How to remove GeekBuddy

What is GeekBuddy?

GeekBuddy is positioned as a remote support service claiming to help you to fight the various malicious infections. Immediately after launch, it displays fake pop-up message that your computer is infected with the virus. In order to remove it, you have to contact their technical support on the specified phone number. Be careful, because you will be charged a fee for useless services. Don’t trust this application, as all of their scary pop-up messages are blind threat. The developers of GeekBuddy just want you to pay them for nothing, and the only possible threat on your computer is their program. Moreover, constantly pop-up advertising provided by this program will infuriate you. You will see it everywhere while browsing. These actions really diminishes your browsing experience and also reduces the PC performance. That’s why we strongly recommend you to remove GeekBuddy as soon as possible.

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How GeekBuddy infects your PC?

The most usual way of getting GeekBuddy on your computer is so called bundling method. Bundling method – this method is the most common in adware and malware distribution. Developers of such adware enclose it with some free software applications. The user downloads the program and install it, but the malicious program is also getting into your system.

GeekBuddy is also distributed through downloaders that are usually located on file sharing, torrent websites. You can also get this adware on software crack websites. When installing something you’ve just downloaded from the internet, be very careful, check license agreement properly. Always choose Custom or Advances installation type, as it can prevent you from having adware on your computer. Make it a rule to read the terms and conditions during the installation of any program you’ve downloaded from the internet.

How to remove GeekBuddy from your computer?

The best and easiest way to remove GeekBuddy from your computer is to use special anti-malware program that has this threat in its database. The program is fully automated, all you need to do is to download and install it. Once you’ve installed anti-malware application, it will scan your system and remove all the threats.

SpyHunter – it scans your computer and detects various threats like GeekBuddy, then removes it with all of the related malicious files, folders and registry keys. After deep scanning of your system, it will easily find and delete GeekBuddy. Use this removal tool to get rid of GeekBuddy in the most fastest way.
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Norton 360 Antimalware – this program may help you to get rid of GeekBuddy. It can find malicious program that is corrupting your system and clean up junk files after removal.
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How to remove GeekBuddy manually

Remove GeekBuddy from Control Panel

In order to get rid of GeekBuddy, first thing you need to do is to uninstall malicious program from your computer. When removing GeekBuddy, try to find suspicious recently installed programs and delete them too, as it’s pretty common that any malware comes with some other unwanted programs.

Windows XP:

  1. Select Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then choose Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Search for GeekBuddy.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Select Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find GeekBuddy and choose Uninstall.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Select Search.
  3. After that choose Apps.
  4. Next Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find GeekBuddy, select it and choose Uninstall.

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, then select Settings at the top.
  2. Choose App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, find GeekBuddy and select it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for suspicious recently installed programs. If you still can’t locate any suspicious program or not sure what some application is for, we advise you to use SpyHunter free scanner in order to track down what malicious program is infecting your system.

GeekBuddy won’t uninstall

There are a lot of options in any Windows version for removing applications. Still, not all the programs can be completely deleted using these options. Adware, Badware and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) are too stubborn to be removed, more than that, there are created this way, created to be hard to get rid of them. That’s why sometimes you can’t uninstall them using standard Windows options. You’ll probably get this message: “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall GeekBuddy. Please, contact your system administrator.” To remove stubborn GeekBuddy, you can use SpyHunter removal tool, it will completely remove GeekBuddy from your computer. Or you may try to use Safe Mode:

For Windows XP, Vista, 7

  1. Turn off your PC;
  2. Turn it on and immediately press F8 button;
  3. You’ll see Advanced Boot Options menu;
  4. Select Safe Mode with arrow buttons;
  5. In Safe Mode navigate to Control Panel, then choose Uninstall a program and remove “GeekBuddy”.

For Windows 8/8.1 and 10

  1. Press the Win+R buttons, type msconfig in box and press Enter;
  2. Choose Boot tab, and click on Safe Boot check box;
  3. Select the type of Safe Mode: Minimal or Network;
  4. Press OK and reboot your PC;
  5. In Safe Mode navigate to Control Panel, then choose Uninstall a program and remove “GeekBuddy”.

You can also perform Clean Boot. You need to turn off all the startup programs that may be the reason why the program won’t uninstall.

  1. Press Windows + R;
  2. In the Run window type msconfig;
  3. Choose Services section;
  4. Find Hide all Microsoft services line, tick the box;
  5. The click Disable all;
  6. Return back to General section;
  7. Find the line Selective startup and untick the box Load startup items;
  8. Select Apply, then OK;
  9. Reboot your PC;
  10. Remove GeekBuddy from Control Panel.

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