Windows Problems Help Center

Sunday, July 27, 2014 Pop-up Ads Removal

Maybe your computer has been attacked by Pop-up ads or some malicious programs like that, but you cannot deal with those ads. Or you have taken lots of useless ways to remove them. I think this kind of adware has become your nightmare. I also meet such a situation. Here I recommend you to adopt the following instructions to help you get away from this trouble.

What Are Pop-up ads? Pop-up ads are frequently categorized as adware program, which often appear on the popular browser like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Pop-up ads are fraudulent and unwanted. It usually gets into your computer without any consent. Pop-up ads are bundled with those freeware or downloadable software which you have downloaded successfully. When you finish installation, those aggressive programs will attack your computer. Pop-up ads can produce a lot of harmfulness. First of all, Pop-up ads cause plenty of uncontrolled ads on your browser. Those pop-ups (like banners, fake coupons, offers and in-text links) constantly display every time you open your browser. The fact that those pop-ups interrupt your online activities will annoy you very much. In addition, Pop-up ads can redirect your homepage to another default website which you don’t request. Once you click those ads, the connection will be established.  And the third party will get his benefit. Besides, sometimes your system doesn't need to be updated, but the program also asks you to update it. This is also a specific form of Pop-up ads’ attacking. Therefore, you should not underestimate Pop-up ads. On the contrary, you’d better get rid of it when you find its trace. Or your computer will be in a greater danger.

How do Pop-up ads affect your computer?

1) It keeps displaying many pop-ups when you are surfing the Internet.
2) It can insert various ads to your computer.
3) It can record your personal information and transfer them to the third party.
4) It may add some shortcuts on your desktop.
5) It occupies too much memory and will slow your browser and computer.

How to Get Rid of Pop-up ads?

Here are two methods to delete Pop-up ads, the manual method and automatic method (installing Anti-Malware program SpyHunter).

Method 1: Deleting Pop-up ads manually

Step 1: Deleting Pop-up ads via Registry Editor

1) Press Windows+R keys together to pop up the Run box.
2) Type in “regedit” and hit “OK” to open Registry Editor.
3) Find out the related registry entries and delete.

Step 2: Deleting Pop-up ads via System Configuration

1) Press “Windows key+R (Flag sign key + R)” to pop up the Run box.
2) Type “msconfig” and press “OK”. Now you get a configuration window.
3) Choose “Startup” tab, then find out the related entries.

Step 3: Deleting Pop-up ads via browser

Internet Explorer

1) Start Internet Explorer and choose “Tools “>”Manage add-ons”.
2) Choose “Toolbars and Extensions”, then find and remove related programs.

3) Restart browser to complete the whole process.

Mozilla Firefox

1) Start Firefox and choose” Tools” > “Add-ons”> ‘Extensions’.
2) Search for related items and remove them.

3) Restart Firefox to complete the process.

Google Chrome

1) Open Google Chrome and click on “Wrench” or “bar” icon in top right corner.
2) Choose “Settings” > “Extensions”, then find and delete add-ons.

3) Restart the browser to complete the whole process.

Method 2: Deleting Pop-up ads automatically 

1) Click the following red icon to install Spyhunter into your computer.

2) Install Spyhunter Step by Step:

3) Execute a full scan with SpyHunter and remove all detected threats.

4) Remove associated programs.

Conclusion Pop-up ads are potentially unwanted program. Like other adware, they irritate you very much. They appear without your knowledge. Pop-up ads show again and again before you eliminate them. If you fail in getting them out of your computer, the situation will become worse. So do not hesitate to remove them once you find them appearing on your computer.


Here I highly recommend you to use the automatic way to remove Pop-up ads from your computer. Installing Anti-Malware program SpyHunter can clear up Pop-up ads. For it is quite valid and convenient. It can ensure you to face less risk and less danger. Thus, if you do not have sufficient knowledge about programs, downloading SpyHunter can be your first choice.

No comments:

Post a Comment