Removal of pop-ups

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Sometimes while surfing the web users may see a lot of strange pop-up windows coming from website. What are these pop-ups, why do they appear in your screen and how to get rid of them? This problem surely bothers many users today. If you’re one of them, please follow this guide that will give you the answers to all these important questions. pop-up

First of all, these pop-up windows don’t present any decent and trustworthy information. Quite to the contrary, in fact. Their only purpose is to make users scared about the condition of their PCs and to install a lot of junk applications into their computer. This is why the contents of these pop-ups windows are generally quite misleading. Here is the example of faulty information they present:

Install Video Player
Please install Video Player (Recommended)
The site you are trying to visit may require a current version of Video Player
Install Update

As you see, the pop-up from tells users to download and install certain Video Player updates. In realty, there’s absolutely no need for you to do it. Most likely your system is already furnished with all the necessary software for video and audio playback. The pop-up simply tries to make you download and install all sorts of other junk applications into your system. So, if you proceed with its malicious offers, you will soon face a lot of annoying programs in your system. pop-ups are already powered by some nasty adware in your computer. Adware penetrates into computers through being bundled by default with many other cost-free applications. The job of every users is to pay close attention to what else he/she installs into the computer by default. If you read about any other unwanted applications during freeware installation, make sure you always switch to the advanced or custom installation mode where you may uncheck all these unwanted extras from being brought into your system by default.

In order to remove pop-ups you need to delete the adware causing them. The best way to do it is to scan your system with a reliable antispyware program, such as GridinSoft Trojan Killer. You will need to remove all the infections it finds (with its full registered version) and to reset your browsers with its help. In case you need more help, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Detailed removal instructions

Step 1. Uninstalling adware from the Control Panel of your computer.

Instructions for Windows XP, Vista and 7 operating systems:

  1. Make sure that all your browsers infected with adware are shut down (closed).
  2. Click “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
  3. Start Control Panel in Windows

  4. In Windows XP click “Add or remove programs“:
  5. Add or remove programs in Windows XP

  6. In Windows Vista and 7 click “Uninstall a program“:
  7. Uninstall a program in Windows Vista and 7

  8. Uninstall suspicious adware program from your PC. To do it, in Windows XP click “Remove” button related to it. In Windows Vista and 7 right-click any suspicious adware program with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.

Instructions for Windows 8 operating system:

  1. Move the PC mouse towards the top right hot corner of Windows 8 screen, click “Search“:
  2. Windows 8 search

  3. Type “Uninstall a program“, then click “Settings“:
  4. Uninstall a program in Windows 8

  5. In the left menu that has come up select “Uninstall a program“:
  6. Uninstall a program in Win 8

  7. Uninstall any suspicious adware programs. To do it, in Windows 8 right-click the adware with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.

Step 2. Removing the adware from the list of add-ons and extensions of your browser.

In addition to removal of any suspicious adware programs from the Control Panel of your PC as explained above, you also need to remove this adware from the add-ons or extensions of your browser. Please follow this guide for managing browser add-ons and extensions for more detailed information. Remove any items related to this particular adware and other unwanted applications installed on your PC.

Step 3. Scanning your computer with reliable and effective security software for removal of all adware remnants.

  1. Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer through the download button below.
  2. Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer
  3. Install the program and scan your computer with it.
  4. At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections associated with this adware.
  5. Important! It is also necessary that you reset your browsers with GridinSoft Trojan Killer after this particular adware removal. Shut down all your available browsers now.
  6. In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
  7. Reset Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Opera browsers

  8. Select which particular browsers you want to be reset and choose the reset options:
  9. How to reset browser

  10. Click “Reset browser settings” button.
  11. You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
  12. Reboot your PC now.