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This page aims to help you remove Confirm Navigation Popup “Virus”. These Confirm Navigation Popup “Virus” removal instructions work for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer, as well as every version of Windows.

NOTE: Confirm Navigation Popup “Virus” is in reality something called adware, but people continue to wrongly take it for a virus. To clear any confusion on the subject, we want to explain this. If Confirm Navigation Popup “Virus” was in fact a malware, it should be able to replicate itself and do much more harm – like stealing your credit cards. What this thing is, is rather a very primitive promotional tool that tries to bring you to select websites with offers.

If you are reading this article, then you have noticed on 100% strange behavior coming from your computer. It doesn’t matter if it is advertisements, excessive pop-ups, confusing websites or randoms tabs — all are serious signs that there are bad things going on with your computer.

We have tried our best to put together the most useful information so that you are educated enough on how to deal with the malware by yourself and without spending tons of money to pay IT specialists to rescue you, or for possible adware-removal programs that also aren’t cheap.

What’s going on? 

This is the first and foremost question that everybody begins to ask when their gadget ‘loses its mind’. Hackers use our tech-savvy ignorance of IT to attack us. They know how we think and act when we use our PCs, and use our disadvantage in experience to spread viruses, malware, and all kinds of other cyber dangers. The main goal of this publication is to give you  brief info about the virus and how it could affect you.  Perhaps, we might manage to answer some way past-due questions that are still going through your mind.

Many users insist that it is not a virus, but more of a legal software and that it is of no harm. Actually though it is a bad thing for your computer and personally stored files. Once in the core of your PC, you will realize how bad of a thing it is, but we have experienced that already and have added an updated removal guide to this article, for your use. The guidance and navigation in it will equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge, so that you don’t have to be a total victim of Confirm Navigation Popup.

Confirm Navigation Popup could be found without putting too much effort in the process, but by simply being conscious when browsing through the online ads and especially pop-up ads that appear on the websites you visit 90% of the time. Remember that the cyber space has info of what sites you visit on a regular basis and at what time of the day. Switching some “internet browsing” habits might be a good idea for extra protection against Confirm Navigation Popup. We all become like little children when we get a certain prize! Regardless of the size, color, worth and origin of the prize we feel like we’re on top of the world! BUT nothing comes for free! There are tons of false advertisements out there that are easy to recognize, but at the same time we simply ignore the possibility of danger.  Wonder how? If the they show as flashing images and/or signs, shifting content, are colorful and are endlessly pushing you to open them and tempting you out to see if you will click on the magic words “you won $1,000,000!” then, it is for sure a pit-whole! The more you strive to open such ads, the more they will be coming to your screen and the only way you can completely delete them is to fully uninstall the malware off your computer.

Another sign of Confirm Navigation Popup is the “browser hijacker”. The browser redirect (called with other words) happens when you are using your PC and awkward websites begin to open and the content these websites have are something of the sort of a night at the Oscars: shiny and fancy things all around, everything and everyone looks perfect, but in reality it’s not. It could also be worse and have some highly inappropriate and vulgar content. Both are a big sign that you have either gotten the malware already or it is at your door mat. It is incredibly important to act immediately and  uninstall it ASAP. A delay of removing it will cause further harm to your files!

The removal guide below comes in handy when dealing with such things. Please, review it carefully!


Name Confirm Navigation Popup
Type  Adware/Browser Hijacker
Danger Level Medium — it is a more annoying than dangerous, definitely not harmful like a ransomware
Symptoms   A major symptom of this type of adware is when your homepage or search engine has been replaced without your permission.
Distribution Method One of the most popular distribution methods is via software bundling, which brings hidden extras with it, i.e, you obliviously download more files than just one.
Detection Tool Malware and Adware are notoriously difficult to track down. Use SpyHunter – a professional parasite scanner – to make sure you find all files related to the infection.

Keep in mind, SpyHunter is a malware detection tool. To remove the infection, you need to purchase the full version.
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Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).

This was the first preparation.


To remove parasite on your own, you may have to meddle with system files and registries. If you were to do this, you need to be extremely careful, because you may damage your system.

If you want to avoid the risk, we recommend downloading SpyHunter
a professional malware removal tool.

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Reveal All Hidden Files and Folders.

  • Do not skip this  – Confirm Navigation Popup may have hidden some of its files.

Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.


You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them.

Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:


Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.


Hold the Start Key and R –  copy + paste the following and click OK:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:

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If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.


Right click on the browser’s shortcut —> Properties.

NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge).


Properties —–> Shortcut. In Target, remove everything after .exe.

ie9-10_512x512  Remove Confirm Navigation Popup from Internet Explorer:

Open IE, click  IE GEAR —–> Manage Add-ons.

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Find the malware —> Disable. Go to IE GEAR —–> Internet Options —> change the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked) —> Apply.

firefox-512 Remove Confirm Navigation Popup from Firefox:

Open Firefoxclick  mozilla menu  ——-> Add-ons —-> Extensions.

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Find the adware/malware —> Remove.
chrome-logo-transparent-backgroundRemove Confirm Navigation Popup from Chrome:

Close Chrome. Navigate to:

 C:/Users/!!!!USER NAME!!!!/AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/User Data. There is a Folder called “Default” inside:

Rename the Folder to Backup Default

Rename it to Backup Default. Restart Chrome.

  • At this point the malware is gone from Chrome, but complete the entire guide or it may reappear on a system reboot.


Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC simultaneously. Go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which ones are a virus. Google them or ask us in the comments.


We get asked this a lot, so we are putting it here: Removing parasite manually may take hours and damage your system in the process. We recommend downloading SpyHunter to see if it can detect parasite files for you.

Right click on each of the virus processes separately and select Open File LocationEnd the process after you open the folder, then delete the directories you were sent to.



Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.

Inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random

Remember to leave us a comment if you run into any trouble!

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