Get Rid of/Remove Ads by ComparingGenie

Posted by John Larkin - May 12, 2015

You see ComparingGenie pop-up ads every time you open different websites? Do you want to remove them? Now please check out this removal guide.

More Information about ComparingGenie

As with Application Nationwide and BuyAndBrowse, ComparingGenie comes under the category of adware programs that generally brings a lot of inconvenience and troubles to computer users. This adware will endlessly harass your online activities when it penetrates into your computer. Its main intrusion method is via binding a number of programs that can be downloaded from the network free of charge. When tons of ads flood into your web browser, this means ComparingGenie has invaded into your PC workstation. You might feel annoying and frustrated when you are faced with numerous unnecessary ads. As you see, ads marked with “By ComparingGenie” keep showing up on legitimate web stores and social websites. If you click on these horrible advertisements, you will be redirected to questionable websites.

Besides, this pop-up ads provide you with sorts of shopping coupons, discounts and gifts. If you want to obtain these preferential treatments, you will need to complete a pop-up survey. Beware that it could be a trap. Commercial spies seek to collect your personal information and online habits in this way. Then, they can utilize the data to get benefits. Furthermore, Ads by ComparingGenie also pretend to come from legitimate software sites and then cheat you into downloading third-party programs for various reasons. Some of third-party programs could be spyware that monitor your online activities and damage the Windows system. Hence, it is necessary to stay away from pop-up ads caused by ComparingGenie. If you want to clean off these irritating ads, the best way is to remove ComparingGenie adware from your PC. The following removal guide will show you how to do that.

ComparingGenie will do harm to Windows system:

1. ComparingGenie alters system start-up items and browser settings.
2. ComparingGenie installs extra unwanted programs to computers.
3. ComparingGenie generates plenty of unwanted pop-up advertisements on various web browsers.
4. ComparingGenie uses security vulnerabilities to help other nasty viruses enter PCs.
5. ComparingGenie tracks users’ browsing traces for collecting personal information.

ComparingGenie Virus Manual Removal Tips

As mentioned above, ComparingGenie virus is able to slow down computer performance and cause more unexpected problems. If you want to keep the system secure, you will need to take steps to get rid of ComparingGenie as soon as possible. But one thing you should pay attention to is that ComparingGenie manual removal may be complex and difficult. Hence, you can utilize this Automatic Virus Remover to do the job if you want to get rid of ComparingGenie virus and other hidden unwanted programs completely and avoid more troubles.


Check out Add/Remove Programs on the Control Panel and uninstall suspicious programs that cause annoying pop-up ads.

a. Click Start Menu > click Control Panel > click Uninstall a program.

b. Find out ComparingGenie and those recently installed programs. Right-click on the selected program and choose Uninstall.


Delete all unwanted and malicious add-ons and extensions from IE, Chrome and Firefox.

Internet Explorer

a. Click Tools to open a menu, and click Manage add-ons.

b. Click Tools and Extensions in the left panel, and then select ComparingGenie and other unknown add-ons, remove them by clicking on Disable button.

c. Click Tools again and select Internet Options.

d. Move to Advanced tab and then click Reset button, a new window will open. Check Delete personal settings and click Reset button.

Mozilla Firfox

a. Open Firefox browser, press Ctrl + Shift + A keys together to enter Firefox Extension panel.
b. Click ComparingGenie and other unwanted add-ons, remove them by clicking Remove button.

c. Click on Firefox button, and move to Help > click Troubleshooting Information.

d. Click Reset Firefox button.

Google Chrome

a. Click the menu icon, move to More tools and click Extensions.
b. Choose ComparingGenie and other suspicious add-ons, remove them by clicking the Trash icon.

c. Click the menu icon and choose Settings.
d. Click Show advanced settings

e. Scroll down the page and click Reset settings button.

f. Click Reset when the warning pops up.


Remove all files of ComparingGenie from the Operating System.

a. Open Run box by hitting Windows and R keys simultaneously.

b. Type a command regedit to the box and click OK.

c. In Registry Editor, remove the files as shown below:

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\uninstall [random]
HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\Windows\CurrentVersion\Disallow\Run [random]

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