Delete Popup Ads : How to Block Popup Ads


Are you annoyed with countless Popup Ads?? Is there gradual degradation in system's throughput?? Have you tried but failed to block Popup Ads?? Is it a great problem for you right now?? If so, you have reached at correct place as here you will get to know in details regarding how to get rid of Popup Ads. Go through the post and make your system secured. Popup Ads is caused by annoying adware program that mainly target Windows based system. This nasty threat secretly get added and start annoying users while surfing. It is created by cyber criminals along with evil motive. Popup Ads will show lots of offers along with fake discount coupons aiming to trap innocent user and later on use their system's resources without their consent. Once activated, you would observe lots of modifications and alterations all over your system appearance as well in its valuable settings without any prior notifications. Popup Ads will block all the active and running applications along with the main motive to drain out all your valuable details including banking and personal details by tracking cookies, saved web page and saved cookies. Thats why, to get rid with all the above mentioned system's issues, you are advised to take any quick action against Popup Ads and make your system secured.

Most often, Popup Ads get added along with bundled freewares and sometimes even via social sites. In the presence of this adware, you would observe numerous changes all over your machine without your consent. Popup Ads will bring modifications in security settings and will turn off firewalls aiming to make an easy way for other risky malware. What's more risky, you would observe lots of other modifications all over your machine and sometimes Popup Ads will even make you restricted to access any of your saved files heading you towards severe data loss. In order to get rid with all these mentioned system's issues, we recommend you to block Popup Ads as soon as possible.


Learn To Remove Popup Ads Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete Popup Ads Related Files And Folders

1. For Windows 8 or 10 Users : From the Ribbon’s View in My PC click on Options icon.

Folder search option Win 10 or 8

2. For Windows 7 or Vista Users : Open My Computer and tap on Organize button on the upper left corner and then to Folder and Search Options from the drop down menu.

Folder search options Win vista or 7

3. Now go to the View tab and enable Show hidden files and folder options and then uncheck the Hide protected system operating files checkbox option below.

Folder and Search options step 3

4. Finally look for any suspicious files in the hidden folders as given below and delete it.


  • %AppData%\[adware_name]
  • %Temp%\[adware_name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware_name].exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware_name]

Phase 2 : Get Rid of Popup Ads Related Extensions Related From Different Web Browsers

From Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon, hover through More Tools then tap on Extensions.

chrome tools extensions

2. Now click on Trash icon on the extensions tab there next to suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome extensions trash

From Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Manage add-ons option from the drop down menu on going through Gear icon.

IE manage add-ins

2. Now if you find any suspicious extension in the Toolbars and Extensions panel then right click on it and Delete option to remove it.

IE toolbar and extensions

From Mozilla Firefox :

1. Tap on Add-ons on going through Menu icon.

mozilla add-ons

2. In the Extensions tab click on Disable or Remove button next to Popup Ads related extensions to remove them.

mozilla extensions

From Opera :

1. Press Opera menu, hover to Extensions and then select Extensions manager there.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now if any browser extension looks suspicious to you then click on (X) button to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click Preferences… on going through Settings Gear icon.

safari settings - preferences

2. Now on Extensions tab click on Uninstall button to remove it.

Safari Extension tab

From Microsoft Edge :

Note:–As there is no option for Extension Manager in Microsoft Edge so in order to sort out issues related with adware programs in MS Edge you can change its default homepage and search engine.

Change Default Homepage of Ms Edge –

1. Click on More(…) followed by Settings and then to Start page under Open With section.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Now select View advanced settings button and then in Search in the address bar with section, you can select Google or any other homepage as your preference.

Ms Edge Homepage 2

Change Default Search Engine Settings of Ms Edge –

1. Select More(…) then Settings followed by View advanced settings button.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Under Search in the address bar with box click on <Add new>. Now you can choose from the available list of search providers or add you preferred search engine and click Add as default.

Ms Edge Search Engine 2

Phase 3 : Block Unwanted Pop-ups from Popup Ads On Different Web Browsers

1. Google Chrome : Click Menu icon → Settings → Show advanced settings… → Content Settings… under Privacy section → enable Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option → Done.

Chrome Block pop-ups

2. Mozilla Firefox : Tap on Menu icon → Options → Content panel → check Block pop-up windows in Pop-ups section.

Mozilla Block Pop-ups in Content tab

3. Internet Explorer : Click Gear Settings icon → Internet Options → in Privacy tab enable Turn on Pop-up Blocker under Pop-up Blocker Section.

Pop-up Blocker Internet Explorer

4. Microsoft Edge : Press More(…) option → Settings → View advanced settings → toggle on Block pop-ups.

Ms Edge Block Pop-ups

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