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THREAT REMOVAL Pop-Up Removal Manual

AVbytes XP Antivirus pop-up is usually caused by the presence of a PUP (potentially unwanted program) on the affected computer. The alert message informs the user about various threats and infections detected on his PC. As a solution to the problem, the user is advised to contact a team of IT professionals on the numbers provided in the notification – 1-866-560-5093 or 1-855-565-3218.

Malware researchers warn that calling the tech support hotline will result in high telephone bills and installation of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) on the user’s computer. The tech support services on the domain are not to be trusted, because this of the domain’s affiliation with companies developing adware.

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How Is pop-up Distributed? pop-up is typically delivered as a part of a freeware or shareware bundle, for example with programs like media players, PDF creators, download managers, etc. PC Users are advised to be more careful when they download and install free of charge programs and always go for the Custom options. This way they can see what additional plug-ins, apps, and other software gets installed on their computers alongside the initially desired program, and opt-out.

What Does pop-up Do?

  • pop-up is generated by а potentially unwanted program and may appear as a web browser extension in a freeware bundle.
  • pop-up may lead to further adware infiltration on your computer.
  • pop-up’s fake security warning only aims to generate revenue for its creators by convincing the computer user to contact the tech support hotline number displayed in the notification.
  • pop-up may also cause unwanted redirects to predetermined websites, or manipulate the browser settings by altering the default search engine and homepage.

How to Remove

Security experts warn that since the reported issues are nonexistent, computer users shouldn’t try to contact the tech support team, but to take measures to remove from their PCs instead. This can be accomplished with a proper anti-malware program. Just follow the steps below to remove completely from your machine.


Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool. Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

1. Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove pop-up
2. Remove pop-up automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

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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