About this ad-supported application

TechGenie virus is causing all the advertisements to pop up on your screen, as it’s an adware. An ad-supported software usually spreads via free program bundles, so you won’t necessarily remember its installation. If you know the signs of an ad-supported application threat you should be able to recognize the threat quite soon after infection. You will notice countless adverts while browsing, which is the most obvious symptom of a contamination. You will run into pretty intrusive adverts, which will pop up in all kinds of forms, from banners to pop-ups. Even if an advertising-supported application is a rather low-level infection, remain focused since you may end up with some malware. Before you come face to face with a serious contamination, terminate TechGenie virus.


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What does TechGenie virus do?

If you didn’t know, you permitted the advertising-supported application to set up yourself, albeit unintentionally. The installation occurred through application packages, possibly undesirable software are added to freeware so that they might install together with it. When you’re installing programs, there are a couple of things you should keep in mind. Firstly, if the freeware has an ad-supported application adjoined to it, you using Default settings will only give it permission to set up. Second, you should select Advanced (Custom) mode if you wish to be able to uncheck all added offers. It would be much more difficult to delete TechGenie virus than it would be to deselect a few boxes.

When the advertising-supported application installs, you will witness an increase in adverts appearing on your screen, and that will be pretty evident. You might not regard the increase of adverts all that weird but if you notice “Ad by TechGenie virus”, then you have to uninstall TechGenie virus. Most of your browsers, like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, will be affected. You will notice more personalized adverts after some time. For that purpose, info about you is gathered, and that is why it knows what you would be interested in. An ad-supported application is not exactly a serious contamination but it might occasionally be able to lead to severe infections. A lot of adware created advertisements are hosted on damaging websites, and if you press on one, you may be led to a page that has damaging software waiting for you. Your best course of action right now is to delete TechGenie virus, preferably as quickly as possible.

TechGenie virus uninstallation

You may choose from two options when it comes to having to uninstall TechGenie virus and you need to choose one that best suits your computer experience. Choose to uninstall TechGenie virus yourself if you believe you can locate the threat yourself. Scroll down to see guides to assist with by hand TechGenie virus elimination. You may also eliminate TechGenie virus using anti-spyware utility, and that would be the easiest option.

Learn how to remove TechGenie virus from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall TechGenie virus

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Ways to delete TechGenie virus

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Ways to delete TechGenie virus
 

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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Ways to delete TechGenie virus
 

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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove TechGenie virus from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete TechGenie virus 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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove TechGenie virus from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Ways to delete TechGenie virus

Step 5. Remove TechGenie virus from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus

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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Ways to delete TechGenie virus

Step 6. Remove TechGenie virus from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  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 Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Ways to delete TechGenie virus
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Ways to delete TechGenie virus
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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