What is Page-ups.com?

Luckystarting.com is a browser hijacker that gets into the PC as browser extension without user consent, bundled with freeware via its downloaders and installers. According to the developers, Luckystarting.com is an ordinary search engine that enhances the browsing experience and increases the efficiency of search. It’s not true because a lot of these isn’t real. Luckystarting.com displays many banner ads, coupons, and links to ad sites. Luckystarting.com can also change your browser settings (homepage, search engine and more) and redirect you to other sites during the browsing. Luckystarting.com slows down your browser and brings various problems. Page-ups.com can bring along other unwanted software. Therefore, you should uninstall it right now.

Page-ups.com Hijacker

How Page-ups.com gets on your PC?

Page-ups.com refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Page-ups.com.

How to remove Page-ups.com from your computer?

To uninstall Page-ups.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Page-ups.com

Or uninstall Page-ups.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Page-ups.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Page-ups.com.
  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 Page-ups.com 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 Page-ups.com, 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 Page-ups.com 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 Page-ups.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Page-ups.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Page-ups.com.
  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 Page-ups.com.
  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 Page-ups.com.
  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: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Got to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Page-ups.com:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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