How to uninstall (remove) GrabRez

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What is GrabRez?

GrabRez is a browser hijacker that comes without the user’s knowledge. GrabRez is not a virus, but this program can deliver a lot of trouble, so this program is a Potentially Unwanted Program. When GrabRez comes to the PC, it changes the homepage and search engine on search.safefinder.net. After that, all search results will be replaced and GrabRez will begin displaying advertising content, such as banner ads, coupons, links to other sites and advertisements. Also, GrabRez significantly reduces computer speed and load on the processor. GrabRez collects your personal data such as passwords of credit cards, browsing history, and so on. All of this information may be disclosed to third parties. GrabRez copies its files in Windows folder to make removal difficult. If you found this infection on your PC, we recommend you to remove GrabRez immediately.

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How GrabRez gets on your PC?

Malicious software that is often among the potentially unwanted programs penetrates a computer with other free programs such as archivers, players, editors and so on. This happens without the user’s knowledge. The main reason for this – the user carelessness. Few people read the user agreement and other information during the installation. Sometimes ad sites create their download managers and hide therein potentially malicious software. If you want to prevent the infiltration of unwanted software, then you need to follow a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Select advanced type of installation and make sure that you aren’t offered to install something to supplement. Do not agree to install unfamiliar software. You can also use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of GrabRez and all PUP.

How to remove GrabRez from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove GrabRez

Or uninstall GrabRez manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove GrabRez from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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