About this contamination in short

Searchgeniusapp.com is regarded as a browser hijacker, a relatively trivial threat that can infect abruptly. Users don’t install the hijacker voluntarily and most of the time, they aren’t even aware of how it happened. Browser intruders are often seen traveling through freeware packages. It will not directly harm your device as it’s not believed to be dangerous. Nevertheless, it may reroute to sponsored portals. Redirect viruses don’t check the websites so you can be rerouted to one that would allow malware to infiltrate your operating system. You will gain nothing by permitting the reroute virus to remain. Remove Searchgeniusapp.com and you can go back to usual surfing.
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How did the reroute virus infect your PC

Freeware usually come with additional items. The list includes advertising-supported software, browser intruders and other kinds of undesirable utilities. You may only inspect for added offers in Advanced (Custom) settings so if you don’t pick those settings, you will set up all kinds of unwanted rubbish. Make sure you untick everything that becomes visible in Advanced settings. You will install them automatically if you use Default settings since you won’t be informed of anything being adjoined, and that permits those items to install. Now that you know how it managed to infect your operating system, uninstall Searchgeniusapp.com.

Why should I delete Searchgeniusapp.com?

The minute the hijacker installs your operating system, modifications will be executed to your browser’s settings. The hijacker’s promoted site will be set to load as your homepage. All leading browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, will be affected. Reversing the changes may not be doable unless you make sure to remove Searchgeniusapp.com first. You need to refrain from using the search engine displayed on your new home website as it will expose you to loads of sponsored content, in order to redirect you. The hijacker is aiming to generate as much income as possible, which is why those reroutes would occur. Those redirects might be highly troublesome since you will end up on weird sites. While the browser intruder isn’t harmful itself, it can still bring about severe outcomes. You could experience the ‘pleasure’ of bumping into malevolent program when being redirected, so the reroutes are not always harmless. If you wish to keep your system guarded, uninstall Searchgeniusapp.com as soon as possible.

Searchgeniusapp.com termination

Acquiring spyware elimination program and having it eliminate Searchgeniusapp.com should be easiest since the program would do everything for you. Manual Searchgeniusapp.com removal means you will need to locate the browser intruder yourself, which could take time since you will have to locate the redirect virus yourself. A guide to help you eliminate Searchgeniusapp.com will be provided below this article.Download Removal Toolto remove Searchgeniusapp.com

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Learn how to remove Searchgeniusapp.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Searchgeniusapp.com

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Searchgeniusapp.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Searchgeniusapp.com from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Searchgeniusapp.com from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com

Step 5. Remove Searchgeniusapp.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com

Step 6. Remove Searchgeniusapp.com from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to get rid of Searchgeniusapp.com
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

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