How to Remove/Get Rid of Ads by Popcorn Time

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 14, 2015

The Information of Popcorn Time

Popcorn Time is an application which is mainly distributed on the Internet by the developers to generate pay-per-click income. In most cases, the application is spread widely as an additional component in a lot of freeware and shareware, so it is able to enter the target computer without being noticed. Popcorn Time does not damage your computer operating system. However, it is able to affect the performance of your computer system and control your web browsing that aim at getting you to visit unknown web sites and install other suspicious or malicious programs. The cookies implanted by Popcorn Time usually collect and store your online data.
Popcorn Time
Usually, that needs to be done so that it can prepare customized advertising information. However, the collected data may be used by unknown third parties for questionable purposes. As mentioned, the collected data can be used to prepare customized ads, so it is important to warn you that you should not be attracted easily by those ads. They usually contain predefined web links to suspicious web sites. There is no one who can guarantee the reliability of the ads from the Popcorn Time adware. No wonder why the application is included in the list of “adware” and “potentially unwanted programs”. All in all, the adware Popcorn Time should be removed.

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Popcorn Time Virus Is a Big Trouble :

1. It is a risky Trojan virus that penetrates into your system secretly;
2. It adds harmful files or scripts to major part of the system;
3. It could cut off the access to the installed antivirus software;
4. It may bring in spyware or other privacy-invasive malware;
5. It keeps mutating and updating all the time;
6. It steals your privacy and compromises your security.

Popcorn Time Malware Manual Removal Guide

It is discovered that Popcorn Time adware is embedded in shareware or freeware on the Internet. And to carry out its harmful campaign, this pest makes various changes to existed web browsers. As a result, the manual removal processes involve several steps, to which extra attention should be attached.

Step One: Disable the processes of Popcorn Time adware.
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del/ Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys to open the Task Manager.
2. Search for all the running processes of Popcorn Time adware then disable them one by one.

Step Two: Uninstall the unwanted programs related to Popcorn Time adware.

1. Open Control Panel from Start menu and click Uninstall a Program link.

2. In the Programs and Features window, select Popcorn Time adware and other unwanted programs and click Uninstall to remove them all.

Step Three: Eliminate Popcorn Time adware from browser.
Internet Explorer
1. Click Tools then select Internet Options from the list.

2. In the Internet Options dialog, move to Advanced tab and click Reset button.

3. Move to General tab, put a desirable website in the homepage column to reset the browser start-up page.

Mozilla Firefox
1. Click Help from Firefox menu and choose the Troubleshooting Information from the list to open it.

2. Click Reset Firefox button and then Finish button to restart Mozilla Firefox.

3. Open the Firefox Options from the menu. In the pop-up dialog, type in a new homepage address and confirm the changes.

Google Chrome
1. Click wrench icon and select Settings from the list.

2. Click Show advanced settings and then Reset browser settings button.

3. Move to Appearance section at the same setting page, tick Show Home Button and then click Change.

4. Reset a new homepage address and save the changes.

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