Gem Grab displays ads in your Chrome after this adware was installed with a dowload client for a free program or update found on the web. Websites distrbute free programs bundled with adware for makin money paid by business partners for clicks on ads displayed in your Chrome. Since this practice is wide-spread today, it is easy to get your Chrome infected with Gem Grab if you fail to disable optional programs offered with freeware. Use the following removal guide if you want to remove Gem Grab ads from your computer and web browsers.
Automated Gem Grab Ad Removal
Gem Grab Removal Tool uses an advanced malware scanner that finds components of Gem Grab and other infections. Report is very detailed and you can remove these components manually. If you opt for automated removal, then you will have a real-time protection against malware and professional support for malware removal offered with SpyHunter.
Manual Gem Grab Ad Removal
You have two options if you want to remove Gem Grab from Google Chrome manually. The first option is removing Gem Grab. This allows you to save other useful extensions that you installed by yourself, your bookmarks, and your custom settings. The second option removes everything along with Gem Grab and other adware instaled in your chrome. It forces your web browser to its original state, but your custom settings and information will be removed along with Gem Grab.
Important: If you manually remove Gem Grab from your Chrome, then you have to manually uninstall Gem Grab application installed as a Windows program first. Then you can use this guide for removing Gem Grab extension from your web browser.
Option 1. Remove Gem Grab Extension from Chrome
If you install and use Chrome extensions or set important bookmarks, then use this way because the second one will remove everything. It is better to reset your web browser only if you cannot remove Gem Grab or solve other problems in a different way.
Gem Grab Extensions Removal Steps – Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the “Menu” icon (three bars) located in the top-right corner.
- Click on “Settings” in the drop down list.
- Click on “Extensions” on the left to display installed Chrome extensions.
- Find Gem Grab and click “Delete“.
- Restart your browser to complete the process.
Inspect other Chrome extensions and remove any that you didn’t install. If you do not know is extension good or bad, then SpyHunter’s free scanner can help to find this out and detect possible malware infections. If you still have problems with your web browser after Gem Grab and other extensions were removed, then reset your web browser as described below.
Option 2. Remove Gem Grab from Chrome by Reset
Use reset only if you are forced to use it. It removes everything, and you will loose passwords, bookmarks and other information stored in your Chrome. This way helps to remove all adware extensions along with Gem Grab, and you can use it if nothing else helps to solve problems in your Chrome.
Reset Chrome for Gem Grab Removal
- Start Google Chrome
- Click browser Menu button (three bars) placed in the right top corner
- Select Settings menu option
- Find a link Show advanced settings and click it
- Scroll all the way down and click Reset browser settings button
- Click Reset to confirm the operation
Important: Adware is often bundled with similar programs and browser hijackers that redirect your search to different web address. Cyber criminals can use bundling for installing malware on your computer.
It is a good idea to download a free anti-malware scanner and let it scan your computer for malware and other dangerous programs like Gem Grab adware. Then you will know what you need to remove. SpyHunter provides detailed information that is helpful for manual removal. It offers many options for system protection and real-time protection that saves your computer against legitimate adware products similar to Gem Grab that conventional antivirus wouldn’t block and remove.