Pop-up Complete Removal Guide Pop-up Pop-up is a very harmful malware infection belong to adware category. Designed and distributed by vicious cyber criminals this particular system threat is used to promote sponsored endorsements on to the infected system and drive web traffic in order to earn quick and handsome revenue for its affiliate authors. Being a critical advertising platform this malware infection is very annoying as well as risky for your Windows computer. It is able to cause severe consequence into the compromised PC and can makes it completely useless in just no time whatsoever. Interrupting every bit of online activities on your computer it my spoil your entire browsing experience. Well, Pop-up comes in action whenever Internet is connected on the victimized computer system. Pop-up can easily injected in random Windows based computers by using several deceptive options such as software bundling, clicking unknown links, visiting pornographic sites, using infected physical media, social engineering, peer to peer network sharing, opening spam emails, shareware and so on. However, once infected then it can proves to be very dangerous for your PC. It not only influence your web browser but it also slower your Internet speed, affect system functionality, causes hard drive crash and may also result in severe data loss. It open a backdoor into the infected computer and makes it easier for other malware infection to infect and damage your PC. Therefore, it would be quite sensible to get rid of Pop-up as soon as possible from your Windows PC. 


How to Uninstall Pop-up from Compromised System

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

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

    How to Remove Pop-up 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 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 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 related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove Pop-up
  • 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-up on Mozilla FF

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

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

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


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