How to Remove Adware and Pop-Up Ads from Windows 10

Before moving towards the solution of How to Remove Adware and Pop-Up Ads from Windows 10, Let me explain each in detail:

Remove Adware and Pop-Up Ads from Windows 10
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So, What is Adware?

Adware is a computer program, that displays unwanted ads automatically while you run any software or program.

Mostly programmer or advertisers attach unwanted links to their website so called back-links to make people display advertise of specified products or companies.

There may be some spam or key-logger programs that may steal your passwords from browsers cookies. Hence, if such programs infect your PC, then they can potentially slow down your device’s performance.

What are Popups Ads?

Pop-up ads or pop-ups are types of  various online advertising on Internet. A pop-up is a small window graphical user interface, that often appears in the front of users in shape of a message.

Therefore, as a solution we need to remove adware and pop-up ads from Windows 10, to avoid these issues. There are various methods to remove them; we are listing some below.

How to Remove Adware and Pop-Up Ads from Windows 10

First of all, remove any malware or adware from your PC. You can scan your system hard drive with windows defender. Second, customize your browser extensions to stop the unwanted pop-ups and advertisements.

Methods to Remove Adware and Pop-Up Ads from Windows 10

1-Uninstall Pop-up Ads program from your computer

Most Pop-up Ads gets install when you download and install any new software from internet. It is general habit of people they click on yes on every pop-up without reading clearly. To get rid-off malware you need to check out installed program on systems one by one and confirm that whether any malicious programs is not install.
At this stage, we will try to identify and remove any malicious program that might be
installed on your computer.
1. To uninstall the program that has installed is responsible for the pop-up ads, Go to the Start Menu, then click on the Control Panel option.

2. Scroll down the list to check Programs and Features. You will see under the Program there will be option Uninstall a Program, click on it. Here the list of all programs or software will be displayed that are already install on your system.

3. Check one by one and Install the program that are Pop-up Ads or malware. You can do it by clicking on the Uninstall/Change option.

2- Remove Pop-up Ads from Browsers Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome

Here you have two options to remove pop-up ads from browsers; either reset browsers set to Default or disable extension. Many users avoid to reset browsers setting because they have customized browsers according to their need and work. If you want to go with resetting option then follow below guidelines:

Reset Internet Explorer to Default

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. On the Tools menu, click on the Internet options.
  3. In this click on Advanced tab
  4. Tap or click Reset. If you’re using Windows Internet Explorer 6, click on Restore Default.
  5. Exit Internet Explorer and again start Internet Explorer.

Reset Chrome to Default

  1. Open Chrome browser
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
  4. Under the section “Reset settings,” click Reset settings.
  5. In the dialog that appears, click Reset. In this way your browser will be reset to default.

2-b) Manage Addons and Extensions

The adware programs mostly settle in the form of extensions or add-ons in your browser when you install any software through internet. Removing these unwanted programs can also help to get rid off such unwanted programs. Below are the methods to remove such malware and pop-ups.
Manage addon and extensions

Google Chrome

  • Right click on the Chrome and open it. Click on the More Tools and then click Extensions from the list of options it displays.
  • Check out the list of extensions and Disable the unwanted extensions.
  • Enable the ad-block programs.

3- Disable unwanted program From Auto-Start Programs

Adware can also added to Auto-start program list in your system. First of all you should check the list whether any  unwanted application is not added in Auto Start Programs. You can remove these junks from the Start settings, carry out the following steps.

  • Go to Start menu,
  • Right Click on the Task Manager option and open it
  • Task Manager will be visible in few moments,
  • Scroll down the list of auto-start program, if you find there any adware. Select it and click the Disable button at the bottom of the window.

4- Other possible Solutions (Please apply any one of them)