What is areuk2.ga Pop-up?
areuk2.ga Pop-up alert is just another Microsoft tech support scam used by cyber criminal for cheating PC users for money. The occurrence of areuk2.ga Pop-up alert is a clear sign of virus and malware invasion against your system.
areuk2.ga Pop-up is using the same trick as other phishing websites which pretend to be legit tech support: Locking your browser to block all your operations >> Displaying misleading / fake alerts about virus or errors on your system >> Urging you to call toll free support number >> Scammers on the phone keep scaring you to convince you to permit remote access request >> Scammers enter your PC remotely and tell you that they find severe virus or problems >> Scammers cheat you or force to buy their tech service or antivirus with lots of money.
How Does areuk2.ga Pop-up Virus Enter Your PC?
areuk2.ga Pop-up is sent from remote malware server once adware or PUP has been installed on your system without your knowledge. Advertising-supported applications related with areuk2.ga Pop-up sneak into your system when you install free software downloaded from third party file-sharing sites, visit porn websites, click fake software update links or open spam email attachments.
What Trouble Will areuk2.ga Pop-up Make?
areuk2.ga Pop-up virus will lead you to suffer from severe security issues if you do not remove it and other related malware. It communicates with remote server to transfer infections such as Trojan horse which open backdoor access of your PC, Hijacker which changes your browser settings to keep redirecting you, and spyware which track your activities online to steal your sensitive information, which can be used to online fraud that make you lose lots of money. To avoid such risks, it’s strongly suggested to remove areuk2.ga Pop-up as quickly as possible. If you cannot complete areuk2.ga Pop-up malware removal on your own, follow the steps below:
How to Manually Remove areuk2.ga Pop-up from Windows OS? (Steps)
>> If you are a Mac OS user, please read the Mac guide: How to Manually Remove Virus & Malware From Mac OS?
( Remember to BOOKMARK this page because some operations in the removal process may quit this page)
Step 1 – Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Control Panel:
1. Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 10
- Click Start menu at bottom-left corner of your Win 10 screen:
- Select System :
- Select Apps & features, and then select areuk2.ga Pop-up related apps or unwanted programs, then click Uninstall:
2. Get rid of suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 8
– Press the Windows Key to open Start Screen. If it does not comes out, then use this option:
- Win 8 User – Hover the cursor in the bottom-left corner of your win 8 screen and wait for the Start Screen appears, then click on the icon to toggle over to the Start Screen
- Win 8.1 User – Click on the Start icon in the lower left-hand corner to open the Start Screen.
– Select areuk2.ga Pop-up related apps or unwanted programs, and then click on Uninstall:
Win7 & Vista
3. Remove suspicious and unwanted programs from Win7 & Vista
- Click Start button and select Control Panel:
- Select “Uninstall a program”
- Select areuk2.ga Pop-up or related unsafe apps , and then click Uninstall
Step 2 – Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Web Browsers
Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Google Chrome
Start Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions:
Identify suspicious extensions related with areuk2.ga Pop-up and click click trash icon to remove it:
Uninstall suspicious and unwanted extensions from Mozilla Firefox
Start Firefox and click the 3 parallel lines icon at the top right corner and Click Add-ons :
Under Extensions tab: If you see unknown or suspicious add-ons listed, select it and click Remove:
Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Internet Explorer
Start IE: Click on the cogwheel icon at the top right corner and click Manage Add-ons
Under Toolbar and Extension tab: Select suspicious extensions and click Disable button
Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Microsoft Edge
If you have enabled Extensions function on Edge, follow the steps here to delete suspicious and unwanted extensions:
Start Edge: Click the More (…) button ahe tog right corner and click Extensions:
Select the extensions you want to remove and click Uninstall
Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Opera Browser
Start Opera Browser: Click Menu button at top left corner and select Extensions:
Select “All” list: Select suspicious and unwanted extensions and click the “X” button to uninstall it:
Step 3 – Delete harmful registry files related with areuk2.ga Pop-up from Regedit Editor.
1. Press Windows key and R key at the same to launch “Run” window >> Input regedit and click OK to launch Registry Editor:
2. In Registry Editor: Select Edit button and click Find >> Then type the virus name and click Find Next:
3. Right-click on the malicious registry files you find and click Delete:
Step 4 (Optional) – Reset web browsers to remove malicoius items installed by areuk2.ga Pop-up.
Reset Google Chrome
Start Chrome browser and click on (☰) icon at top right corner And select Settings:
Type “reset” into search box and click Reset button at the bottom:
Click RESET to confirm:
Reset Mozilla Firefox
Start Firefox: click on (☰) icon at the upper right corner >> Click Help >> Click “Troubleshooting Information”
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button and click another “Refresh Firefox” button when dialog box will appear on your screen.
Reset Internet Explorer
Start IE browser: Click gear icon at the upper right corner and select “Internet option”
Now click“Advanced” and click on “Reset” button.
Check out the “Delete personal settings” box and click on “Reset” button.
Reset Microsoft Edge
Start Microsoft Edge browser: Click More (…) icon on the top right corner and select Settings :
Click Clear browsing data button and then click Clear to confirm:
Start Opera browser: Now click Help menu and select About Opera:
Copy the Paths of Profile and Cache, and then open them one by one by pasting them into the Search Box of Start Menu:
Delete the two folders: Profile and Cache and your opera will be reset.
If the guide doesn’t help, scan entire infected PC with Spyhunter anti-malware and let it help you fix all problems.