from various download websites manually. However, more frequently it infiltrates users' computers behind their backs with the help of free software. Therefore, if you want to avoid bundled installers, we recommend reading End-User's License Agreement and Privacy Policy sections before downloading the program. Moreover, it is advisable to select Advanced or Custom installation option and look for optional downloads that are offered to you as useful tools. Make sure that you deselect all additional programs before continuing the process. In case you are not allowed to deselect check boxes that carry additional programs by default, you should stop the installation process and try downloading it from another source. Beware that 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 redirects may cause infiltration of suspicious programs on your computer, if you still think that it's a useful program, you should think about it twice.

How can I remove 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 virus?

Beware that after installing this program you may start suffering from annoying 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 ads, redirects, slow downs and other inconveniences. To stop all these issues make sure that you follow the guidelines below and remove this PUP right away.

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1ClickMovieDownloader V2 virus snapshot
1ClickMovieDownloader V2 virus snapshot

To remove 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 virus, follow these steps:

Remove 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 from Windows systems

  1. Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs). Click 'Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features' (if you are 'Windows XP' user, click on 'Add/Remove Programs').
  2. If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program. If you are 'Windows 10 / Windows 8' user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once 'Quick Access Menu' shows up, select 'Control Panel' and 'Uninstall a Program'.
  3. Uninstall 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 and related programs
    Here, look for 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  4. Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes. Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'

Uninstall 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 from Mac OS X system

  1. If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications. Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'
  2. Wait until you see Applications folder and look for 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash. Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'

Eliminate 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 from Internet Explorer (IE)

  1. Remove dangerous add-ons
    Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons. Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  2. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable: Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable'
  3. Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
    Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  4. Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes. Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes
  5. Reset Internet Explorer
    Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  6. Here, select Reset.
  7. When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 removal. Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again

Erase 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 virus from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge settings (Method 1):

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge app and click More (three dots at the top right corner of the screen).
  2. Click Settings to open more options.
  3. Once Settings window shows up, click Choose what to clear button under Clear browsing data option. Go to Settings and select 'Choose what to clear'
  4. Here, select all what you want to remove and click Clear. Select 'Clear' button
  5. Now you should right-click on the Start button (Windows logo). Here, select Task Manager. Open the start menu and select 'Task Manager'
  6. When in Processes tab, search for Microsoft Edge.
  7. Right-click on it and choose Go to details option. If can’t see Go to details option, click More details and repeat previous steps. Right-click 'Microsoft Edge' and select 'Go to details' Select 'More details' if 'Go to details' option fails to show up
  8. When Details tab shows up, find every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries. Find Microsoft Edge entries and select 'End Task'

Resetting Microsoft Edge browser (Method 2):

If Method 1 failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method.

  1. Note: you need to backup your data before using this method.
  2. Find this folder on your computer: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  3. Select every entry which is saved on it and right click with your mouse. Then Delete option. Go to Microsoft Edge folder on your computer, right-click every entry and click 'Delete'
  4. Click the Start button (Windows logo) and type in window power in Search my stuff line.
  5. Right-click the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator. Find Windows PowerShell, right-click it and select 'Run as administrator'
  6. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell window shows up, paste this command line after PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and press Enter:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose}
    Copy and paste a required command and press 'Enter'

Once these steps are finished, 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

Delete 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions. Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  2. Here, select 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries. Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them
  3. Reset Mozilla Firefox
    Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information. Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  4. Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 removal. Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times

Get rid of 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 from Google Chrome

  1. Delete malicious plugins
    Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions. Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  2. Here, select 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries. Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  3. Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section. When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  4. When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name. Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  5. Reset Google Chrome
    Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  6. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings. When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  7. Click Reset to confirm this action and complete 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 removal. Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal

Remove 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 from Safari

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences. Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  2. Here, select Extensions and look for 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them. Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons
  3. Reset Safari
    Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari.... Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  4. Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete 1ClickMovieDownloader V2 removal process. Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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