Popup Virus Removal Guide

How to get rid of Popup Virus that lives in your Firefox browser? Do you know what it is and what it will do in your PC? Do you know how it gets in and what makes it hard to be removed? Have you wondered about who is the person that changes PC settings so you cannot use it like before? Do you know which way can delete it successfully? If you want to know about this browser hijacker, post below can answer all questions you need.

How to Remove Popup Virus:

Due to its browser hijacking action, uncountable popping up advertisements and unwanted redirecting behaviors, Popup Virus has been known by PC users as a vicious unknown browser hijacker which changes their homepage, search engine and browser settings without acknowledgment. People who curious about the entry method of this unwanted hijacker hardly know the fact that the vulnerable place of the target computer is the way it used to break into. Not matter what browser you are using, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer, it is capable to find a safe leak to change browser settings. When you installed wanted software which is bundle with this virus, it popped up an option says that if you want to install it with customer setup or manual setup. If you select customer setup, you are inviting it in.
Its undesired advertisements and annoying pop-ups can corrupt victim PC for quite a long time. Besides, it also changes some computer settings to allow its undesirable behaviors. According to the study of PC virus, we will know that if one wants to activate virus in a target computer, he or she needs to change system settings to allow its change. This process usually happens in secret because it needs allowance to pop up advertisements without permission and it needs no permission so people have no way to know if their computer is alright or not. The only sign we can see visually is that the victim PC is running slowly, freezing and acting wired with no reason. And the response speed is much slower. If you don’t want to use it, you need to remove Popup Virus as soon as possible.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Symptoms of Infection:

1. Your computer performs slower and slower.

2. You need to wait for a long time while opening a webpage and your browser runs much slower than before.

3. You are always redirected to some malicious websites.

4. The harmful redirect also causes poor Internet connection and system crash frequently.

5. You will get many advertisement windows when you are using the Internet.

How dangerous is the virus?

1. It allows the virus makers to access your computer remotely without letting you know.
2. It accesses your data, your tabs and browsing activity on all websites.
3. It is able to cause system crash and disable your executable programs.
4. It drops some other threats including malware, adware parasites and spyware into your computer.
5. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other important data.

Manual Removal Guides : Popup Virus is a malicious Trojan virus which can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the hacker to invade the infected computer to steal your information. It is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible. Users can follow the manual guide here to have it removed instantly.

1. Clean cookies

* Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.

* Firefox:Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

* Opera:Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.
2. Clean add-ons and extensions

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons


(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard

(3). Click Manage add-ons and disable all the suspicious add-ons.


* Firefox:

(1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-ons


(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable.

* Google Chrome:

(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions


(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link

(3). Click on the Folder Options link

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category


(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.

4. Delete Virus Files

(1). Delete the related registry entries through Registry Edit

Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”


(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Although it looks like a legal site and its product sounds attractive to you, you still cannot deny the fact that Popup Virus is a nasty browser hijacker which installs secretly and changes victim PC without allowance. You don’t know exactly how it gets in, and you cannot use antivirus to get rid of it completely. It starts when you run Internet Explorer. You cannot stop its running in process because IE is still running. If you close Internet Explorer, its process is ended but when you re-open IE, you will see it again. If you let it stays too long, your network connection will be cut off and network speed is eaten up by it so you cannot load webpage like usual. If you don’t want to hurt your PC, you need to remove it completely without hesitation.

If you have no idea of how to do that, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on November 21, 2013 10:42 am, last updated on November 21, 2013 10:42 am

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