What is Ad4Pop?

Ad4Pop – is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Ad4Pop is not a virus, but this program can be attributed to a number of potentially unwanted software. This comes on the computer quickly, without the consent of the user. After coming to the PC, Ad4Pop begins to spread a large amount of advertising. It displays the banners, coupons and more. In addition, Ad4Pop can change the home page, change the settings of your browser or add a toolbar to bash does. This program was designed to trick users. Ad4Pop, supposedly helps the user to find the best offers online stores (eBay, Amazon, Lightinthebox and so on). In fact, it forces the user to spend money for nothing Also, Ad4Pop may cause other malicious software disguised as an update and recommendations. If you find Ad4Pop on your PC, then you need to remove it immediately.

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How Ad4Pop gets on your PC?

Malicious software that is often among the potentially unwanted programs penetrates a computer with other free programs such as archivers, players, editors and so on. This happens without the user’s knowledge. The main reason for this – the user carelessness. Few people read the user agreement and other information during the installation. Sometimes ad sites create their download managers and hide therein potentially malicious software. If you want to prevent the infiltration of unwanted software, then you need to follow a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Select advanced type of installation and make sure that you aren’t offered to install something to supplement. Do not agree to install unfamiliar software. You can also use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Ad4Pop.

How to remove Ad4Pop from your computer?

To uninstall Ad4Pop remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Ad4Pop in their database. You can try to use them for removing Ad4Pop.

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You can try both of these products to remove Ad4Pop

Or uninstall Ad4Pop manually.

Step 1: Remove Ad4Pop from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Ad4Pop.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Ad4Pop and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Ad4Pop, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Ad4Pop and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Ad4Pop from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Ad4Pop from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Ad4Pop.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Ad4Pop.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Ad4Pop.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Ad4Pop:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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