The FamilyGurus program is a simple adware extension to such browser as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and so forth. It is considered as a potentially unwanted program. It uses lots of different ways to be installed in your system and then starts to demonstrate to you ads and pop-ups all over your browser screen. This adware might present a potential threat to your system security and help cyber criminals to steal your identity or infect your computer with malicious programs.
There are a few ways for FamilyGurus to break inside of your computer. This adware is commonly bundled with other free programs that you download from suspicious websites. But it also uses email spam messaging and junk emails to fool user and make them install it manually.
After successful installation, FamilyGurus will start to generate ads and pop-ups in your browser window. To generate these adverts your computer will waste its resources, slowing your system down. And once you left click them, you will be rerouted on potentially viral pages. Opening these websites is a risk for your safety and privacy. You could catch infected file that will install more malware programs on your computer. That is why we advise you to remove FamilyGurus adware from your computer as soon as possible and check you system for more malicious programs in. Follow the removal guide below and the steps below.
FamilyGurus automatic removal tool:
FamilyGurus 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 FamilyGurus 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):