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In this article, we help you to learn How To Completely Uninstall Genieo Adware on Mac Mojave by using our best Mac App Uninstaller software - Omni Remover 2. Make sure you have downloaded the latest version here before continuing.
What is Genieo? Genieo is an unwanted software which includes advertising and user tracking software, commonly referred to as a potentially unwanted program, adware, privacy-invasive software, grayware, or malware. In 2014, Genieo Innovation was acquired for $34 million by Somoto, another company which "bundles legitimate applications with offers for additional third party applications that may be unwanted by the user" (Learn How To Safely Uninstall AVG AntiVirus Free on Mac).
Why you may consider uninstalling Genieo on your Mac? Genieo is listed as malware in Apple Inc.'s XProtect anti-malware service, which built in to all Macintosh computers running Mac OS X Snow Leopard or later. The software installs itself onto computers and makes it almost impossible for users to remove it. Genieo hijacks the user's browser and tracks browser usage with the intention of mining information. If you have Genieo on your computer, follow this quick article to safely and completely uninstall Genieo on your Mac (How To Clean Uninstall HotSpot Sheild on Mac).
Part 1: How To Uninstall Genieo Adware on Mac Manually
Many users have been misled by Genieo and issued an unnecessary update to Adobe Flash Player and attempts to install Genieo.app without user interaction. Genieo dynamic libraries are added to the Safari browser, which intercept searches intended for Bing and Google. Follow steps below to learn how to get rid of Genieo on Mac manually.
- Step 1: To uninstall Genieo Adware on your Mac, Open Finder > Applications > Genieo Adware > Drag Genieo Adware application file to Trash:
- Step 2: Move on to get rid of Genieo Adware related Safari/Chrome extentions, virus/malware plugins, and other 'Hidden' Genieo Adware component files. To remove and clean up all these Genieo Adware residual files, you need to move further: Open Finder > in Menu, click Go > enter ~/Library/.
- Step 3: Now search Genieo Adware leftover junk by checking each folder. They are possibly stored in the following folders: Application Support | Caches | Containers | Frameworks | Logs | Preferences | Saved | Application State | WebKit
- Step 4: Drag the files associated with Genieo Adware to Trash > Empty Trash and restart your Mac to finish the uninstalling of Genieo Adware.
Part 2: How To Completely Uninstall Genieo Adware on Mac
It's hardly to completely and safely uninstall Genieo Adware on your Mac because its stubborn infection upon macOS. So you should choose Omni Remover Pro as your best Mac App Uninstaller software that can remove Genieo Adware and other potentially unwanted programs, malicious adware, privacy-invasive software, grayware, or malware. Follow steps below to learn how to clean uninstall Genieo Adware on Mac with Omni Remover.
Click here to download Omni Remover 2 (Ready for macOS Mojave) > Install and Open Omni Remover 2 on your Mac.
In Omni Remover 2 > App Uninstall > Click Genieo Adware > Clean Uninstall.
Then Omni Remover 2 will start scanning all Genieo Adware related data/files > After it finished scanning, click Clean Uninstall to start uninstall Genieo Adware from your Mac.
The Bottom Line
Can you get rid of Genieo Adware on your Mac with our suggestions above? If you have any Genieo Adware removal problems and questions, feel free to join in comments and we are happy to help. One more thing, Omni Remover 2 can also free up more space on macOS Mojave with just one click, clean up Sketch/Xcode cache junks and manage extentions at one go. Free Download now to have a try.
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Version 2.8.0 (March 26, 2019) / Support macOS Mojave
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