Remove Pop-up Ads pop-up ads are a common occurance on computers that are currently infected with malware. Adware in particular is responsible for showing ads like these in web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Intenret Explorer. The adware or malware located on your computer should be removed immediately, simply by following the steps outlined below. pop-up
The pop-up probably looks like the one posted above. As you can see it asks to “Please install the Video Player (RECOMMENDED)” which is a very generic message that doesn’t mean much. This pop-up ad is trying to get you to download and install the software hosted on this website.

Not surprisingly, the software hosted on this website is responsible for distributing viruses and malicious software such as the adware your computer is already infected with. Removing this type of adware can be a complicated task for the average PC user, which is why we put otgether the step by step tutorial below that will help you remove the pop-up ads from your web browser and protect your PC from malware.

Automatically remove pop-up

Download and install SpyHunter to detect and remove malicious files. This a a simple piece of software designed to locate and eliminate the source of the infection.


    1. Install SpyHunter by double-clicking the downloaded file. Follow the on-screen instructions
    2. SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect threats

Reset your homepage back to default

Remove pop-up in Google Chrome

  • On the top right hand corner, click into themenu and go to Settings
  • Click set pages and set to Google.comor your preferred search engine

Remove pop-up in Mozilla


  • At the top of the Firefox window, Click on the Firefox button and Select Options
  • Select the General panel
  • In the startup box, click Restore to Default

Remove pop-up in Internet Explorer

  • Click the Tools button and then clickInternet Options
  • On the General tab, under Home page, enterthe URL you want to set as your homepage.
  • Click Apply, and clickOK.

Manually remove pop-up from browsers

To disable and remove pop-up malware from Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, please follow the directions:

Remove pop-up malware for Mozilla Firefox

  • On the menu bar, click on Tools menu and then click ‘Add-ons’ — the add-ons manager tab will now open.
  • In the add-ons manager tab, select’Extensions or Appearance’
  • Select any unknown add-on(s) you wish to disable
  • Click ‘Remove’ button
  • Click Restart now

Remove pop-up in Google Chrome

  • Open the Chrome menu on the top right-hand side of the browser.
  • Click on Tools
  • Click on Extensions
  • Click on the trash can icon next to each extension
  • Click Remove on the dialog

Remove pop-up in Internet Explorer

  • Click the Tools button and click on Manage add-ons
  • Under Show, click on All add-ons
  • Click on Disable for each add-on

Manually remove pop-up from Add/Remove Programs

We recommend performing the steps below, and to remove any suspicious looking programs or any programs that you do not remember installing. Sorting the programs by install date can be a good way to tell where the program came from.

To uninstall a program in Windows 7

  • Open Programs and Features by clicking theStart button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Programs and Features.
  • Select a program, and then click Uninstall.

To uninstall a program in Windows 8

  • Swipe in from the right edge of the screen,and then tap Search.
    (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.)
  • Enter control panel in the search box, andthen tap or click Control Panel.
  • Under View by:, select Large Icons, and thentap or click Programs and features.
  • Tap or click the program, and then tap orclick Uninstall.
  • Follow the instructions on thescreen.

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