Pop-up Removal Guide

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Are you constantly redirected to and other unknown websites? If so, you have a cyber infection to worry about. Some adware-type PUP (potentially unwanted program) has compromised your PC. It’s now quietly messing with your browser settings and wreaking havoc. Long story short, this program has to go. It poses a threat to both your safety and privacy. In addition, the virus tests the limits of your patience. As you could imagine, keeping any type of infection on board would be a terrible mistake. Then why tolerate this adware-type pest? The more time you waste procrastinating, the worse your situation becomes. Take action on the spot. Now, how does the virus work? Immediately after installation, it adds a sneaky browser extension. This way it injects all your browsers with the pop-ups. You’ve already noticed these commercial, haven’t you? Those are practically impossible to ignore. Irritating pop-ups, useless product deals, banners, interstitials, video ads, etc. You name it, this program generates it. The problem is, these pop-ups take over your entire online experience. Surfing the Web is no longer fun when you’re forced to deal with pesky commercials all the time. It’s definitely no longer safe. Remember that adware displays one very specific type of pop-ups. Sponsored ones. However, you should know better than to trust a sponsored commercial. It may lead you straight to malware thus causing further damage. We strongly recommend that you stay away from the pop-ups no matter how attractive they appear to be. It isn’t a risk worth taking. The virus also redirects you to – a dubious advertising platform. Such websites are used by cyber criminals to serve their purposes. Hence, is dangerous by default. It goes without saying you won’t be able to find what you search for online. You’re also one click away from malware. As if that wasn’t enough, the parasite jeopardizes your privacy as well. We’re talking IP addresses, email addresses, usernames/passwords, browsing history. All this information gets diligently monitored and sent into the hands of crooks. Needless to explain why that’s dangerous, right? Hackers have various monetizing platforms to choose from. One thing you could be positive about – they WILL find a way to make money out of your private data. To prevent that, take measures now.


How did I get infected with?

It’s safe to assume you didn’t download the parasite on purpose. Infections are very sneaky so they usually get installed in silence. You may not even realize that your computer has been compromised. How does that happen? Well, most viruses travel the Web bundled. They get attached to some freeware/shareware bundle. Crooks take advantage of your haste in the installation process. When downloading bundled programs, always watch out for malware. You need to deselect the intruder before it lands on board. To do so, you firstly have to spot it. Opting for the Advanced option in the Setup Wizard will help you be in control. This way, you will be able to make a thorough check on the software you’re giving green light to. Also, avoid spam messages and spam email attachments. More often than not, those are highly questionable and harmful. Malware might even get disguised as program updates. To sum up, the Internet is full of potential threats so make no mistake.

Why are these ads dangerous?

For starters, the pop-ups are irritating and weary. They cover every single website you visit. Or, should we say, attempt to visit. As mentioned, the adware installs a browser add-on or a plugin. This extension works with Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. All your once trusty browsers are now corrupted. Stay away from anything they generate – commercials, software updates, pop-ups. Remember that there’s a parasite standing behind these web links. There’s no plausible scenario in which this program doesn’t put you in danger. Apart from its avalanche of pop-ups, the virus keeps on messing with your default settings. You might come across random toolbars or changes in your homepage. The adware also monitors all your browsing-related activities. That means you could fall victim to financial scams or even identity theft. How do you protect your security? You delete the virus. To do so manually, please follow our detailed removal guide 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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