Get Rid of 888-973-8415 Popup

Last night while downloading a media player somehow 888-973-8415 Popup also get downloaded in my PC. It keeps generating several adds, and annoying pop-ups on my computing screen whenever I try to surf Internet. It has decreases my Internet speed and my affecting system functionality as well. I am new to Windows platform hence I don't have any idea how to get rid of 888-973-8415 Popup virus. Please Help!!!

888-973-8415 Popup is yet another deceptive advertising platform deployed by the cyber crooks. The sole motive of this nasty malware infection is to make some quick money for its affiliate authors through cheating the users. It silently penetrates in the targeted computer system without users permission or consent and then quickly infect the entire computing machine in just no time whatsoever. It has been built in such a complex manner that it can easily influence any working web browser in victimized PC such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Internet Explore, Chromium etc. and is fully capable to control every bit of online activities performed on compromised PC. Furthermore, 888-973-8415 Popup is even capable to cause severe damage in your computer system and can make it completely useless.

888-973-8415 Popup is mostly distributed with the via network and may slips in your compute system, bundled with third party freeware program which you download from unknown sources. Furthermore, opening spam attachments, clicking unknown  links, social engineering, visiting pornographic sites peer to peer network sharing, etc. can also result in occurrence of this very adware infection in your Windows PC. Once, it get installed on your system then it will continously cause several browsing issues including, undesirable advertising of sponsored products, browser redirections, significant decrease in Internet speed and many more. It can also download other malware infection in your system. Therefore, it is would be very sensible to get rid of 888-973-8415 Popup as soon as possible on your PC. 


How to Uninstall 888-973-8415 Popup from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from 888-973-8415 Popup

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall 888-973-8415 Popup from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for 888-973-8415 Popup or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall 888-973-8415 Popup ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove 888-973-8415 Popup from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious 888-973-8415 Popup entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove 888-973-8415 Popup from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove 888-973-8415 Popup and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove 888-973-8415 Popup from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the 888-973-8415 Popup extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall 888-973-8415 Popup from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select 888-973-8415 Popup related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove 888-973-8415 Popup
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block 888-973-8415 Popup on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select 888-973-8415 Popup or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to 888-973-8415 Popup.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete 888-973-8415 Popup permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of 888-973-8415 Popup on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking 888-973-8415 Popup. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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