mixMovie Start extension – how to stop it

Written by William Reddy

mixMovie Start or mixMovie Start is a deceptive extension for Chrome that appears to be useful. It can be added on Web browser even without user’s consent. mixMovie Start was not listed as virus. Yet, since it uses unfair ways of distribution and holds some strange behaviors, then it is just right to be flagged as an adware.

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mixMovie Start appears to be widely spread through bundled software. Instead of merely installing your chosen program, you may be surprised with the inclusion of mixMovie Start. Once installed, you may notice odd functions of your web browser and computer as well. mixMovie Start may replace your default home page and new tab. Ads may randomly appear on every web site you visit. It also shows some links that connects to promoter’s web site. mixMovie Start adware indeed makes your online experience ruined. This is for a fact that its real aim is to gain earnings through online advertising.

mixMovie Start is all about endorsing products and services online. It is just like all other adware that offer useful tools just to entice users. Yet in real, it does not add any single value to let your computer free of viruses and always protected. All you gain from this nasty program is unwanted browser redirects and too much display of online ads. More so, its presence may only lead to add up other adware, malware, and other threats into your system. After finding out that mixMovie Start adware is the root of all issues, then there is no more reason not to remove it. We provided steps on how to fully remove this adware.

Download tool for mixMovie Start removal:

Download Trojan Killer Portable for Windows.

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How to remove mixMovie Start infection.

  1. First of all, you need to download and install Trojan Killer.
  2. Open the program and choose “Quick scan” or “Full scan“. Full scan of the system is adviced, but because of the infection, your computer may suffer from performance issues, use Quick scan in this case.
  3. Scan your system and watch for results.
  4. After the scan is completed, you need to click on “Fix Now” button to remove mixMovie Start virus:
  5. Fix Computer

  6. (optional) Shut down all your available browsers, if you can.
  7. In Trojan Killer click on “Reset browser settings“:
  8. Trojan Killer - Reset Browser Settings

  9. Follow the instruction, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  10. Restart PC

Prevention tips for your PC from being reinfected with mixMovie Start in the future:

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “On-run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start

This useful feature may allow people to prevent install of malicious software. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button. In case, if you want to terminate malicious program, you must select “Block always”.


About the author

William Reddy

I am from Ireland. My parents bought me a computer when I was 11, and several months after I have got a virus on this PC. I decided to enter the INSA Centre Val de Loire university after being graduated from the school. This French educational institution was offering a brand-new cybersecurity course. After getting the master's degree in cybersecurity, I've started working as a virus analyst in a little anti-malware vendor.

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