popup Removal Guide

Do you know what popup is? popup is a commercial advertisement delivered by adware server. This pop-up interferes with your web browsing process and urges you to download and install HD Video Player (VLC media player). Needless to say, that VLC player does not get promoted by popup, and the adware program is merely trying to make you install even more unwanted applications on your system. Find the adware program responsible for popup and remove it via Control Panel to make popup popup Removal popup screenshot
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It might be possible that popup appears on your web browser’s window, because you have opened a website that is related to adware applications. However, the most common reason why you are seeing this pop-up is adware infection. popup is known to be generated by Conduit browser extensions.

There are tons of browser add-ons created by Conduit Ltd., including Scenic Reflections Toolbar, KeyBar Toolbar, Travelocity Toolbar and many others. All of them can be downloaded at the official Ourtoolbar domain, but it is more common for Conduit applications to travel bundled with other freeware apps. Users often download them at third party file hosting web pages, so it would be of no surprise if you have downloaded one as well.

The most important thing about popup is that you cannot click the Install button on the pop-up message. Although it seems that the notification tries to help you acquire a legitimate video player, in reality you will only be tricked into installing more unreliable software applications.

According to our security research, those users who clicked the Install button on popup ended up installing Mobogenie, MyPcBackup, Update Checker, Veribrowse, Trusted Shopper and other potentially unwanted and even harmful applications. For the most part, popup promotes unwanted apps that are not direct computer threats. However, it is very likely that some of these programs collect your web browsing data for online marketing purposes.

Collecting information on what websites you visit is not an illegal practice, but it could be used against you – you could be redirected to potentially corrupted websites to generate traffic and financial revenue to the people behind popup. Not to mention that in the long run, constant exposure to unfamiliar content might even lead to malware infection.

Therefore, to avoid any potential computer security threats, scan your system with SpyHunter free scanner and find which adware program needs to be removed from your PC. By deleting all the adware applications from your computer, you will be able to get rid of popup. Should you encounter any problems while removing adware and other unwanted apps, please let us know by leaving a comment below.

Manual Unwanted Program Removal

Windows 8

  1. Drag mouse cursor to the bottom right corner 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 the unwanted adware program and click Uninstall.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove unwanted adware apps.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start menu and go to Settings.
  2. Select Control Panel and double-click Add or remove programs.
  3. Uninstall unwanted applications.

In non-techie terms:

The presence of popup on your web browser means that you are most probably infected with adware. Terminate all the potentially dangerous applications to remove popup for good, and then invest in a powerful antispyware tool if need be.