Hey friends, I am a regular internet and love to surf different sites each day. But, since last two to three days, I am finding issues while browsing websites and this is being continued. When tried to find out the reason, I got to know that Yahoo Genieo has got somehow infiltrated into my windows machine and this is the main reason for the all the troubles I am going through. Well, for some reason, my antivirus software is not capable to delete this infection and so I am here on this platform to ask you for help. Please guys, suggest me some effective ways to get rid of Yahoo Genieo immediately so that I can enjoy uninterrupted browsing experience. Thank you!

Yahoo Genieo is a potentially unwanted program which often classified as a notorious adware threat. It has been discovered by the cyber criminals in order to fulfill their illicit purpose and also to make money for cyber scam. Usually, Yahoo Genieo like dangerous computer threat gets delivered bundled with third party software programs, defective file sharing tool, social networking sites, spam email attachments and so on. Such adware threat is generally advertised as a useful program and compels users to keep it inside their windows machine. As the report says, Yahoo Genieo is quite a very harmful bug which is actually the basic reason for PC corruption if you see in future and makes computer completely useless. This very creepy adware threat messes up default settings of the compromised machine and ruins affected computer harshly.

To be more specific, Yahoo Genieo gets directly added with the popular web browsers such as Chrome, IE, Edge, Firefox and others without any consent. Then after, it starts to prompt victim user with thousands of popup ads, sponsored products, countless advertisements, commercial ads, contextual links, online deals, offers and many more. Although, these seems to be useful but actually such ads are embedded with malicious threats which can make you face more & more issues that you never expected ever before. Yahoo Genieo may make you go through frequent redirection of your web page URL to unfamiliar sites and always end up providing you worst experience of internet surfing. It is a very annoying threat which is intended to make profit for its developers (cyber criminals) so that they can easily continue their evil activities and cyber scam.

Despite this, Yahoo Genieo ruins system functioning badly and causes great chaos into affected machine. It is classified as one of the most destructive computer threat that disables all security tools, stops running processes from task manager and also turn off firewall settings. It makes the easy entry of theatrical bugs into victimized computer and leads PC to severe corruption. Hence, it is urgently required to delete Yahoo Genieo immediately when found and ensure system protection.

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How to Uninstall Yahoo Genieo from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option




  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents



  • Click on System option




  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option




  • Now Click on Yahoo Genieo to remove it from PC.


How to Eliminate Yahoo Genieo from Windows 8/8.1


Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.



Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the Yahoo Genieo related processes and then click to “End Task”




Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by Yahoo Genieo infection.


Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.


After that, click Add/Remove Program


Uninstall Yahoo Genieo associated programs from Windows 8/8.1


Uninstall Yahoo Genieo From Window 7/vista


Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode


Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”


First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.



Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with Yahoo Genieo one by one then click on End Task.



Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.


The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.



Now select Yahoo Genieo within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate Yahoo Genieo from Windows XP


Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.


Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the Yahoo Genieo associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.


Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by Yahoo Genieo.


Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Yahoo Genieo related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.





How to Uninstall Yahoo Genieo From Your Infected Browser


A. Guidelines to Remove Yahoo Genieo From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Yahoo Genieo

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar


Click and select on View advanced settings option

advance settings-edge

In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”


Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall Yahoo Genieo


  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as



B. How to Delete Yahoo Genieo from Google Chrome


Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions


Select all the malicious extensions including Yahoo Genieo and then select trash icon


Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section


In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser


C. How to Uninstall Yahoo Genieo From Mozilla Firefox


Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.


A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.


In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.


Find Yahoo Genieo add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.


Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.


D. How to Remove Yahoo Genieo From Internet Explorer


First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.


Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select Yahoo Genieo and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE


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