In this removal tutorial, you will learn how to remove Guntony fake browser virus and its ads. This particular program is presenting a great threat because it hijacks your browser, slows your computer, generates ads and pop-ups. This behavior makes Guntony viral browser dangerous for your computer. Remove this virus as soon as possible.
The Guntony virus is presented as a typical browser on popular open source engine “Chromium”. Google Chrome is also written on this browser engine. This makes “Chromium” engine very popular among cyber criminals that are developing their own fake browsers.
Guntony viral browser is often installed on next folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\Guntony\Guntony.
If this fake browser is opened, you will see “chrome.exe” process that is located in the “Guntony” folder in your task manager. This trick masks this viral browser as Google Chrome, a quite common trick among fake browsers.
The installation file and fake “chrome.exe” process will be signed with “Shan Feng” publisher, some viruses detecting this digital signature as adware and potentially unwanted.
Developers are spreading Guntony viral browser among users by using bundled installations, phishing websites, viral advertisements. And once this browser inside, it will set itself as a default. This browser uses suspicious addresses to route your traffic, which leads to the ads injection on search results pages, and other websites, shopping and online market.
Usual adware cleaners may not detect it as an advertising program and let these ads through. GridinSoft Anti-malware was developed to detect not only advertising programs but also other malware\potentially unwanted program. We advised you to remove Guntony viral browser from your computer and our product can help you to do that very quick. Just follow the steps below to do that!
Guntony automatic removal tool:
Guntony removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Guntony 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 “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):