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Danger level 8
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Connects to the internet without permission


FavGenius is an application that should allow saving all the relevant websites in a single place. You are promised an easy access to the sites you visit on a daily basis, the sites related to your work, or containing interesting information. However, you do not need to use this program as you can simply bookmark all the relevant content. You should also know that FavGenius is an adware application that will display annoying and irritating commercial ads. Moreover, it shows offers and deals from third-party vendors but is not responsible for any content you may encounter after clicking on a third-party advertisement. We think you should not trust this program, and its removal is the best security measure you can implement.

At the moment, you can download the FavGenius browser extension from its official site. However, according to our security analysts, it is highly likely that this program will be placed in software bundles in the future. If you often download and install freeware, you should know that it is very important always to opt for the custom installation mode. Only this way you will be able to deselect all the additionally offered and probably unwanted applications that come along with the program you willingly download. You will be able to decline FavGenius this way as well. Moreover, you will close the entrance for many other unwanted intruders, including the malicious ones.

All the necessary information regarding this browser extension lies at its official webpage located at By reading such documents as Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, we can find out that besides managing your bookmarks, the application, when available, “will also present you with great deals on the products or services you’re looking for.” To do this, FavGenius should know what you search for on the Web and the program does that by using web beacons and cookies to spy on you.

Please be aware that the third-party advertisers generate the commercial offers you will see. You will never know what content to you will be exposed to while using the program. FavGenius provides no security guarantees regarding your use of third-party websites. You should not expose your system to dangers by clicking on any ads you will encounter. Just completely ignore them or even get rid of the adware program.

The standard way of removing the unwanted application by means of Control Panel does not work in the case of FavGenius. You will have to eliminate the extension from each of your browsers manually. In case you do not know how to do this, you can rely on the instructions that we have prepared for you. You can also choose to use a trustworthy antimalware scanner, such as SpyHunter. This security tool is capable of conducting a full system scan and finding all the suspicious-looking applications on your device. Of course, those applications will be instantly eliminated.

And also, do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding the elimination of FavGenius or the use of the defensive tool. We will answer all your queries ASAP. You can post your comment in the box below or address us via our accounts at social media sites.

How to remove FavGenius from your browser extensions

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt + F and go to Settings.
  2. Choose Extensions.
  3. Click the recycle bin icon near FavGenius.

Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Alt + X.
  2. Go to Manage add-ons.
  3. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Remove FavGenius.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl + Shift + A.
  2. Go to Extensions.
  3. Delete FavGenius.
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