Remove pop-ups Easily : Get Rid of pop-ups Quickly

My PC has been infected with pop-ups and now it is evolving numerous issues in it. Every time when I click a link, open itself in a new tab automatically. Apart from this, it has made itself the default search engine and the default startup page of browser. This all is really annoying and thus to get rid of the issue quickly. Though regarding this purpose I installed some BlockSite from the stores, but it instead stopping all the unwanted modification and other troubles, just blocks the sites. So, now is there anyone who can really help out in such critical condition. Thanks in advance… pop-ups has been reported as a stinky adware program that on acquiring complete proliferation inside the PC causes tons of issues in it. Most commonly it makes it's penetration in the PC via junk email attachments, vicious torrents, cracked games and several unauthorized freeware applications. This threat once loaded, hits the Windows registry and modifying the preset browser's settings without seeking anyone's approval. It do have tendency of popping up ads in a new tab on it's own every time when the users open the browser. This infection has been found capable of popping up ads on all the most popular web browser programs including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge etc. This infection on the compromised PC's screen claims that either one of the program is outdated or the PC do have a virus infection in it and the user need to call a toll-free number regarding help. Now though this kind of messages seems reliable but it is advised not to trust any of them as they are just a trick designed to trap users for earning money from them.

How pop-ups Installs Into PC ?

  1. Downloading and installing corrupted and cheaper programs from several anonymous torrents or websites.
  2. Clicking several bogus emails, suspicious images and links appearing on the screen at the time of browsing.
  3. Making usage of infectious removable storage device to transfer data from one PC to another.
  4. Not updating security programs installed in the PC on periodic basis.
  5. Unverified file sharing.

Nasty Traits of pop-ups pop-ups annoys the users on huge extent by continuously popping up frustrating pop-ups on it. This adware also changes the default system settings as well as the browser's settings. Moreover steals the user's sensitive stuff and send it to the cyber crooks. It slows down the PC's speed as well as the Internet speed badly by eating up plenty of CPU space and networking resources respectively. It also downloads various other malware infections in the PC via turning off the firewall and disabling the security programs. So, to get rid of all such non-permitted modification and sniffing, it is important to uninstall pop-ups quickly from the PC.

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Learn To Remove pop-ups Using Manual Methods

Phase 1 : Show Hidden Files To Delete pop-ups 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 pop-ups 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 pop-ups 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 pop-ups 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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