Popup - How To Remove? popup is a message that appear on your computer out of nowhere. It is a sign that your computer has been infected with an adware program. It usually gets inside computer bundled with free music or video players, PDF creators and similar free software. Computer users tend to skip many steps of installation and this way end up downloading additional programs, like this adware. popup is considered to be a privacy invasive message. In other words it is a tracking cookie that collects information about your browsing activity. Although in general some cookies may be useful as they are used to remember your user names, passwords and other information in certain websites, some of them are used for a little bit annoying activities. For example, they can track information about what websites you are visiting and later, according to this data, bombard you with personalized ads on your computer.

It is normal that most users are concerned about this personal data collection and may even call popup a virus. The truth it is just an unwanted application and you can remove it if you don’t want your personal information to be accessible that easily. Some security experts even advice to remove adware programs in order to prevent from unwanted redirections and reduce the risk of getting infected by clicking some malicious links.

If you want to remove popup, we recommend following the steps below that will guarantee you do it safely. First of all, go to Start -> Control Panel, click on “Uninstall Program” on Programs area. Look for any components related to on a list of programs and uninstall them. Depending on what browser you are using, follow the instructions below:

For IE:

  • Open IE and go to ‘Tools‘ → ”Manage Add-ons’.
  • Choose ‘Toolbars and Extensions’ and uninstall everything related to from the list.
  • Choose ‘Search Providers’ → choose the search engine you used before and make it your default search provider. Additionally, select ‘Web Search’, click ‘Disable suggestions’ to disable it.
  • Go ‘Tools’ → ‘Internet Options’ and select ‘General’ tab. Click ‘Use default’ or enter your own website name, or other. Finally, click ‘OK’ to save the changes.

For Mozilla Firefox:

  • Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ → ‘Add-ons’.
  • Choose ‘Extensions’ → and click ‘Uninstall’.
  • Go ‘Tools’ → ‘Options’. Finally, reset the startup homepage or change it to

For Google Chrome:

  • Click on the icon ‘Customize and control Google Chrome’, select ‘Options’.
  • Choose ‘Basic’ Options and change Google Chrome homepage to or any other browser and then click the ‘Manage search engines…’ button.
  • Choose ‘Google’ and make it your default search engine.

You are also recommended to scan your computer using a reputable antispyware program, for example, Spyhunter. Don’t forget upgrading it to its latest version to guarantee that all threats will be gone.

Automatic popup removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove adserverplus popup, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on


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May 2, 2013 05:33, May 2, 2013 05:33

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