Pop-up ads in web browsers can be permanently deleted by checking for malicious software related to the ads, resetting the web browser to its original state and reversing any changes to the computer by pop-up ads. Various utility software programs can assist in removing malicious software known as "adware," which displays constant pop-up ads.Know More
In the Internet Explorer browser, the "Advanced" tab under "Internet Options" provides a button to reset the browser to its original state. Users should check the option to delete personal settings before hitting reset. In the Firefox browser, the option to restore to original settings is under the help menu and troubleshooting information. In the Google Chrome browser, the reset option is under advanced settings.
Common runtime errors like R6034 and R6016 can usually be remedied by fixing errors in the Windows registry and scanning the computer with an antivirus program. Messages like "Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library" or "R6016-not enough space for thread data" indicate a runtime error and are typically caused by a virus or malware.Full Answer >
Use the Task Manager in Windows or the force-quit command in OS X to get rid of pop-up ads. Though you can right-click the pop-up window and close it from the taskbar in Windows and the dock in OS X, some pop-up ads open within the browser and do not create a second window.Full Answer >
To remove the search history on a computer that uses Internet Explorer, first view the browsing history, or cache, right-click the site for removal and then click the delete option. To find the History section, click the Favorites button. The Favorites button on Internet Explorer is shaped like an open star.Full Answer >
Setting your homepage to Google is done through the web browser's "tools" or "settings" function. It varies depending on the browser being used. If using Google Chrome, the homepage is already set to Google unless it was changed.Full Answer >