I installed Mobogenie on my PC few weeks ago. It is a good program indeed. However, I found some flaws in it and since it was installed, I felt that computer becomes sluggish. There are also times that I am having software problems especially when surfing the web. Mobogenie is the only program I have loaded into the computer that could be the sources of troubles. I never had these errors and issues when Mobogenie is not yet around.
In this article, we will guide you to remove Mobogenie from your computer with step-by-step instructions.
What Is Mobogenie?
Mobogenie is an Android phone manager that allows you to transfer and download pictures, videos, music and other data between your PC and phone easily, relieves you of managing the scores of tests or sending tests to multiple contacts, helps you to back up datas on your phone. It seems to be a useful program, but most of computer users rank low in acceptance of this software.
In most cases, Mobogeine get installed on your computer without your consent along with other free downloads from websites like Softonic, download.com and other monetized freeware distribution websites. Therefore, computer users are freaked out when they first confront Mobogeine on their computer. They even think that their computer is infected by some kind of virus. Actually, Mobogenie is not computer virus, but the manufacturer has promoted it in an impertinent way.
Mobogenie can be treated as a potentially unwanted application, for it usually installs itself without the knowledge of computers and configures itself to start up along with the Windows operating system. We will guide to remove Mobogenie from your computer completely in the following part of article. Should you have problem in the removing process, please leave a reply at the end of the article and we will try our best to help you.
How to Remove Mobogenie? (Removal Guide)
Step 1 > Uninstall Mobogenie from your computer
In most cases, Mobogenie comes bundled with other applications, so you need uninstall not only Mobogenie but also other suspicious and unexpected programs that installed around the time your computer is infected by Mobogenie.
For Windows 8 Users:
Move mouse pointer to the bottom right corner of the screen.
Go to Charms bar > Settings > Control Panel > Uninstall a program
Uninstall Mobogenie and related malicious programs
For Windows 7/Vista Users:
Go to Start button > Control Panel > Uninstall a program / Programs and Features
Uninstall Mobogenie and related malicious programs
For Windows XP Users:
Go to Start button > Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs
Remove Mobogenie and related malicious programs
Alternatively, uninstall Mobogenie with Anvi Uninstaller
Anvi Uninstaller is a tool integrated in Cloud System Booster which is a system cleaner and optimizer. Anvi Uninstaller will scan and delete leftovers after uninstall a program.
1. Download and install Cloud System Booster
Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html
2.To uninstall Mobogenie and related malicious program:
Launch Cloud System Booster → go to Toolbox → Download and Run Anvi Uninstaller → locate malicious application under Recently Installed tab → hit Uninstall to remove
Please search for and uninstall Mobogenie and any other unwanted or unknown applications that installed around the time your computer is infected by this toolbar.
Please note that according to some computer users complaint, although Mobogenie is uninstalled from your computer, the startup item is still there on your computer. Once you start your computer, some service of Mobogenie will run simultaneously.
I did uninstall Mobogenie from the computer via Windows control panel. For the process, it seems to be completed. Hence, some items of the program are still present on the computer. I am still getting the Mobogenie start-up asking for mobile device to be connected.
The leftovers detected by Anvi Uninstaller direct to the startup item added by Mobogenie. If you delete those leftovers with Anvi Uninstaller, then you can skip the rest steps.
The Prefect Scan function is only available for Cloud System Booster Pro version users. You can use this function by getting a trail license or upgrade to pro version.
Cloud System Booster purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php
3. To clean residual files: Switch to Home tab → click Quick Care button → click Clear button after scan finished
Step 2 > Uncheck the startup item for Mobogenie
Click on the Start button, and type “msconfig” and hit Enter to open System Configuration window.
Go to Startup tab in the System Configuration window that opens and uncheck items related to Mobogenie.
Click on Apply and OK to save the setting.
Step 3 > Delete invalid registry entries
After remove and block the startup item for Mobogenie, there are some invalid registry entries on your computer.
Click on Start button, and type “regedit” and hit enter to open Registry Editor
When the Registry Editor is open, click on Edit and Find in the dropped-down menu.
Type “mobogenie” in the Find what field and click on Find Next button. Then right-click on the folders and registry entries that related to Mobogenie and delete them. Repeat this step until all the registry entries related to Mobogenie is deleted.
Please note that the registry entry named Default can not be removed.
Now, Mobogenie should have been removed from your computer completely. If you have any question, leave a reply and we will be more than happy to help you.
Malware Prevention Tips
1. Keep an eye on what you are agree to install and do not just click on Next blindly.
As mentioned above, Mobogenie sneaks into your computer by being bundled in the installer of other free software, so you should be attentive when install such programs and always opt for custom/advanced installation.
2. Turn on the security settings of your installed web browser.
If you always encounter the problems such as pop-up ads and redirecting, you may need to check if the available security settings of your web browser are on. You can view Turn on Security Features of Internet Browsers for Safer Surfing Online for tutorial.
3. Keep a professional antivirus or antimalware program on and perform system scan regularly.
Unwanted applications like Mobogenie and malware may expose your computer to other horrible computer infections, so we strongly recommend you to scan your computer with an antivirus or antimalware program to make sure that your computer is safe and clean. Anvi Smart Defender is such a program that you can make use of.
Anvi Smart Defender free version download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html
There is an Anvi Ad Blocker integrated in Anvi Smart Defender, which can block malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites that cannot be distinguished and detected by the browser itself. If you are pro version user of Anvi Smart Defender, it is free to use for you. Also, you can download its trial version to create you a clean and secure online environment.
Anvi Ad Blocker free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html (expires in 15 days)