I wrote this article to help you remove Page.geniusdisplay.com. This Page.geniusdisplay.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
The never-ending redirects to the Page.geniusdisplay.com are usually caused by an adware infection. If you see the site, you have the adware on board. Do not panic! Luckily for you, you are stuck with one relatively easy to tackle parasite. Provided that you act fast and take adequate measures, you should be able to get rid of the intruder in no time. However, don’t let that fact mislead you to think the adware is harmless. Of course, it is not. It is still a cyber infection and it must not be tolerated. If given enough time in your system, the pest will make a huge mess and cause a lot of damage. That’s why it is better you remove it immediately.
As soon as you start seeing the Page.geniusdisplay.com page at every turn, start looking for the pest`s hiding place and when you find it, delete it without thinking twice about it. Procrastination is the worst option. Time is not your friends. With every minute the adware spends on board, the worst your predicament gets. Save yourself the trouble you are about to experience and remove the infections now. Your future self will be very grateful.
The adware makes a huge mess of your online activities. Nothing is the same anymore. It is like you have no control over your browsers. All of a sudden, each page that you visit is completely covered with ads in all shapes and forms. Even the sites which used to be safe and ad-free are now heavy on banners and coupons. This is what the adware does. It buries you with misleading ads which promote fake, malicious or non-existent products. And they are very intrusive. You cannot avoid them even if you wanted to.
The commercials become more and more as times passes and sooner or later you will click. Sometimes, they also pop up right under the cursor of your mouse. If you click not only you lose money, but you help hackers gain money. They take advantage of the pay-per-click mechanism to earn effortless profits. You become their sponsor while exposing yourself to malware risk at the same time.
The ads may conceal malware. A single click on a corrupted advert and said malware enters your system behind your back. Do you want that? Do you want more pests on your already compromised and underperforming machine? No? Then remove the adware. Once you get rid of it, your browsing experience will get back to normal. There will be no more redirect and ads. Your browsers won`t struggle to display content. Your PC`s speed will be faster. Your system won`t freeze and reboots anymore. Everything will be like it was prior the invasion. What are you waiting for? At the end of this article, you will find an easy to follow removal guide which will help you delete the adware manually. Follow it and clean your machine once and for all.
How did the adware enter your computer? Usually, these pests travel bundled to other programs and when you install these programs, the adware enters as well. There is a way to prevent that, though. It just requires a little bit more time. Opt for the Advanced settings instead of the Basic ones. You will be presented with a list of all extra apps that are attached to the original program and which are about to get installed on your computer. Deselect them all before finishing the installation. You don’t need them. If you did, you would have installed them themselves by now. If you let them enter, you will have to deal with them later on, just like this adware. Preventing an intruder from entering is much easier than dealing with it once it is already in. Remember that.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove Page.geniusdisplay.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.