Assistance For Deleting Genius Box from Windows 2000
Genius Box is responsible for infecting following browsers
|Chrome Versions||Chrome 48.0.2564, Chrome 53.0.2785, Chrome 58.0.3026.0, Chrome 52.0.2743, Chrome 50.0.2661, Chrome 55.0.2883, Chrome 49.0.2623, Chrome 51.0.2704, Chrome 54.0.2840, Chrome 56.0.2924, Chrome 58.0|
|Mozilla Versions||Mozilla:38.5.0, Mozilla Firefox:45.4.0, Mozilla:49, Mozilla:46.0.1, Mozilla:45.5.0, Mozilla Firefox:45.7.0, Mozilla:45.1.1, Mozilla Firefox:49.0.2|
|Internet Explorer Versions||IE 8:8.00.6001.18241, Internet Explorer 10:10.0.9200.16384, Internet Explorer 9-9.0.8112.16421, IE 10:10.0.8250.00000, IE 7:7.00.6001.1800, IE 10:10.0.8400.00000, Internet Explorer 7-7.00.6000.16386, Internet Explorer 7-7.00.6000.16441, IE 8:8.00.6001.17184, Internet Explorer 7-7.00.6000.16441, IE 8:8.00.6001.18372, IE 7:7.00.6000.16441, IE 9:9.0.8112.16421, IE 8:8.00.7600.16385, Internet Explorer 8-8.00.6001.18702|
Uninstall Genius Box from Windows XP: Quick Removal Guide
How Dangerous is Genius Box?
Unluckily, Genius Box is a virulent threat, first spotted in the beginning of 2017, appears to be designed for taking control over compromised Windows XP and perform vindictive activities that would be beneficial for threat actors. In fact, it developed by highly skilled threat actors. Though, it has no bug. During threat analysis, we saw the threat has no unique features. Just like other malware, Genius Box might hijack your web browsers and replace your browser's homepage/search engine with malicious domain and cause countless redirects. Even, it may install several spyware extensions or plugins on your Chrome. Moreover, it may slow down your System performance and cut down your Internet speed as well as use your internet data for loading unnecessary pages or malicious files or updates from remote servers. Such malware could encipher your important files using military grade cipher and demand ransom payment. Worse, while your Windows XP is compromised with the malware, Do Away With hackers may have control over your System.
Genius Box : Distribution Source
- Misleading websites: Torrent sites and less reputed online software stores deliver Genius Box to your System using deceptive methods. They might suggest you to use customized downloader before downloading any file or software. Please note that customized downloader always performs optional programs installation along with your regular download.
- Bundled Programs: nowadays, most of all free programs come bundled up with optional programs when you install any of such programs, your System gets penetrated with Genius Box.
- Spam Emails Attachments: in various campaigns, threat actors use email services to deliver Genius Box to your System as an important attachment file along with phishing text.
- Infected USBs: when you plug-in infected USB drives to your System, the virus enters to your Windows XP without any consent.
Few Common Characteristics of Genius Box virus
- Infected Windows XP may be acting weird including unwanted browser redirects, slow Internet speed, presence of unwanted files or programs on the System etc.
- Your private files may have been modified/deleted without your authorization.
- Important files may have become useless or encrypted and may be featuring weird extensions.
- You may be seeing suggest to buy products or install fake security software while your online session.
Therefore, we recommend you to keep reliable security software installed and updated on your each System to get real time protection against such threats. Now, you must initiate Genius Box Removal procedures given below:
|Simple Steps To Delete Genius Box|
|Genius Box Uninstallation: Best Way To Get Rid Of Genius Box Successfully|
|Genius Box Removal: Solution To Remove Genius Box In Simple Steps|
Manual Removal Guide to Uninstall Genius Box From System
Method 1: Turn on your System into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Do Away With Genius Box Safely
For Windows 8.1/10 Users
Step 1. First, click on Start menu then hold Shift button and from the Power option select Restart.
Step 2. Now you see a blue screen entitled as ‘Choose an option’. Choose ‘Troubleshoot’ from there.
Step 3. Next, you need to click Advanced option.
Step 4. Then you must choose Startup Settings.
Step 5. Finally, you see ‘Enable Safe Mode’ option, click it and click on Restart button.
Step 6. Next, press ‘F5’ button to enable Safe Mode with Networking option to proceed deletion of Genius Box from your computer.
For Windows XP/Vista/7 Users
Step 1. Press Windows Button and from Shut down select Restart.
Step 2. Now during the Restart process, keep pressing ‘F8 button’ continuously.
Step 3. Next, you see Advanced boot menu on your computer screen. Choose Safe Mode with Networking to proceed removal of Genius Box from your System.
Method 2: Uninstall Genius Box from Task Manager on your Windows Machine
For Windows 10/8.1/7/Vista/XP Users
Step 1. Press and hold ‘ALT+Ctrl+Del’ buttons continuously on your keyboard.
Step 2. Click Task Manager from the displayed options.
Step 3. Now, you must find malicious/suspicious processes and kill them by selecting End Task option.
Method 3: Effectively Do Away With Genius Box from Control Panel in Windows
Do Away With Genius Box From Windows 10
Step 1. Press Start button and select Settings from the menu.
Step 2. Choose System option from there.
Step 3. Next, You have to click Apps and Features option to find and Do Away With Genius Box
Step 4. Finally, there you see list of all installed programs including malicious programs, select Genius Box and click Uninstall.
Do Away With Genius Box From Windows 8.1
Step 1. Press Win+R button to open Run Box on your System.
Step 2. Type ‘control panel’ (without quotation mark) and hit the Enter button to open ‘Control panel’ on your system running Windows 8.
Step 3. Select ‘Uninstall a program’ from Programs menu.
Step 4. Now you need to find Genius Box or other suspicious programs, select it and Do Away With one by one by clicking on ‘Uninstall’ option.
Uninstall Genius Box From Windows 7
Step 1. Press Windows Logo key on your keyboard.
Step 2. And then click ‘Control Panel’ from the the Start Menu.
Step 3. Select Uninstall a program option from the Programs menu.
4 Finally, you are at the place where you can find and Do Away With Genius Box and other malicious software from your System with ease.
Uninstall Genius Box From Windows XP
Step 1. First, go to the Start Menu and select ‘Control Panel’.
Step 2. Now, click on Add or Do Away With programs option.
Step 3. Find Genius Box and other suspicious programs and Do Away With them immediately
Method 4: Effectively Eliminate Malicious Registry Entries created by Genius Box from Windows system
Step 1. Access Run Box by Pressing Win+R keys on your System.
Step 2. In Run Box, type ‘regedit’ and hit Enter.
Step 3. Next Windows Registry will be opened on your System screen. Find and Do Away With all registry entries associated with Genius Box carefully.
-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = â€™0
-HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\ Genius Box
Method 5: Uninstall Genius Box from Major Internet Browsers – Chrome
Uninstall Genius Box From IE 10:10.0.8250.00000
Step 1. Launch IE and go to Manage Add-ons from Tools menu.
Step 2. A new window opens, from there click on Toolbar and extensions.
Step 3. Then simply find Genius Box from there and click Do Away With.
Step 4. Also find and Do Away With any other entry associated with this virus.
Complete Guide To IE 10:10.0.8250.00000 Browser
Step 1. Close all IE 10:10.0.8250.00000 Windows.
Step 2. Select the Advanced tab, and then select Reset.
Step 3. In the Reset IE 10:10.0.8250.00000 Settings dialog box, select Reset.
Step 4. When IE 10:10.0.8250.00000 finishes applying default settings, select Close, and then select OK.
Uninstall Genius Box From Mozilla:43.0.3
Step 1. You can always Do Away With unwanted add-ons by clicking the “Firefox” menu option at the top of the Firefox window and selecting “Add-ons.”
Step 2. Select “Extensions or Appearance or Plug-ins.”
Step 3. Pick out the add-on – Genius Box you want to deactivate and click the “Disable” button then Restart Mozilla:43.0.3.
Complete Guide To Mozilla:43.0.3 Browser
Step 1. Open Firefox, Click the icon that looks like three stacked lines at the top right of the browser window.
Step 2. Select the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu.
Step 3. Select ‘Troubleshooting information’ in the slide-out menu.
Step 4. Select the ‘Reset Firefox’ button at the top right of the new Web page.
Uninstall Genius Box From Microsoft Edge
Step 1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
Step 2. Select More (…) to open the menu.
Step 3. Select Extensions from the menu.
Step 4. Right-click the extension – Genius Box and select Do Away With, or select the extension and click the Do Away With button.
Complete Guide To Reset Microsoft Edge Browser
Step 1. Access the “Settings” menu by clicking the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner of the Edge window and choose “Settings.”
Step 2. Under Clear browsing data, tap “Choose what to clear” and then click “Show more.” There are a lot of data types here. Select them all and click “Clear.” Restart your System and re-open Edge for a clean slate.
Uninstall Genius Box From Chrome 54.0.2840
Step 1. Start Mozilla:43.0.3 and go to Tools, there select Add-ons Manager.
Step 2. Next, from left panel click on Extensions option, find Genius Box extension or any other unnecessary extension viruses and then Do Away With them immediately by clicking on Do Away With.
From Chrome 54.0.2840
Step 1. On your Windows system, launch Chrome.
Step 2. At the top right, click More Settings.
Step 3. At the bottom, mouse click Show advanced settings.
Step 4. Under the section “Reset settings,” click Reset settings.
Step 5. In the box that appears, click Reset.