How to Remove GeekBuddy from Computer?(Removal Guide)

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How to Remove GeekBuddy from Computer?(Removal Guide)

Postby Frances » 2014-09-05 3:09


GeekBuddy comes into your computer and shows you numerous pop-up alerts when you surfing online? What is GeekBuddy program program, and how it comes? Is this safe? This post shows you many details about this program.


What is GeekBuddy?

Developed by Comodo Group, GeekBuddy is a team of computer gurus and technical wizards which claim to help you solve your PC problems. Actually it is a online chat tool where you can chat to someone looking for technical support. Seems like GeekBuddy is a very useful program, right? However, GeekBuddy usually comes into users computer bundled with third parties and it may causes many issues, including security and budget problems.

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Once installed you may find that there is a GeekBuddy desk icon on your desktop, and GeekBuddy will pomp out some security alerts on your computer saying that some problems are fund on your PC and you will be recommended to get live expert help or call some hot line to deal with it. GeekBuddy will collect your personal information such as your email address, and get remote access to your computer during the problem solving process.
 
Technically GeekBuddy is not a malicious computer virus, but it is not a trustful program either. GeekBuddy services are not free. GeekBuddy may share non-personally identifiable information (including search and URL history)to advertising partners to improve product performance and ad relevance. GeekBuddy will automatically update with new feature and optimization. We highly recommend you to remove this program from your computer.

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How your Computer Got Infected with GeekBuddy Adware?


Usually GeekBuddy come 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 GeekBuddy program on your computer. For example when you download and install these free programs from Internet you may agree to get GeekBuddy program and other unknown programs installed together if you just keep click on the Next 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. GeekBuddy 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.

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GeekBuddy Removal Guide:

    Step 1 Scan your computer for possible malware infections using Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware
    Step 2 Uninstall Unfamiliar Program from Computer
    Step 3 Repair and Reset your Browsers
    Step 4 Clean and Optimize your Computer Using Cloud System Booster

    Browser Ads Blocking Tips (VERY IMPORTANT)



Step 1 Scan your Computer for Possible Malware Infections Using Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware

    To make sure the computer is clean from GeekBuddy and any potential malware infections, you are highly recommended to use Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to protect your computer.

    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.


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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 the rootkit by clicking settings shown below. And then click OK to save the change and close the window to run this scanner.


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Step 2 Uninstall Unfamiliar Program from Computer

    Windows 7/Vista users:
      Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel".
      Locate "Programs", "Uninstall a Program".
      Look for suspicious or unfamiliar program, select this entry and click Uninstall.

    Windows 8 users:
      Click "Charms bar", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel".
      Locate and click "Uninstall a program".
      Look for suspicious or unfamiliar related program, select its entry and click Uninstall.

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    Please note, GeekBuddy related program may vary by name and you are suggested to uninstall any suspicious or unfamiliar third party program.


Step 3 Repair and Reset your Browsers


* Internet Explorer

      1 Open Internet Explorer, go to Tools , then click on Internet Options.

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      2 In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.

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      3 In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset.

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* Mozilla Firefox

      1 Open Firefox, click the Firefox button, go to the Help sub-menu, and select Troubleshooting Information.

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    2 Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.

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    3 Then click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens. Firefox will close and be reset.


* Google Chrome

      1 Click on the icon ‘Customize and control Google Chrome’, select ‘Settings’, at the bottom of this page, click on ‘Show advanced settings’.

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      2 Find the Reset browser settings option, click on Reset button to reset your Google Chrome.

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Step 4 Clean and Optimize your Computer 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.

    With in-built free system tool Anvi Uninstaller, Anvi Sartup Booster, and Anvi Browser Repair Tool, Cloud System Booster is efficient enough for you to completely uninstall suspicious program, optimize your computer boot time, stop those self-restarted services and repair your browsers. 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.

    In the newest version of Cloud System Booster, two new features are added, namely, Context Menu Manager and Folder Migration. Context Menu Manager is for you to manage your right-click menu, you can enable or disable them easily. Folder Migration is for computer users to free up your system volume folder space by moving files to other volumes. Download and try these features!


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      2 On the main screen of Cloud System Booster, go to Disk Cleaner, on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox tab, please select the items you want Cloud System Booster to clean, 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.

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      3 Now you can click on the Quick Care button to clean your computer quickly. Once the scan completes, there will come out a results screen, 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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    Browser Ads Blocking Tips

      Nowerdays more and more computer users are plagued by browser related ads, how to avoid ads related damage to your computer? With brand-new and users-friendly interface and a powerful database, Anvi AD Blocker Ultimate is capable of analyzing and blocking most of the browser related ads, providing you a free and light surfing experience, and preventing you from falling into Internet scam and online threats.

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      2 Turn on the real-time block option and now you can surfing online with no more ads. And you can just click on the Blocked Count numbers to access to the Blocked Ads Log to check what ads Anvi AD Block Ultimate had blocked for you.

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Good luck and be safe online.
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