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Remove Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 from Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome

Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 is a potentially unwanted application (PUP) that is detected by various AV programs. The adware is compatible with favorite browsers like Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome, and is known to generate multiple pop-up ads, in-text ads, and banners. Due to the potential risks it may bring upon any computer, experts recommend its removal.

Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316.

How Did I Install Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316?

Developers tend to include adware in their applications in order to cover development losses. Thus, if the user does not opt for custom installation, he automatically downloads the additional program. In the future, always choose the advanced installation and save yourself the adware trouble.

Is Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 Dangerous?

As troublesome as it may be, adware is not dangerous in its nature. Have in mind though that its presence in your computer may impose greater risks. One way to conduct malware infiltration is through bundled downloads. Unaware users may end up at a malicious site after clicking on an ad/banner associated with Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316. Remember that this is one of the probable Trojan distribution methods.

Another issue caused by adware concerns security and the addition of tracking cookies to the browser. Once you have adware running on your PC system, all your private data may be collected and given to third parties for marketing purposes. In other words, that is the way malvertising campaigns usually happen.
Downgraded browser performance is also related to adware.

Should I Remove Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 from My Computer?

It is advisable to do so to avoid further problems from occurring. Have a look at the manual guide below, or if you do not have the time, run an anti-adware tool.


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1. Remove/Uninstall Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316

1. Remove/Uninstall Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
  • uninstall-virus-fig1

  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
  • uninstall-virus-fig3

    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 and click “Remove


    After Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Suspicious_GEN.F47V0316 will be removed.

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    Milena Dimitrova

    An inspired writer and content manager who has been with SensorsTechForum for 4 years. Enjoys ‘Mr. Robot’ and fears ‘1984’. Focused on user privacy and malware development, she strongly believes in a world where cybersecurity plays a central role. If common sense makes no sense, she will be there to take notes. Those notes may later turn into articles! Follow Milena @Milenyim

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