Get effective guidelines to remove pop-ups

Hi. Friends,
I am fed-up of pop-ups. From the last night whichever page I opened it soon gets flooded with ads and pop-ups from I scan my system to detect and delete these annoying pop-ups, but no clue. I also noticed suddenly the performance of my gets decreased and working on the system becomes tough. I am looking for effective solution to delete pop-ups. If you have any idea then please guide me to remove these annoying pop-ups from my PC. pop-ups is a nasty adware infection that distribute potentially unwanted program or malware through pop-up ads. It install malicious browser extension on the browser when PC users are busy in downloading software from freeware sites. However, it is an ad-supportive program and is mainly designed to promote useless product and services through ads. It display numerous ads and pop-ups on your browser and interrupt your online browsing. pop-ups shows fake security alert containing message which recommends you to use their Tech Support and call on the given number 1-855-987-5196 in order to protect your PC.

But, pop-ups are not trustworthy. Rather clicking on such pop-up ads leads you to their associated websites in order to increase web traffic and earn money. It also help the hackers to easily take control over your Windows system and collect sensitive data including your personal details. It misuse your data and work on to earn money. It is advised to be careful while downloading and while installing any program read all the sections carefully do not just click on next to complete the process fast. More-over, presence of such nasty adware decreases the speed and performance of your Windows PC. Thus, the simplest way to overcomes such issues is to scan and delete pop-ups quickly from your Windows system.

Prevention scope from pop-ups

  • Show endless ads and pop-ups on your browser
  • Slow downs the performance of your PC
  • Clicking on any pop-up ads redirects you to unsafe websites


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Learn To Remove pop-ups Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete pop-ups 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 pop-ups 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 pop-ups 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 pop-ups 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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