Remove pop-up virus is classed as ad-ware, they are made for one purpose, to help its creator drive more Internet traffic to the site, that’s the first part, the 2nd is getting you to install their malicious rogue software. It can be spread via proxy sites in UK when looking for banded sites like piratebay and sites of the like, another way is free programs that you download off the internet on unknown third party websites with very low reputation, once you click to install the freeware program, can stealthily embeds it’s self  into your computers browser with  malicious codes  without you knowing.  This will infiltrate all browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.  Then will try and deceive you with a fake software update popup. will then continue to nag you with  these false software updates, to trick you into its trap. The worse is yet to come when you open a browser to surf the web a new windows will open from and it will urge you to update your Java, FLV Player or Chrome / Firefox/ IE.(you can see some screen shots examples below)  once you  execute the update on page, you will be infected by malicious malware or some type of rouge software.

Also browsing behaviour will be monitored by add-ons and toolbars like LyricsSay, (example below) this will collect your browsing data when your surfing the web, in the mean time popup and redirects to  advertisements continue to plague your computing experience. while your system is infected you may experience very sluggish and slow browsing, your browser make take ages to load.

Similar viruses:

You can use this same removal method for the above domains.

So how do we remove from the computer system?



Your seen could look like these are maybe slightly different, but the all do the same thing.




Step 1: Uninstall Ad-ware by using Add\Remove Programs.

Windows 7                                                      Windows 8

control-panel-7a control_panel8


Window 7: Click Start Button and then click Control Panel

Windows 8:  Go to Charms Bar / Settings / Control Panel



Next click on the “Uninstall a program” option (as show in image above). using Classic View no problem double-click on the “Programs and Features” icon instead.



Now  scroll through the list and uninstall any unwanted programs, here are some example of what to look for: Re-markit, FreeSoftToday, Network System Driver, Video media player Air, Plus-HD 1.3, Convert Files for Free, LyricsBuddy-1, V-bates, PriceMeter, Supra Savings,TidyNetwork, SupTab, BlockAndSurf, Re-Markable, MediaBuzzV11, Coupon Server, Lollipop, HD-Total-Plus, , Safe Saver,, WebenexpV1, , Sm8mS, Software Updated Version, DP1815, Discount Cow, Video Player,, , BetterSurf, PassShow,, PureLeads, Media Player 1.1, RRSavings, Fraveen, Lollipop, Websteroids, Savings Bull, Browser Appe_1.2, Search Snacks, Wajam, . These are just a few, there maybe more, you can always reinstalling a program if you accidently uninstall a program you want to keep.

Having issues uninstalling? or Don’t like using default uninstaller? Why not give revo a try download Revo Uninstaller this tool can completely remove unwanted programs and junk for you computer.

STEP 2 : Remove from Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox 

  • google-chrome Open Google Chrome, go to chrome menu on top right   select Tools Extensions 
  • Remove any unwanted apps by clicking on bin recycle bin (example below)



  • mozilla-firefox Open Mozilla Firefox
  • Press  Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Then Disable the (example below)



  1. internet-explorer Open Internet explorer
  2. Go to top left corner and click on the icongear Gear icon
  3. Select Manage Add-Onsthen Toobars & Extensions remove any unwanted programs
  4. Then Search Providers remove any unwanted search providers 

STEP 3 :Reset Browser Settings

internet-explorerReset Internet Explorer to Default settings

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Go to “icongear” Icon in top right corner
  3. Select Internet Options
  4. Go to Advanced Tab
  5. Click Reset to set to  “Default Settings

google-chrome Reset Google Chrome to Default settings

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Go to the  chrome  in the right top corner
  3. Select Settings
  4. Scroll down to the end of the page, search for + Show advanced settings
  5. Scroll down to end of the page and click Reset browser settings button
  6. Click Reset once more

mozilla-firefox Reset Mozilla Firefox to default settings

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox
  2. Right space on top of browser
  3. Put tick in Menu Bar
  4. Select Help > Troubleshooting information

adwcleane  Now Lets Clean System up with AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner  is a free tool which will run a scan of your computer system for malicious files, its going to be checking Services, Shortcuts, Malicious Files and Folders, Nasty Registry entry’s. it will also run scan of all browsers on the system and try and clean and delete any malicious stuff in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser.

I would recommend running AdwCleaner from time to time, to keep your computer clean from all the crap-ware that’s floating around the internet, like Ad-ware, browser hijackers, ad popups and toolbars.

Before you install any free programs, you can always upload to to see if its safe to install.

adwcleaneDownload AdwCleaner (Official link and direct-download)

Right Click AdwCleaner.exe  and Run as Administrator


Click yes to User Account Control to continue.


Click Scan button, and wait for scan to complete.


Once AdwCleaner has finished scanning your computer, click on tabs to check what it has found and make sure there is nothing in there you want to keep. (if so remove tick from item you wish to keep)

Nothing to uncheck? Click Clean button to continue with clean-up process.


All programs will be closed to complete safe cleaning process.

Once finished AdwCleaner will reboot your computer.

On reboot AdwCleaner will create a log of what it found and removed from your computer.

download Now Lets Clean System up with JRT

Junkware Removal Tool is a security utility that searches for and removes common adware, toolbars, and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) from your computer.  A common tactics among freeware publishers is to offer their products for free, but bundle them with PUPs in order to earn revenue.  This tool will help you remove these types of programs.

Download JRT (Official link and direct-download)

Right Click JRT.exe  and Run as Administrator


Push any key to continue with a scan, this is simular to Adwcleaner


Once complete JRT will create a log of what it found and removed from your computer.

malwarebytes Now Lets Run a Scan with Malwarebytes.

Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is Free as a on demand scanner, it removes malware  pure and simple, it has some of the best protection against Malware, Trojans, Ransomware, Worms, Botnets, Rogues, Rootkits, spyware and many more.

Now if your looking for real-time protection, consider Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium it can prevent malware and websites from infecting your computer is priced at  $24.95 for 3 PC at the time of making this tutorial.

Install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and Run a Scan, Let it update.


  • Perform a Threat Scan


Click Apply Actions to Remove Infected files

All done…Hows the computer running? Still now sure? OK run a scan with HitmanProIcon You can use this removal guide on all different types of toolbars and junkware.Here is a list of just some that this method can remove easy.

Here is a list of more common toolbars

Ask Toolbar
Browser Manager
Claro / iSearch
Coupon Printer for Windows
Facemoods / Funmoods
Web Assistant

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