How to block pop-up scam

Start spreading the news! is a new site recently launched into the Internet to attack many PCs. Based on the success of these attacks various adware, browser hijackers and PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) can be installed into computers. No doubt, you need to be very careful if you see one of such pop-up windows in your browser. Ignore them and follow this tutorial to clean your computer effectively. pop-up scam pop-up scary alerts typically present a lot of faulty and obviously misleading information. It has in mind to make users think that something wrong is going on with their PCs right now. The pop-up then tells users to download and install all sorts of updates which will supposedly fix all invented problems in your PC. In reality, by proceeding with such misleading recommendations stated in pop-ups users install a lot of junk programs into their computers.

Below please find the example of how tricky and misleading all such pop-ups can be:

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There’s absolutely no need for you to update your Video Player, or to perform any other sort of update. Your system is most likely powered with all the necessary software you need for audio or video playback. You’re simply scared by this pop-up to download and install a lot of junk into your system.

Keep in mind that these pop-ups are already powered by some nasty application, most likely classified as adware. We therefore strongly recommend you to carefully follow the tutorial below explaining how to get rid of these pop-ups and related adware from your system in an automatic way. In brief, you will need to scan your system with Trojan Killer program by GridinSoft LLC, remove all the infections it finds (with its full registered version) and to reset your browsers with its help. All these milestones are set forth and explained below. If you need more help on our part, please feel free to contact us at any time without hesitation.

Anti-malware tool necessary to eliminate pop-ups automatically.

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Detailed automatic removal instructions:

  • Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer via the download button (above).
  • Install the application and scan your computer with it.
  • At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections related to this adware:
  • Apply scan results by Trojan Killer

  • Important! It is also very important that you reset your browsers using GridinSoft Trojan Killer after you delete this particular adware. Shut down all your available browsers right now.
  • In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings

  • Select which particular browsers you would like to be reset and choose the reset options:
  • Options to reset browsers

  • Finally, Click on “Reset” button.
  • You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
  • Reboot your system now.

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

Manual (free) instructions to get rid of pop-ups.

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

  1. Make sure that all your browsers infected with adware are shut down (closed).
  2. In Windows XP, Vista and 7 click on “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
  3. Accessing the Control Panel in Windows XP, Vista and 7 versions

  4. To access the Control Panel in Windows 8 or 8.1, move the PC mouse next to the left-bottom hot corner of your Windows 8 or 8.1 screen, then right-click on it:
  5. How to access the Control Panel in Windows 8 and 8.1

  6. In Windows XP click on “Add or remove programs“:
  7. Add or remove programs in Windows XP

  8. In Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 click on “Uninstall a program“:
  9. Uninstall a program in Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1

  10. Uninstall suspicious adware programs from your system. To do it, in Windows XP click “Remove” button related to it. In Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 right-click on adware program with the computer mouse and click on “Uninstall / Change“.
  11. 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.