Proficient Tips To Remove pop-ups From PC

What is pop-ups? Generally Any computer display pop-up error messages when any trouble occurs in the proper configuration, working process, damages in software programs, any mess in registry entries or system files. Some time security notification are displayed on computers when any virus or malicious program derange inside system. What you will do when you see such error message? Either you will follow instruction to get off chaos or find any immediate solution. So some cyber criminals have developed pop-ups, a kind of program which display fake pop-up messages on web browser interface of compromised computer. When the user see these error messages then the user take a fussy decision and follow instruction as guided in the pop-up messages to call on toll free number. In real the PC has no any mess accept pop-ups malicious program.

Display of fake pop-up is only a scam to usurp money of users on compromised computers. The program is distributed with bundled freeware, Spam emails and malicious links on pop-up ads. In other malicious activities, pop-ups is also responsible to make harmful changes in web browser and system settings. The victim of this program also face display of multitude pop-up ads, banners, coupons and various other kind of online advertisements. The malicious program is categorized as an adware and it always tends to expose user's confidential informations like logging details of online accounts, passwords, credit card details etc. Hence the victims are advised to remove pop-ups from their computer immediately.


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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