How to uninstall generallocationgo.com

What is generallocationgo.com

generallocationgo.com is your typical browser hijacker that could get into a device without the user realizing it. It is adjoined to freeware as an extra offer that is set to set up along with the free software. Redirect viruses are not believed to be damaging infections so it should not directly damage your system. Nevertheless, it doesn’t belong on your system. You will discover that your browser’s settings have been adjusted and reroutes to advertisement web pages are occurring. You need to be cautious of those redirects as you might end up on malicious pages. Since you gain nothing from this you are advised delete generallocationgo.com.


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Hijacker spread methods

You most likely obtained the threat through free applications, as they are added as optional offers. It ought to be mentioned that those offers are not compulsory but a major part of users end up with them anyway and it’s usually because Default settings are implemented during free software setup. If you want to bypass unneeded items, make sure to always select Advanced mode, because that is where the unneeded offers are hidden. You need to be careful since a rather large number of offers is added to free programs. Those offers may not cause any issues at all, but it’s better to be safe than sorry. This is why you ought to uninstall generallocationgo.com.

Why terminate generallocationgo.com

Once it manages to infect your system, it will hijack your browser and change its settings. Whenever your browser is launched, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, you will encounter the browser hijacker’s sponsored website loading instead of your usual homepage. It will become evident pretty quickly that alterations are not changeable unless you first delete generallocationgo.com. The website that will be set as your homepage seems quite simple, it will have a search bar and most likely adverts. Be careful if you use the provided search engine as advertisement sites may be adjoined among. Be careful of getting redirected to dangerous domains as you may get malicious programs. In order to stop this from happening, terminate generallocationgo.com from your OS.

generallocationgo.com removal

Manual generallocationgo.com removal is doable so you can try that, just bear in mind that you will need to locate the hijacker by yourself. You may also employ professional termination software to eliminate generallocationgo.com and it ought to be the easiest method as it will do everything for you. Whichever method you opt for, ensure that you delete the browser hijacker completely.

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* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.


Learn how to remove generallocationgo.com from your computer

Step 1. generallocationgo.com Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to uninstall generallocationgo.com

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to uninstall generallocationgo.com

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to uninstall generallocationgo.com

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete generallocationgo.com from browsers

a) Remove generallocationgo.com from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove generallocationgo.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove generallocationgo.com from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
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f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove generallocationgo.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to uninstall generallocationgo.com

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to uninstall generallocationgo.com

k) Remove generallocationgo.com from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu How to uninstall generallocationgo.com
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.

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