Vidzi pop up

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    I often use a streaming website called the dare hub. I have two pop up blockers and used to work all the time but now some sites like vidzi have a pop up that gets through. its just a blank page and then a PDF viewer box pops down from my chrome browsers. my question is can you get viruses from a blank pop up page and clicking OK on the PDF box?

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    What come with most pop-ups are Adware, PUP, and not computer viruses. Did you notice any downloading proceedings after your click? As long as you did not download and execute any file from that Vidzi pop-up, your PC is safe. To ensure that your computer is clean, better run a virus scan on the computer. Scanning the computer with other tools like MalwareBytes Anti-malware and AdwCleaner is also important to see if there are any malicious files on your computer.

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    Self Help Guide

    For easy and free removal of Vidzi pop-up, we suggest that you carry out the following instructions. We will use only free and effective malware removal tools on this procedure.

    1. Download the following Vidzi pop-up removal tools

    Click to download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
    Click to download Adware Cleaner

    Once downloaded, install the programs using default configuration. No need to change on the current settings. Updating may be necessary after the installation.

    2. Reboot computer in safe mode

    Rebooting the computer in Windows Safe Mode reduces the effectivenes of Vidzi adware and other malware. Most malware and virus do not function fully while in Safe Mode. You may also scan the PC on normal boot-up; hence, we may not guarantee the efficiency of malware removal.

    3. Scan with Malwarebytes Anti-malware

    – Open Malwarebytes Anti-malware
    – On the main window, click on Scan tab
    – Make sure that Threat Scan (Recommended) is selected
    – Click on Start Scan button to start finding Vidzi and other malicious programs
    – After the scan, select all identified threats and click on Remove Selected button
    – If it prompts you that computer needs to be restarted, please select No
    – Close Malwarebytes Anti-malware program

    4. Run another scan using AdwCleaner

    – Open AdwCleaner.
    – Once opened, click on Scan button to search for malicious applications including Vidzi.
    – To remove Vidzi including all detected adware and malware, click on the Clean button.
    – AdwCleaner will prompt you to close any running application as it will need to restart the computer.
    – Click OK to restart the computer.

    After restarting the computer, you may run additional virus scanner if anti-virus is installed.

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