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* What is PDF Genie

* Download ComboCleaner Antivirus

* Remove PDF Genie manually

* Remove PDF Genie from Google Chrome

* Remove PDF Genie from Mozilla Firefox

* Remove PDF Genie from Safari

* Get Professional Support

* Reset browsers settings

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Threat indicator: HIGH

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Affected browsers:

PDF Genie

(random file).exe

Hijacker-mac

MacOS

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari



PDF Genie intrusion method

Usually PDF Genie comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to PDF Genie. PDF Genie copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (random file).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name PDF Genie and value (random file).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name (random file).exe or PDF Genie. Also, it can create folder with name PDF Genie under /Applications. If you have further questions about PDF Genie, please ask below. You can use programs to remove PDF Genie from your browsers below.


Download Removal Tool

Download this advanced removal tool and solve problems with PDF Genie and (random file).exe (download of fix will start immediately):

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* Removal Tool was developed to remove threats like PDF Genie in automatic mode. Remover has active module to protect PC from hijackers, trojans, ransomware and other viruses. Trial version of MacClean provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of MacClean.


Features of ComboCleaner Antivirus

* Removes all files created by PDF Genie.

* Removes all registry entries created by PDF Genie.

* You can activate System and Network Guards and forget about malware.

* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

* Removal is guaranteed - if Removal Tool fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Spyware Helpdesk Support included into the package.


Download MacClean

Download antimalware designed specifically to remove threats like PDF Genie and (random file).exe (download of fix will start immediately):

Download MacCleanto remove PDF Genie

Features of MacClean

* Removes all files created by PDF Genie.

* Removes all registry entries created by PDF Genie.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

* Removal is guaranteed - if MacClean fails ask for FREE support.

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Threat's description and solution are developed by Security Stronghold security team.

Here you can also learn:

* Technical details of PDF Genie threat.

* Manual PDF Genie removal.

* Download PDF Genie Removal Tool.


How to remove PDF Genie manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with PDF Genie, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by PDF Genie.

To get rid of PDF Genie, you should:


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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


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Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use ComboCleaner Antivirus for safe problem solution.

**Trial version of MacClean provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of MacClean.


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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use ComboCleaner Antivirus for safe problem solution.


Uninstall PDF Genie related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for PDF Genie entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for MacOS. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If PDF Genie won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use ComboCleaner Antivirus.


MacOS


  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.


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Google Chrome


  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find related to PDF Genie and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm removal.


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Mozilla Firefox


  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate ones related to .

  • Click Remove button near it.


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Safari


  • Safari

  • Start Safari

  • Click on Safari menu button, then go to the Extensions Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate ones related to .

  • Click Remove button near it.


Reset browsers search and homepage settings

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in MacClean.


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Google Chrome


  • Open Google Chrome.

  • Choose settings and go to advanced settings section.

  • Click the Chrome menu in the top right corner and choose settings

  • Choose the main menu in the top left corner and press reset

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in MacClean.


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Mozilla Firefox


  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.


Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in MacClean.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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