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Should I remove GeniusXX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,733
United States Rank #48,246
Reach 0.0195%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.21 days
360.09 days >
Average installed length: 189.20 days


1.0 100.00%


What is GeniusXX?

Distributed via alnaddy, GeniusXX is an adware web browser application that displays banner ads as well as contextual link ads that are injected in the web page. The ads are injected by the web browser plugin (IE, FF and Chrome) and will display on any web site, even those not associated or affiliated with the publisher. On web pages there may be up to 10 intext ads and/or 4 banner ad and/or a transitional ad. The application is usually bundled by 3rd-party download managers that utilize deceptive advertising techniques in order to install the software. In addition to ads, the program will also modify the browser settings which could include lowering the normal security settings of the browser as well as changing the home page and search provider (known as web browser hijacking). The extension will also report back to the controlling server analytics which may include the behavior of the user on the Internet and reports back URLs and domains visited as well as what advertisements are displayed and clicked on. This adware is mostly bundled with 3rd party download managers that include a number of additional offers, all potentially unwanted programs.


Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: GeniusXX
URL: geniusinstaller.com
Installation folder: "C:\Program Files\GeniusXXAddon"
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GeniusXXAddon\Uninstall.exe"

How do I remove GeniusXX?

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Or, you can uninstall GeniusXX from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program GeniusXX, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove GeniusXX.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.26%
Windows 8 18.32%
Windows XP 6.59%
Windows Vista 1.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.58%
Windows 7 Professional 13.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.59%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.23%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.48% of installs come from Saudi Arabia
Which countries install it?
  Saudi Arabia 27.48%
  MA 12.21%
  TN 7.63%
  United States 6.11%
  United Arab Emirates 5.73%
  DZ 5.34%
  SY 5.34%
  YE 4.58%
  India 4.20%
  Kuwait 3.44%
  Egypt 2.67%
  IQ 2.67%
  JO 2.67%
  Lebanon 2.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.24%
Dell 23.83%
Toshiba 15.89%
Acer 12.62%
ASUS 6.07%
Lenovo 3.74%
Samsung 1.87%
Intel 0.93%
MSI 0.93%
Sony 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 10.30%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.85%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.24%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.42%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.82%


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