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Remove Popup Virus (Adware Removal Guide) pops up from left bottom of your web browser from time to time and your antivirus programs don’t detect any presence of any infection? Read more in this article to get rid of this pop up infection as instructed step by step.


On most internet pages, I get a pop up (which are turned off) about ads that refer to that page. ex: Appliance site–I may get an add for air conditioning. It is usually a gif image and many times (but not always) has the address in properties–>

I have done all the usual—Internet Options….changing settings…deleting Adobe flashplayer (which did no good. Older posts reguarding Yeild
have failed. I refuse to buy one of those miracle cures I find on search, that are probably is just another scam.
I am stumped. Obviously it is malware and my antimalware and antivirus…………..all show “clean”.

——–From an user


What is Pop Up? pop up is the consequence of installing some adware or PUP, or just visiting some corrupted websites which contain malicious code to infect the system. Or rather, is a platform of advertisements (SPAM), which pop up from the left bottom of the web browser and contains various ads content. From time to time, this pop up would not only interrupt your smooth web browsing, but also it may corrupt your web browsing and even Windows system to get infected.

A similar image of yieldmanager pop up ads


Such pop up may randomly change its spam ads. Be attentive.


At any time you get hint of pop up from your web browser, find a solution to get rid of it at all cost.

If such is your case, below is a removal guide for your reference.


Tips to Avoid Pop Up


♥ 1> Use Caution when browsing online. Basically you are supposed to turn on security features of your web browser, which is able to filter many potentially risky popups. See detailed guide to turn on security features of IE, Firefox and Chrome.

♥ 2> Pay attention to installing some freeware from the Internet, many of which bundle adware or PUP. If the need arises, always opt for custom install and pay close inspection instead of continuing hitting next step during the installing process, in order to ensure no extra part bundled to infiltrates.

♥ 3> At any time, security tools are still the best way to guard the computer from getting infected. Please note no single security tool can provide 100% protection, but reasonably multiple security programs will offer max guard. Here Anvi Smart Defender antimalware, which features a web guard module to probably block this yieldmanager ads site,  would be here for your choice to detect and remove any malicious components hidden in your system.

web guard agaist yieldmanager



♥ 4> Web browsing needs care and Anvi AD Blocker is an good option to block online pop up ads and filter most malicious websites. See more on safer surf online with Anvi AD Blocker


Whatever, if you current already detect the presence of, follow below removal guide to get rid of it.



How to Get Rid of Popup Virus (Adware Removal Guide) 


Step 1. Antimalware Full Scan Any Malicious or Hidden Components Related on the machine

Step 2. Check for any potential installed PUP or adware  to remove from the Control Panel

Step 3. Repair Browser Settings in IE, Firefox and Chrome

Step 4. Remove related tracking cookies and maintain system performance (Important)

Step 5. Block using Anvi Ad Blocker (Recommended)


Step 1. Antimalware Full Scan Any Malicious or Hidden Components Related on the machine


Some ads site may comes together with other PUP install, which may show rootkit traits to hide in the system. Thus to ensure your computer is clean away from hidden risky components related , you are highly recommended to full scan your PC using your installed antivirus or here recommended antimalware-Anvi Smart Defender.


delta search asd scanned result


Instructions: 1. Download and install. 2. Switch to the second tab-the scan tab and click on Full Scan button. 3. Remove the malicious results scanned by Anvi Smart Defender antimalware.


Step 2. Check for any potential installed PUP or adware  to remove from the Control Panel


Option 1. Uninstall Potentially Unwanted Program or Adware using Anvi Uninstaller

Option 2. General Uninstall from Control Panel


Note: To completely fix the issue, you need to remove all suspicious PUP since many PUPs can cause the pop up.

Tips: If you not sure about which program bundling the LyricsWoofer, our recommendation would be to uninstall all the program installed at the date of you first detect the problem.


Option 1. Uninstall PUP using Anvi Uninstaller


Please note the Anvi Uninstaller is integrated in the system cleaner Cloud System Booster, which can also help you remove the leftovers and maintain the system after the removal. The Anvi Uninstaller which contains a Recently Installed Tab can help you conveniently find the related PUP from recently installed program list to uninstall.

To use Anvi Uninstaller, you can follow below steps:

  • 1. Download and install the Cloud System Booster. (Safe download link:
  • 2. Start it and click on Expert on the main screen to open Expert interface where you can locate Toolbox tab and select Anvi Uninstaller to Run.
  • 3. Locate the Recent Installed tab and then find the Delta Search toolbar and the related programs to uninstall.

 uninstall lyrics woofer using Anvi Uninstaller-1


Here just uses the LyricsWoofer adware as an example for demonstration purpose. 


Please note, to ensure completely remove LyricsWoofer and be safe, you need to remove both LyricsWoofer and its bundling PUP (potentially unwanted program). Tips: If you not sure about which program bundling the LyricsWoofer, our recommendation would be to uninstall all the program installed at the date of you first detect the problem.


Then you will see below windowAnvi Uninstall

remove lyricswoofer leftovers from computer using Anvi Uninstaller

Please note that here the process 3 is only available for Pro version users. This step can help you clean out those left files, mainly registry entries of the uninstalled PUP.

And if you want this, you can conveniently purchase the Cloud System Booster here:

Next Step>


Some adware or PUP related will install its program to the Control Panel. To remove it, you can:

For Win 8 users: Press Windows key or hover the cursor in the bottom left of the screen to access Start Menu →locate the related PUP → right click on the icon→ Click Uninstall from the appeared toolbar at the bottom of the screen.

For Windows 7/Vista: Click Start →Click Control Panel → Locate Programs, and click Uninstall a program→ find the related PUP from the opened list → Locate the item you want to uninstall and right click to open the dropped menu, where you need to click Uninstall/Change. If there comes an confirmation, click Yes to proceed.

For Windows xp:  Click Start → Select Control Panel → Click Add/Remove Programs → Find the related PUP from the opened list → locate and right click the item which you want to uninstall → click Remove to proceed the uninstall.




Step 3. Repair Browser Settings in IE, Firefox and Chrome

> Reset Internet Explorer

> Reset Mozilla Firefox

> Reset Google Chrome



IEReset Internet Explorer


1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon (Tools for IE 8 and below users) at the top (far right), then click again on Internet Options.


2. In the Internet Options dialog box, locate 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.

>next step


Firefox Reset Mozilla Firefox


1. Open Firefox, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu, 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.

>next step


chromeReset Google Chrome


1. Access to below file:

C:Users[username]AppDataLocalGoogleChromeUser Datadefault

The folder “Default” contains all of the requisite settings.  To reset Chrome, close it and change the folder name of “Default” to anything else…”Default old” or “Default broken” or whatever else you like. Once you reopen Chrome it will be reset!

If you want to retain some settings (especially things like bookmarks and login info) you can copy (don’t just move them because they should be kept intact as backups; copy them) those files into your new Default folder any time that Chrome is closed.

Note: The current version of Chrome does not provide the reset function in its settings list and you can sue the above method to set it to default settings in order to fix the browser issues without reinstall it.

However, in Chrome 15,16,17, you can go to: Options →Personal Stuff → Users→Delete User.

If you are the only chrome user, you will be the only user in the list. Click on “DELETE THIS USER” and viola…. You have reset Google Chrome to default settings.

All your add-ons, settings will restore to defaut.


Step 4. Remove Tracking Cookies and Maintain System Performance (Important)


See to remove the tracking cookies of, which in majority of cases, are the main cause of popups.


Tips: Before the cookies removal, you’d better backup your important personal information like some important username and passwords.

Besides, PUP install and adware popup can jam the system and degrade the system performance. It is necessary to clean the system from all those junks. Yet, you can use some system cleaner like Cloud System Booster for both tasks ( cookies cleaning and junks removal).

Cloud System Booster Download:

Instructions: 1. Download and install.

2. Click Settings icon on the main screen and then navigate to Boost tab → Cleaner → Privacy Cleaner, and then select the infected web browser which always pop up the It is recommended to select all web browsers that you have on your PC.

clean cookies



CSB remove yieldmanager tracking cookies


3. Click OK and X to exit and then back on the home screen, click Boost button  and remove the junks when the scan finished.
cloud system booster system cleaning


More recommended: if you want a deep optimization, then hard disk defragmentation would be a good idea. As for this, Anvi Ultimate Defrag is available for your nice try.

This is a trial version of Anvi Ultimate Defrag download:


Step 5. Block using Anvi Ad Blocker

Here you may also choose the Anvi Ad Blocker to help you block this sites by adding the URL to its blacklist. Besides this tool provides a huge online database to help you filter most malicious/phishing websites and annoying advertisements.

ad blocker

Anvi AD Blocker download:

Please note this is a trial version of Anvi Ad Blocker for 15 days free use. If you want it for longer time, you can conveniently buy it here.

>> See more on Safer Surfing online with Anvi Ad Blocker

To block the pop up ads using Anvi AD Blocker, you can follow below instructions on the image:

block unwanted websites using Anvi Ad Blocker

>> See more on Safer Surfing online with Anvi Ad Blocker


Not only this tool can help you block those malicious, phishing websites and most advertisements to reduce risks of getting infected, but also it can assist you in filtering those unwanted URLs like this by adding the URL into its black list.

If any question in the removal process, contact us at any time for timely help.