Delete popups (removal instructions)

If you encounter popups coming up in your browser once you open new search tab of it this means that your system is attacked by an adware application, or by some other sort of a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This problem may occur with any browser, but more often with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. In this guide you will find out how to get rid of from your PC automatically.

The popup is a result of user installing some other program. In many cases this is some free application which users downloaded and installed. The problem is that this free utility was bundled with a lot of extras like adware programs, browser extensions, add-ons, etc. Most probably one of such extras has popup integrated into it.

The other way for infiltration of potentially unwanted programs associated with popups is through malicious web sites, or via legitimate web domains that somehow got hacked or compromised. As a result, they may contain some Trojan horse which may lead infiltration of serious malwares into computers. In rare cases this kind of virus may attack PC after user clicks some malicious and infected links contained in spam emails with suspicious attachments. Whatever the case might be, the results of such malware infiltration aren’t really pleasant for users. Quite to the contrary, in fact.

If you have the problem of popup virus appearing in your browser all the time this fact will surely be annoying for you. What’s more, this is dangerous and threatening, since the presence of this malware on your system may lead to your PC being infected with even more serious threats. Furthermore, this particular infection is very dangerous for your personal identity security. It is designed to make money for its owners by redirecting you to various commercial sites that might collect your personal and bank card information. It can generate online traffic to some products or services advertised online, and may show all kinds of ads and sponsored links inside of your default web browser. Keep in mind that domain isn’t infected in its nature, however, it might be used by some people for unfair online marketing schemes and may bring you to sites with a lot of infections, which may infect your system as a result of visiting them.

In order to make your PC secure from appearance of popups in it you simply should be careful whenever you install a lot of freeware programs downloaded online. Always select the option of custom installation of such applications, instead of the standard one. When in a custom installation mode please uncheck installation of all kinds of extras, especially when it comes to adware programs, some fake system optimizers, doubtful video players, codecs, etc. In order to completely get rid of from your PC please carefully follow the instructions set forth below.

Automatic instructions to reset your browser settings:

  • Through your browser download Plumbytes Anti-Malware via or directly via the link below.
  • Scan your computer and remove all detected adware files and registry entries.
  • In Plumbytes Anti-Malware click “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings”:

    Reset browser settings

  • Give your permission to reset your browser settings by clicking “Yes“:
  • Confirmation to reset browser settings

  • You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully. When you reset your browsers through restarting them you will see that adware has been successfully removed and the hijacker has been neutralized.