Remove pop-up scam

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Question number one – what is pop-ups and why does it appear in your browser? Surely, this question bothers many people today. They see tons of unwanted pop-up windows originating from and attempting to redirect them to various dangerous places. Typically the aim of all such pop-ups is to scare users into paying money in favor of frauds who stand behind this scam.

Another question we want to discuss is how pop-up is spread in the web. There are many users today who install some free software. The point though is that may free applications are by default bundled with a lot of additional adware and browser hijackers. Users need to be careful. If you see anything suspicious suggested to be installed by default, switch to the advanced or custom installation mode.

Finally, to get rid of pop-ups you will need to scan your system with a proper malware removal tool, such as GridinSoft Anti-Malware. It is important to delete detected infections and to reset browser settings with its help. If you need any assistance, go ahead and contact us at any time. automatic removal tool: removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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