AnyMovieSearch is a potentially unwanted application for offering movies or streaming content searches over the Internet. The portal.anymoviesearch.com website associated with AnyMovieSearch is determined to be a browser hijacker as it may modify Internet web browser application settings.
Through the modification of Internet settings, AnyMovieSearch may set alternate sites as a default home page or new tab page within popular web browser programs. Such a case may cause unwanted redirects or loading of sites that have questionable content, including the homepage directly associated with AnyMovieSearch.
Use of the AnyMovieSearch services may not cause harm to a computer immediately but could lead to results that are accompanied by several unwanted advertisements or links. The associated links could be a gateway to malicious content or downloads, which is a fear found within many browser hijacker applications in the past.
The removal of AnyMovieSearch and any of its associated components or browser extensions may be done manually by savvy computer users. However, most computer users will want to resort to the use of an antimalware resource to automatically detect and eliminate all components of AnyMovieSearch, which may then allow a computer user to restore their desired Internet settings.