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  (10/100) pop-up virus. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Lucia Danes - -   Also known as ads | Type: Adware is recognized as an advertising platform that is used in order for advertisers to reach their targeted internet users. Unfortunately, sometimes this platform may be used for wrong reasons, such as distribute potentially unwanted programs, display fake notifications and redirect internet users to various questionable websites. ads may indicate that your computer is not secure enough and that an adware-type program may hide somewhere in your system. This unwanted intruder may completely annoy you. Moreover, virus may display fake updates for such respectable programs as Java, Media Player, Adobe Flash, etc. Please be careful and do not agree to install such updates. If you agree, there is no telling what program or infection may hide behind these fake notifications.

How can hijack my computer?

As we have stated earlier, virus and various adwares that are related to this advertising platform are usually distributed via freewares, sharewares and other free applications. That is why you should avoid downloading unfamiliar toolbars, plug-ins, add-ons, and other extensions for your internet browser. Don't worry, we are here to help you. First of all, if you are installing an unfamiliar freeware, you should find as much information as possible about it. Secondly, read end-user license agreement (EULA) section in order to see if your desired program is safe enough and if it has any unwanted attachments, such as virus. Thirdly, if you have decided to install this program, you should select 'advanced' or 'custom' installation option and follow the entire progress.

How to remove pop-up virus?

You should check you recently installed programs and remove the suspicious-looking ones. Don't hesitate and remove such questionable programs as Download Manager 2.1, HD Video Codecs, etc. Follow these steps and remove virus from your computer:

  • Remove the freeware, which is related to

1. Click Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for recently installed/unfamiliar applications, such as Shopping-Addon, SupTab, ValueApps, Lollipop, SavingAddon, PriceMeter, Supra Savings, weDownload Manager, Software Updated Version, DP1815, Video Player, Convert Files for Free, BetterSurf, PureLead, Search Assist, Re-Markable, Lollipop, HD-Total-Plus, Safe Saver, Trusted Web, PassShow, LyricsBuddy-1, PureLeads, Media Player 1.1, RRSavings or similar unfamiliar entries.
3. Click 'Uninstall' and then OK to save the changes.

  • Reset your browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer):

Internet Explorer:
1. Open Internet Explorer, click the Gear icon or ‘Tools‘ → 'Internet Options'.
2. Here, go to the 'Advanced' tab and click the 'Reset' button.
3. Go to the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' → 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' option.
4. Finally, click 'Close' and OK to save the changes.

Mozilla Firefox:
1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go to the 'Help' section → 'Troubleshooting Information'.
2. Here, choose a 'Reset Firefox’ for a couple of times and 'Finish'.

Google Chrome:
1. Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select 'Tools' → 'Extensions'.
2. Here, look for unfamiliar entries.
3. Select each of them and choose Trash can icon to delete them.

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