How to uninstall (remove) ComparingGenie

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What is ComparingGenie?

ComparingGenie – a malicious program that comes on the computer as a browser extension and hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. ComparingGenie is advertising product and applies to potentially unwanted programs. This program comes on a PC without the user’s consent and activates immediately after opening the browser. ComparingGenie displays a myriad of banners and coupons, links to ad sites, pop-ups and other things. ComparingGenie shows products popular online stores and promises to help the user to save. In fact, these proposals are not genuine. ComparingGenie trying to get you to spend money for nothing. Also, ComparingGenie can make changes to your browser settings, change the homepage, change the search and so on. If you find ComparingGenie on your computer, we recommend that you remove this program right now. Don’t waste your time.

ComparingGenie Ads

How ComparingGenie gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as ComparingGenie, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove ComparingGenie.

How to remove ComparingGenie from your computer?

To uninstall ComparingGenie remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have ComparingGenie in their database. You can try to use them for removing ComparingGenie.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove ComparingGenie

Or uninstall ComparingGenie manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find ComparingGenie.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find ComparingGenie and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find ComparingGenie, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove ComparingGenie from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find ComparingGenie.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose ComparingGenie.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable ComparingGenie.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


ComparingGenie.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%ComparingGenie

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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