Remove Windows Security Alert pop-up from Opera

Displayed publisher: Windows Security Alert pop-up
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Windows Security Alert pop-up
Program executable: Windows Security Alert pop-up.exe
Path: C:\Program Files\Windows Security Alert pop-up\Windows Security Alert pop-up.exe
Addition Files (Malware Detected)
(Malware detected) Windows Security Alert pop-up.dll
Adware.Win32.Windows Security Alert pop-up.AA by ClamAV
Variant of Win32/AdWare.Windows Security Alert pop-up.B by ThreatHive
StatBlaster by Sophos AV
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What Do You Know About Windows Security Alert pop-up?


Windows Security Alert pop-up is an adware program which is offered as useful tool. This unwanted program supposedly allows avail some useful and interesting features on your system or browser. Nevertheless, this application has an official website and can also get inside your machine silently. It is one of the main reason why this toolbar is considered as a potentially undesired software. Once it gets inside your computer, it not only meddles with your Internet browser’s settings, but also tracks your online browsing activities as well. It also allows the third parties to gather various information related to your and your device as well. Therefore, while having Windows Security Alert pop-up installed on your PC, you let unfamiliar third party companies know your browser-related information, visited web pages, browsing history, search queries, geo-location, IP address etc.

Besides, all the above-mentioned information gathered by third parties are mostly used for behavioral advertising. As a result, you can expect to see number of pop-ups and online advertisements that are not only annoying, but might be dangerous too. The threat cannot cause direct damage to the system. However, Windows Security Alert pop-up is not an actual virus, it is just a potentially unwanted application. Right after its successful infiltration, it replaces your current search provider with an unknown domain. At first glance, this toolbar might look reliable because its associated domain ‘’ claims to be enhanced by Google. Most important, the security experts at RMV want to point out one important thing is that it is not the same as Google.

Reasons Why Windows Security Alert pop-up Should Not be Used?

Once you enter the search queries onto its provided search bar, you will be redirected to the search result page of a low level search engine. However, this search tool is considered as a suspicious browser hijacker threat too. Hence, you can find plenty of sponsored links in the search result page. Unfortunately, the redirect tendencies of Windows Security Alert pop-up are not safe for the PC users. Third party adverts and links may lead to the potentially malicious sites where you can easily be tricked into downloading and installing fake software or get involved in any kind of online scam. Therefore, looking for any kind of beneficial and important information might proved dangerous for you. In this kind of situation, you need to take immediate action for its complete removal from your infected computer.

Know How to Remove Windows Security Alert pop-up – Adware Manually from Web Browsers

Remove malicious Extension From Your Browser

Windows Security Alert pop-up Removal From Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Start your Microsoft Edge browser and go to More Actions (three dots “…”) option


Step 2. Here you need to select last Setting option.



Step 3. Now you are advised to choose View Advance Settings option just below to Advance Settings.


Step 4. In this step you have to Turn ON Block pop-ups in order to block upcoming pop-ups.


Uninstall Windows Security Alert pop-up From Google Chrome

Step 1. Launch Google Chrome and select Menu option at the top right side of the window.

Step 2. Now Choose Tools >> Extensions.

Step 3. Here you only have to pick the unwanted extensions and click on remove button to delete Windows Security Alert pop-up completely.


Step 4. Now go to Settings option and select Show Advance Settings.


Step 5. Inside the Privacy option select Content Settings.


Step 6. Now pick Do not allow any site to show Pop-ups (recommended) option under “Pop-ups”.


Wipe Out Windows Security Alert pop-up From Internet Explorer

Step 1 . Start Internet Explorer on your system.

Step 2. Go to Tools option at the top right corner of the screen.

Step 3. Now select Manage Add-ons and click on Enable or Disable Add-ons that would be 5th option in the drop down list.

Internet Explorer

Step 4. Here you only need to choose those extension that want to remove and then tap on Disable option.

IE 4th Step

Step 5. Finally Press OK button to complete the process.

Clean Windows Security Alert pop-up on Mozilla Firefox Browser

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Open Mozilla browser and select Tools option.

Step 2. Now choose Add-ons option.

Step 3. Here you can see all add-ons installed on your Mozilla browser and select unwanted one to disable or Uninstall Windows Security Alert pop-up completely.

How to Reset Web Browsers to Uninstall Windows Security Alert pop-up Completely

Windows Security Alert pop-up Removal From Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Start Resetting Process with Firefox to Its Default Setting and for that you need to tap on Menu option and then click on Help icon at the end of drop down list.


Step 2. Here you should select Restart with Add-ons Disabled.


Step 3. Now a small window will appear where you need to pick Reset Firefox and not to click on Start in Safe Mode.


Step 4. Finally click on Reset Firefox again to complete the procedure.


Step to Reset Internet Explorer To Uninstall Windows Security Alert pop-up Effectively

Step 1. First of all You need to launch your IE browser and choose “Internet options” the second last point from the drop down list.


Step 2. Here you need to choose Advance tab and then Tap on Reset option at the bottom of the current window.


Step 3. Again you should click on Reset button.


Step 4. Here you can see the progress in the process and when it gets done then click on Close button.


Step 5. Finally Click OK button to restart the Internet Explorer to make all changes in effect.


Clear Browsing History From Different Web Browsers

Deleting History on Microsoft Edge

  • First of all Open Edge browser.
  • Now Press CTRL + H to open history
  • Here you need to choose required boxes which data you want to delete.
  • At last click on Clear option.

Delete History From Internet Explorer

Delete history- IE

  • Launch Internet Explorer browser
  • Now Press CTRL + SHIFT + DEL button simultaneously to get history related options
  • Now select those boxes who’s data you want to clear.
  • Finally press Delete button.

Now Clear History of Mozilla Firefox

Delete history- Mozilla

  • To Start the process you have to launch Mozilla Firefox first.
  • Now press CTRL + SHIFT + DEL button at a time.
  • After that Select your required options and tap on Clear Now button.

Deleting History From Google Chrome

Delete history- Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome browser
  • Press CTRL + SHIFT + DEL to get options to delete browsing data.
  • After that select Clear browsing Data option.


If you are still having issues in the removal of Windows Security Alert pop-up from your compromised system then you can feel free to talk to our experts.

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