How To Remove pop-ups From PC pop-ups has infected my PC. I have lots of unwanted pop-ups on my computer screen that redirect my browser to unknown websites. I don't know how my PC got infected but I am unable to stop those ads. I have checked the control panel but couldn't find pop-ups ads there. My anti-virus program is also not detecting this threat. What should I do now? How to get rid of pop-ups easily and safely? pop-ups is a dubious adware program that get into your computer silently without your permission and leads to certain problems. It can bombard your desktop with loads of annoying pop-up ads and banners that automatically redirect your browser. It can also bring other similar threats and malicious programs on your computer by redirecting your browser on unknown websites. This malicious adware program has been mainly created by cyber crooks to promote sponsored adverts on the infected computer and make profit. pop-ups mainly wants to promote dubious websites to generate revenue and earn commission. It is a nasty threat for your PC that can leads to major problems. pop-ups normally attack your system without your knowledge. It can infiltrate your PC via free third party programs that you download from untrusted websites. It can also get delivered into your computer via spam emails, suspicious websites, shareware and other deceptive techniques. Once installed on your computer, this nasty adware threat will silently inject its malign codes to the registry editor of your computer system to get automatically started on your computer system. pop-ups will serve lots of annoying ads on your computer that will downgrade your browsing experience. It also infect your working web browser to show those ads. Apart from this, it also collect your personal information by tracking your web browsing habits and send to remote hackers. It is advised to immediately remove pop-ups from your PC as early as possible. Follow this guide to get rid of this nasty adware program.


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How to Uninstall pop-ups from Compromised System

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

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

    How to Remove pop-ups 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 pop-ups 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 pop-ups from Google Chrome

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

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

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

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


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