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Fake-Adobe-Flash-Player-UpdateThe pop-up ads by offer the PC user to install an Adobe Flash Player update that is supposedly needed on the compromised machine. Researchers report that the IP address of is associated with the deployment of riskware like InstallRex. The adware program responsible for the pop-up may have entered your system in a freeware bundle.

Experts warn that the pop-ups feature links to unsafe web locations. Consider the possibility that cyber criminals may employ adware to promote rogue software as useful browser tools. Clicking on the marketing content displayed by is not advisable. Malware experts recommend removing the adware with a competent anti-spyware program.

Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By – Symptoms

  • Upon installation, the adware program responsible for the pop-ups will suggest an Adobe Flash Player update, and trick the victim into believing that this procedure is crucial. If you decide to perform the update, you may install harmful software on your computer and suffer the consequences of malware infiltration.
  • Since adware, in general, is capable of tracking certain information about your browsing routine (visited websites, duration of the browsing sessions, search entries, etc.), you may be presented with advertising materials matching your interests. Note that if you click on the promoted pop-ups, banners, deals and coupons, you may land on potentially unsafe web locations and expose your machine to security issues.
  • The adware generating pop-ups may change your browser settings and assign certain predetermined web pages to your homepage, search engine, and new tab page. Such unpermitted redirects bear a big safety risk for the affected system.
  • Poor browser and overall system performance are not excluded, as a typical symptom of an active adware program. – Infiltration Method

The adware program generating the pop-up can be installed together with freeware the PC user has downloaded online. The presence of such programs is not properly disclosed in the installation process. This is why users often think of them as viruses. Although bundling may appear as a tricky installation method, it is entirely legitimate. Experts recommend selecting the Custom settings and opt out of suspicious plug-ins, add-ons, etc. It is important for your system’s safety to choose trustworthy download sources and to keep your AV program up to date. Removal Manual

Adware programs are not malicious per se, but the links you are presented with may lead you to harmful websites. This is why malware experts recommend running a full system scan and eliminating the detected threats either manually or with the help of a legit anti-spyware tool. Either way, the steps below will help you remove the adware program generating the pop-ups from your computer permanently.


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1. Remove/Uninstall

1. Remove/Uninstall 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

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove 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


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select and click “Remove


    After 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


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After 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 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’.


    After 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.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

    3. Remove automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

    To clean your computer with the award-winning software Spy Hunter – donload_now_140
    It is highly recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter.


    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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