How to get rid of Pokolex.com

What is an adware

Pokolex.com pop-ups are brought about by an ad-supported program on your device. You permitted the advertising-supported application to set up yourself, it happened when you were setting up a free application. If you are not familiar with what an ad-supported application is, you could be puzzled about everything. What the advertising-supported program will do is it will create intrusive pop-up ads but because it is not a dangerous computer virus, there should be no direct harm your system. Adware might, however, lead to a much more severe infection by rerouting you to a harmful portal. We really suggest you terminate Pokolex.com before it might bring about more damage.

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What affect does the advertising-supported program have on the operating system

free software is a preferred method for adware to spread. If you someone who regularly downloads free programs then you ought to be aware of the fact that that it might arrive together with unwanted offers. Those items include adware, browser hijackers and other probably unnecessary programs (PUPs). Users who opt for Default mode to set up something will be authorizing all additional offers to enter. Using Advanced (Custom) settings is recommended instead. If you choose Advanced instead of Default, you will be allowed to deselect everything, so we recommend you choose those. You can never know what kind of offers may come with freeware so always opt for those settings.

You may easily notice an adware threat because your browsing will be disrupted by advertisements. You will encounter ads everywhere, whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. So whichever browser you favor, you will notice advertisements everywhere, to remove them you should terminate Pokolex.com. You are encountering the advertisements since ad-supported applications wish to make revenue.Adware could occasionally present questionable downloads, and you should never consent to them.Avoid acquiring programs or updates from strange advertisements, and stick to official websites. The files obtained won’t always be safe and can actually contain serious threats so avoiding them as much as possible is advised. When an adware is set up, your PC will start operating much slower, and your browser will crash more often. Ad-supported applications installed on your PC will only put it in danger, so remove Pokolex.com.

How to eliminate Pokolex.com

If you have decided to erase Pokolex.com, you have two ways to do it, either manually or automatically. For the fastest Pokolex.com termination way, we advise acquiring spyware removal software. You may also erase Pokolex.com by hand but it may be more complex ads you would have to identify where the advertising-supported program is hiding.

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Learn how to remove Pokolex.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Pokolex.com

a) Windows 10/Windows 8

  1. Start -> Search -> Search for Control Panel. win10-start How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  2. Open Control Panel and access Programs and Features.
  3. Find all programs you want to uninstall and delete them. win10-remove-program How to get rid of Pokolex.com

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs. win-xp-start-control How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  2. Find the programs you want to uninstall and delete them. win-xp-control-panel How to get rid of Pokolex.com

c) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder, located in your dock.
  2. Select Applications from the list on the left side, locate all unwanted programs and drag them to the trash icon in your dock. Alternatively, you can right-click on the program and select Move to Trash. mac-os-app-remove How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Right-click on the trash icon in your dock and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall Pokolex.com from browsers

a) Delete Pokolex.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. IE-gear How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Manage add-ons -> Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Find and delete all unwanted extensions. IE-add-ons How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  5. Close the window.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. ie-settings How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Press on Internet Options, delete the homepage URL and type in the one you wish to use. IE-settings2 How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  4. Save changes.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. ie-settings How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Internet Options -> Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  4. Near the bottom, you will see a Reset option. Press that.
  5. Check the box that says Delete personal data and press Reset. IE-reset How to get rid of Pokolex.com

d) Delete Pokolex.com from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner.
  3. Select More Tools and then Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and press on the trash icon to delete them. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you problems, you can disable them temporarily by unchecking the Enabled box. chrome-extensions-delete How to get rid of Pokolex.com

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner and choose Settings. chrome-menu How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Scroll down to On startup and press on Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  4. Choose either Add a new page or Use current page to change your homepage.
  5. Still in Settings, scroll up to Search engine and press Manage search engines.
  6. Select the search engine you want to use. chrome-search-engines How to get rid of Pokolex.com

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner and choose Settings. chrome-menu How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Scroll down to Advanced and press on that.chrome-settings How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  4. Go down to the very bottom and press Reset. chrome-reset How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  5. Read the warning and press Reset again.

g) Delete Pokolex.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner. mozilla-menu How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Select Add-ons and choose the Extensions tab. mozilla-extensions How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and delete them.

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner and select Options. mozilla-menu-options How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. In General, delete the current URL of your homepage and type in the one you want to use. mozilla-options How to get rid of Pokolex.com

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner and choose Help.
  3. Choose Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  4. Under Give Firefox a tune up, press on Refresh Firefox. In the box that appears, select Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to get rid of Pokolex.com

j) Delete Pokolex.com from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge,
  2. Open the More menu by pressing on the three dots at the top right-corner. edge-menu How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Choose Settings and press Choose what to clear. edge-choose-to-clear How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  4. Select everything you want to clear and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  5. Open Task Manager (Ctrl +Alt + Delete -> Task Manager).
  6. In Processes, right-click on a Microsoft Edge process.
  7. Select End task for all Microsoft Edge processes. edge-task-manager How to get rid of Pokolex.com
(Method 2)
  1. Open C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge edge-folder How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  2. Delete the folders you find there
  3. Start -> Search.
  4. Search for Windows PowerShell.
  5. Right-click on the Windows PowerShell and choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  6. When Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste "Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>" without the quotation marks. edge-powershell-script How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  7. Press Enter.

k) Delete Pokolex.com from Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Go to the Extensions tab, find all suspicious extensions and delete them. You can also temporarily disable them if you are unsure about which extension is causing you problems. safari-extensions How to get rid of Pokolex.com

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

  1. Safari → Clear History. Choose from which time you want to delete the history and press Clear. safari-history How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  3. Select the Advanced tab. safari-advanced How to get rid of Pokolex.com
  4. Check Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  5. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to get rid of Pokolex.com

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