How to Remove Pop-up Ads?

How do I get rid of Pop-up ads on my browser? They are really annoying!!! They show on my computer out of nowhere and keep forcing me to download flash player, but I don’t need it anyway. I’ve had them for a couple of weeks and I don’t know how to get rid of them. Antivirus program shows me nothing. Please help me out here, thanks in advance. Description: is a website that offers fake video update program, if you really download things from this web page, then your computer could be easily infected with browser hijacker or adware threats. Generally speaking, pop-up ads related to can get into the system by clicking malicious code or distribute unsafe advertising pop-ups, visiting pornographic website or downloading attachment from spam emails and then they start to attack browsers such as Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer. Criminals can earn money and boost affiliate payments from the artificial traffic by redirecting users to this web page again and again or forcing them to click on the related pop-ups. Browser hijacking is not a small issue, it is hard to figure out because malware associated with this redirect virus will often include a rootkit component designed to conceal the presence of this malware as well as disable any legitimate security programs that it detects on the infected computer. Thus, it is impossible for you to catch it by running any kinds of security tools.

If your machine is infected with this nasty virus, you may receive numerous annoying ads when browse online, and your web browser may start directing you to again and again, even to the similar websites which keep forcing you to download their products. As similar as other browser hijacking malware, this one is also created purposely for marketing, commercial and publicity purposes. It can alter your default homepage and search provider without your permission. When you browse online, it provides many links to advertisements web pages, forcing you to view those annoying ads again and again and tricking you to download other programs. As we can see, browser hijacking issue is an annoying problem. It could happen when you are installing new software, and during installation, your settings get changed; or it could occur if some malicious software takes control of your computer including the browser and changes its settings, without your knowledge. Therefore, don’t hesitate to get rid of pop-up ads once you have found it on your PC.

Manual removal becomes a technical process that you should only undertake if you have experience with the Windows registry and know how to view and delete system and program files in Windows. If you’re not sure and are afraid to make any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now. Pop-up Ads Image:

Note: This website may display various advertisements to lure users to click on it. It may inform users that they are missing plugin to play video or telling that you are the winner of the day in your area and you need to fill out certain “sponsor offers” in order to claim you “free gift” or something like that. However, don’t click on any of the advertisements shown on  And don’t download things from this web page. Otherwise you will open a backdoor to let other viruses invade your computer to ruin your system.

How Can A Browser Hijacker Get On Your PC?

Browser hijacker infection like pop-up may enter your system as an add-on for your browser or bundled-up with some free software. Most of time, it can be downloaded from a website you visited, something you clicked on, or a pop-up that you did not request to view. You may not even know when and how you download this browser hijacker which compromises your internet security until you find your computer is fully messed up. A hijack virus is a type of computer virus known for its ability to disrupt your Internet browsing. It can redirect your Internet searches to random sites, disallow you from visiting certain Web sites, and change your Internet home page. In addition, it is able to slow your computer, decrease your available memory, and flood your computer with popup advertisements. When you detect the presence of such malicious hijacker, a complete removal is needed without any hesitation.

It May Initiate the Following Symptoms:

1. It can not only change your web pages, but also alter other settings to add toolbars, pop-up advertisements, and bookmarks that you did not create.
2. It can modify the homepage settings of your web browser, more commonly by reducing your internet security options. And the worse thing is it prevents you from changing them back.
3. New toolbars or Favorites are installed that give you icons and links to web pages that you don’t want.
4. It may block you from visiting certain website you’d like to visit and show an error page instead.
5. It will display constant pop-up ads, sometimes in such large amounts that you are not able to close neither the ads nor the browser.

Malicious Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Guides: redirect hijacks your browser to redirect your web search results and changes the homepage and browser settings. To completely uninstall it from an infected system, manual removal is the first choice because sometimes antivirus software cannot pick up the exact computer threat timely or remove it permanently. Now most browser hijackers are quite similar to spyware and adware threats and therefore cannot be removed with the help of popular antivirus products. Users can follow the manual guide here to get rid of this browser hijacker completely.

1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.

Since this tricky hijacker virus has the ability to use cookies for tracing and tracking the internet activity of users, it is suggested users delete all the cookies before a complete removal.

Google Chrome:

Click on the “Tools” menu and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.

clear browser data

Internet Explorer:
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”

delete browsing history

Mozilla Firefox:

Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies” button

Remove All Cookie

2. End the malicious process from Task Manager.

Once hijacking malware is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.

(The name of the virus process can be random.)

Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window:

task manager

3. 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.


4. Remove all the malicious files related to Pop-up manually.

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Browser hijacking is a type of malware that will alter your Internet browser’s settings. If you open the Internet browser and notice that your home page is completely different, or it keeps showing you pop-up ads, you may be a victim of browser hijacking. After your computer is compromised, you will notice that the home page and other settings will look different on your computer. You can’t change your homepage to the website you want, also you may detect many useless toolbar installed on your browser giving you odd icons on the top of your browser. You also may have problems navigating some websites. Instead of showing the web page you prefer, it gives you an error message on the browser window. In addition, you will see many pop-ups and other advertisements show up on your screen. In a word, to avoid these annoying issues, you should get rid of redirect ASAP.

Note: If you are not a computer expert and have no idea how to perform the removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on May 9, 2014 7:52 am, last updated on May 11, 2014 12:04 am

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