Genieo Toolbar Redirect – How to Remove

Help! I got this Genieo Toolbar when my nephew download some programs. It has hijacked my browser! Every time when I try to go online, this annoying thing always redirect me to some strange webpages. How can I remove it from my computer? I tried to uninstall it in control panel but it is still in my computer! Help! Any help will be appreciate.

What isĀ Genieo Toolbar Redirect?

Genieo Toolbar is one kind of the browser hijack redirects that can infect your system by passing through your security programs. You may get this browser hijack redirect when you click on some unsafe links or programs accidentally. Once your computer is infected by this browser hijack redirect, your Internet settings can be changed easily. This Genieo Toolbar can change your homepage and you may find that it is hard to change it back, and this redirect can do damage to your computer that you should remove it completely.

Genieo Toolbar is a browser hijack redirect that can take over your browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome. This redirect can create add-on on the browser without your permission, if you click on these, you will be redirected to some malicious webpages which contains a lot of viruses and Trojans. Many victims regard it as a real search engine and search something onĀ Genieo Toolbar. However, what they get are just some no-relations results like advertisement or porn. This browser hijack redirect can slow down your computer and your browser, your infected system files can be messed up by it, that is why this browser hijack redirect can be one of the most dangerous webpages on the Internet. If you see this Genieo Toolbar on your browser, do not be innocent, what you need to do is to remove this hijack completely.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this Genieo Toolbar Redirect, please start a live chat with YooCare experts now.

The Screenshot of the Genieo Toolbar Redirect


Impact of infection:

1Your computer will be slower and slower.

2You need to take a long time to open a webpage, your browser is much more slower than before.

3It always redirects you to Genieo Toolbar

4The harmful redirect virus causes poor Internet connection and system frequent crash.

5You will see a lot of websites popping up when you visit Internet

Manual Removal Guides:

1. Open the Windows Task Manager

You can press Ctrl + Shift + ESC together or Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.

If it dose not work, Click the Start button, click the run option, type taskmgr and press OK. The Windows Task Manager should open.

2. In the Windows Task Manager, find out the process of THE Redirect by name random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will end the process.

3. Delete malicious registry entries related to this browser hijacker redirect.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random

4.Remove malicious files of redirect

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In summary:

Genieo Toolbar is a dangerous thing when it is installed to your system. This toolbar can not help you go online, it is created by the hijackers so that they can collect the information from the infected computer. What is more, it lets the hijackers have the ability to get into the infected computer to steal the personal data such as accounts’ number and password, that is the reason that many victims have no idea how and why their information can be gotten by other people. Genieo Toolbar Redirect can not be just uninstalled in control panel because it creates files on your system disk and registry. Do not be innocent, your computer will face a more serious situation if you just let this browser hijack redirect in your infected computer. You should get rid of it completely before it causes further damage.

Note: If you find it difficult to follow the removal guide above, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online will help you remove this redirect from your computer completely.

Published by on April 29, 2013 2:32 am, last updated on April 29, 2013 2:33 am

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