Get rid of popup completely

Yesterday when I launch my web browser, a new tab opened automatically and generated popup. It was showing “System Warning” that Identity theft and hacking is possible in my PC. It displayed that I need to contact on 1-844-849-9147 for system scanning. I don't have any idea what should I need to do now. Will popup really help me to scan my PC and protect it from further troubles. Need quick help, please guide me. All the advice would be highly appreciated. popup popup is deemed as annoying alert which tries to trap the users in the scam of the hackers. It will automatically appear on your screen which shows system warnings of Identity theft and hacking possibilities. popup asks the users to contact on their toll free number i.e. 1-844-849-9147 for emergency Windows support. It claims to help the users in removing the potential issues immediately from the system. If you are going to contact on its number then be careful. Actually, it will convince you to download fake programs which is capable to bring additional threats in the system. It is known for introducing malicious stuffs in the PC which would affect the Windows PC severely. Thus, you need to avoid clicking on popup if you don't want to face such troubles in future. popup also tries to gain the financial details of the users by monitoring their online session secretly. It have capability to transfer the users data to the third parties with malignant aim. You should know that these pop ups are caused by adware or potentially unwanted programs which can gets installed in the system as a browser extension, plug-in or add-ons. You will not be able to browse the web normally due to excessive amount of fake warnings, advertisements or pop ups. Whats more, it will also generate warnings when you will try to visit the legitimate or even your bookmarked sites. Hence, do not ignore popup for long time in the system. Try to get rid of it by removing the adware programs permanently from the PC.


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How to Uninstall popu from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from popu

(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 popu 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 popu or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall popu ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove popu 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 popu 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 popu 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 popu and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove popu 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 popu 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 popu from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select popu related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove popu
  • 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 popu on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select popu or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to popu.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete popu permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of popu 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 popu. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


    Don’t forget to given your feedback or submit any question if you have any doubt regarding popu or its removal process