About this threat

Popads.net commercials and reroutes are appearing on your screen because you have an adware installed on your system. You permitted the advertising-supported software to install yourself, it occurred during a free program setup. Since adware may install undiscovered and could work in the background, some users could not even see the contamination. Ad-supported program’s primary aim is not to directly jeopardize your device, it merely intends to expose you to as many advertisements as possible. However, if it managed to reroute you to a malicious portal, advertising-supported software might cause a much more severe infection. We really recommend you abolish Popads.net before it may do more severe consequences.

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How does an advertising-supported software operate

Ad-supported applications will generally enter pretty silently, using free programs bundles to do it. It should be known to all that some free programs could authorize undesirable offers to install alongside them. Such as adware, browser hijackers and other potentially unnecessary programs (PUPs). If you choose Default mode when installing freeware, you allow attached offers set up. Instead opt for Advance or Custom settings. If you choose Advanced instead of Default, you will be authorized to untick everything, so you are suggested to opt for those. You may never know what might be added to freeware so you need to always pick those settings.

Since ads will be popping up everywhere, it will be easy to notice an advertising-supported program contamination. Most of the popular browsers will be affected, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Changing browsers will not help you dodge the advertisements, you will need to abolish Popads.net if you wish to exterminate them. Do not be shocked to see a lot of adverts as that is how ad-supported software generate profit.Adware can every now and then offer suspicious downloads, and you should never proceed with them.Refrain from acquiring software or updates from random ads, and stick to reliable portals. In case you were wondering why, files obtained from adware generated adverts may cause a much more severe infection. The adware will also bring about browser crashes and cause your machine to work much slower. Advertising-supported applications cause only trouble so we advise you delete Popads.net as quickly as possible.

How to erase Popads.net

You could remove Popads.net in a couple of ways, depending on your understanding with operating systems. If you have spyware removal software, we advise automatic Popads.net removal. You can also remove Popads.net manually but it may be more difficult because you would need to do everything yourself, which might take time as identifying the advertising-supported program may be complicated.


Learn how to remove Popads.net from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Popads.net

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to uninstall Popads.net

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to uninstall Popads.net
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to uninstall Popads.net
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to uninstall Popads.net
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to uninstall Popads.net
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Popads.net from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to uninstall Popads.net
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to uninstall Popads.net
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Popads.net from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to uninstall Popads.net
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to uninstall Popads.net
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to uninstall Popads.net
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to uninstall Popads.net
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Popads.net from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to uninstall Popads.net

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to uninstall Popads.net
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to uninstall Popads.net
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to uninstall Popads.net
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to uninstall Popads.net

Step 5. Remove Popads.net from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to uninstall Popads.net

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to uninstall Popads.net

Step 6. Remove Popads.net from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to uninstall Popads.net
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to uninstall Popads.net
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to uninstall Popads.net
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to uninstall Popads.net
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to uninstall Popads.net
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for Popads.net removal.

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware:
  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to uninstall Popads.net
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to uninstall Popads.net
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove Popads.net and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to uninstall Popads.net