How to Remove/ Get Rid of Popup Virus Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - December 10, 2013

Receiving constant pop-ups from Cannot get rid of it from computer Control Panel? Fed up with much slow PC performance? No worries, read this post and follow step-by-step instructions to completely remove

Is a dangerous virus? is deemed as an annoying and irritating adware program that is able to make chaos in your browser by generating lots of pop-ups. In other words, this program will disturb you to surf the Internet. Normally, a lot of vicious hackers and immoral businessmen make use of pop-up virus for the purpose of promoting certain websites and commodities.

Once pop-up virus infiltrates your PC successfully, endless pop-ups will interfere with your computer activities. They appear no matter what web browser you are using. On the other hand, pop-up virus can cause other damage for those pop-ups possibly contain a plenty of malware, ransomware and Trojan horses. Furthermore, pop-up adware is also capable of tracking your browser histories without your awareness. Later, it packs your private information like login username, password and bank account information for remote hackers. In addition, pop-up virus can eat up high system resources when running in the background. As a result, the PC performance becomes much poorer than before.

Generally speaking, pop-up malware comes into your workstation along with freeware including music players, Skype and PDF creators. It could also be distributed through spam e-mail attachments. All in all, once you find it, you should uninstall pop-up virus without any hesitation.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change your system registry entries and activate itself on Windows boot-up
2. It modifies some browser settings and adds unwanted plug-ins to IE, Google Chrome and Firefox
3. It displays various ads, discounts, online surveys and program updates to deceive the victim
4. It could change the default home page to its domain and cause random redirects
5. It traces web browsing activities and keystrokes to gather important information
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It makes the browser run slowly and even makes the Internet connection freeze up

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 throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of virus

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\wupdt.exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware




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 gurantee a thorough removal of virus. Redirect Virus Removal Video:

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