Remove PopBlock+ virus

PopBlock+ is a virus. PopBlock+ gather your browsing history from your web browser. PopBlock+ abuses your browsing history for analyzing and unwanted advertising services.

PopBlock+ is usually recommended on the internet as a helpful tool using lp.directpower.download pop-up. According to the malware developers “This extension automatically detects and blocks PopUp advertisements opened in New Tab“.

The web browsing data collected by the PopBlock+ adware is used for advertising purposes. The browsing data is sold to advertising networks. Because PopBlock+ gathers browsing data from your browser, PopBlock+ is also classified as (PUP) Potentially Unwanted Program.

PopBlock+ browser extension will install itself in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browser. No major browser developer yet notices this browser hijacker as dangerous.

If the PopBlock+ browser extension has been installed, remove the PopBlock+ extension as soon as possible using this PopBlock+ removal instruction.

Remove PopBlock+

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google chrome logoUninstall PopBlock+ extension from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “PopBlock+” browser extension and click Remove.

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mozilla firefox logoUninstall PopBlock+ extension from Firefox

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “PopBlock+” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the PopBlock+ extension.
    Select Remove from the menu to remove PopBlock+ from the Firefox browser.

internet explorer logoUninstall PopBlock+ add-on from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
  3. Open Manage Addons from the menu.
  4. Remove PopBlock+ from Extensions and Toolbars.
  5. On the left open Search Providers settings.
  6. Find PopBlock+ Search and Remove PopBlock+ Search.

Do you still have PopBlock+ in Internet Explorer?

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
  4. Select PopBlock+ and click Uninstall.
  5. Follow PopBlock+ uninstall instructions.

malwarebytes logoRemove PopBlock+ adware with Malwarebytes

I advise you to remove PopBlock+ adware with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.

PopBlock+ adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove PopBlock+ with Malwarebytes.

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Remove PopBlock+

  • Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
  • Once completed, review the PopBlock+ detections.
  • Click Quarantine to continue.

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  • Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.

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You have now successfully removed PopBlock+ malware from your device.