Remove botbinaryoptions.com Pop Up Ads

Did you just get interrupted by a pop up ad from botbinaryoptions.com? You are not alone. I also get the botbinaryoptions.com pop-ups while browsing. Do the pop ups also get round the pop-up blocker in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari. Do the pop-ups appear on sites that does not advertise with popups. Then read on...

Here is a screen-cap on the botbinaryoptions.com pop-up from my machine:

botbinaryoptions.com popup

(I know, lots of watermarks. Have to do it to stop the copy-cats.)

If you also see this on your computer, you presumably have some adware installed on your system that pops up the botbinaryoptions.com ads. Contacting the owner of the web site you were at would be a waste of time. They are not responsible for the adverts.

I'll try help you to remove the botbinaryoptions.com popups in this blog post.

I found the botbinaryoptions.com pop-up on one of the lab computers where I have some adware running. I've talked about this in some of the previous blog posts. The adware was installed on purpose, and from time to time I check if anything new has appeared, such as pop up windows, new tabs in the browsers, injected ads on site that usually don't show advertisements, or if some new files have been saved to the hard-drive.

botbinaryoptions.com was registered on 2014-12-07. botbinaryoptions.com resolves to 199.34.228.72.

So, how do you remove the botbinaryoptions.com pop-up ads? On the machine where I got the botbinaryoptions.com ads I had adware installed. I removed those adware programs with FreeFixer and that stopped the botbinaryoptions.com pop-ups and all the other ads I was getting in Firefox.

The bad news with pop-ups such as this one is that it can be initiated by many variants of adware, not just the adware running on my computer. This makes it impossible to say exactly what you need to remove to stop the pop-ups.

So, what should be done to solve the problem? To remove the botbinaryoptions.com pop up ads you need to review your system for adware or other types of unwanted software and uninstall it. Here's my suggested removal procedure:

The first thing I would do to remove the botbinaryoptions.com pop-ups is to examine the software installed on the machine, by opening the "Uninstall programs" dialog. You can open this dialog from the Windows Control Panel. If you are using one of the more recent versions of Windows you can just type in "uninstall" in the Control Panel's search field to find that dialog:

Uninstall a program search

Click on the "Uninstall a program" link and the Uninstall programs dialog will open up:

Uninstall a program dialog

Do you see something shady listed there or something that you don't remember installing? Tip: Sort on the "Installed On" column to see if some program was installed about the same time as you started observing the botbinaryoptions.com pop-ups.

The next thing to check would be your browser's add-ons. Adware often appear under the add-ons dialog in Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Safari. Is there anything that looks suspicious? Anything that you don't remember installing?

Firefox add-ons manager

Please also test to disable the web browser proxy and the system proxy on your machine. Did that stop the pop ups?

I think most users will be able to identify and remove the adware with the steps outlined above, but in case that did not work you can try the FreeFixer removal tool to identify and remove the adware. FreeFixer is a freeware tool that I started develop about 8 years ago. It's a tool designed to manually track down and remove unwanted software. When you've tracked down the unwanted files you can simply tick a checkbox and click on the Fix button to remove the unwanted file.

FreeFixer's removal feature is not locked like many other removal tools out there. It will not require you to pay a fee just when you are about to remove the unwanted files.

And if you're having troubles determining if a file is clean or malware in the FreeFixer scan report, click on the More Info link for the file. That will open up your web browser with a page which contains more details about the file. On that web page, check out the VirusTotal report which can be quite useful:

FreeFixer More Info link example

As a last resort, if the above steps did not solve the popups problem, you can block botbinaryoptions.com in the Windows HOSTS file.

Here's a video guide showing how to remove pop-up ads with FreeFixer:

Are you a Mac or Linux user and get the botbinaryoptions.com pop-ups? What did you do to stop the pop up in your browser? Please share in the comments below. Thanks!

Did this blog post help you to remove the botbinaryoptions.com pop up ads? Please let me know or how I can improve this blog post.

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