Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Remove Ads by PopDeals from Chrome/ IE/ Firefox Easily

Numerous ads, deals and coupons from PopDeals pop up here and there in your browser? What is PopDeals? How does it come? Will it harm your PC? How to get rid of it? If you have the same issue, read this post and learn more details below.

Learn more about PopDeals

PopDeals is recognized as a nasty adware that may create headaches for computer users. As its main purpose is to help its developers and sponsors to generate income from online traffic by constantly displaying pop-up ads no matter how they dislike seeing the ads.

PopDeals is compatible with all popular web browsers that include Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. When installed, your browser will be flooded with loads of attractive ads, stating that they are brought by "PopDeals". If you click any of the ads, you will be redirected to some unsafe websites which mislead you to acquire other infections.

At this point, your PC will result in poor performance such as slow speed and poor network environment. If you really want to stop pop-up ads, to have a normal PC operation, and to protect the PC against further troubles, you need to take actions to get rid of PopDeals timely.

Step-by-step instructions for PopDeals removal

Method 1: Manually Remove PopDeals
Method 2: Automatically Remove PopDeals (Highly Recommended)
Optional Step: Fix Slow PC Performance by Using RegCure Pro

Method 1: Manually Remove PopDeals

1. Stop PopDeals running process in Windows Task Manager.

Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to open Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab, find suspicious running process and click on it, then click the End Process button.

Windows Task Manager screenshot

2. Uninstall PopDeals in Control Panel.

Click Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a program > find suspicious program and right click on it select Uninstall to uninstall the program.

Programs and Features screenshot

3. Remove PopDeals extension or add-ons from your browsers

Internet Explorer:
1) Start Internet Explorer and choose "Tools" >"Manage add-ons".
2) Choose "Toolbars and Extensions", then find and remove related programs.

3) Restart browser to complete the whole process.

Google Chrome:
1) Open Google Chrome, click on the "Customize and control Google Chrome" icon in top right corner.
2) Select "Settings" > "Extensions", then find and delete add-ons.
3) Restart the browser to complete the whole process.

Mozilla Firefox:
1) Start Firefox and choose "Tools" > "Add-ons"> "Extensions".
2) Search for related items and remove them.
3) Restart Firefox to complete the process.

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4. Delete all the infection associated files

1) Open Control Panel in Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you're in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, tick "Show hidden files and folders" and non-tick "Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)" and then press "OK".

2) All the infection associated files listed below need to be removed:

C:\Program Files\<random>

5. Remove all the infection registry entries

Hit Win+R keys, type "regedit" in Run box, and then click "OK" to open Registry Editor

Delete them all:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain "Default_Page_URL"
HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\[adware name]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[adware name]

6. Restart your computer to take effect.

Method 2: Automatically Remove PopDeals (Highly Recommended)

What can SpyHunter do for you?
  • Give your PC intuitive real-time protection.
  • Detect, remove and block spyware, rootkits, adware, keyloggers, cookies, trojans, worms and other types of malware.
  • Spyware HelpDesk generates free custom malware fixes specific to your PC
  • Allow you to restore backed up objects.

1. Click on the below button to free download SpyHunter on your PC.

SpyHunter download button

2. Click the "Run" button to enter the setup program and follow the installation steps until setup is complete.

the screenshot of security warning when opening file

3. When the installation is complete, click the "Finish" button to exit the installation.

the screenshot of final step of SpyHunter Setup

4. If SpyHunter does not automatically start, click the icon on your desktop or Start menu to open it.

the screenshot of SpyHunter shortcut on desktop             the screenshot of finding SpyHunter on Start Menu Bar

5. Allow the program to scan by clicking the "Scan Computer Now!" button. If you would like to have a quick scan on your PC, please check the "Quick Scan" box; otherwise, uncheck it.

the screenshot of SpyHunter's Satrt New Scan tab

6. The first scan will take some time, please be patient while waiting for the scanning result.

the screenshot of SpyHunter's scanning process

7. After the scan is done, you can see that all threats are successfully detected. Check the "Select All" box and then click the "Remove" button to fix all threats in your PC.

the screenshot of scan result of SpyHunter

Note: SpyHunter's free version is only for malware detection. To remove the malware threats on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware removal tool.

Optional Step: Fix Slow PC Performance by Using RegCure Pro

What can RegCure Pro do for you?
  • Fix system errors
  • Remove malware
  • Improve startup
  • Defrag memory
  • Clean up your PC

1. Click the below button to download RegCure Pro to your PC.

RegCure Pro download button

2. Click the "Yes" button to enter in installation process and then follow the instruction to install the program step by step.

3. When the program is successfully installed, double click on its desktop shortcut to open it. On the Overview tab, check all the scan settings and then click on the "Click to Start Scan" button to run a system scan on your computer.

the screenshot of RegCure Pro's Overview tab

4. The first system scan will take some time, please be patient. The screenshot of the system scan progress is shown below.

the screenshot of System Scan of RegCure Pro

5. When the system scan is done, click on "Fix All" button to completely remove all the performance problems in your computer.

the screenshot of scan result of RegCure Pro

Note: You can download and use RegCure Pro with confidence for it doesn't contain any additional items and conflict with your current used antivirus program.

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In Summery:

PopDeals is really a trouble maker. If you are unlucky to have this adware installed on your PC, you should take action to uninstall PopDeals from the infected PC immediately in case of further troubles.

Download SpyHunter to remove PopDeals quickly.

Download RegCure Pro to optimize your PC easily.

Good Luck and be safe online.

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