Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

What is Search.weather-genie.com

Search.weather-genie.com is your typical browser hijacker that can arrive into a machine without the user noticing. It is attached to freeware as an extra offer that is set to set up alongside the freeware. Hijackers are not malevolent so no need to become alarmed about it directly endangering your computer. But that does not indicate it should stay. You will discover that your net browser’s settings have been changed and redirects to sponsored web pages are happening. Additionally it might also expose you to a site that harmful. Since it gives no useful traits you really should uninstall Search.weather-genie.com.

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How does it spread

You most probable got the infection through freeware, as they are attached as optional items. Even if those items are optional, a major part of users install them anyway and it’s mostly because Default mode is implemented during free programs installation. Everything is hiding in Advanced or Custom mode so if you wish to bypass setting up unneeded offers, make sure you implement those settings. You need to be careful as a quite large amount of items is adjoined to freeware. While those items aren’t threatening, as in they will not harm your device directly, they may still bring about unnecessary consequences. If you run into it abolish Search.weather-genie.com.

Why is Search.weather-genie.com elimination needed

The minute it arrives into your device, your browser will be taken over and changes to settings will be carried out. When you open your browser whether it’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome you will see that your home website and new tabs have been modified to the hijacker’s advertised website. You should also realize that those alterations executed to your browser are irreversible unless you remove Search.weather-genie.com. Your new homepage is quite plain, it will display a search bar and possibly advertisements. Advertisement websites can be added into the legitimate results. You may be led to possibly harmful sites by the search engine and get malicious programs. In order to prevent this from occurring, erase Search.weather-genie.com from your operating system.

Search.weather-genie.com removal

You could attempt manual Search.weather-genie.com elimination, just take into consideration that you will need to discover the hijacker by yourself. If you encounter into trouble, you can have professional deletion utilities erase Search.weather-genie.com. Whichever way you use, ensure that you uninstall the browser hijacker entirely.

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Learn how to remove Search.weather-genie.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search.weather-genie.com

a) Windows 10/Windows 8

  1. Start -> Search -> Search for Control Panel. win10-start Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  2. Open Control Panel and access Programs and Features.
  3. Find all programs you want to uninstall and delete them. win10-remove-program Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs. win-xp-start-control Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  2. Find the programs you want to uninstall and delete them. win-xp-control-panel Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

c) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder, located in your dock.
  2. Select Applications from the list on the left side, locate all unwanted programs and drag them to the trash icon in your dock. Alternatively, you can right-click on the program and select Move to Trash. mac-os-app-remove Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Right-click on the trash icon in your dock and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall Search.weather-genie.com from browsers

a) Delete Search.weather-genie.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. IE-gear Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Manage add-ons -> Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Find and delete all unwanted extensions. IE-add-ons Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  5. Close the window.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. ie-settings Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Press on Internet Options, delete the homepage URL and type in the one you wish to use. IE-settings2 Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  4. Save changes.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. ie-settings Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Internet Options -> Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  4. Near the bottom, you will see a Reset option. Press that.
  5. Check the box that says Delete personal data and press Reset. IE-reset Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

d) Delete Search.weather-genie.com from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner.
  3. Select More Tools and then Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and press on the trash icon to delete them. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you problems, you can disable them temporarily by unchecking the Enabled box. chrome-extensions-delete Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner and choose Settings. chrome-menu Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Scroll down to On startup and press on Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  4. Choose either Add a new page or Use current page to change your homepage.
  5. Still in Settings, scroll up to Search engine and press Manage search engines.
  6. Select the search engine you want to use. chrome-search-engines Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner and choose Settings. chrome-menu Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Scroll down to Advanced and press on that.chrome-settings Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  4. Go down to the very bottom and press Reset. chrome-reset Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  5. Read the warning and press Reset again.

g) Delete Search.weather-genie.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner. mozilla-menu Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Select Add-ons and choose the Extensions tab. mozilla-extensions Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and delete them.

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner and select Options. mozilla-menu-options Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. In General, delete the current URL of your homepage and type in the one you want to use. mozilla-options Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner and choose Help.
  3. Choose Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  4. Under Give Firefox a tune up, press on Refresh Firefox. In the box that appears, select Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

j) Delete Search.weather-genie.com from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge,
  2. Open the More menu by pressing on the three dots at the top right-corner. edge-menu Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Choose Settings and press Choose what to clear. edge-choose-to-clear Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  4. Select everything you want to clear and press Clear. edge-clear-data Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  5. Open Task Manager (Ctrl +Alt + Delete -> Task Manager).
  6. In Processes, right-click on a Microsoft Edge process.
  7. Select End task for all Microsoft Edge processes. edge-task-manager Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
(Method 2)
  1. Open C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge edge-folder Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  2. Delete the folders you find there
  3. Start -> Search.
  4. Search for Windows PowerShell.
  5. Right-click on the Windows PowerShell and choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  6. When Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste "Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>" without the quotation marks. edge-powershell-script Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  7. Press Enter.

k) Delete Search.weather-genie.com from Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Go to the Extensions tab, find all suspicious extensions and delete them. You can also temporarily disable them if you are unsure about which extension is causing you problems. safari-extensions Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

  1. Safari → Clear History. Choose from which time you want to delete the history and press Clear. safari-history Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  3. Select the Advanced tab. safari-advanced Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com
  4. Check Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  5. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Get rid of Search.weather-genie.com

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