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Seeing various pop-ups appear on your screen while you browse the web is a clear sign that one or more potentially unwanted programs are residing on your system. This is what you should think if you notice pop-ups. These pop-ups will suggest that you acquire updates for your Flash Player, which you supposedly need in order to watch videos on certain websites. You may have assumed already that agreeing to install the updates is not a good idea, and you are right because is not an official representative of Adobe. Interacting with the pop-ups may lead to adverse consequences, which is why you should find and terminate the program responsible for them.

How did I get infected with

Since the pop-ups are caused by a potentially unwanted application, it is not likely that you will know which one it is, not to mention download it yourself. This troublesome program must have entered your system together with some free application you have downloaded from a dubious third-party website. When installing such apps, you should remember to read all the information provided by the setup wizard because you will be informed about additionally installed software. Skipping that will grant access to a number of unreliable applications.remove

Why is ads dangerous?

The advertisements presented by will contain information about the company and its connections to Adobe. If you go through it, you will learn that Adobe has not authorized the advertisements and that is not its affiliate. What is more, the updates offered to you are a product of third parties and are not at all authentic. Installing these updates may allow other potentially unwanted programs to enter your PC or even infect it with malware. You should not let this happen and should ensure your virtual security by deleting any suspicious program on your system.

How Can I Remove

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: Disable 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

  • Open Google Chrome
  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unwanted 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

  • Open Mozilla Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable any unwanted add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • 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

Navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Browser Features\or C:\Program Files\Browser Features\ and delete the folder.

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Permanently Remove Leftovers

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

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