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How to Remove GeniusCoupon Pop-up Ads?

 
 
GeniusCoupon comes into your computer and shows you numerous pop up deals and coupons? What is GeniusCoupon and how it comes? Is this safe? Continue to read.

 

What are GeniusCoupon Pop-up Ads?

 
If your browser pages are full of GeniusCoupon ads, coupons and deals, it means your computer is infected with GeniusCoupon adware program. GeniusCoupon is classified as a potentially unwanted program for it is usually comes into users computer via free downloads and generates various ads, deals or coupons during visiting online.
 
GeniusCoupon can corrupt all your web browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla FireFox. Once installed GeniusCoupon will displays various types of ads based on the website you are visiting. Currently GeniusCoupon adware program displays at least four basic types of advertising including sponsored links, coupons, deals and banner ads, “pop-unders” or interstitial ads. Usually they are labeled as “GeniusCoupon Ads”, “GeniusCoupon Deals”, “Powered by GeniusCoupon”, “Brought by GeniusCoupon”, “Ads by GeniusCoupon”,”Click to Continue by GeniusCoupon”, etc.
 
GeniusCoupon Pop-up Ads
 
GeniusCoupon will run itself every time when you start your computer. Technically GeniusCoupon is not a malicious computer virus, but it is not a trustful program either. GeniusCoupon shares non-personally identifiable information (including search and URL history)to advertising partners to improve product performance and ad relevance. GeniusCoupon will automatically update with new features and optimizations. We highly recommend you to remove this program from your computer.

 

How your Computer Got Infected with GeniusCoupon Adware?

 
Usually GeniusCoupon comes bundled with free applications from the internet, such as free softwares, videos, system utilities. When you download and install these free applications you may agree to install the GeniusCoupon program on your computer. For example when you download and install these free programs from Internet you may agree to get GeniusCoupon program and other unknown programs installed together if you just keep click on the Agree or Accept button during installation setup.
 
Computer users should pay more attention on their online activity and should always be thoughtful and careful when they install something. Always remember that you should download them from its official site. On the other hand when you install them, keep in mind the Advanced or Custom installation should be your first choice and do not select anything that is not familiar to you. GeniusCoupon program is potentially unwanted considering its behavior shown above. If you already get infected with this redirect virus, you should remove it as soon as possible. Follow this step by step removal guide below to do that.

 
 

GeniusCoupon Pop-up Ads Removal Guide Overview:

 

  • Step 1 Remove possible malware infections using Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware
  • Step 2 Uninstall GeniusCoupon from computer(manually)
  • Optional Troubleshoot–Uninstall GeniusCoupon with free Anvi Uninstaller(automatically)

  • Step 3 Remove GeniusCoupon from your browsers
  • Optional Troubleshoot–Remove GeniusCoupon add-on/extensions from browsers with Cloud System Booster(PRO)(automatically)

  • Step 4 Remove invalid registry entires and malicious files left in system using Cloud System Booster
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    Pop-up Ads Blocking Tips (VERY IMPORTANT)

     
     

    Step 1 Remove Possible Malware Infections Using Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware

     
    To make sure the computer is clean from GeniusCoupon and any potential malware infections, you are highly recommended to use Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to protect your computer.
     
    Anvi Smart Defender v2.2
     
    Anvi Smart Defender is a brand new anti-malware software designed to protect your PC from being infected with computer virus and malware. Featuring with the powerful Cloud Scan Technologies and daily updated database, Anvi Smart Defender can detect, block and remove malware threats including Trojans, ransomwares, worms, backdoors and malicious adwares. Anvi Smart Defender is devote to providing advanced Internet security solution for computer users.
     

    Anvi Smart Defender Download:

     
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    Please note, after the tool has been downloaded and installed, make sure database is updated to the latest version and also ensure the Anvi Smart Defender is set to Scan rootkits by clicking settings shown below. And then click OK to save the change and close the window to run this scanner.
     
    ASD 2.2
     
    Now perform a full scan with Anvi Smart Defender then remove all the found threats.
     
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    Anvi-Smart-Defender-v2.2
     

    Step 2 Uninstall GeniusCoupon from Computer

     
    Log on to your computer as an Administrator who has the right to add or remove software.
     
    Click Start Menu->Control Panel (Uninstall a Program for Window 7)-> Double-click Add/Remove Programs (Programs and Features for Windows 7)
     

     
    Scroll down to find all suspicious or unfamiliar programs. Right click to Uninstall or Change these programs.
     
    uninstall GeniusCoupon adware
     

    Optional Troubleshoot–Uninstall GeniusCoupon with Free Anvi Uninstaller(automatically)

     
    Anvi Uninstaller is a high efficient, free tool designed to help users conveniently and efficiently uninstall unwanted programs.
     
    You can download and install Cloud System Booster, then launch this program, click on Toolbox(at the bottom of the main screen)—Anvi Uninstaller–-Download this uninstall tool and then Run it to uninstall programs.
     
    Anvi Uninstaller
     
    When Anvi Uninstaller opened, click on Recently Installed tab, you will find the programs recently installed on your computer. Choose the suspicious or unfamiliar one, click on the Uninstall button to uninstall them.
     
    uninstall geniuscoupon with anvi uninstaller
     

    Step 3 Remove GeniusCoupon from your Browsers

     
     
    Internet Explorer
     
    1 Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Manage add-ons.
    2 From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select GeniusCoupon , and click on Disable.
     
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    Google Chrome
     
    1 Click on the Customize icon (wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.
    2 Remove GeniusCoupon extensions.
     
    Remove GeniusCoupon from chrome
     
    If this extension is managed and cannot be removed or disabled, click here to learn-How to Remove a Managed Google Chrome Extension.
     
    Mozilla Firefox
     
    1 Click Tools and select Add-ons.
    2 On the Extensions and Plugins search for the GeniusCoupon add-on and remove it.
     
    remove GeniusCoupon from firefox
     

    Optional Troubleshoot–Remove GeniusCoupon add-on/extensions from browsers with Cloud System Booster(PRO)

     
    Cloud System Booster is a small and high efficient utility based on cloud technology which can run on most versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System. Cloud System Booster consists of four main function module including Registry Cleaner, Disk Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair to maximize your PC performance by cleaning junk files, disabling unneeded services, clearing 3rd party applications, and repairing registry errors.
     

     
    Cloud System Booster also can protect your privacy by cleaning your browsing history, temporary internet files, browser cookies and extensions, minimizing the chance of falling into Internet scam. Please download and install the system cleaner tool Cloud System Booster by clicking download link below:
     
    1 Download Cloud System Booster: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

     

    Cloud System Booster Download:

     

     
    2 Upgrade Cloud System Booster to PRO version by clicking Buy Now button below:
     
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    3 On the main screen of Cloud System Booster, click on the arrow button(lower right corner), then click on the Slim Toolbar tab to scan your computer.
     

     

     
    4 Check GeniusCoupon related add-on and extensions, remove them from your browsers.
     
    remove GeniusCoupon with cloud system booster
     
    Important Tips: Some browser extensions or add-ons are so malicious that it will come back again even you uninstalled it. Now you can use the Remove & Lock feature from the Ignore drop down option to remove browser extension and lock its installation path to prevent it come back after you restart your computer.
     

     

    Step 4 Remove Invalid Registry Entries and Malicious Files Left in System Using Cloud System Booster

     
     
    Cloud System Booster is a small and high efficient utility based on cloud technology which can run on most versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System. Cloud System Booster consists of four main function module including Registry Cleaner, Disk Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair to maximize your PC performance by cleaning junk files, disabling unneeded services, clearing 3rd party applications, and repairing registry errors.
     
    cloud system booster 3.3
     
    Cloud System Booster also can protect your privacy by cleaning your browsing history, temporary internet files, browser cookies and extensions, minimizing the chance of falling into Internet scam. Please download and install the system cleaner tool Cloud System Booster by clicking download link below:
     
    1 Download Cloud System Booster from the direct link below:
     
     

    Cloud System Booster Download:

     
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    2 Install Cloud System Booster. Go to Disk Cleaner, on Internet Explorer,Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox tab, please select Internet Explorer Cookies, Mozilla Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies option, and then back to the main screen of Cloud System Booster. You can also check the items you want to clean or optimize from Registry Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair module.
     
    CSB V3.3
     
    3 Now you can click on the Quick Care button to clean your computer quickly. When the scan finished, click Clear button to remove those junk files, browser cookies, invalid registry entries to maximize your computer performance. (You may also click the numbers to view detailed results.)
     
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    Pop-up Ads Blocking Tips

     

    To block Popup ads and any unwanted or malicious website, you can take advantage of this ads-block tool–Anvi AD Blocker. Anvi AD Blocker is designed to automatically filter and block malicious websites, phishing sites, pop-up ads, etc. to build a solid browser hijacker defense to your system. Please click the “Free Download” picture below to download this tool directly.
     
    Anvi AD Blocker Interface
     

    Anvi AD Blocker Download:

     
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    For instance, to block the Search.coupon.com from your web browser, you can just add this Search.coupon.com to the blacklist of Anvi AD Blocker by clicking More-> Settings->under the Blacklist tab, click the Add URL button->Enter search.coupon.com in the appeared window->click Add button to add the url and close the add url window-> click Apply on the settings menu to make it and click X to close the window and save the change.
     
    block unwanted websites using Anvi Ad Blocker
     
    Good luck and be safe online.