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Poztol.info Removal Manual

Poztol.info is classified as a suspicious domain and website that generates the display of fake alert messages. Those messages suggest that an update is needed for the user’s media player. However, clicking the displayed window within the browser will compromise the user’s safety. Also, keep in mind that valid software updates never come in such ways.

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Poztol.info Distribution Technique

Poztol.info may have been included in the package of a free software product downloaded from a legit website. The technique is dubbed bundling and is quite popular among digital marketers. Developers employ bundling for financial reasons – often financial losses need to be covered, or various platforms monetized. This is when bundling of software comes in handy.poztol

Poztol.info General Description

Poztol.info is ad-supported meaning that it has adware features. Ad-supported applications are known to generate numerous unwanted advertisements in the form of banners, in-text ads and pop-ups. In the case of Poztol.info, the user may start witnessing annoying fake update alerts concerning the present media player. Instead of trusting anything claimed by the harmful website, the user should proceed towards cleaning his system.

Ad-supported applications may also affect the user’s online privacy by adding tracking cookies to the browser. Such cookies are employed to harvest personally identifiable information.

Poztol.info Removal Manual

To rid the system of the intrusive application, the user may want to perform a full system scan with the help of a trustworthy anti-adware tool. Such a tool will detect and delete all threats, and further shield the computer against malware. Another option that may be considered by above-average users is manual removal. The steps below will be of great assistance.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Poztol.info

1. Remove/Uninstall Poztol.info in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Poztol.info.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Poztol.info from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Poztol.info and click “Remove

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    After Poztol.info is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Poztol.info and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Poztol.info is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Poztol.info to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Poztol.info has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Poztol.info
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Poztol.info. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Poztol.info will be removed.

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