Danger level 7
Type: Other
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's

Facebook News pop-up

If you have come across a Facebook News pop-up, you have to be mindful of the advertisement-supported software installed on your PC. In some cases, the pop-up might be related to specific web pages, in which case it is unlikely that you will have to delete any adware. However, if you notice that suspicious pop-ups keep bombarding your browsers, you must inspect your operating system. Needless to say, you will remove Facebook News pop-up only if you delete the associated adware.

There is a free Chrome extension (available at the Chrome Web Store) called Facebook News. Our malware researchers have found out that this extension has nothing to do with the Facebook News pop-up. Some computer users complain that they cannot delete Facebook News from their Chrome browsers, but, in general, the application is not malicious. If you want to remove the add-on, you have to go to chrome://apps/, right-click the undesirable app, and select “Remove from Chrome.”

Facebook News pop-up has nothing to do with the official Facebook business. The developers of Facebook have not created or released the pop-up, so all information presented by it is unreliable. Of course, this should become clear as soon as you check the URL of this pop-up. Unfortunately, if you do not remove the adware potentially associated with the Facebook News pop-up, you might be introduced to other misleading pop-ups and advertisements, and, of course, misleading ads might have hidden intentions.

The unreliable, misleading pop-ups and advertisements could be used to trick you into disclosing private information, activating drive-by download scams, and downloading malware that you will need to remove. Are these the risks all computer users are bound to encounter? It all depends on how you handle Facebook News pop-ups and how quickly you delete them. If you interact with these pop-ups, you might put your own virtual security at risk, but if you rush to delete the unreliable programs from your PC and you start browsing the web with caution, we are sure that the Facebook News pop-up will cause no harm.

Do you understand what you need to do to delete Facebook News pop-up? You need to eliminate the software that has been set up to release this pop-up, as well as other kinds of unreliable pop-ups. A reliable malware scanner can detect all threats, and so we recommend installing it to detect which Facebook News pop-up related apps you need to remove from your PC. Most users choose to trust automatic malware removal software to get rid of computer threats. We recommend using this software as well, because manual removal is never as easy as it appears to be.

Remove undesirable programs

Remove from Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

  1. Tap the Windows key to access the Metro UI screen.
  2. Open the Charm bar and click Search.
  3. Type in "Control Panel" and click Control Panel to open the utility.
  4. Select Uninstall a program.
  5. Right-click the application you want to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows Vista or Windows 7

  1. Move to the left of the Taskbar and click the Windows logo.
  2. Open Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you want to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start icon on the Taskbar.
  2. Open Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select Change or Remove Programs.
  4. Click the undesirable application and Remove it.
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