Pop-up Removal Guide

Do you know what a pop-up is?

If you find pop-ups whose URLs start with, it is a sign that your computer contains an adware program, which you should remove from the computer as soon as you can. is an advertising server hosting various pop-ups and web banners. The server can be used by multiple adware programs, and you should bear in mind that adware programs can be distributed along with various free programs, including browser plug-ins, browser toolbars, media players, and other applications. The odds are that the program providing you with pop-ups is installed as a browser add-on and works on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Pop-up Removal Pop-up screenshot
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One of the pop-ups hosted on the server promotes the FLV Player. It is highly advisable to ignore such pop-ups because they are likely to redirect you to scam websites. For example, the pop-up inviting you to install the FLV Player can provide computer users with an installer which distributes ConstaSurf and Mobogenie. These two programs are not computer infections, but they may monitor your online actions. pop-ups may offer you updates for your browsers; they may invite you to take part in some quiz or survey, install some other programs, and the like. If you want to prevent unreliable computer programs and data loss, which you may experience if the computer gets infected, you should remove the adware program as soon as you can.

The adware displaying pop-ups is likely to monitor your browsing behavior with the help of browser cookies and other tracking techniques. The developers of the adware program may be interested in your search queries, clicks, browsing history, your actions on various websites, etc. Usually adware programs collect non-personally identifiable information, but you should not risk your privacy. Remove the adware program from the computer and make sure that the operating system is properly protected against malware and spyware attacks.

Very often adware programs arrive at the computer with uninstallers, which ease the removal process. However, it may be insufficient to uninstall the program because some components of the program, including registry entries and files, may remain on the computer. Hence, we recommend that you implement SpyHunter. This real-time security program can rid the browsers of pop-ups and also safeguard the system against Trojan horses, rogue anti-virus programs, and many other malicious programs.

Our removal guide provided below may help you uninstall the adware program, but once you have removed the unwanted application, implement a reliable scanner.

How to get rid of pop-ups

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the adware program.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Uninstall the unwanted program.

Windows 8

  1. Press Win+R and enter control panel.
  2. Click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the unwanted program.

In non-techie terms:

After uninstalling the adware program, you should install a reliable scanner and launch a system scan to make sure that all the files associated with the unwanted program are deleted from the computer.