Keep getting popping ups when you are doing search activities on the Internet? Are you one of those who are troubled by popup? Why does this page appear on the browsers when one doesn’t mean to visit the address? How dangerous it is if one cannot get rid of this pop up in time? Is it safe to use/call the number it tells on its page? What can we do to delete it completely from the browsers.

Learn More about Popup popup  is a webpage which can constantly occur on browsers in different computers with whatever operating system. It is a browser hijacker rather than a advertisement page in fact. Though it looks like a common site ads by recommending a definite product or service it is not recommended to follow what it asks you to do.  Computer users are not aware of how this page comes to their computers but they are sure that it comes without their permission and notice. Most of the victims say this pop up show up in a sudden and there is no precautions. Every time the users are browsing this page can make a sudden show up disturbing the regular activities of the users.

Many people stay calm to this and will run their security programs to kick this Popup off their computer. But they are disappointed to find out that the reliable antivirus software doesn’t help this time. They cannot even detect any threats on the computer related to the pop up. But it is right there. Why can’t the antivirus software delete the virus or detect it? First of all, you should beware that this pop up thing is not a virus technically. It is a malicious page which takes over the browser tabs without the permission and notice of the users. This means that the page only occurs when the computer is connected to the internet and on the browsers. Thus antivirus scans the drives files and will not even take a look at the page.

For the sake of computer safety and privacy security, remove the popup adware with no hesitation.Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for assistance if you are not computer savvy and have no idea on how to remove this adware:

Typical Symptoms of Browser Adware Infection

  1. Unexpected popping ups appear when you are searching online;
  2. New and strange bookmarks occur in your bookmark list;
  3. Some unfamiliar programs show up in program list from programs and features;
  4. Unfamiliar programs are listed in start menu after you expand all programs;
  5. The computer will not perform correctly when you try to open a new tab or visit a regular web site;
  6. Random stuck will happen to some normal programs which usually work perfectly before.

Browser Adware Manual Removal Instructions

Since the advanced anti-virus software can’t take effectively to get rid of the browser adware, then manual removal will be highly required. Generally speaking, manual removal is a complicated and difficult process which requires enough computer skills. To make it easier, basic manual removal steps have been given in the following to help one get rid of the browser adware. ( Be cautious when dealing with different system files and entries of the redirect.)

Step 1: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the popup adware. We will need to put end to the running of the redirect first. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find odd processes. Names of the processes can be different each time:

windows task manager
Step 2: Open Program List, Find doubtful programs or tool-bars which may come from the browser adware. Right click on it and select uninstall.

programs and features

Step 3: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK:

folder options
After that we need to check in program files to see if the popup adware leaves any files on the machine.
Step 4: Press Windows+R keys together to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor. Delete registry values associating with this redirect. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the redirect virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.

Run box

Go to Registry Editor to delete the path of the related items with the popup adware to stop it from coming back.

Registry Editor

Step 5: Reset the Browser once to get rid of any left setting set by the redirect. Change home page(s) on browsers back from the browser adware and other unknown random URLs: Here take Internet Explorer as example.

To reset the browser, you need to click on the gear icon at right top corner of the browser page. Then you will get Internet Options window and move to Advanced tab.

Internet Options

And to set the homepage back from popup adware please open general tab under Internet Options.

homepage set

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Despite the character that not letting security tools to detect it, this pop up also won’t give you the chance to uninstall it from the control panel. How and where did it come from? To get rid of the pop up completely you have to make sure the adware or software it comes along with has gone from the computer. Because the most possible for the pop up to spread and generate is by installing unsafe programs or clicking on unsafe links. Simply removing it from the browser cannot help us get rid of it permanently. By deleting the devil resource it comes we can eliminate it totally.

Note: Certain levels of PC skills will be needed during the manual removal process of this adware. Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts now to get further help if you have tried but failed time after time.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 20, 2014 5:14 am

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