What is Gameo?

Gameo at first glance seems a harmless program. Indeed it has a very attractive interface and is very easy to use. Gameo is a program which presents a huge number of games and entertainment for all tastes. Once you answer a few questions, or download a few games after it Gameo already knows what kind of games you offer and fully adapts to you. In fact, the first and only task of developers – is the spread of advertising banners , links and suggestions. Everything is done for what would earn you money. Gameo penetrates into your browser as an extension, it can change your homepage, user preferences, computer and so on. Moreover , the program gets to the root folder of your computer and distributes its files there. Antivirus can not find it in their databases, so Gameo is free to act on your computer. Even if you decide to remove it from the Control Panel, Gameo files remain on your PC and it will continue its peaceful existence. And most importantly Gameo installed without user consent.


How Gameo gets on your PC?

Like most such programs Gameo penetrates your computer along with other free programs of various kinds. Recently popular sites for the dissemination of free software developed their download managers, which are hidden and unwanted programs. Why? It’s very simple. Sites get a larger share of payments. Profitable for them to promote the product, and you become a victim of fraud. How to protect your computer? Easy! Just carefully follow the installation process and immediately remove any suspicious programs and expansion. If potentially unwanted programs you already have on your computer, then get rid of it as quickly as possible.

How to remove Gameo from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Gameo

Or uninstall Gameo manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Gameo from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Key: HKUS-1-5-21-1801674531-413027322-2147225017-500SoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
Value: Gameo
Data: C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorApplication DataGameogameo.exe C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorApplication DataGameogameo.dat mode:minimized

Then remove following files:

Play Games Online.url

And these folders

C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorApplication DataGameo
C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorLocal SettingsApplication DataGameo
C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorStart MenuProgramsGameo

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

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