How to Get Rid of Groovorio.com Virus from Web Browsers

Posted by John Larkin - November 6, 2014

Your homepage is changed to Groovorio.com after you installed a free program onto your computer? What is Groovorio.com? Please read this post if you want to remove this strange website.

The Description of Groovorio.com

Groovorio.com is regarded as a browser hijacker. At first sight, it looks like a legit search engine, but actually this browser hijacker won’t provide you any correct and relevant search results. On the contrary, you will receive many commercial advertisements from unknown sources. Besides, the ads take you to some strange and insecure websites against your will. Apart from that, Groovorio.com is able to replace your browser homepage without your authorization. Each time you launch the affected browser, you see the Groovorio.com search instead of your familiar homepage. It is annoying that this browser hijacker also displays many different pop-ups.

With this browser hijacker in your system, you can’t visit websites properly as well. The reason is that all browser net tabs can be redirected to Groovorio.com. In this case, you may want to get rid of this pernicious browser hijacker. However, you find that this Groovorio.com can come back again and again. Usually, this browser hijacker is promoted by malware, spyware or adware. If you want to remove Groovorio.com successfully, you will need to check out whether your machine gets infected with unknown viruses. The step-by-step removal guide below will show you how to delete Groovorio.com from your computer.

The Screenshot of Groovorio.com

Many More Troubles Caused by Groovorio.com Virus

1. Groovorio.com virus will slow up the whole PC performance greatly.
2. Groovorio.com virus injects many malicious files to the system registry stealthily.
3. Groovorio.com virus also drops many useless files into your system folders.
4. Lots of important system settings and browser settings are changed by Groovorio.com virus.
5. You will suffer a lot from annoying popup ads and browser redirection.
6. Many misleading browser add-ons are installed by Groovorio.com virus without approval.

Manually Get Rid of Groovorio.com Virus

1. Uninstall malicious toolbars or software that cause Groovorio.com redirect on your system.

To uninstall the toolbar or program which causes Groovorio.com redirect, please click Start button, click Control Panel, and then click Programs and Features.

For Windows XP users, please click Start button, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs

For Windows 8 users, please right click the bottom-left corner in the screen and select Control Panel

Then select Uninstall a program and then uninstall malicious toolbars.

Step1. Remove its program from the PC

Open Control Panel>find Add or Remove Programs>uninstall Groovorio.com

Step2. Delete all add-ons related to Groovorio.com from the browsers

Google Chrome
Click “customize and control”>settings>basic options>use google.com as the homepage and make Google as your search engine at “Manage Search”

Internet Explorer
Click Tools>select “Manage Add-ons”>”search providers”>set Yahoo or other reputable search engine as your default one>go to “search results”>remove its add-ons

Mozilla Firefox
Click “magnifier”icon>Manage Search Engine…”>select “search results”>click the removal button

3. Delete all malicious registry entries of Groovorio.com virus from the system.

To open Registry Editor, please click Start, click Run, type in regedit and click OK.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[Groovorio.com]IEHelper.DNSGuardCLSID
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\random

4. Delete all malicious files of Groovorio.com virus from the folders.

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ Groovorio.com \
%AppData%[Groovorio.com]toolbardtx.ini

Video of Removing Groovorio.com Virus



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