How to Get Rid of Recommended for You Popup Permanently? (Manual Removal Guide)

Are you upset with the Recommended for You Popup and those random advertising messages in the lower right corner of the browser screen? If so, follow the guides here to completely remove this annoying popup now to secure your PC.

What can ‘Recommended for You Popup’ do?

Recommended for You Popup is an annoying alert which belongs to spyware aiming to mess up the targeted computer. Most of time you may get it installed from unsafe freeware, shareware or advertising-supported programs such as various browser add-ons or toolbars. Once infected, users must have a hard time while they are surfing online since each time when open a new website, there will be an advertisement with random advertising messages on the bottom right of the browser keeps bothering them. After that, a tab says Recommended for You suddenly appeared. At that time, innocent users may come across browser redirect, slow PC performance as well as unstable internet connection. If you click any ads, you may also get infected with other malicious viruses such as rogue program which pops up fake alerts aiming to rip off your money by luring you to buy its products or Trojans and Backdoors. In a word, it is suggested users to remove Recommended for You Popup immediately once upon detection.

Picture of this fake alert:

Recommended for You Popup Virus Infected Symptoms:

Slow Computer Performance and annoying Pop-Ups always occur

Taskbar warnings keep disturbing you

Strange new icons appear and desktop background is changed somehow

Internet Browsing Re-directs and Hijacks happen

System Crashes or freezes frequently

Legit antivirus program which you have installed before becomes useless

Recommended for You Popup Manual Removal Guides:

1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly.

2. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:


HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\.exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command “IsolatedCommand” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\runas\command “(Default)” = ‘”%1? %*’
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\.exe” /START “%1? %*’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe “(Default)” = ‘exefile’

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Manual removal of Recommended for You Popup requires Expertise, Please take care before performing the steps. If you failed to remove this Malware, you are welcome to contact PC expert to fix the problem.

Published by on May 28, 2012 1:09 am, last updated on May 28, 2013 11:31 am

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