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How to Remove pop up ads(Adware Removal Guide)

You had running your installed antivirus to fix the issue of pop up ads from but failed? Read this article to figure out about pop up ads and stop that once and for all.


In this article, you will learn about:

I. What is pop up ads?

II. Propagation of pop up ads trouble

III. Symptoms of pop up ads

IV. Disadvantages and risks of having pop up ads

V. How to remove pop up ads (Removal Guide)

VI. Tips to avoid unwilling adware install and prevent malware infections


I. What is pop up ads?


Similar to, is typically an adware used by spammers to spread their content, serving as an ad-supporting platform to make profits. Somehow this adware is annoying users with commercial ads pop up from But this thing is totally useless and even risky at pup install or even malware infections since it may interrupt your routine work and collect your personal information, some of which are very sensitive like bank account data, to send to hackers and the like. Apart from that, such adware can also considerably consume your system and Internet source, resulting into slow browsing speed or even browser crashes from time to time. Considering such, you are highly encouraged to uninstall ads instantly by following below removal guide to prevent these harms and potential risks.



II. Propagation of pop up ads trouble pop up ads can be spread via several ways. It can be bundled with some freeware or even PUP installs when you are downloading and installing these bundle software or PUP that you don’t know about the truth. Also it can be installed while you are clicking a suspicious link on malicious webpages or spam emails. The most likely way is that you install this by visiting some malicious websites that have been compromised to install the add-ons, add tracking cookies and pop up ads or even change your web browser’s homepage and cause search redirects.

Therefore, you are supposed to be very careful about unfamiliar websites that are suspiciously malicious when surfing online. Also you should pay close attention when you are installing a software that is downloaded from the Internet and always check the installation for any bundled PUP.


III. Symptoms of pop up ads

The visible part of this adware’s presence is the appearance pop up ads that each time you close your web browser like IE, Firefox and Google Chrome. Also you will notice that some search results may be redirected to where plenty of online ads come up.


IV. Disadvantages and risks of having pop up ads


  •  It may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer
  •  Modifies home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements
  •  Causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages
  •  Keeps record of browsing activities and interests
  •  Collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts
  •  It may bring further infections are direct the user to infectious sites
  •  Drags web browsing speed and uses a big part of system resources


V. How to remove pop up ads (Removal Guide)


Removal guide outlined:


  • Step 1.Uninstall related program from Windows Control Panel
  • step 2. Scan and remove potentially related malware using antimalware
  • Step 3. Remove from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome
  • Step 4. Remove invalid registry entires, tracking cookies and junk leftovers using Cloud System Booster
  • Step 5. Tips to avoid unwilling PUP install and prevent malware


Step 1: Uninstall ads from Windows Control Panel


Standard Uninstall


1. Go to Start > Control Panel

2. Under Programs, click on Uninstall a program. It will open a program and features window where-in you can uninstall, change, or repair installed software.

3. Look for the adware and other PUPs by name or any related term. Please note that the adware may change the title anytime. Once found, please select the item you wanted to remove.

Please note that you are always highly recommended to remove/uninstall all unwanted or suspicious program on the Control Panel to troubleshoot since ads may use other names or terms such as:
Rewards Zone
4. Select the unwanted item one by one and click on Uninstall button to remove the program automatically.

5. If it prompts for confirmation, please click OK to proceed.


Efficient Uninstall


To efficiently uninstall and its related unwanted programs, you can make full use of the Anvi Uninstaller which is integrated in Cloud System Booster

1. Install the free or paid version of Anvi Unintaller which is integrated for free use in Cloud System Booster by Anvisoft. Cloud System Booster safe download link:

2. Open the program and click Expert to locate Toolbox tab. Run Anvi Uninstaller.

Cloud System Booster uninstaller


3. Find or related adware as mentioned above in the list of All Installed Programs tab and Uninstall the program. (By the way, you can check the recently installed programs under the Recent Installed for convenience. )


After uninstalling, scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections by following step 2.

Step 2> Scan and remove any related malware using Anvi Smart Defender antimalware


To remove potentially related malware infections to make sure the computer is totally clean, please download the recommended antimalware-Anvi Smart Defender by clicking below download link.

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1. Install the free or paid version of Anvi Smart Defender anti-malware software.
2. Once Anvi Smart Defender is installed, open the program. If you are using the free version of Anvi Smart Defender you will be prompted to update the database, please do so. If you are using an existing version of Anvi Smart Defender on your computer, make sure you update the software by navigating to Settings > Update tab.
3. On the second tab labeled “Scan”, select the Full Scan button as shown in below picture to perform a full system scan. Anvi Smart Defender will automatically detect malware infecting the computer system.

Anvi Smart Defender full scan


4. Once the scan is over, Anvi Smart Defender will display the scan results. (Click Detail to see detailed results similar as shown in below). Click on Remove button to completely remove the malicious files from your computer.




Step 3> remove pop up ads from IE, Firefox and Chrome


Generally, if you have uninstalled the unwanted programs related to, you will get its related add-ons in web browsers as well. However, chances are that related program will not be found through Control Panel and it works through modification of browser settings or adding its tracking cookies. Thus we here introduce you browser reset method to remove pop up ads and then you still need to use a system cleaner like Cloud System Booster to remove tracking cookies and other leftovers as stated in next step. Here we go.


Remove pop up from Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then click on Internet Options.


2. In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.



3. In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset.



4. When Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the confirmation dialogue box and then click OK.

5. Restart Internet Explorer to make the changes take effect.


Remove pop up from Mozilla Firefox

1. At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu (on Windows XP, click the Help menu at the top of the Firefox window), and select Troubleshooting Information.



2. Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.



3. To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.

4. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish


Remove pop up from Google Chrome


1. Close all running instances of Google Chrome.

2. Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome:C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data.

3. In the User Data folder, look for a file named as “Default” and rename it.

4. Launch Google Chrome and a new “Default ” file will be created.


Step 4> Remove invalid registry entries and other junk leftovers using Cloud System Booster


To remove the invalid registry entries as well as any leftovers, including cache, cookies and junk files, of this pop up virus, please download and install the system cleaner tool Cloud System Booster by clicking below download link.

Before you use the Cloud System Booster to clean, close your opened web browsers first.

Cloud System Booster download link:

After the download and install, switch to Expert mode by click Expert on the main screen. Then locate on cleaner area and click settings icon to open the settings list where you need to open Privacy Clean tab and select items like Internet Explorer cookies, Mozilla Firefox cookies or Google Chrome cookies as per which web browser you use. And then click OK to save the change and exit. (Please note, by choosing so, you will also get your login username and passwords remembered by the web browser lost, so you’d better first backup these username and passwords in case of any trouble related.) Then back to main screen by clicking Home, where you need to click the Boost button to perform the cleaning.

clean cookies using Cloud System Booster


Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, click clean button there to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, tracking cookies, etc to make sure the computer system is clean. (You can also click the numbers to view detailed results.)

cloud system booster clean



VI Tips to Avoid Unwilling Adware Install and Prevent Malware Infections


In majority of cases, adware like this is caused by bundled download, so you are always reminded of being careful when downloading software from the Internet and paying close inspection when installing it. Please always opt for custom install in case of any other add-on or even program bundled.

To block pop up ads or malicious websites like phishing, you can use the Anvi Ad Blocker which is integrated in Toolbox of Anvi Smart Defender antimalware. This tool can real-timely block most malicious websites including phishing or compromised websites and also you can download its trial version for 15 days free use here:
See more in this article: ads-free surfing using Anvi Ad Blocker
When it comes to computer security online, a suite of trusted antivirus, antimalware, firewall is essential besides carefulness while visiting website. Basically, you are also reminded to turn on security features of web browsers. Some are automatically on now but you’d better check it out for secure. See detailed information on Turn on Security Features of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.




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