Pop up Removal Guide

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One of the most disturbing features of adware applications is that you may not be aware that they are installed on your computer. Sure enough, such applications as Pop up are rather conspicuous, but it might take until user realizes it is actually an adware INSIDE his/her system and not the website itself that generates annoying pop-ups while browsing the Internet. To remove Pop up from your computer, you need to detect the program responsible and uninstall it at once. In most cases, it is Open Software Updater that generates the annoying pop-ups. Pop up affects Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox web browsers. You are informed that:

Your software may be out of date
Open Software Updater scans your computer for out of date software and automatically provides instant updates.

  • Avoid Security Vulnerabilities

  • Automatically update

  • Reduce system instability and ensure optimal browsing experience

In other words, you are offered to download Open Software Updater onto your computer. Needless to say, that it is very important to keep your software applications up to date, because when a program is outdated it can be easily exploited by malevolent third parties. Pop up is supposedly there to remind you that you need to take care of your system and Open Software Updater is one of those applications that can certainly help you do that.

However, computer security experts do not recommend trusting Open Software Updater. It is true that the application can be easily downloaded at, but that is not the only source of distribution. Based on our security research, Open Software Updater may also be distributed bundled with PC Tech Hotlline, PCSpeedfix, Save the Children, GorillaPrice, Relevant Knowledge and many other applications that are highly questionable.

Not to mention that there is no guarantee that the program really helps you download software updates. Even if it does, there is a high chance that it throws in additional adware program or two into the setup as well.

To put it simply, the presence of Pop up points to potential adware infection. If you have installed the application already, you can just remove Open Software Updater via Control Panel. However, if there is another adware application running on your system, and you do not know what it might be, scan the PC with SpyHunter free scanner and all the potentially unwanted applications will identified immediately.

Delete all the potentially unwanted applications and then invest in a powerful antimalware tool to ensure that your computer is safeguarded against various threats you might encounter online. Also, do not hesitate to leave a comment below if you have any inquiries on how to remove Pop up and other similar applications.

Manual Pop up Removal

Windows 8

  1. Drag mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove Open Software Updater.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Click Start menu button and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Open Software Updater.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Open Software Updater.
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