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GreyGray. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

removal by - -   Also known as GreyGray ads, ads by GreyGray, Grey Gray adware | Type: Adware

What is GreyGray?

GreyGray is a commercial application that belongs to Super Web LLC. This company has released hundreds of different apps that all promise to help people improve their browsing on the Internet. Unfortunately, but we can't claim that you will see a great difference in your browsing after downloading this app and adding it to all of your web browsers. In fact, after installing this program on your computer, you may start suffering from continuous pop-up ads that are labeled as "by GreyGray", "brought to you by GreyGray", "ads by GreyGray" and similar alerts. After clicking them you may notice that your web browser was redirected to unknown website. As long as this program is compatible with all of web browsers, you may notice that you can't avoid its ads.As you may have already understood, we don't recommend ignoring GreyGray redirects because there is no guarantee that each of sites that is promoted with the help of such technique is safe. Finally, you may not even know that GreyGray adware is tracking your browsing habits. Typically, this program collects data that is related to people's search terms, mostly visited websites, data that they enter when visiting each of their favorite sites and so on. 

The fact that GreyGray causes various pop-up ads and redirects to suspicious websites has made the most of security experts to add this program to two categories - the "potentially unwanted program" (PUP) and "adware". The other thing that you have to keep in your mind is that the most of such applications are promoted using misleading distribution methods that usually involve freeware and shareware. That's why you should be very careful when downloading free applications on your computer. If Grey Gray has already been hiding inside your PC, you should waste no time and run a full system scan with Reimage. Otherwise, this program may start completely annoying activities that may interrupt your browsing.

HOW CAN GreyGray hijack MY COMPUTER?

Typically, users start seeing 'Powered by GreyGray' Ads once this program enters computer. You can download it manually from such sites as cnet, and similar, butin most of ocasions it shows up after installing other program on the system. Beware that GreyGray can infiltrate your computer as a free addition of some PDF creator, download-manager or video steaming software. As soon as it enters computer, it immediately occupies Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. As a result, user starts seeing its ads every time he/she enters a shopping site. If you what to get rid of them, you should remove GreyGray from your computer.


As you can see, GreyGray is not a virus, so it can be left on your computer if you use its ads for saving the money. However, you should remove this program if you want to get rid of its ads. For that, we recommend either running a full system scan with Reimage or STOPzilla or following steps that are given below:

You can remove GreyGray automatically with a help of one of these programs: Reimage, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.

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Quick menu: Manual GreyGray Removal Guide
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Remove GreyGray from Windows 7 / Vista / XP systems

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).

Remove GreyGray from Windows 10 / Windows 8 systems

  • If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
Uninstall GreyGray and related programs
  • Here, look for GreyGray or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.
Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'
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Remove GreyGray from Mac OS X system

If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.

Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'

Wait until you see Applications folder and look for GreyGray or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'
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Remove GreyGray from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons.
Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for GreyGray and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable' Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete GreyGray removal.
Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again
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Remove GreyGray from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  • Here, select GreyGray and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete GreyGray removal.
Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
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Remove GreyGray from Google Chrome

Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  • Here, select GreyGray and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete GreyGray removal.
Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
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Remove GreyGray from Safari

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  • Here, select Extensions and look for GreyGray or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  • Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete GreyGray removal process.
Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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Geolocation of GreyGray

Map reveals the prevalence of GreyGray. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Philippines.

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