How To Delete Pop-up from Firefox

Displayed publisher: Pop-up
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ Pop-up
Program executable: Pop-up.exe
Path: C:\Program Files\ Pop-up\ Pop-up.exe
Addition Files (Malware Detected)
(Malware detected) Pop-up.dll Pop-up.CC by F-Prot
Variant of Win64/ Pop-up.C by VX Vault
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About Pop-up


Are you receiving annoying ads of Pop-up on your computer screen? Unable to browse internet properly? Cannot close pop-ups or ads window? Cannot uninstall this pesky malware from your PC? If so, follow the guidelines given below to learn how to remove the virus and carefully perform the instructions. Pop-up is a deemed as adware program. An adware program is an ad-supported program which is responsible for producing ads of the sponsored sites containing links to dubious sites and malicious content. Clicking on such ads activates the virus straight into the targeted PC. Potentially unwanted program generates ads related to your search query. This unwanted program tracks down your most often made search queries to generate pop-ups and ads based on the collected information. An adware program can also create impedance during internet session.

As a matter of fact, when you install any free program on the computer, malevolent programs come into your system along with the free software. This also happens when you do not pay attention while installing program and select Default installation wizard instead of Custom installation mode. As a result, you end up installing unwanted softwares on your system. Pop-up generally comes packed along with installation setup of free cost applications. Additionally, you may sometimes have received emails from unknown sender containing messages regarding invoice, bills, credit card details, etc. As soon as you open the email, your system gets infected with this pesky program.

Adware programs such as Pop-up upon landing on your system creates chaos inside it. You will start noticing unwanted and useless pop-ups and ads prompting on the screen indicating various offers and asking you to click on it. It will promote sponsored products and services just by displaying various deals, coupons, offers, discounts and many more. Settings of web browsers are changed which automatically reroutes user to its site and displays Pop-up related ads and pop-ups throughout the browsing session. Such nasty program can also harm your files and documents as well stored on the system. It can corrupt windows registry entries of the infected PC. Further, due to the presence of pesky program on your PC causes slow performance, increased load time of a web page due to number of ads. Removal of Pop-up is recommended so as to keep your PC safe and free from problems.

Step:1 Remove Pop-up or any Suspicious Program from Control Panel resulting in Pop-ups

  • Click on Start and in Menu, Select Control Panel.


  • In Control Panel, Search for Pop-up or any suspicious program


  • Once found, Click to Uninstall Pop-up or related program from list of Programs

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  • However, if you are not sure do not Uninstall it as this will remove it permanently from the system.

Step:2 How to Reset Google Chrome to Remove Pop-up

  • Open Google Chrome browser on your PC
  • On the top right corner of the browser you will see 3 stripes option, click on it.
  • After that click on Settings from the list of menus available on chrome’s panel.

  • At the end of the page, a button is available with option to “Reset settings”.

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  • Click on the button and get rid of Pop-up from your Google Chrome.

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How to Reset Mozilla Firefox to Uninstall Pop-up

  • Open Mozilla Firefox web browser and click on the options icon with 3 stripes sign and also click on help option with (?) mark.
  • Now click on “Troubleshooting Information” from the given list.


  • Within the upper right corner of the next window you can find “Refresh Firefox” button, click on it.


  • To reset your Mozilla Firefox browser simply click on “Refresh Firefox” button again, after which all unwanted changes made by Pop-up will be removed automatically.

Steps to Reset Internet Explorer to Get Rid of Pop-up

  • You need to close all Internet Explorer windows which are currently working or open.
  • Now open Internet Explorer again and click on Tools button, with wrench icon.
  • Go to the menu and click on Internet Options.


  • A dialogue box will appear, then click on Advanced tab on it.
  • Saying Reset Internet Explorer Settings, click on Reset again.

  • When IE applied the default settings then, click on Close. And then click OK.

Restart the PC is a must for taking effect on all the changes you have made.

Step:3 How to Protect your PC from Pop-up in Near Future

Steps to Turn On Safe Browsing Features

Internet Explorer: Activate SmartScreen Filter against Pop-up

  • This can be done on IE Versions 8 and 9. It mailnly helps in detecting Pop-up while browsing
  • Launch IE
  • Choose Tools in IE 9. If you are using IE 8, Find Safety option in Menu
  • Now Select SmartScreen Filter and opt for Turn on SmartScreen Filter
  • Once done, Restart IE



How to Enable Phishing and Pop-up Protection on Google Chrome

  • Click on Google Chrome browser
  • Select Customize and Control Google Chrome (3-Bar Icon)
  • Now Choose Settings from the option
  • In the Settings Option, Click on Show advanced Settings which can be found at the bottom of the Setup
  • Select Privacy Section and click on Enable Phishing and Malware Protection
  • Now Restart Chrome, this will keep your browser safe from Pop-up


How to Block Pop-up Attack and Web Forgeries

  • Click to Load Mozilla Firefox
  • Press on Tools on Top Menu and Select options
  • Choose Security and enable check mark on following
  • warn me when some site installs add-ons
  • Block reported Web forgeries
  • Block reported attack Sites


If still Pop-up exists on your system, Scan your PC to detect and Get Rid of it

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