Plenty of users today have seen search.genieo.com in the home pages of their browsers. This is a pseudo search engine which actually does more harm than help to users. They will notice that all their search queries are permanently redirected through this domain.
To look for the information via search.genieo.com is the waste of your time. You will instead see plenty of intrusive advertisement banners popping up everywhere around. Plus, you may notice that this domain may also lead you to all kinds of other third-party domains, through which your system may be infected with other threats.
Search.genieo.com is generally installed into PCs on the basis of being bundled by default with many other cost-free programs. Your job is always to be careful whenever you surf the web and decide to install any freeware. Make sure you switch to the advanced (custom) installation mode to uncheck all unwanted extras from becoming the part of your PC.
Search.genieo.com automatic removal tool:
Search.genieo.com removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Search.genieo.com in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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):