Geekcomputerhelp.us Removal Tips
Geekcomputerhelp.us is a malicious domain that has been reported as a web forgery. If this website keeps reappearing in your browsers, it means that you have an ad-supported or a potentially unwanted application installed on your PC. Although adware is not malicious itself and can not directly damage your system, it can expose you to fake websites like Geekcomputerhelp.us and others that provide you with misleading information.
We urge you not to trust any of the data presented on the bogus webpage as it is aimed at tricking you into wasting your money. You should terminate Geekcomputerhelp.us as soon as you can.
How does Geekcomputerhelp.us work?
Geekcomputerhelp.us is a virtual scam that claims you need to check your computer for malicious programs. It tries to convince you that your PC is in serious trouble and if you do not fix it right away you will suffer dire consequences. You may also be presented with a number you should call in order to contact the computer technicians that are supposed to help you with your problem. We assure you if you call that number you will not reach them, instead you will talk to someone who will do everything they can to sell you fake software. You will end up wasting your money and the issues that your computer actually has will not be resolved.
There is no reason to trust the misleading website and panic about the status of your system. There is nothing wrong with it, aside from the ad-supported application that causes redirects to this fake site. The adware is also responsible for other commercial content that you may encounter while browsing the web. Please note that other adverts may be just as unreliable. Stay away from all ads until you delete Geekcomputerhelp.us.
How to remove Geekcomputerhelp.us?
In order to get rid of Geekcomputerhelp.us, you will have to identify and uninstall the software that is responsible for its appearance. The free malware scanner presented on our page can help you with that. Once you find out which application you need to remove, you can decide how you want to do it. You can eliminate Geekcomputerhelp.us via Control Panel or you can use the anti-malware utility. If you decide to go with manual removal, you may also need to uninstall Geekcomputerhelp.us from browsers. If, however, you go with automatic solution, you will make sure that all elements of the infection are eradicated. Moreover, you will also acquire a powerful malware prevention utility that is bound to be useful in the future.
Remove Geekcomputerhelp.us manually
- Win+C → Settings → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
- Choose the suspicious application and click Uninstall
Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
- Select the adware and click Uninstall
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs
- Click on the unwanted software and click Remove
Reset your browsers (if necessary)
- Gear icon → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset
- Select Delete personal settings and click Reset
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox
- Choose Refresh Firefox and then click Finish
- Chrome menu → Settings → Show Advanced Settings
- Select Reset settings and click on Reset