Remove pop-up virus

If you regularly or periodically encounter pop-up windows coming from website, this surely means that something really wrong is going on with your PC. What does this pop-up stand for? Why do you see it on your PC and how to get rid of it from your computer for good? This tutorial will not only give more information about the origin of pop-up virus, but will also furnish you with all the necessary information you need to know to get rid of it off your system. pop-up virus

To tell you the truth, this pop-up is originated by the annoying and even malicious activity of some adware program currently running on your PC. And, by the way, most probably you have taken the direct part in its installation, without even realizing this fact. Let’s try to explain how this could actually occur in your case.

There are many free programs these days that can be easily downloaded online and installed subsequently. However, many of them are by default bundled with all sorts of annoying extras. So, if you wonder how in the world you could get this pop-up virus on your PC, the truth is that most probably this took place as a result of you installing some other free program which was by default bundled with the adware causing pop-ups. You definitely need to be careful when you install such free programs, don’t allow any hidden installations to take place without your knowledge or approval.

These pop-ups from the site are multiple, and they’re truly very annoying. To tell you the truth, they don’t even contain any decent information that would be worth paying attention to. For example, this pop-up could contain some warning about the need to download some video code, video player or some other program whatsoever. Without a doubt, clicking this pop-up is very dangerous, since this may lead your PC to the state of being even more infected with all sorts of absolutely not necessary utilities which really burden your PC and consume a lot of system resources. Please refer to this tutorial provided below that will help you get rid of virus from your system.

Anti-malware tool necessary for pop-up removal

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Adware detailed removal instructions

Step 1. Uninstalling adware from the Control Panel of your computer.

Instructions for Windows XP, Vista and 7 operating systems:

  1. Make sure that all your browsers infected with adware are shut down (closed).
  2. Click “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
  3. Start - Control Panel

  4. In Windows XP click “Add or remove programs“:
  5. Add or remove programs in Windows XP

  6. In Windows Vista and 7 click “Uninstall a program“:
  7. Uninstall a program in Windows Vista and 7

  8. Uninstall any suspicious adware programs that could be related to this pop-up. To do it, in Windows XP click “Remove” button related to it. In Windows Vista and 7 right-click this adware program with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.

Instructions for Windows 8 operating system:

  1. Move the PC mouse towards the top right hot corner of Windows 8 screen, click “Search“:
  2. Windows 8 search

  3. Type “Uninstall a program“, then click “Settings“:
  4. Uninstall a program in Windows 8

  5. In the left menu that has come up select “Uninstall a program“:
  6. Uninstall a program in Win 8

  7. Uninstall any suspicious adware programs that could be related to this pop-up. To do it, in Windows 8 right-click such adware program with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.

Step 2. Removing adware from the list of add-ons and extensions of your browser.

In addition to removal of adware from the Control Panel of your PC as explained above, you also need to remove this adware from the add-ons or extensions of your browser. Please follow this guide for managing browser add-ons and extensions for more detailed information. Remove any items related to this particular adware and other unwanted applications installed on your PC.

Step 3. Scanning your computer with reliable and effective security software for removal of all adware remnants.

  1. Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware through the download button above.
  2. Install the program and scan your computer with it.
  3. At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections associated with this adware.
  4. Important! It is also necessary that you reset your browsers with Plumbytes Anti-Malware after this particular adware removal. Shut down all your available browsers now.
  5. In Plumbytes Anti-Malware click “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
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  7. Select which particular browsers you want to be reset and choose the reset options:
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  9. Click “Reset browser settings” button.
  10. You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
  11. Reboot your PC now.

One Reply to “Remove pop-up virus”

  1. This virus really annoyed me, man. I finally was able to get rid of this virus after I followed your instructions. I had to scan with Trojan Killer, which I downloaded from which I saw at the other site in the similar article. Scanning with this program helped me to get rid of this malware from my PC.

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