The GenieGamer is a simple program on your computer with only one purpose – to promote fake phishing portal with flash games, but it is considered as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. GenieGamer uses deception and lies to be installed into the system and starts to demonstrate adverts and pop-ups in your internet browser. It has spread to millions of computer and it is not safe to keep this kind of program inside of your computer.
Once GenieGamer is inside, you will notice tons of annoying ads on your desktop and browser with different offers and game suggestions. These adverts will seriously slow your system down and reroute you on potentially viral links once you left click them. This trick is very common among software spreaders because you are generating traffic on these pages each time you click on the ad. Visiting these redirection pages is a risk for you safety and privacy. You could catch infected file that will install more malware programs on your computer.
How does GenieGamer get into my system?
This program is trying to promote an official website and it is also advertised there as a legit software. But developers are also promoting this program by using deceptive and tricky methods like bundling and viral redirects. We strongly recommend you to remove GenieGamer adware as soon as you will be aware of its presence in your system. Follow the instructions from the removal guide below.
Removal tool for GenieGamer:
NOTE: A free version of GridinSoft Anti-Malware works as a scanner and allows you to use its tools. You need to purchase a license to be able to remove detected items.
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with GenieGamer in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):