How to Get Rid of Popups? (Removal Guide)

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How to Get Rid of Popups? (Removal Guide)

Postby Ivy » 2016-03-24 2:39

Random popups from appear within your web browser to be annoying and you suspect that your computer gets infected? Read more in this post.

Many popups prompt users to download some updates are used as another social engineering trick to spread unwanted downloads and adware. Here this article will explain on how to handle such case and step by step to remove popups is here to help you keep your computer safe and clean.

What is Popup? popup is technically not a virus or malware but a consequence of installing some adware that attaches its browser extension to your web browser. The browser extension hereof is usually compatible with most used web browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, etc. As such the is a url based ads supporting platform to promote unwanted downloads like some download manager or software informer, which again turns out to prompt your more potentially unwanted programs, PUP for short, and adware.

The browser extension of the adware which causes the popups is brought for one thing and the only one thing to investigate your online behaviors and generate revenue by display various advertisements, including the downright ads banners and such random popups from and others the like.

To prevent pop-up infection, it is advised to read the terms and conditions when you decide to install some freeware downloaded from the Internet. During the install, always opt for custom install and always pay close inspection to those pre-checked items to make sure no other bundled or unwanted items installed. If anything unexpected found, you are highly encouraged to reconsider the install and find an alternative that is clean and safe. Good luck and be safe online.

How to Get Rid of Pop-up Virus from Your IE/FF/Chrome?

Pop-up Virus Removal Guide Outlined:

Step 1, Remove the adware program that supports the pop-up virus from your Windows Control Panel.

Step 2, Remove malicious browser extension that supports the pop-up virus from your web browser.

Step 3, Run full scan with your antivirus program.

The pop-up virus can be fixed easily by uninstalling the adware program from your computer and malicious extension from your web browser. For detail information, please check below. If you have any problem, please leave a reply.

Step 1, Remove the adware program that supports the pop-up virus from your Windows Control Panel.

For Windows 8: Open the Start screen, type Uninstall and then go to Settings. In the search results, go to Uninstall a program.

For Windows 7/Vista: Go the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a Program

For Windows XP: Go to Start menu and navigate to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs


In the Uninstall a program or Add or Removal Program page, please search the malicious program that supports the pop-up virus, select it, and then click to remove.


Please check carefully and make sure to uninstall all the malicious program related, such as speeditup, A2ZLyrics, SavingsBull, Jump Flip, KaraToh, Lucky Leap, OnlineBrowserAdvertising, TrustedWeb, Webexp Enhanced Adware etc…

Alternatively, uninstall pop-up related malware program with Anvi Uninstaller

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster which provides you fee tool Anvi Uninstaller.


2. Open the program and click Toolbox > Download Anvi Uninstall and then run it.


3. Search for items malicious select click Uninstall. You are highly encouraged to check program in “Recently Installed” list and remove any suspicious programs.


Step 2, Remove malicious browser extension that supports pop-up virus from your web browser.

For Internet Explorer Users:

Open Internet Explorer, Go to Tools> Manage Add-ons ->select Toolbars and Extensions, disable the malicious Toolbar related extensions and any other unknown add-ons.

For Google Chrome Users:

Open Google Chrome, click on Chrome menu button. Go to Tools -> Extensions, search and select the malicious extension and click trashcan icon to remove it.

For Firefox Users:

Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to Tools -> Add-ons. Select Extensions. Choose the malicious extension, Click on Disable or Remove button to remove it.

Important Note: All the same, please check carefully the browser extension for your IE, Firefox, and Chrome web browser. If you are skipping to remove the malicious browser extension, you will still experience similar pop-up virus. The extension named Speeditup, A2ZLyrics, SavingsBull, Jump Flip, KaraToh, Lucky Leap, OnlineBrowserAdvertising, TrustedWeb, Webexp Enhanced Adware etc… should be removed or disable immediately.

Free option, remove related Adware with the free tool Anvi Browser Repair Tool

The Anvi Browser Repair Tool included in Cloud System Booster can repair your browser problem easily and quickly with one-click solution. It can apply to the most common web browsers that include Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox. To remove the malicious toolbar or extension which may cause the SourceApp pop-up problem, please open the Cloud System Booster, click on the up-pointing arrow and go to Cloud System Booster drop-down page, download the Anvi Browser Repair Tool.


After that, please run it, and then click on the Repair button which will scan and remove the unwanted malicious toolbar from your web browser.


Step 3 > Run Anti-malware scan to eliminate malicious file that are resident on your computer.

Anvi Smart Defender v2.4 is brand-new and powerful to remove various and most latest threats. You are highly recommended to download and install the latest version of the program to kill possible virus infection and protect your PC from being infected with other virus.

              Anvi Smart Defender Download


Please install and open the program, click on the Scan module, and then select one of the scan types you preferring and then start the scan to eliminate the virus infection file.



Once the scan complete, you will be displayed the scan result, please make sure to click "Apply" button to completely delete the malicious files from your computer.

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Re: How to Get Rid of Popups? (Removal Guide)

Postby 123andrew » 2016-05-11 1:26

Good informative tips must say. But i can suggest to use ad blocker to stop such pop ups like, Adblockplus, Ablockplus. ublock etc.

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