How to Remove Homepage From Chrome/Firefox/IE

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You are probably having troubles to remove Homepage from you browser! This is because you are infected with an adware program! 

Manual step by step instructions to remove groovorio browser hijacker and homepage are presented in this article. In order to change the groovorio homepage, first you need to uninstall any adware programs from your add/remove programs list. is a search engine that will be set when you install a program called Groovorio. This is actually a browser add-on, compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. The Groovorio software is being promoted from; however, you will not be able to download the program from there. The browser plug-in is available on Chrome add-on Store, but also you might installed it when it was bundled with some free programs. If you carefully go through the installation process, you will probably be able to avoid the groovorio installation as shown in the next screenshot.

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If you uncheck the three check boxes, you will probably avoid the annoying ads and sponsored links. In order to get rid of you need to follow the below removal instructions.

How Can I Remove groovorio?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the groovorio infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall groovorio from Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete groovorio from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove groovorio Registry Leftovers

STEP 1 : Uninstall groovorio from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

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Type “Appwiz.cpl

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Locate groovorio related software and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. Review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

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STEP 2 : Remove groovoriofrom Chrome, Firefox or IE

  • Open Google Chrome
  • In the Main Menu, select Tools then Extensions (3)
  • Remove the Groovorio Extension by clicking on the little recycle bin

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  • Click on Settings Tab
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

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  • Open Mozilla Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable the groovorio add on

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  • Go to Help
  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

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  • Open Internet Explorer
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Click on Internet options
  • Change Homepage to whatever page you want
  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove groovorio virus Leftovers

Nevertheless, manual removal is successful, I recommend to scan with any professional antimalware program to identify and remove the malware registry leftovers and temporary files.

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