What is People-around.me?

People-around.me is an ad-supported domain that might get into your computer during the installation of freeware obtained from the Internet. Once installed, the virus injects sponsored advertisements into the installed web browser. As a result, a huge amount of various kinds of advertisements in the form of banners, coupons, best deals, text/audio/video ads in your browser. Besides, it seeks to subscribe users to the notifications for this and other partner domains. Please, don’t click “Allow” as it might lead to getting more malware. In this guide, you will find many effective ways on how to uninstall adware and remove People-around.me pop-ups from your device.

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Step 1: Remove People-around.me pop-up from browsers

Uninstall People-around.me from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find suspicious and unfamiliar extensions.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove them.
  7. Push Alt + F.
  8. Select Settings.
  9. Type notifications into the search bar.
  10. Select Content settings.
  11. Select Notifications.
  12. Find People-around.me in the Allow list.
  13. Click on three dots next to People-around.me and select Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Remove People-around.me from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose People-around.me.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Remove People-around.me from Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find People-around.me extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Remove People-around.me from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable People-around.me.
  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.

Remove People-around.me from Opera:

  1. Launch Opera and select Settings.
  2. Scroll down to the Privacy and security section and click Site Settings
  3. Go to Notifications to see the sites whose notification permissions you’ve already allowed or denied.
  4. Find People-around.me and block it

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove People-around.me pop-up from Chrome on Android:

  1. Open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find People-around.me.
  5. Turn of People-around.me pop-up from Allowed to Block.

Learn more about removing viruses from Android.


If you still got that problem, most likely there is a rogue application that causes People-around.me pop-ups and redirects installed on your system. To finally get rid of People-around.me adware, you should remove all recent suspicious programs that you are sure you didn’t install.

Step 2: Remove People-around.me pop-up from system

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find the app.
  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 the app 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 the app, 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 Apps & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate the app 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.

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