Porn Popups


· Overview ·
· Origins ·
· Operation ·
· Detection and Removal ·
· Research ·



Overview

Category:

Adware: Software that displays popup/popunder ads when the primary user interface is not visible or which do not appear to be assocaited with the product.

Similar Pests:

Adware

Origins

Date of Origin:

June, 2003

Operation

General:

May use FHFMM.DLL

Detection and Removal

Automatic Removal:

PestPatrol detects this.

PestPatrol removes this.



Manual Removal:

Follow these steps to remove Porn Popups from your machine. Begin by backing up your registry and your system, and/or setting a Restore Point, to prevent trouble if you make a mistake.
Clean Registry:

Remove these registry items (if present) with RegEdit:

Research

More Info:

  • AllTheWeb, AltaVista, AOL Search, Ask Jeeves, Google, HotBot, Lycos, LookSmart, MSN, Yahoo!
  • Research By:

  • PestPatrol's Pest Research Center
  • Last Revised:

    April 04, 2005