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How to Remove Survey 2014 Pop-ups? (Removal Guide)

 

Have you encountered such a situation where webpage Survey 2014 pops up suddenly on the website you visit and prompts you to complete a survey and then give you a product? The Survey 2014 pop-up is caused by adware/PUP (potentially unwanted program) in your PC. Necessarily, it is time for you to start a full system scan and remove all of adware, PUP and viruses hiding in computer.

 

About Survey 2014 Pop-ups

 

Survey 2014 Pop-up is a kind of ads generated by malicious extension that hijacks your browser sneakily or adware/PUP installing on your windows system.

Typically, Survey 2014 pop-up appears on random your webpage. Putting prizes including the products from Apple Company as bait, it tricks you into completing a survey. As a result, many users may be misled to submit their phone number to cyber criminals and pay for a useless service $5 per week, which they are aware of hardly while file out the survey.

Survey 2014 pop-up is a kind of advertising scam. It helps cyber criminals get revenue via every completed survey. Furthermore, the links or hyperlinks on its pop-up may be the entrance to malicious websites which contain various fake installers and virus infections.

Image of Survey 2014 pop-up
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How is Your PC Infected with Adware/PUP/Extension Related to Survey 2014 Pop-ups?

 

As we mentioned above, Survey 2014 pop-ups are caused by adware, PUP, and/or browser add-on in your computer. These suspicious programs and extensions are mainly bundled with free or share downloads from the internet, sneaking into your PC without permission and knowledge.

However, if you optfor Advance or Custom installation instead of clicking “next” after “next” during the process of such third party software installation, you’ll know all of supposed additional offers including browser hijacker, Toolbar, adware and other PUP hiding in this installation. At the moment, you can opt out these dubious apps by clicking “skip” or “decline”, or unchecking the checkbox beside the optional offers.

 

To protect your computer from PUP and virus, please follow the removal guide shown below step by step. For any question, please leave it below. We will solve for you as soon as possible.

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How to Remove Survey 2014 Pop-ups?

 

Five steps for removal of Survey 2014 pop-ups

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Uninstall any of suspicious adware/PUP from computer

 

The dubious PUP leading to Survey 2014 pop-ups is unique in different user’s computer.So please pay attention to those apps you are not familiar with and looks strange or suspicious in your control panel.

Locate and remove all of related adware/PUP such as Snap do, Connect Toolbar, Yontoo, etc. and any other unknown and suspicious program from control panel to make sure your PC is free from potentially unwanted programs.

 

For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for any dubious program, select them and click Remove.

 

For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

 

For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

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Alternative uninstall method

(use free tool Anvi Uninstaller offered by system optimizer Could System Booster)

Install and start Could System Booster(link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html)→Click on “ToolBox” right under the homepage→download and run Anvi Uninstaller→select suspicious programs and remove(skip the first step “Creat System Restore Point“).

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You can directly clean up leftovers caused by these dubious PUP after uninstall the PUP if you use the Pro Version.


 

Remove virus infections hidden in your PC

 

As Survey 2014 Pop-ups are suspicious of make your PC be infected with malware againg by misleading you to malicious websites containing virus infections, so you need use antivirus software to scan and remove all of virus infections that cannot be tracked in your control panel.

Please install Anvi Smart Defender(download:http://dotfab.com/download_asd.html,Purchase:http://www.dotfab.com/asdupgrade.php) firstly. And then run it for a quick or full scan

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Eliminate potentially unwanted browser extension related to Survey 2014 pop-ups from all of browsers

 

Because plugins related to Survey 2014 pop-ups will not be removed along with the removal of these PUP and viruses, you must remove them from browsers to keep the security of your PC.

Slim Toolbar (a pro tool contained in PC optimizing software Cloud System Booster that we recommend for you to clean up junk files and optimize computer in step 4) specializes in detecting and removing malicious and negative toolbar, add-on, extension, plugin and browser help object in major browsers.

Removal process demonstration:

1. Purchase the Cloud System Booster: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php and install it according its navigation.

Run it→click the arrow at the lower right corner→click Slim Toolbar

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Remove potentially unwanted browser extension related to Survey 2014 pop-ups from your browser like what the similar picture shows below.

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It is also available for you to use another independent and free version of Slim ToolBar to remove Survey 2014 pop-ups related plug-ins automatically.

The trial version is free for 15 days: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

For long-time usage, please click here purchase the browser extension management software:http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

Start it and click Manager. Then select related add-on on all browsers and remove.

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–Or you can choose to manually remove Survey 2014 pop-ups related plug-in from your browser

 

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Click on Tools(IE 8)/gear icon B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR( IE 9 and 10 ) at the upper-right corner of the Window, and the click on Manage add-ons.

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Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on potentially unwanted browser extension related to Survey 2014 pop-ups and then click on Disable.

 

 

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Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Add-ons.

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Switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of potentially unwanted browser extension related to Survey 2014 pop-ups.

 

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Go to wrench or 3 bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5(next to the address bar), click on Tools and then click on Extensions.

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Locate potentially unwanted browser extension related to Survey 2014 pop-ups and then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.


 

Clean up leftovers of Survey 2014 pop-ups and optimize your PC

 

The residual junk files, error and invalid registry entries of PUP/adware leading to Survey 2014 pop-ups and other viruses, which are not malicious but slow down your PC speed must be clean up. Because the excess leftovers will crash down your running program easily and do harmful to your PC. Here the system maintenance and optimization tool Cloud System Booster is recommended.

1. Download link of Cloud System Booster: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

 

2. After you install the program, please open it, click on Quick Clear button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

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3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clear button there to remove these junk files, invalid registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

 

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Except this system cleaning, please clean up junk files and other system junk regularly to keep your PC in a healthy state.


 

Web guard for pop-ups and malicious websites blocking

To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.

Download link http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html.
Because this free version is only vaild for 15 days, if you want to get a long-time online protection, you have to purchase its pro version in this link http://www.dotfab.com/adbupgrade.php

After install the software according to instructrons, please start it and click “ON” button to keep it running. Then close it to allow it works in the background to give you a real-time protection.

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Besides, if you decide to block a website forever and allow Anvi AD Blocker to block it automatically for you without a notification, please do this according what the picture shows to achieve it.

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As Anvi AD Blocker is a free small tool offered by Anvi Smart Defender, so it is avalible for you to install it by downloading Anvi Smart Defender in the step 2 for removing viruses hiding in your PC.

That’s it