How to remove Movies Toolbar?

I have recently been infected by the Movies Toolbar adware which I believe was installed with a free MP3 converted I downloaded from the Internet. I am running the Google Chrome web browser and this toolbar interferes with me when I am using the Internet. In addition it also changed my home page to and also now uses to search instead of Google. I tried to use the Window's Remove Programs but it is still there. How do I remove this very annoying malware?
Asked Apr 21 '14 at 9:56
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There are a number of ways to remove the Movies toolbar. The simplest and most effective is to follow the directions below.
  1. Click the Start button, then select Control Panel, and click on Uninstall a program.
  2. Scroll through the list of currently installed programs and uninstall Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer (Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc), Movies Toolbar for Firefox (Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc), Movies Toolbar for Chrome (Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc) and iLivid. All program entries should have the publisher of Bandoo Media.
  3. Uninstall each program.
Download (if you have not already) herdProtect and run a scan. Remove any detected files that are located in the Movies Toolbar folder under Program Files. In additional remove any files that also share the Bandoo Media publisher or signer.

In most cases herdProtect WILL remove the extensions and supporting files however you will also most likely need to reset your web browser home page settings. In your browser the toolbar would have modified your standard search provider and home page from Google or Bing to, you will want to remove this.
  • To change your Internet Explorer homepage to its default settings, click on the gear icon [Image: Internet Explorer gear icon] , select Internet Explore options, and in the General tab,under the Home page section, click on Use default to restore Internet Explorer default home page.
  • In Chrome, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu button, then select Settings and click on Manage search engines in the Search section.
Also, Should I Remove It has a great article about the toolbar and how to remove it:

Answered Apr 25 '14 at 11:52
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The Movies Toolbar is distributed by Bandoo Media bundles is an (APN) toolbar that runs in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox. The Toolbar itself will upon installation modify the browser's home page and search provider to an property, typically partnered with Bing. In addition, this toolbar will install a search settings protector that runs in the background and will monitor for other programs, mostly adware, tat will attempt to modify the user's home page settings. If a settings attempt change is detected it will prevent it and keep the home page intact. 

The point of this is to simply make Ask the default search provider and collect ad revenue from any web searches. The toolbar itself offers very little functionality, mostly just commodities like social links and weather. It is mostly bundled with products (free) from Bandoo including iLivid. However when you uninstall iLivid from your computer, your web browser’s default settings will not be restored.
Answered Apr 24 '14 at 23:04
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