Easy Steps to Block 888-773-1840 popup


Hey there, This morning I found my system didn't work well as it was before. I got stuck at my web page and not able to move on sometimes. After scanning, I came to know that my machine has 888-773-1840 popup infection. No matter what I search, always get redirected to webpage which is full of countless ads, messages, alerts along with pop up ads. I didn't know what has happened to my computer. I have tried to solve this issue but lately found it unable to make it as it was before. Please Help me in getting rid of 888-773-1840 popup. Thanks in Advance!!

888-773-1840 popup is caused by Potentially Unwanted Program that is capable to make your machine completely in-accessible. It is created by annoying adware aiming to gain access over your machine and lately annoy it by displaying countless ads along with error messages. 888-773-1840 popup is designed by evil hackers in such a way that it look exactly like genuine advertisements. Its main motive is to promote their unsafe product by displaying attractive offers, discount coupons along with best deals. Once activated, 888-773-1840 popup will modify security settings aiming to remain hidden inside your machine and lately execute lots of illegal activities to make it corrupt. This nasty threat will claim to provide technical support but don't trust these ads as they are created mainly to trap innocent user. Thats why, it would better to remove adware and to get rid of 888-773-1840 popup instantly.

888-773-1840 popup will bring modifications in all over your essential system's settings aiming to make it vulnerable and completely in-accessible. This nasty threat secretly get added and often come along with packed freewares as well sometimes even via Spam email attachments, peer to peer sharing of data, social sites and sometimes after using unsafe removal media. 888-773-1840 popup will block all the active and running applications aiming to degrade system's performance. In order to solve all the mentioned system's issues, we recommend user to take any quick action against 888-773-1840 popup and make your system secured.


Learn To Remove 888-773-1840 popup Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete 888-773-1840 popup 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 888-773-1840 popup 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 888-773-1840 popup 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 888-773-1840 popup 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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