Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up Removal Guide

Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up

Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up encompasses the targeted PC as an advertising platform. Typically this is a malware infection which mainly focused Windows system for disrupting the performance of computer extensively. It exhibits immense pop-ups, ads, banners and other promotional stuff in browser. The ads are even appear in searching keywords, in-line text which would turn your net surfing experience worse. In fact authors of this threat have evil intention which include earning Online money. Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up would also show certain update regarding various preset applications that is another tactic to trap users into scam.

Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up often included in the browser in such a manner that it does get started automatically with every system start. Apart from showing different advertising stuff it makes changes in default settings of the browser. Even more it is capable of contributing changes in entire system configuration of the system whether it is changing registry entries or changing DNS settings. In addition due to consuming valuable resource of system the threat even slow down the speed of the computer. After deleting certain key files of operating system the threat increases a lot of problem for the infected PC. Other than that by making computer vulnerable to other PC threats it could raise more concerns for the PC. Coming to conclusion having the nasty threat is too dangerous to your overall system. So, one should take proper approach to remove Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up from PC completely.


Learn To Remove Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up Related Files And Folders

1. For Windows 8 or 10 Users : From the Ribbon’s View in My PC click on Options icon.

Folder search option Win 10 or 8

2. For Windows 7 or Vista Users : Open My Computer and tap on Organize button on the upper left corner and then to Folder and Search Options from the drop down menu.

Folder search options Win vista or 7

3. Now go to the View tab and enable Show hidden files and folder options and then uncheck the Hide protected system operating files checkbox option below.

Folder and Search options step 3

4. Finally look for any suspicious files in the hidden folders as given below and delete it.


  • %AppData%\[adware_name]
  • %Temp%\[adware_name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware_name].exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware_name]

Phase 2 : Get Rid of Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up Related Extensions Related From Different Web Browsers

From Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon, hover through More Tools then tap on Extensions.

chrome tools extensions

2. Now click on Trash icon on the extensions tab there next to suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome extensions trash

From Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Manage add-ons option from the drop down menu on going through Gear icon.

IE manage add-ins

2. Now if you find any suspicious extension in the Toolbars and Extensions panel then right click on it and Delete option to remove it.

IE toolbar and extensions

From Mozilla Firefox :

1. Tap on Add-ons on going through Menu icon.

mozilla add-ons

2. In the Extensions tab click on Disable or Remove button next to Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up related extensions to remove them.

mozilla extensions

From Opera :

1. Press Opera menu, hover to Extensions and then select Extensions manager there.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now if any browser extension looks suspicious to you then click on (X) button to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click Preferences… on going through Settings Gear icon.

safari settings - preferences

2. Now on Extensions tab click on Uninstall button to remove it.

Safari Extension tab

From Microsoft Edge :

Note:–As there is no option for Extension Manager in Microsoft Edge so in order to sort out issues related with adware programs in MS Edge you can change its default homepage and search engine.

Change Default Homepage of Ms Edge –

1. Click on More(…) followed by Settings and then to Start page under Open With section.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Now select View advanced settings button and then in Search in the address bar with section, you can select Google or any other homepage as your preference.

Ms Edge Homepage 2

Change Default Search Engine Settings of Ms Edge –

1. Select More(…) then Settings followed by View advanced settings button.

Microsoft Edge View advanced settings

2. Under Search in the address bar with box click on <Add new>. Now you can choose from the available list of search providers or add you preferred search engine and click Add as default.

Ms Edge Search Engine 2

Phase 3 : Block Unwanted Pop-ups from Pixel.adsafeprotected.com pop-up On Different Web Browsers

1. Google Chrome : Click Menu icon → Settings → Show advanced settings… → Content Settings… under Privacy section → enable Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) option → Done.

Chrome Block pop-ups

2. Mozilla Firefox : Tap on Menu icon → Options → Content panel → check Block pop-up windows in Pop-ups section.

Mozilla Block Pop-ups in Content tab

3. Internet Explorer : Click Gear Settings icon → Internet Options → in Privacy tab enable Turn on Pop-up Blocker under Pop-up Blocker Section.

Pop-up Blocker Internet Explorer

4. Microsoft Edge : Press More(…) option → Settings → View advanced settings → toggle on Block pop-ups.

Ms Edge Block Pop-ups

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