What is Poposhidu?

Poposhidu – a browser extension that hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Immediately after penetration Poposhidu cast member starts advertising, which may relate to popular online stores. Banner ads and coupons are starting to appear constantly during browsing. It can drive you mad. According to the developers, Poposhidu created in order to help the user to make the best purchase. That’s a lie. These proposals are not true. Developers want you to give them money for nothing. In addition, Poposhidu can change the settings of your browser to change the home page, install a toolbar, modify the search results and redirect the user to other sites. Also, this program collects your personal data, browsing history, and so on. This information may be disclosed to third parties. Poposhidu is not a virus, but it is necessary as a potentially unwanted software, so if you find it on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

How Poposhidu gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Poposhidu, come on PC bundled with free downloads and applications. Often, such software comes on a computer without the user’s consent. However, in most cases, users can prevent contamination of the system. To do this, you must be careful. Always read the user agreement. Take your time and do not press the “Next” if you are not sure that the program is safe. Also, you need to select Advanced installation type. Read reviews about the program. Do not expose your computer at risk. If your system has been infected by Poposhidu, then read our detailed instructions to destroy it right now.

How to remove Poposhidu from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Poposhidu

Or uninstall Poposhidu manually.

Step 1: Remove Poposhidu from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Poposhidu from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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