How to remove Geomoks.com

What is Geomoks.com?

How to remove Geomoks.com
Geomoks.com is an intrusive application that is programmed to make a profit from advertising. To complete its task, it connects to default browser and then fills with advertisements to your computer. In fact, Geomoks.com is not a virus, but this does not mean that it is safe and secure for your computer. Geomoks.com does not give any guarantee about reliable content, so it will not be a big surprise for you if any of banners or pop-up windows actually come from questionable sites. Read also about similar pest Geofright.com. If you do not remove the virus as quickly as possible, you can submit your computer to serious software threats. So, read our article further to get rid of Geomoks.com.

How does Geofright.com get to your computer or smartphone?

Most often, Geomoks.com is installed on computers with other free programs that you downloaded and installed from the Internet. Once it gets to your system, it changes some system settings to redirect your web browser to unwanted websites or display many intrusive pop-up ads from third-party ad networks.
The message “Acknowledgment of Notifications” will be displayed on Geomoks.com. If you click the “Allow” button, this following message appears:
Geomoks.com wants to Show notifications
Can’t play this video!
Perhaps, your browser doesn’t allow video playback. Click Allow button to play the video
Block / Allow

This software can penetrate any browser, be it Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer. Due to the fact that Geomoks.com is not a virus, it will not damage your files or the Windows system, but it may show a huge amount of annoying ads. Advertisements will appear on all web pages, including sites on which you have never seen advertising links. The most dangerous thing is that Geomoks.com can analyze your browsing and access your personal information.

How to understand that Geomoks.com got to your computer?

Signs of presence of this virus:

  • Pop-up browser windows appear.
  • Your web browser’s home page has changed without your permission.
  • Advertising appears where it should not be.
  • Links to websites are redirected to other sites.
  • Other unwanted programs may be installed without your knowledge.
  • Web pages that you normally visit are not displayed.

How to remove Geomoks.com?

  1. Get rid of Geomoks.com pop-ups and notifications on Android
  2. Remove Geomoks.com From Windows or Mac
  3. Remove Geomoks.com From Programs and Features
  4. Delete Rogue Programs From File Explorer
  5. Remove Geomoks.com Adware From Browsers
  6. Delete Geomoks.com Notifications
  7. How to Protect Your PC From Geomoks.com and Other Adware

Get rid of Geomoks.com pop-ups and notifications on Android:

Disable Geomoks.com notifications:

Note: Steps might differ a little depending on the version of your Android.

  1. Tap Settings.
  2. Select Apps & notifications => Apps.
  3. Find and tap the browser that displays Geomoks.com notifications.
  4. Tap Notifications.
  5. Find Geomoks.com in the list and disable it.

Stop Geomoks.com pop-ups:

If Geomoks.com is opening on new tabs in your browser from time to time, that means you have adware. Most likely one on the apps you installed recently is causing these pop-ups. Uninstall recenly installed and suspicious apps you have. Alternatively, use an antivirus to scan your device for malware.

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Remove Geomoks.com From Windows or Mac:

The easiest method to stop Geomoks.com ads is to run an anti-malware program capable of detecting adware in general and Geomoks.com in particular. You may try WiperSoft; it’s good at detecting and removing adware and other PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).

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Other software that may be able to get rid of Geomoks.com:
Spyhunter 5 (Windows)
Bitdefender (Windows, MacOS, Android, iOS)

If you are a user of Mac OS X, you can also try Combo Cleaner.

Note: After removing the adware you might still need to disable Geomoks.com notifications manually (see the step named Delete Geomoks.com Notifications).

You can also try to remove Geomoks.com by hand using the following instructions.

Remove Geomoks.com From Programs and Features:

Go to Programs and Features, uninstall suspicious programs, programs you don’t remember installing, or programs you installed just before Geomoks.com appeared on your browser for the first time. When you are not sure if a program is safe, look for the answer on the Internet.

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. In the Start menu select Settings => Control Panel.
  3. Find and click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the program.
  5. Click Remove.

Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. In the Start menu select Control Panel.
  3. Find and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7:

  1. Click Start.
  2. In the Start menu select Control Panel.
  3. Find and select Programs and Features or Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8 / Windows 8.1:

  1. Press and hold Windows key Windows key and hit X key.
  2. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
  3. Select the program.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 10:

  1. Press and hold Windows key Windows key and hit X key.
  2. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
  3. Select the program.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Mac OS:

  1. On the top menu select Go => Applications.
  2. Drag an unwanted application to the Trash bin.
  3. Right-click on the Trash and select Empty Trash.

Delete Rogue Programs From File Explorer:

This step is for experienced computer users. You might accidentally delete something you weren’t supposed to.
Sometimes malicious programs don’t show up in Programs and Features. Check also %ProgramFiles%, %Program Files(x86)%, and especially %AppData% and %LocalAppData% (these are shortcuts; type or copy and paste them into the address bar of File Explorer). If you see folders with unfamiliar names, see what’s inside, google those names to find out if they belong to legitimate programs. Delete the ones that are obviously associated with malware. If you are not sure, back them up before deleting (copy to a different location, for a example to a thumb drive).

Remove Geomoks.com Adware From Browsers:

Remove any suspicious extensions or extension you don’t recognize from browsers.

Remove Geomoks.com Adware from Google Chrome:

  1. Click on three dots menu button three dots menu at the top right corner of the window.
  2. Select More toolsExtensions.
  3. Click REMOVE to uninstall an extension.
  4. Click Remove in the dialog box.

Remove Geomoks.com Adware from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Click on menu button Menu button and select Add-ons.
  2. Go to Extensions tab.
  3. To uninstall an add-on, click on Remove button next to it.

Remove Geomoks.com Adware from Internet Explorer:

  1. Click Tools button Tools button in the top-right corner.
  2. Select Manage add-ons.
  3. In the drop-down menu under Show: select All add-ons.
  4. To delete an add-on, double-click it; in the new window click Remove.

Remove Geomoks.com Adware from Opera:

  1. Press Ctrl +Shift + E keys to open extensions manager.
  2. To remove an add-on, click on the x button next to it.
  3. Click OK when asked to confirm.

Remove Geomoks.com Adware from Safari:

  1. On the top menu select Safari => Preferences.
  2. Select Extensions tab.
  3. Select an extension you want to delete and click Uninstall button next to it.

Delete Geomoks.com Notifications:

Remove Geomoks.com Notifications From Google Chrome:

  1. Open chrome://settings/content/notifications (just copy this and paste into the address bar of Chrome).
  2. Delete all rogue notifications by clicking three vertical dots button next to each and selecting Remove.

Remove Geomoks.com Notifications From Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Click on menu button Menu button and select Options.
  2. Select Privacy & Security on the left side of the window.
  3. Scroll down to Permissions section and click Settings… button next to Notifications.
  4. Find sites you down’t want to see notifications from, click on drop-down menu next to each and select Block.
  5. Click Save Changes button.

How to Protect Your PC From Geomoks.com and Other Adware:

  • Get a powerful anti-malware software, capable of detecting and eliminating PUPs. Having several on-demand scanners would be a good idea too.
  • Keep Windows firewall enabled or get a third-party one.
  • Keep your OS, browsers and security utilities updated. Malware creators find new browser and OS vulnerabilities to exploit all the time. Software writers, in turn, release patches and updates to get rid of the known vulnerabilities and lesser the chance of malware penetration. Antivirus program’s signature databases get updated every day and even more often to include new virus signatures.
  • Adjust your browsers’ settings to block pop-ups and to load plug-ins only when clicked.
  • Download and use Bitdefender, uBlock Origin, Adblock or Adblock Plus browser extension/add-on to block third-party advertisements on web-sites.
  • Don’t just click on any link you see while browsing the web. That applies particularly to links in comments, on forums, or in instant messengers. Pretty often these are spam links. Sometimes they are used for increasing the traffic to websites, but often enough they will land you on pages that will try to execute a malicious code and infect your computer. Links from your friends are suspect too: the person who shares a cute video might not know that the page contains threatening script.
  • Don’t download software from unverified web-sites. You can easily download a trojan (malware that pretends to be a useful application); or some unwanted programs could get installed along with the app.
  • When installing freeware or shareware, be sensible and don’t rush through the process. Choose Custom or Advanced installation mode, look for checkboxes that ask for your permission to install third-party apps and uncheck them, read End User License Agreement to make sure nothing else is going to get installed. You can make exceptions for the apps you know and trust, of course. If declining from installing unwanted programs is not possible, we advise you to cancel the installation completely.

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