Pop up Removal Guide

Do you know what Pop up is? Pop up appears on your screen when you have Open Software Updater installed on your computer. You may not be aware of the fact that Open Software Updater is installed on your system, because it is very common for this application to be bundled with third party freeware programs. Pop up itself urges you to update your software applications via Open Software Updater, but computer security specialists advise against it.

Naturally, in order to remove Pop up from your computer, you need to uninstall Open Software Updater first. To be absolutely sure that your computer faces no more threats from unreliable third party applications, you should also scan the PC with SpyHunter free scanner.

Although we have mentioned that Pop up can be distributed bundled with freeware applications, Open Software Updater has its own homepage as well. The domain can be accessed at There, you are told how important it is to keep your system up to date. In fact, regular software updates are necessary in order to avoid malicious third party exploitations. However, if you must update the programs on your computer, you should download updates from their official homepages directly and not via some third party application as Open Software Updater.

The Pop up may really inform you about an actual update available for any software application currently installed on your computer. However, think twice before you click Pop up and initiate the download. It is very likely that apart from the main update, you will also end up downloading and installing some random adware application that will slow down your browser and expose you to potentially dangerous websites.

We can make such an assumption, because Pop up is often bundled with the likes of Conduit Search Protect, Value Apps, Save the Children, PCspeedFix and other adware and potentially unwanted applications. Therefore, since the application is distributed with a number of potential computer threats, we can infer that it might also be used to promote unwanted and perhaps even dangerous applications.

As a result, users are strongly recommended to remove Pop up from their computers by uninstall Open Software Updater. If you think that you might have installed other unwanted programs on your computer, you can also scan the system with a licensed computer security tool and then remove unwanted applications immediately if any are detected.

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How to remove Pop up

Windows 8

  1. Slide mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
  2. Wait for Charm bar to appear and then click Settings.
  3. Open Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
  4. Highlight Open Software Updater and click Uninstall.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Open Software Updater.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Open Software Updater.

In non-techie terms: Pop up is a message that informs you about the newest updates available. It is displayed by Open Software Updater. This program is a potentially unwanted application that might be related to sever computer security issues. It is in your best interest to remove Pop up right now.