filmsNet Search Removal Process (remove filmsNetSearch)

February 12, 2018

The filmsNet Search application is an add-on component or web browser extension that offers the functions and features for finding film content or sources on the Internet. Use of the features provided by filmsNet Search are not known to be immediately harmful or outright malicious. However, filmsNet Search has been known to be problematic for computer users in that it may modify Internet settings causing alternative pages to be loaded as a default home page or new tab page.

Those who may find filmsNet Search to be more of an annoyance than a help for finding specific film content on the Internet will want to eliminate the browser add-on. Doing such may involve use of an antimalware program to safely detect and remove the associated browser extension. In other cases, savvy PC users may manually find the filmsNet Search browser extension and components and delete them one by one.

Are you getting popups from filmsNet Search? Have you identified that you have filmsNet Search installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove filmsNet Search completely from your computer?

Why should you remove filmsNet Search?

If filmsNet Search resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that filmsNet Search may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking filmsNet Search removal process.

How can you manually remove filmsNet Search

Manual removal of filmsNet Search may not be for everyone. Each manual filmsNet Search removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic filmsNet Search removal process.

filmsNet Search can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate filmsNet Search in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find filmsNet Search, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing filmsNet Search. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with filmsNet Search from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with filmsNet Search, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with filmsNet Search by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\filmsNet Search folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed filmsNet Search completely from your computer. If you find that filmsNet Search is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic filmsNet Search removal process.

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