Block popups and unwanted changes to Chrome,Firefox and Internet Explore settings
If you're seeing pop-up ads that won't go away, or you suddenly have a homepage that you know you didn't set, you may have an unwanted program installed on your computer. Here are some steps you can take to get rid of this program and block similar ones from getting installed in the future.
Look for malware and unwanted programs
Here are some clues that a suspicious program is affecting browser:
- Browser doesn't block pop-up ads from showing.
- Your homepage, startup page, or search engine has changed to a site you don't recognize.
- Unfamiliar extensions or toolbars are added to Chrome
- The Chrome desktop shortcut opens an unfamiliar website
- These changes may be caused by malicious software known as malware. You can get malware from downloading files or visiting insecure sites.
Get your favorite browser settings back
Step 1: Get rid of unwanted programs
You should remove malware and other programs on your computer that you don't remember installing. You have to uninstall malicious programs before you can get your browser settings back to normal.
Windows users: To help find these tricky files, you can download and run the Software Removal Tool. It’s an application that searches your computer for suspicious programs and offers to remove them for you
Download the Software Removal Tool
Step 2 : Reset browser settings
Browser gives you the option to reset your browser settings in one easy click. In some cases, programs that you install can change your Chrome settings without your knowledge. You may see additional extensions and toolbar or a different search engine. Resetting your browser settings will reset the unwanted changes caused by installing other programs. However, your saved bookmarks and passwords will not be cleared or changed.
Reset your browser settings
Step 3 : Download and Scan Your PC
If the above option will not work then you have to download the Adwcleaner and install it in your computer and start the scanning.
it will take few minute after scanning just press the clean option automatically your all ads and setting will clear but don't worries it'll not clear you bookmarks and other browser setting.