How to uninstall (remove) GeniusBox

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What is GeniusBox

GeniusBox – is a web browser application, which is designed by TGF Interactive. It can be installed on major internet browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Developers of this application claim, that their product helps user a lot with browsing by adding various functions to the browsers. But it is classified as potentially unwanted program. GeniusBox generates and displays different commercials, which may redirect user to malicious websites, where PC may be additionally infected. We recommend you to remove GeniusBox from computer as fast as possible.

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How is GeniusBox installed on my PC?

Many adware can be downloaded and installed via various methods. But most exploitable method is “bundling”. Bundling – is a method, where malware is bound to a freeware or shareware and get installed with or without user’s knowledge. To prevent this, you should be careful at all steps in the program of installation, inspect different options, like Custom/Advanced installation settings. So you can disable setup of unwanted programs. Don’t download freeware and games from unknown and suspicious sources.

How to remove GeniusBox?

To get rid of GeniusBox you can use special removal tools. They fully delete malware and save your time. Also you can remove GeniusBox by yourself, using our manual removal guide.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to GeniusBox – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as GeniusBox.

 

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Manual GeniusBox Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to GeniusBox;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to GeniusBox;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to GeniusBox and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 2-4 point by typing “chrome://extensions/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find GeniusBox;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 2-3 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find GeniusBox;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find GeniusBox and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

GeniusBox – is a nasty adware, that annoys user with pop-ups. This program is not worth for its functionality. We recommend you to get rid of GeniusBox for your privacy safe.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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