Remove Pop-up Ads from Chrome/Firefox/IE

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There is nothing safe about having a parasite on board. Are you willing to put both your safety and privacy in danger? Because that’s exactly what you’re doing by keeping infections on your PC system. The minute you realize some sneaky program has managed to get installed, you have to take measures. Procrastination won’t solve your problem. Action will. Remember, it’s very important to uninstall the virus before it manages to cause you some serious, irreversible damage. Now, back to your problem. If you stumble across the nasty pop-up ads, you should know those are a clear sign of trouble. Your computer screen is flooded with random commercials and other web links because the machine has been compromised. Yes, you have a parasite to worry about. The pop-ups are caused by some adware-type or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). And, as you could imagine, this infection has nothing beneficial to offer you. is a malicious platform that promotes spam but it’s not a virus itself. It’s just a questionable website. The virus is lurking somewhere on your computer wreaking havoc in silence. This particular adware-type program/PUP is what you have to tackle in order to get rid of the pop-ups. Don’t hesitate. Since the moment your machine gets infected till the very moment your patience runs out, you’re constantly exposed to danger. You will notice a weird browser extension which was added behind your back. The adware/PUP doesn’t bother to ask for any permission or authorization first simply because your preferences don’t matter. Unfortunately, this malicious extension starts throwing various problems your way – it generates fake ads, displays unreliable software updates and successfully disrupts your entire browsing experience. It’s quite obvious that surfing the Web is no longer fun now that you’re forced to deal with pop-ups on a daily basis. What’s even worse than the annoyance those pop-ups bring along is the direct threat they pose for your security. One thing you have to keep in mind is that the never-ending pile of commercials is sponsored. And utterly unreliable. Clicking a corrupted web link disguised as some attractive advertisement could have catastrophic consequences. You’ll either automatically install more infections on your already compromised device or you will purchase a non-existent product and lose money. The virus serves as a back door to malware which means its presence on board is incredibly dangerous. In addition, adware is capable of stealing personal information. That mainly includes IP addresses, email addresses, passwords, usernames, browsing history, search queries and other browsing-related data. However, if you’re particularly unlucky, the parasite might spy on some much more private and sensitive information. Take bank account data, for example. It goes without saying that you certainly do not want to experience financial scams. Or, the absolute worst case scenario, identity theft. In order to uninstall the virus, please keep on reading.


How did I get infected with?

As mentioned, you have to tackle the adware/PUP to put an end to the pesky pop-up ads. But how did this program invade your PC? You are not going to like our answer. Chances are, the parasite was bundled with safe software that you downloaded off of the Internet. Unless you check out the programs in the bundle one by one (which, let’s be honest, not many people do), you end up installing the whole thing including the parasite. Always keep in mind that freeware and shareware bundling is an extremely popular and efficient infiltration method at the moment. It’s just as stealthy as hackers want it to be. Therefore, rushing the installation leaves your machine vulnerable to all kinds of malware. Adware-type pests aren’t the only ones that apply the sneaky technique of freeware bundling; some much more virulent infections (such as Trojan horses and ransomware) travel the Web the same way. That means you have to avoid unverified websites and their unverified bundles. Also, take your time to read the Terms and Conditions in advance to make sure you’re aware what exactly you end up installing. The Web is infested with potential threats; don’t allow any of them to harass you.

Why are these ads dangerous?

The irritating pop-up ads are impressively worthless. They were never meant to help you save time or money; all they do is expose you to danger. And slow down your machine. Due to the never-ending parade of pesky advertisements, the computer speed will be slowed to a crawl so using it in general becomes a hassle. So does browsing the Web; if you notice that your browsers crash or freeze on a daily basis, don’t be shocked. This excessive amount of commercials definitely creates a mess on board. As you learned already, the reason why you’re now bombarded with pop-ups is because this way hackers gain profit online. The dubious pay-per-click mechanism allows crooks to become a little bit richer AND annoy you at the same time. At the least, you will have to waste your time while generating views for someone else. To top it all, some of these pop-ups are harmful. If you want to prevent further damage, and we assume you do, stay away from the ads no matter how intrusive they are. Long story short, the parasite you’re now stuck with has to be uninstalled ASAP. To get rid of this infection manually, please follow the detailed removal guide that you will find down below.

How Can I Remove Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the 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 from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall from Your Computer

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

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the program 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.

STEP 2 : Remove from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove any unknown add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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