How to Remove pop-up (Delete Method)

22 Sep

It is not safe if the webpage keeps getting redirected to browser-hijackers like pop-up. It is totally unsafe because such suspicious domains could bring highly severe malware infection on the infected PC. They are categorized as browser-hijacker because they modify the browser settings illegally and constantly deliver intrusive ads and pop-ups in orders to redirect users over harmful sponsored and commercial domains. Actually, pop-up is a commercial webpage that has been developed with cyber-criminals. They give an impression as if it is offering some free games and other helpful features. However, when you interact with it, doubtful scripts gets downloaded in the backdoor in order to bring other spyware, malware, ransomware and so on in the background.

 Depth Analysis on pop-up (Malicious Functions)

It is asked to remove pop-up because it does so many malicious activities right from the beginning. First of all, it modifies the browser settings by altering the default homepage, new-tab URL, search-engine provider and so on. The accessibility to several legitimate and original websites is blocked. It uses tools to display graphical ads and notifications on the middle of the visited webpage. The users are misguided with misleading offers, bogus deals, coupons etc. The victims are encouraged and even forced to buy services and products that are useless. It downloads so many self-replicating files that consume a huge CPU usage and processes. One of the attributes of adware is to spy on users activities especially their Online browsing pattern. This helps it to deliver customized sponsored ads. On the other hand, this also leads to privacy issues because they try to cheat information related to bank accounts, credit and debit card details, password, IP address, geographical location and so on. Hence it is strongly recommended that you must take quick steps to remove pop-up as quickly as possible. Continue reading this blog till the end to get know about the manual as well as automatic process to delete adware easily.

How pop-up gets Inside the PC (Precaution Measures)

The adware like pop-up has their official website from users can downloads its scripts and add-ons. Howeever, it normally intrudes in the PC silently. Actually, the associated cyber-criminals uses tricks such as bundling, social engineering, peer-to-peer file sharing networks, spam email attachments, freeware and shareware downloads etc. So, if you are careless on Internet while doing any kind of activities then you could be the next target of malware. It is also very important that you have proper firewall security settings in the PC. Don’t download and install any program without reading its terms and agreement and privacy-policy carefully. It is recommended to choose advance/custom installation steps so that you can select the hidden additional attachment and stop them from getting installed. Don’t open email attachments send from unknown senders. Don’t visit doubtful websites like porn, Online dating, gambling and so on. Regularly update the security patches.

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Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with pop-up  then you were highly suggested to delete pop-up  by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.

So, what is anti-malware tool?

Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like pop-up . However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove pop-up . As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall pop-up  from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete pop-up  using automatic removal method


  1. As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.step-1
  2. You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.step-2
  3. If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.step-3
  4. Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).step-4
  5. System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.step-5
  6. By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.step-6
  7. Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.step-7

How to get rid of pop-up  manually?

Eliminate pop-up  by going through Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).control-panel-1
  1. Select Control Panel option > Programs.control-panel-2
  1. The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.control-panel-3
  1. Please find out pop-up  as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove pop-up  entries from Windows Registry box:

  1. In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.manual1
  1. Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)manual2
  1. Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete pop-up .manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ pop-up .exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
    Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\IDP.ARES.Generic.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.

Method to prevent pop-up  and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like pop-up  infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by pop-up  again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.

  • Keep your anti-malware updated.
  • Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
  • Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
  • Block auto update from network inside System.
  • Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
  • Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
  • Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
  • Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
  • Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
  • Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.

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