What is Pop Bubbles?

Pop Bubbles is yet another malicious application promoted on the Internet as a beneficial browser add-on. Due to its developers Pop Bubbles is created to add media files like pictures and videos to search results. In fact, however, it is far from performing these functions. When Pop Bubbles appears on the system, it starts generating ads in great numbers blocking the screen and thus forcing user to click the commercials. If users attempt to close a popup window or lured by a bargain want to know the detail of offer and click an ad, they are redirected to a third-party site. If you want to regain the ability to surf the Internet safely, you should remove Pop Bubbles.

Pop Bubbles ads

How Pop Bubbles gets on your PC?

Pop Bubbles is a free application that anyone can download from the official site. Despite its availability, the application in not much sought after and its developers use deceptive methods of distribution to spread their product. Most frequently malware creators attach Pop Bubbles to installers of other applications. Pop Bubbles is hidden in the setup so that user won’t detect it at the first sight. To deselect it from the list of installing components one would need to choose Advanced installation mode and uncheck the boxes with offer of Pop Bubbles.

How to remove Pop Bubbles from your computer?

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

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware, or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

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You can try this product to remove Pop Bubbles

Or uninstall Pop Bubbles manually.

Step 1: Remove Pop Bubbles from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Pop Bubbles.
  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 Pop Bubbles 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 Pop Bubbles, 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 Pop Bubbles 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 Pop Bubbles from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Pop Bubbles from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Pop Bubbles.
  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 Pop Bubbles.
  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 Pop Bubbles.
  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 Pop Bubbles:

Remove following registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstaller\Pop Bubbles
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\PopBubbles
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\PopBubbles
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update Mgr PopBubbles
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Service Mgr PopBubbles
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\Update Mgr PopBubbles
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Service Mgr PopBubbles

Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Pop Bubbles
%temp%\Pop Bubbles

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