How to remove 123Movies

What is 123Movies?

123Movies is a bogus software tending to invade your browser destroying its normal work. Once installed, it makes changes to browser configuration without user consent and spoils it with a bunch of ads and constant redirects. Of course, you will agree that it’s hard to work when various banners and other kinds of ad pop up at any minute. Furthermore, it exploits the system’s vulnerability in order to open a gate for other malicious infections. That’s why we strongly urge you to remove 123Movies as soon as possible to prevent deterioration of the situation.

123Movies

123Movies also tracks all information passing through the browser like IP addresses, browser activity history, searching results, passwords, account details and so on. Subsequently, these data can get to scammers who often misuse them. If you want to get rid of ads by 123Movies and remove this adware, then you can easily do that by following this guide. To do this, you should remove 123Movies components installed as Windows application and other browser extensions related to this adware. There are perhaps more malicious programs on your computer similar to 123Movies. In this case, it’s better to use automated removal tools that do it much faster.

How to remove 123Movies from your computer?

The best and easiest way to remove 123Movies from your computer is to use a special anti-malware program that has this threat in its database. The program is fully automated, all you need to do is to download and install it. Once you’ve installed anti-malware application, it will scan your system and remove all the threats.

WiperSoft is a powerful antimalware program that can remove 123Movies with all related malicious files, folders and registry keys.
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By downloading Norton 360 Removal Tool, you agree to EULA and Privacy Policy. Free version scans a system for malicious software. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version for $39,99 (6 months subscription).

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How to remove 123Movies manually

Remove 123Movies from Control Panel

In order to get rid of 123Movies, first thing you need to do is to uninstall malicious program from your computer. When removing 123Movies, try to find suspicious recently installed programs and delete them too, as it’s pretty common that any malware comes with some other unwanted programs.

Windows XP:

  1. Select Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then choose Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Search for 123Movies.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Select Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find 123Movies and choose Uninstall.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Select Search.
  3. After that choose Apps.
  4. Next Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find 123Movies, select it and choose Uninstall.

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, then select Settings at the top.
  2. Choose App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, find 123Movies and select it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Mac OSX:

  1. Launch Finder
  2. Select Applications in the Finder sidebar.
  3. If you see Uninstall 123Movies or 123Movies Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for suspicious recently installed programs. If you still can’t locate any suspicious program or not sure what some application is for, we advise you to use SpyHunter free scanner in order to track down what malicious program is infecting your system.

123Movies won’t uninstall

There are a lot of options in any Windows version for removing applications. Still, not all the programs can be completely deleted using these options. Adware, Badware and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) are too stubborn to be removed, more than that, there are created this way, created to be hard to get rid of them. That’s why sometimes you can’t uninstall them using standard Windows options. You’ll probably get this message: “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall 123Movies. Please, contact your system administrator.” To remove stubborn 123Movies, you can use SpyHunter removal tool, it will completely remove 123Movies from your computer. Or you may try to use Safe Mode:

For Windows XP, Vista, 7

  1. Turn off your PC;
  2. Turn it on and immediately press F8 button;
  3. You’ll see Advanced Boot Options menu;
  4. Select Safe Mode with arrow buttons;
  5. In Safe Mode navigate to Control Panel, then choose Uninstall a program and remove “123Movies”.

For Windows 8/8.1 and 10

  1. Press the Win+R buttons, type msconfig in box and press Enter;
  2. Choose Boot tab, and click on Safe Boot check box;
  3. Select the type of Safe Mode: Minimal or Network;
  4. Press OK and reboot your PC;
  5. In Safe Mode navigate to Control Panel, then choose Uninstall a program and remove “123Movies”.

You can also perform Clean Boot. You need to turn off all the startup programs that may be the reason why the program won’t uninstall.

  1. Press Windows + R;
  2. In the Run window type msconfig;
  3. Choose Services section;
  4. Find Hide all Microsoft services line, tick the box;
  5. The click Disable all;
  6. Return back to General section;
  7. Find the line Selective startup and untick the box Load startup items;
  8. Select Apply, then OK;
  9. Reboot your PC;
  10. Remove 123Movies from Control Panel.

Step 2: Remove 123Movies from browsers

Once you’ve uninstalled the application, remove 123Movies from your web browser. You need to search for recently-installed suspicious add-ons and extensions.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Choose Tools.
  4. Select Extensions.
  5. Search for 123Movies.
  6. Select the trash can icon to remove it.

Safari:

  1. Click Preferences from Safari menu
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Find 123Movies or other extensions that look suspicious.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Select 123Movies.
  4. Choose Disable or Remove option.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Choose Manage Add-ons option.
  4. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Next select Disable 123Movies.
  6. Choose More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.
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  1. Thanks for the beautiful instructions and illustration, but I am not able to remove the virus from my Android mobile as it keeps asking to install uc browser. Kindly assist!! Nice article though.

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