Muvic Toolbar

Muvic Toolbar Description

The Muvic Toolbar is a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). The Muvic Toolbar is often included when downloading and installing free software. The Muvic Toolbar is considered as a browser hijacker. One symptom associated with the Muvic Toolbar is that the Muvic Toolbar changes your default search engine and Web browser's home page to Other symptoms associated with the Muvic Toolbar include changes to your Web browser settings. These include displaying advertisements and sponsored links in your Web browser. The Muvic Toolbar may also alter your search results when executing a search on a genuine search engine. The main purpose of the Muvic Toolbar is to generate advertising profit at the cost of the computer user.

Free Software May Bring PUPs Like the Muvic Toolbar to Your PC

Unlike Trojans, PUPs like the Muvic Toolbar are not considered entirely unsafe. However, the Muvic Toolbar may cause numerous issues on the affected Web browser that are often associated with more risky types of threats. It is important to understand that PUPs may cause symptoms that are more commonly linked to other threats and that may be just as irritating and intrusive, despite not being as risky. Usually, computer users may opt out of installing PUPs like the Muvic Toolbar. However, the option to do this is often hidden or hard to find. This is done on purpose in order to increase the chances that these types of components may be installed by the computer user. If you have recently installed free software from a poorly regulated download website, it is highly likely that a PUP like the Muvic Toolbar has been installed on your computer.

Uninstalling the Muvic Toolbar Safely

If the Muvic Toolbar has been installed on your Web browser, security researchers strongly recommend that you remove this PUP from your computer with the help of a reliable anti-malware program. You can remove the Muvic Toolbar using the Control Panel and normal software removal methods. However, traces of the Muvic Toolbar may remain on your computer. In these cases, ESG security researchers recommend the use of a strong, reliable anti-malware application to scan your computer. It is also important to undo any unwanted changes made to your Web browser settings by the Muvic Toolbar.

Technical Information

Registry Details

Muvic Toolbar creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\Muvic.exe

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