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MovieDeaMovieDea is free software that promises that it will help you look up movies online and watch trailers. To movie fanatics, this may seem like a useful program to have. However, it is highly advised that you do not have it on your computer. MovieDea has been identified as adware. This means that its purpose is actually to generate numerous advertisements. Such programs are not to be welcomed onto your computer. Not only are they annoying, but there is a chance that they will expose your PC to virtual threats. This is why it is best that you get rid of MovieDea right away.

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Where Did MovieDea Come from?

It is very likely that you are surprised by the presence of MovieDea on your computer. This is because the program is able to get installed on computers without being noticed. This is achieved through bundling. If you are not familiar with the term, this is when one program is attached to the installer of another. If you opt for the default installation option both of them will be installed. This is why we recommend selecting the Advanced/Custom installation option. This will give you the chance to opt out of installing any additional software.

What Does MovieDea Do?

As it is classified as adware, MovieDea will start presenting ads after it has been installed. This is a browser extension that is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. So you can expect to see the ads on any of these browsers. The ads themselves will present with discounts and deals for the most part. What is more, the items that they are offering promotional prices for are very likely to be related to your recent browsing. MovieDea can collect any information stored on your browsing and use it to display relevant advertisements.

Why Should I Remove MovieDea?

The fact that the constant ads will be quite irritating is not the main reason why you should remove MovieDea. The bigger issue is that not all of the advertisements will be reliable. Some of them may actually take you to malicious websites. There, some scam may be attempted or your computer may become a target for malware attacks. These risks are not to be ignored and they are precisely the reason why you should get rid of MovieDea without further hesitation.

How to Remove MovieDea?

The good news is that MovieDea is not itself malicious. You should keep in mind that there may be more unwanted programs on your computer. Often there are more than two programs in bundled downloads. What is more, there may already be some malware on your computer. To remove all intruders with ease, it is best to install a reliable security tool on your PC. This will remove all unwanted software and it will protect your system against future attempts at infiltrating it.

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1. Remove/Uninstall MovieDea

1. Remove/Uninstall MovieDea in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall MovieDea.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove MovieDea from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select MovieDea and click “Remove

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    After MovieDea is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate MovieDea and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After MovieDea is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select MovieDea to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After MovieDea has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on MovieDea
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall MovieDea. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the MovieDea will be removed.

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    3. Remove MovieDea automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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