What is FavGenius?

FavGenius is software that inserts itself into browsers and serves to let users search for up-to-date information about some commercial offers faster. Some users install this program by themselves and use this program in order to keep up all the news in the world of special offers and holiday offers. But if this program was installed on your computer by itself, then it was installed by adware that is present on your computer. If you notice this program on your computer, and it annoys you with pop-up advertisements and if you want to get rid of it, then just remove FavGenius from your computer. In order to remove FavGenius perform steps below.

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How FavGenius gets on your PC?

Some users, noticing FavGenius in their browsers go to the website that belongs to FavGenius developers, trying to find FavGenius removal instructions. But there are also cases when the instructions, given by the developers do not work. So, users should find something else in order to remove FavGenius. You will find the effective removal instructions on this page. You should also know that FavGenius can be installed on your computer together with the freeware that you download from the Internet and installed on your computer. So, if you installed any freeware not so late, then you missed the check-box that serve to ask user’s permission to install some additional software on his computer. Among the software that can be installed on your computer with any freeware the most frequent are toolbars.

How to remove FavGenius from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove FavGenius

Or uninstall FavGenius manually.

Step 1: Remove FavGenius from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find FavGenius.
  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 FavGenius 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 FavGenius, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate FavGenius and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove FavGenius from your browser.

Step 2: Remove FavGenius from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find FavGenius.
  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 FavGenius.
  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 FavGenius.
  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.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of FavGenius:

Remove following registry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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