How to delete Search Genius virus from PC

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Search Genius is a new fake search engine. The program is designed to hijack browsers, including such popular web browsers as Google Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Internet Explorer. Also it may replace regular search engines. This post will help you to delete it in a few clicks.

Search Genius

Search Genius

Thus, though the authors may promise that Search Genius is a very useful solution for search of the necessary information. This domain will display a fake search results. Furthermore, Searchgenius displays numerous advertising and various banners. This program will redirect you to malicious domains. Deletion of this application is challenging. You should delete it now.

How does Search Genius get into my system?

SearchGenius malware is brought by the third party program. Therefore, if you once download or install suspicious or unknown cost-free software, you may get it. Worst of all, it may be introduced without your knowledge or consent. That is to say, you will be unaware when this unwanted program comes to your personal computer. We recommend you to choose the Custom button during the install process. Thus, you may unselect all additional software in time.

Removal tool for Search Genius:

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Restart your computer.

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Search Genius 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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