How to Remove/ Delete Popups and Protect the Computer

Posted by Britt Duncan - December 30, 2013

Is your web browser taken over by Are you scared about continual pop-ups about java updates? Are you fed up with much slow PC performance? If your machine is accidentally affected by pop-up virus, please have a look at this post and take step-by-step instructions to get rid of it permanently.

Is a dangerous virus? is deemed as an unwanted and notorious adware program that badly plays havoc with your computer activities. This malicious program is able to cause numerous annoying and pesky pop-up advertisements in the majority of popular browsers like IE, Google and Opera.

Once pop-up virus is installed onto your PC, you will not be able to normally surf the Internet as before. Your computer screen is nearly flooded with lots of useless pop-ups. Besides, a bunch of misleading and deceptive advertisements will lead you to a lot of insecure and dangerous websites that will spread ransomware, Trojan horses and other horrible system viruses. In addition, pop-up malware is capable of taking over your browser so that it generates annoying and irritating redirections. It is no wonder that your default homepage is constantly redirected to unfamiliar and unauthorized webpages like porno sites and game pages. In short, pop-up virus is used by hackers and sponsors to collect network traffic of some websites.

Generally speaking, pop-up virus is injected into your browser with the help of a great many free applications. Very often this vicious and dirty program is bundled with freeware, shared files and spam email attachments. Hence, you should pay much attention to keep away from pop-up virus when you install a great amount of applications that are free of charge on some websites. Read the following post and get effective instructions to completely get rid of popups.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies system DNS settings and browser settings to attack all web browsers
3. It could replace the default home page with various deceptive pop-up messages
4. It generates numerous popups like online surveys, program updates, coupons and deals
5. It records online activities and collects important information especially the credit card data
6. It may bring about many other harmful PC viruses like spyware, rogueware and Trojans
7. It slows down the whole infected computer and even freezes up the system

Manually Get Rid of Virus

According to our research, we found that redirect is caused by toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And toolbar has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of virus


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = “[random].exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware


%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not guarantee a thorough removal of virus. Redirect Virus Removal Video:

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