FavGenius removal guide

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FavGenius is app what helps search information about the text you want. This app will display information in Bing or Yahoo search. But actually FavGenius is just another adware-based app what will display many online ads every time you use your browser. This app often installs stealthily and infect all well-known browsers like Google Chrome, Mozila, Internet Explorer and etc. Also, this adware can track your browser activity and transfer it to the third parties.


FavGenius is adware what often install with other freeware what you download and install from suspicious sites. If you really need to install freeware then you should check every additional option to find out what you get when installation process complete. How you can notice FavGenius? Easily. FavGenius will display to you millions of pop-ups, banners, coupons every time you use your browser. You will see this ads no matter what browser you choose, FavGenius will infect all installed browsers. Never click on such ads no matter what they offer. There is a high risk that you will be redirected to infected site where your PC will be bombarded with new viruses. Also FavGenius will get your browser information and transfer it to the third parties where all this data will be used to create more specific ads for you (according to last search result or last page views). FavGenius creates a serious security issue on your computer. That”s why we recommend to delete FavGenius from your computer as fast as possible

FavGenius automatic removal tool:

FavGenius 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:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to 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:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with FavGenius 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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