Search.SearchGeniusinfo.com is a web resource that looks like a legit search engine. Unfirtunately, this page uses tricks and deception to get inside of your system and start to mess with your browser. Because of the it is considered as a browser hijacker. It has already spread to lots of computer and should be delt with as soon as possible.
Once Search.SearchGeniusinfo.com is inside, it will mess with some of your browser settings. Your homepage and a default search engine will be changed on Search.SearchGeniusinfo.com website. It means every time you open your browser you will see this page. Also, you may notice some ads during your searching on this website. These ads could be viral and redirect you on malicious pages.
How does Search.SearchGeniusinfo.com get into my system?
Although Search.SearchGeniusinfo.com is not a malicious page, it is still a browser hijacker. This page uses bundling method to be installed along with another program. Also, it can use viral advertising and email spam messaging to spread itself among users. Because of these actions it is advised to remove Search.SearchGeniusinfo.com page and check your computer for any other malicious activity. Follow the instructions and steps below to do that.
Removal tool for Search.SearchGeniusinfo.com:
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 Search.SearchGeniusinfo.com 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):