How To Uninstall pop-up ads

remove pop-up ads

The pop-up ads can be really distracting for the user as it keeps on appearing again and again on the computer screen. This is due to the adware program that you may have accidentally installed with any free program. The adware will then get attached to the programs like browser or any other program so that it can make use of the resources like the cpu, ram and internet data. It constantly run in the background and will download the ads that will be shown to the user. The pop-up ads also are the reason why your computer has become sluggish and does not response quickly. This can make several changes in the system settings so that it can run uninterrupted. In some cases the uses have also suffered abrupt closing of other application due to the ads. The ads are generally about some products that are promoted by its developers.

You can get the details about it when you click on the link provided by pop-up ads. But our advice is that you should avoid clicking it as it is all fake and you will only lose your money and other resources in the process. The purchasing of the product will require registration and for that you will have to provide your personal details and also use of credit card for the payment. This is not a secure method as these information can be used to hack you account. So you need to be careful and remove pop-up ads from your system now.


How to Uninstall pop-up ads from Compromised System

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

(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-up ads 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-up ads or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall pop-up ads ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove pop-up ads 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
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  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious pop-up ads 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-up ads 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-up ads and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove pop-up ads 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-up ads 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-up ads from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select pop-up ads related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove pop-up ads
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  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
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    How to Block pop-up ads on Mozilla FF

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

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

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

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
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  • 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
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    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking pop-up ads. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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