The Popapopapopa.club is an one of the many misleading ad web pages offering install an questionable browsers extension. The reason of automatic opening of this site is an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware), which was set on your personal computer without your consent. Because, the adware is often used to open lots of unwanted popups within the Chrome, Firefox, Edge and IE’s screen. As, the advertisers do not disdain to use any methods to promote their web sites and attract new users. Below we explain how to remove adware and thereby remove Popapopapopa.club annoying ads from your web browser.
While your PC is infected with the ‘ad supported’ software, the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, IE and Microsoft Edge may be redirected to Popapopapopa.club intrusive site. Of course, the adware may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may show lots of undesired ads. These advertisements will be injected within the content of web-pages that are you opening in your web-browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The advertisements will appear on all sites, including web-pages where previously you have never seen any advertising links.
In addition to that, as was mentioned earlier, some adware to also modify all web-browsers shortcuts which located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every infected shortcut will try to redirect your web-browser to unwanted ad web sites such as Popapopapopa.club, some of which might be harmful. It can make the whole PC more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
So, obviously, you need to remove the adware ASAP. Use the free few simple steps below. This guide will help you clean your system of adware and thereby remove the Popapopapopa.club intrusive advertisements.
Popapopapopa.club popups removal guide
Fortunately, we have an effective solution which will assist you manually or/and automatically get rid of Popapopapopa.club from your internet browser and bring your web-browser settings, including homepage, new tab and default search provider, back to normal. Below you will find a removal guidance with all the steps you may need to successfully remove adware and its traces. Some of the steps below will require you to close the site. So, please read the step by step instructions carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
Remove Popapopapopa.club popup ads without any tools
The steps will help you remove Popapopapopa.club redirect. These Popapopapopa.club removal steps work for the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and MS Edge, as well as every version of Microsoft Windows operating system.
Removing the Popapopapopa.club, check the list of installed applications first
First of all, check the list of installed programs on your system and remove all unknown and recently installed programs. If you see an unknown program with incorrect spelling or varying capital letters, it have most likely been installed by malicious software and you should clean it off first with malware removal tool like Zemana Anti-malware.
Press Windows button , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then press “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will display the Windows Control Panel as shown in the figure below.
Further, press “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all programs installed on your machine. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown applications.
Fix infected browsers shortcuts to get rid of Popapopapopa.club redirect
Now you need to clean up the internet browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the browser, and not on any unknown file.
Open the properties of the internet browser shortcut. Right click on the shortcut of infected browser and choose the “Properties” option and it will display the properties of the shortcut. Next, choose the “Shortcut” tab and have a look at the Target field as shown on the screen below.
Normally, if the last word in the Target field is chrome.exe, iexplore.exe, firefox.exe. Be sure to pay attention to the extension, should be “exe”! All shortcuts that have been changed by ‘ad supported’ software like Popapopapopa.club usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe as shown on the image below
Another variant, an address has been added at the end of the line. In this case the Target field looks like …Application\chrome.exe” http://site.address as on the image below.
In order to fix a shortcut, you need to insert right path to the Target field or remove an address (if it has been added at the end). You can use the following information to fix your shortcuts which have been altered by ‘ad supported’ software.
|Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|FF||C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe|
|IE||C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|Opera||C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe|
Once is complete, press OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all internet browsers which are re-directed to the Popapopapopa.club intrusive web page.
Remove Popapopapopa.club from FF by resetting web browser settings
If your Firefox internet browser is redirected to Popapopapopa.club without your permission or a an unknown search engine opens results for your search, then it may be time to perform the web-browser reset.
First, launch the Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown on the image below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the browser adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the adware that causes internet browsers to display undesired Popapopapopa.club pop-ups. When, it’s finished, press the “Finish” button.
Remove Popapopapopa.club pop-ups from Chrome
If your Chrome web-browser is re-directed to undesired Popapopapopa.club page, it may be necessary to completely reset your browser program to its default settings.
First open the Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the main menu. Further, click the option named “Settings”. Another way to show the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter.
The browser will open the settings screen. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset settings” section is visible, as on the image below and press the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will open the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The browser will run the procedure of cleaning. Once it is complete, the web-browser’s settings including homepage, new tab page and search engine by default back to the values that have been when the Chrome was first installed on your personal computer.
Get rid of Popapopapopa.club redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
In order to recover all web browser start page, new tab and default search engine you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the MS Windows was installed on your PC.
First, start the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your PC for the changes to take effect.
Scan your personal computer and remove Popapopapopa.club with free utilities
After completing the manual removal guide above all unwanted applications and browser’s extensions which causes internet browser redirects to the Popapopapopa.club site should be removed. If the problem with Popapopapopa.club pop ups is still remained, then we recommend to scan your machine for any remaining malicious components. Use recommended free adware removal applications below.
Run Zemana Anti-malware to remove Popapopapopa.club pop up ads
We suggest you to use the Zemana Anti-malware that are completely clean your machine of Popapopapopa.club redirect. Moreover, the tool will help you to remove potentially unwanted applications, malware, toolbars and browser hijackers that your machine may be infected too.
Download Zemana anti-malware on your computer from the link below. Save it on your desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
When downloading is finished, close all windows on your computer. Further, open the file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will allow you install Zemana anti-malware on the machine. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, Zemana antimalware will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown below.
Next, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware that created to reroute your internet browser to various ad web-sites such as Popapopapopa.club. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. During the scan it will detect all threats exist on your computer.
Once the scan is complete, it will display a screen that contains a list of malicious software that has been found. Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and click “Next” button.
The Zemana anti malware will begin removing ‘ad supported’ software and other security threats. Once disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to restart your PC system.
Delete Popapopapopa.club popups with Malwarebytes
Manual Popapopapopa.club pop ups removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the adware can be not completely removed. We recommend that run the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC of ad supported software. Moreover, the free application will allow you to remove malicious software, PUPs, hijackers and toolbars that your computer can be infected too.
- Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your browser will open the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- When the download is done, please close all applications and open windows on your PC system. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will run the “Setup wizard” of Malwarebytes onto your PC system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Malwarebytes will start and open the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your system for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes browsers to display unwanted Popapopapopa.club advertisements. While the utility is checking, you may see how many objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
- Once the system scan is finished, it’ll open a scan report.
- Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and press the “Quarantine Selected” button to begin cleaning your PC system. Once the procedure is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the machine.
- Close the Anti-Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
If the problem with Popapopapopa.club pop ups is still remained
If MalwareBytes anti-malware or Zemana anti-malware cannot delete this adware, then we recommends to run the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for browser hijacker infections, potentially unwanted applications, toolbars and ad supported software that causes browsers to display annoying Popapopapopa.club pop-up advertisements.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
When downloading is done, open the directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. When the utility is opened, you will see a screen like below.
Further, press “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the ad supported software that causes unwanted Popapopapopa.club pop up ads. This task may take quite a while, so please be patient. When it completes the scan, the results are displayed in the scan report as shown below.
Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and click “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box like below.
You need to press “OK”. Once the cleaning process is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your system. When your computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block Popapopapopa.club redirect and other intrusive web-pages
If you surf the Web, you can’t avoid malvertising. But you can protect your browser against it. Download and run an ad blocking program. AdGuard is an adblocker that can filter out a large amount of of the malvertising, blocking dynamic scripts from loading harmful content.
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocking program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
After downloading is finished, double-click the downloaded file to run it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick tutorial as shown on the image below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick guidance which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you run your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop ups, web pages such Popapopapopa.club, as well as other malicious or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that can be found on your desktop.
How to avoid install of Popapopapopa.club redirect
The majority of adware gets onto machine by being attached to free software or even paid programs that World Wide Web users can easily download online. The installation packages of such programs, most commonly, clearly show that they will install third-party applications. The option is given to users to stop the install of any third-party applications. So, in order to avoid the install of any adware: read all disclaimers and install screens very carefully, select only Custom or Advanced installation method and uncheck all additional software in which you are unsure.
Now your computer should be clean of the ad supported software that causes annoying Popapopapopa.club advertisements. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop up advertisements and annoying malicious pages) and Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your computer for new browser hijackers, malicious software and adware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of Popapopapopa.club ads from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.